One of the most recent advances in medical field is use of PRP in different medical specialties. Dermatologist are using this modality of treatment for number of reasons but scalp is the most common place for using PRP.
So what is PRP very new modality of treatment for scalp hair loss. PRP stands for Platelet rich plasma.In simple terms its concentrated platelets. Platelets are cells found in blood which are responsible for clotting. However they contain growth factors. They release they growth factors when stimulated.
How does it work?
Thats a common question asked during consultation. Theory behind PRP mechanism is that there are growth factors in PRP helps to grow those hairs which are in resting phase. They might increase blood supply to roots of hair. However it is still to be proven which growth factor is responsible for this growth.
This is a very simple explanation for PRP treatment.
The process is very simple. Initial blood is spinned to concentrate platelets, which are then re-injected again.
Is it painful?
Answer to this question is yes and no… It all depends who is doing the procedure for you. There are ways to make it less painful however there is always some discomfort during the procedure. We strive to give you best result and procedure is performed by one of the best dermatologist and skin specialist in Islamabad.
This procedure is gaining momentum for different skin problems however currently it is most commonly used for scalp hair loss. It is yet to be assessed in double blind placebo controlled trials for other skin problems.
If you need PRP please do not hesitate to contact
Islamabaddermatologist.com or call 03101239007