PRF Hair Loss Treatment
Natural Hair Regrowth
In the quest for hair restoration and regaining confidence in your appearance, Platelet-Rich Fibrin (PRF) therapy emerges as an exciting and innovative solution.
Hair loss can affect anyone, regardless of age or gender, and its impact can go beyond physical appearance, affecting self-esteem and quality of life. PRF therapy offers a beacon of hope, harnessing the body’s natural healing abilities to stimulate hair growth. If you’re seeking a safe, minimally invasive, and effective approach to address hair loss, allow us to introduce you to the transformative potential of PRF therapy.
Platelet-Rich Fibrin (PRF) therapy is considered the second generation version of PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma), using similar principles to PRP, but can be more effective in terms of yielding results for clients.
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Sustained Release of Growth Factors:
One of the key advantages of PRF over Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) is the slow and sustained release of growth factors. This is due to the fibrin matrix that naturally forms during PRF preparation.
The fibrin matrix acts as a scaffold that gradually releases growth factors over time. This extended release is thought to provide a longer-lasting stimulation to hair follicles compared to the rapid release seen in PRP.
Tissue Regeneration and Healing:
PRF is also known for its regenerative properties. It can enhance tissue repair and healing, which may be beneficial for damaged or weakened hair follicles.
Platelets and Growth Factors:
PRF is rich in platelets, and has a higher platelet count than PRP. Platelets are tiny cell fragments in the blood that work in the body’s natural healing processes.
Platelets contain various growth factors, including platelet-derived growth factor (PDGF), transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-β), vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), insulin-like growth factor (IGF).
Stimulation of Hair follicles:
Hair follicles drive hair growth, cycling through phases like anagen (growth), catagen (transitional), and telogen (resting). PRF’s growth factors stimulate these follicles to:
- Prolong Anagen: Extending the active growth phase yields longer, thicker hair.
- Induce Angiogenesis: Growth factors like VEGF boost new blood vessel formation, enhancing nutrient delivery to follicles.
- Boost Cell Proliferation: They stimulate hair follicle cell growth, including those forming hair shafts.
- Counteract Miniaturisation: In conditions like androgenetic alopecia, where follicles shrink, growth factors may prevent thinning.
- PRF therapy holds promise in enhancing hair regrowth and quality by influencing these factors.
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Regrow & Strengthen Hair
See the impressive results of our PRF Hair Regrowth Treatment. Our customers notice not just new growth, but also significantly thicker and stronger strands of hair!
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Reverse Hair Thinning
At the beginning of your appointment, we take a sample of your blood and spin it in a centrifuge where your red blood cells are separated from your plasma. Next we extract the fibrin from the tube, and use it to inject into your scalp. Lastly we will microneedle the remaining plasma into your scalp, targeting two different depths for the best results!
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2. Fibrin Extracted
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PRF For Hair Loss
It's common for both men and women to shed between 50 to 100 hairs daily. Usually, this isn't a concern as new hair growth typically offsets the loss. However, over time, the rate of new hair growth can slow down, leading to noticeable thinning or balding. Enriched with a unique fibrin matrix that slowly releases growth factors, Platelet-Rich Fibrin (PRF) activates the body's innate healing mechanisms. This stimulates cellular regeneration beneath the scalp's surface, fostering the development of healthier, stronger hair follicles. As a result, PRF can effectively combat the onset of baldness by encouraging new hair growth and fortifying existing strands.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Platelet-Rich Fibrin (PRF) therapy is a cutting-edge procedure that harnesses the healing power of your own blood to promote hair regrowth. It is a natural and autologous approach, meaning it uses your body’s resources to encourage hair follicles to become more active.
PRF therapy works by isolating platelets and growth factors from your blood and then reintroducing them into your scalp. Here’s how it stimulates hair growth:
Blood Collection: A small amount of your blood is drawn, typically from your arm, just like a routine blood test.
Processing: The collected blood is then processed using a centrifuge machine, which separates the blood into its components, including platelet-rich fibrin.
Platelet Activation: The PRF is activated to release growth factors, which play a crucial role in cell growth, tissue repair, and regeneration.
Injection: The activated PRF is then carefully injected into the areas of your scalp where hair loss or thinning is a concern.
PRF therapy for hair loss offers numerous advantages:
Natural and Safe: PRF therapy uses your body’s resources, reducing the risk of allergic reactions or complications.
Minimal Downtime: It’s a minimally invasive procedure, often performed in an outpatient setting, with little to no downtime.
Sustained Results: PRF’s slow and sustained release of growth factors may provide longer-lasting effects compared to other treatments.
Improved Hair Thickness: PRF can promote thicker, healthier hair by revitalizing dormant hair follicles.
Who Can Benefit from PRF Therapy?
PRF therapy can be suitable for individuals with various types of hair loss, including:
- Androgenetic alopecia (male and female pattern baldness)
- Telogen effluvium (temporary hair shedding)
- Alopecia areata (patchy hair loss)
- Diffuse hair thinning
- Postpartum hair loss
- Scarring alopecia (under the guidance of a healthcare professional)
The timeline for Platelet-Rich Fibrin (PRF) therapy results in hair loss varies, but generally, you may experience mild swelling or tenderness immediately after treatment, which usually resolves within a week. Subtle improvements in hair texture can be noticed within weeks, while significant growth and thickness enhancement often become visible between three to six months. Long-term results continue to develop beyond six months, and maintenance sessions may be necessary for lasting benefits.
With the PRF injections, pain towards the area of the crown is minimal, however, our patients experience discomfort when approaching the front of the head towards the forehead. There is no downtime after our PRF scalp treatment, however tenderness at the site of injections is normal- this can last a couple of days. A headache post treatment is also normal, so taking paracetamol is allowed.
It is best if you can avoid anti-inflammatory medications for three days prior and three days after the procedure.
This includes prescription anti-inflammatory medications as well as over the counter paracetamol (cardiac clients should continue taking aspirin). You should avoid these medications for 3-5 days after the treatment as well.
Clients on blood thinners (Coumadin/warfarin/Plavix/Pradaxa) and fish oil tablets are best to stop taking medication 3 days prior, however are able to continue taking them right afterwards.
Other things to note post treatment:
– You are also asked to not wash your hair for 24-48 hours
– No Styling products or serums to be used for 24-48 hours
– No caps/hats for 12 hours
– No sauna, steam room or hot baths for 24 hours
– No heavy exercise that may cause sweating for 24 hours
PRF treatment for hair loss is generally safe but may carry minimal risks. Potential side effects can include temporary pain, swelling, and bruising at the injection sites. There’s also a low risk of infection, allergic reactions (extremely rare), and mild scalp irritation. In some cases, PRF therapy may not yield the desired results. While risks are generally minimal, it’s essential to consult with a qualified healthcare provider to assess your specific situation and discuss any potential risks or concerns before undergoing PRF treatment.
Results with Platelet-Rich Fibrin (PRF) therapy for hair loss are not guaranteed and can vary among individuals. The effectiveness of PRF depends on factors like genetics, the underlying cause and extent of hair loss, and overall health. Realistic expectations are crucial, as PRF may not fully restore lost hair. Many individuals require multiple sessions, potentially combined with other treatments, and ongoing maintenance for optimal results
Just like any hair loss treatment, results are not permanent.
However, after the initial package and treatments, our patients come back for maintenance sessions once every 3 – 6 months.
As male and female pattern hair loss is a genetic condition, you will need to maintain PRP treatments for as long as you want to grow and maintain your hair.
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