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Mesotherapy vs PRP for hair: Which is better for Hair Loss?

Feb 2, 2019

The Best Treatment For Hair Loss: Mesotherapy vs PRP for hair

Nowadays, most of the people both male and female, face hair loss problem. There are many treatment modalities doctor advice for hair loss. Don’t worry you are in the right place to get the answer to all your queries related to hair loss, treatment modalities and which treatment is better for your hair loss. You will understand Mesotherapy Vs PRP for hair, which one is better for hair loss

 Vs  Mesotherapy vs PRP for hair                                                            

In my 30 years of experience, I come across many patients who suffer from hair loss and having lots of confusion about medications and treatments. Taking proper medication and treatment is very important to save your hair. Let’s see Mesotherapy and PRP, which are widely used treatments for hair loss, how do they work? Mesotherapy vs PRP for hair are treatment modalities for treating hair loss in both men and women.

Let’s discuss Mesotherapy vs PRP for hair briefly.

PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma)

PRP is a completely natural, non-surgical medical procedure for treating hair loss or hair thinning. It works by using the patient’s own blood and the active growth factors in it to promote hair growth.

How does PRP work 

  • Your blood is taken from the body and centrifuged to concentrate the platelets and growth factor proteins, such as vascular endothelial growth factor, platelet-derived growth factor, epidermal growth factor, etc.
  • Then the head triggered via electronic or mechanical microneedling, to stimulate the injury-recovery procedure, which is essential for the subsequent use of platelets and growth factors.
  • This centrifuged plasma rich in platelets are then re-injected into the head.
  • The growth factors released from platelets reduce shrinkage of hair follicles, improve blood flow, and encourage new growth of cells.
  • PRP helps to keep the hair follicles in a growth phase (anagen phase) and allows the hair to become thicker and longer.  So it promotes new growth and also strengthens the existing hair follicles.


Is PRP effective for Hair Loss

Let’s see my video related to PRP

At least 3 PRP injections, recommended in an interval of 2-4 weeks for visible change in the density and thickness of hair. It can also be used for treating hair loss due to other non-genetic and genetic causes. PRP is also effective in Skin rejuvenation & under eye dark circles.

It can be used alone, or in combination with hair transplant or mesotherapy for maximal benefit.

PRP didn’t work: Why I am not a suitable candidate for PRP?

  • While PRP used to treat hair loss due to various causes.
  • PRP not recommended to individuals suffering from liver disorders, bleeding disorders, chemotherapy, skin disorders, those who have low blood pressure, smokers, and users of cortisone therapy.

Advantages of PRP

  • Safe, simple and comfortable treatment
  • Natural therapy
  • Non-surgical
  • Short duration (1-hour max)
  • The quick recovery period, no downtime
  • No risk of allergic reaction since it comes from your own body
  • Hair restoration
  • Cost-effective
  • Extremely natural looking results

PRP hair treatment side effects

Since it involves injecting a substance into the skin, very rarely, there may be potential side effects like infection, nerve injuries, pain at the injection site, and tissue damage.


Mesotherapy is a non-surgical technique to reduce hair loss and it promotes hair growth by injecting nutrient-rich liquid into the mesoderm of the scalp, which is a layer that lies between the tissue of the skin and the layer of fats.

How does Mesotherapy work

  • A mixture of nutrient boosters, comprising of vitamins, minerals, and DHT (dihydrotestosterone) blockers injected into the mesoderm in order to stimulate hair growth and reverse hair loss. (DHT is the androgen hormone that damages hair follicles on the scalp.)
  • Then it injected in your scalp with the help of an injection gun in the least painful manner.
  • It works because it increases blood circulation to the weakened or dormant hair follicles, boosts cell metabolism, stimulates collagen; replaces the vitamins and minerals that we lose as we age, and neutralizes the DHT(follicle-killing) hormone; thus curbing hair loss and encouraging hair growth.


Let’s see my video related to Mesotherapy


The treatment encompasses about eight sessions, one every week for the duration of half an hour each. Effects start becoming visible by the fifth session and known to have a success rate of 90-92%.

