What is PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma)?
PRP is a concentrated plasma of blood including platelets, growth factors, leukocytes, and cytokines. PRP treatment method has been used in Europe, United States, and the Far East for many years in different specialties. It is used for indications of wound healing, soft tissue recovery, and hair loss.
How Is PRP Application Performed?
PRP applications are performed in hospitals. The process begins with collecting blood from the patient and continues by spinning the blood sample in a centrifuge to separate the platelet-rich plasma from the other components of whole blood. Then this concentrated plasma is injected into the scalp of the patient. The whole process takes nearly 45 minutes.
Who Can Get PRP Treatment?
Men and women who have thinned hair are good candidates for PRP hair therapy. The treatment should be repeated in several sessions according to the doctor’s prescription.
How is PRP used in hair transplantation?
Dr. Serkan Aygın has formed his unique approach to hair transplantation operations by following the latest technologies and thanks to the experience coming from a huge number of satisfactory results and happy patients. Micro FUE technique supported with PRP is performed in all hair transplantations. Hair transplantation operations supported with PRP enables tissue to heal fast, make hair follicles remain active growth phase for a long time, and helps their adaptation to the transplanted area after the operation. PRP with growth factor increase hair-growing speed after the operation since it generates new microvessels in the transplanted area and induces hair follicles to receive oxygen and nutrition in a short period.