is an abbreviation for platelet-rich plasma. It is produced from autogenous blood tissue taken from the person and contains growth factor. It is applied alone, together with a graft, or by direct injection method in order to accelerate the healing of soft and hard tissue in different fields of surgery.
Regarding this matter various studies are performed by specialists since the scientific world became aware of the human body's ability to heal itself. Upon the treatment using platelet-rich plasma takes advantage of this feature of the body, and contains growth factors, it is classified as "regenerative medicine".
How is PRP Injection Done?
In order to produce platelet-rich plasma, specialists take a blood sample from you. With the help of a device called a "centrifuge", your blood is separated from its other components.
The amount of blood drawn may vary depending on the area being treated. For example, in due to hair loss, approximately 25 ml of plasma is injected into the scalp.
After your blood sample is taken and platelet-rich plasma is produced, the solution is applied to the targeted area. These areas are usually scalps, injured tendons, ligaments and muscle tissues, and joints. An ultrasound device can be used for guide during injection.
If you want to heal and strengthen the roots planted after hair transplantation, and rejuvenate your skin, you can meet with this self-healing method.
Advantages of PRP Treatment
therapy, which stimulates the reparative cells and growth factors of the human body, has many advantages:
- Accelerates the recovery time after hair transplantation.
- Revitalizes and protects hair follicles.
- It stimulates inactive hair follicles and allows new hair growth.
- Significantly reduces pain during treatment.
- It reduces the need for painkillers and other drugs taken as anti-edema.
- PRP injections have limited side effects. Because while healing, the human body uses its own product.
PRP has become very popular especially in recent years. Its use in various other medical fields is also increasing.
PRP in Hair Transplantation
are performed with a long session spread over the whole day or by performing several sessions at intervals. In a single-session hair transplant, all hair follicles in your donor area are collected.
The transplanted roots usually grow in their new regions between 4-6 months and begin to grow as hair. However, the situation is not the same in some hair follicles. PRP treatment can prevent this from happening. It is aimed to strengthen the transplanted area, and ensure survival of the roots.
With PRP, you will strengthen your hair and recover quickly. Enjoy your new hair without thinking about anything after a smooth, high-quality hair transplant under the guidance of 's expert .