Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is another option for hair restoration and it can be used in a number of different ways. For patients in the early stages of hair loss, PRP can be used to stimulate hair growth in areas in which hair is beginning to thin, as PRP helps to restore the original size to the existing follicles. The process itself involves taking blood from the patient in order to separate the blood platelets for use in the procedure. The resulting Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is then injected into the scalp where it can begin to stimulate hair growth.
As an option for hair restoration, PRP may be used as a solitary treatment option or it may be used in conjunction with other hair loss treatments to stimulate the growth of the newly transplanted hair follicles. Not every patient is an ideal candidate for this procedure, so consultation with a MAXiM hair transplant surgeon can help in making a determination as to whether PRP is a beneficial option.