PRP for Hair Loss
What are the main causes of hair loss?
The etiology of hair loss is multifactorial. Hair loss can be seen in both men and women, young and older age group patients.
The studies have shown that there is a significant role of testosterone, the role of chronic inflammation, perifollicular fibrosis, lack of immunity plays a role in androgenic alopecia. Also genetics, stress, lack of nutrition and other underlying medical conditions such as lupus, infection, and malignancy can lead to hair loss.
Hair loss can be attributed to many factors, including spot baldness or alopecia, hypotrichosis of the eyebrows or hair loss due to various metabolic conditions. Premature baldness becomes a big issue for both males and females who are suffering from it because it is difficult to hide, and it affects your self-esteem.
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How does PRP or exosomes work for hair loss?
What is clinical Platelet Rich Plasma (C-PRP)
Clinical platelet-rich plasma (C-PRP) is concentrated platelets, with a 5mL treatment sample of C-PRP should contain at least 5 billion deliverable platelets, for clinical efficacy, by using PURE PRP system
Why choose ShanthalaMD?
At ShanthalaMD we use The Gold Standard System Pure PRP to obtain potent Supra physiologic Clinical PRP Platelets cell membrane contains alpha granules that are full of growth factors. There are several growth factors which are key to the proliferative repair of damaged tissue. All these Growth factors stimulate cellular growth, differentiation, proliferation and healing. Highest quality and the quantity of Growth factors are the most important components of C-PRP when used as a regenerative biologic. These growth factors derived by EmCyte system are much more potent and concentrated than any other systems.
How do you inject the PRP or exosomes for hair loss?
How many sessions of PRP for hair loss is needed?
We recommend aggressiveinitial PRP treatment sessions of 3 to 4 each month and then maintenance therapy of 3 treatments every3 months is needed with PRP injections. Follow up visits with Dr. Shantala are important to determine if more PRP treatments are needed to sustain hair growth.
What is the cost of PRP for hair loss?
At ShanthalaMD we use PurePRP® SP which is continuously outperforming all other PRP concentrating systems in clinical outcomes. Our PurePRP® SP is the GOLD STANDARD for point of care platelet-rich plasma. At Shanthala MD the injection is performed by a Board Certified Physician. The hair loss severity and the area of hair loss is different. We believe in initial aggressive management and then strategic maintenance PRP plan to maintain the hair growth and prevent further hair loss. The savings are usually based on the package or series purchased.
Is it safe to get PRP for your hair loss?
PRP is naturally occurring in your body, no side effects, no downtime like after having a hair transplant, no scar, no bleeding and it is anti-inflammatory and causes a tremendous amount of dermal remodeling.
What other treatments are offered at ShanthalMD to enhance the hair growth other than PRP?
We highly recommend our patients to start with daily antioxidants and hair vitamins such as VIVISCAL and NUTRAFOL. We also combine PRP with Low-Level Laser Therapy which is known to enhance the trichostimulation.
When should I start my PRP for hair loss?
Dr. Shanthala Shivananjappa MD
Dr. Shanthala is a board-certified, Harvard trained anesthesiologist, assistant professor at Yale University, and staff at Massachusetts General Hospital prior to opening her cosmetic medicine clinic. Her extensive experience working with plastic surgical patients in the operating room for more than 25 years, paired with years of training in non-surgical cosmetic procedures, has enabled Dr. Shanthala to have a unique perspective on Anti-aging treatments.