It is effective for treating androgenetic alopecia, but it also treats hair loss due to other causes such as nutritional deficiencies, chronic illness, weather changes, stress, etc. It can not only be used for treating balding, patchy hair loss, progressive thinning of hair, but also for dandruff. People with dermal inflammation, skin disorders, diabetes, hemophilia, and pregnancy should not do mesotherapy as it may deteriorate their health condition.

Mesotherapy Benefits

  • Safe, simple and comfortable procedure
  • Non-surgical
  • Short duration (~30 minutes)
  • Virtually painless
  • No pre or post precautionary measures required

Mesotherapy Side effects

They are rare, the most common being bruising, which usually heals within a week; and soreness in the scalp region, that may last for a couple of days.

Mesotherapy vs PRP for hair

  • PRP involves multiple injections which platelet-rich plasma, while mesotherapy involves those of hyaluronic acid.
  • Mesotherapy injects it into the mesoderm (middle layer) of skin, while PRP administered on any layer of the skin to be treated.
  • Mesotherapy requires about 5-8 sessions, PRP takes about 7-10 for visible results.
  • Each session of mesotherapy, as well as PRP, takes about half an hour and one hour respectively.
  • PRP doesn’t have downtime, while mesotherapy has some amount of downtime.
  • PRP is more expensive than mesotherapy usually.

As observed, PRP as well as Mesotherapy can be equally effective, and be even more so when used in combination with one another. They both serve as safer, less expensive, and less invasive alternatives to hair transplant surgery.

I have tried giving you all the information related to a Mesotherapy and PRP well-known treatments. Professionals from HairMD Clinic provides both these treatments for hair loss, Mesotherapy vs PRP for hair, administered under experienced and qualified supervision. Kindly do comment and share this with your friends, if you think it is helpful. For more information, you can call us on +91-7888091119, our support team will try to solve your queries. You can contact us at HairMD Clinic for any queries or consultation regarding hair loss and its treatment. For your betterment, we have also started with a video consultation with our expert doctors.

Thank you for your precious time.


  1. rootzhairclinic

    this is nice to see this blog about The Better Treatment For Hair Loss

  2. Zahid

    Can i apply oil on my hair after applying minoxidil lotion

    • Dr. Dhananjay Chavan

      Hello Zahid,
      Yes, definitely you can apply oil on your hair after applying minoxidil. But you can use it in the following form Take hair oil in your palm then add little amount of water mix it and apply only on hair shaft doesn’t apply on scalp skin. Hair oil acts as a conditioner it will give its effect.

  3. Jyoti

    Sir delivery k 2 mhine bad Baal jrurat se jyada jhad rhe h meri beti 4.5 mhine ki ho gayi h or m balon k jhadne ki problem se tang ho gayi hu sab kuch try kar Liya ye jhadna km nhi ho rhe

    • Dr. Dhananjay Chavan

      Hello Jyoti,
      Yes, during delivery and after delivery some women face hair fall. Because of hormonal changes, you might face hair fall, I would suggest you to consult Dermatologists near you.

  4. subham

    sir beared nahi aa rahe kya karu any help please mere sare friends mera mazak udate hai please help me

    • Dr. Dhananjay Chavan

      Hello Subham,
      As I mentioned, if hair follicles are there on your skin, there are chances of beard growth. You can visit dermatologists near you, and consult in person.

  5. Shahid

    “Sir naye baal nhi aa rhe he baal kafi weak ho gaye he matha dekhne laga he
    Aur safed bhi padne lage hen isliye me abhi olive oil ka use kr eha hun aur aap batye me kya kro ya aap ka pata den muz3”

    • Dr. Dhananjay Chavan

      Hello Shahid,
      I won’t be able to prescribe you any medication on this platform without examining you as it is against medical ethics. Yes, you can visit us at or can contact us at +91-7888091119 our patient support team will help you further.

  6. Dr. Subhosree Dutta

    I am a medical student, doing PG in general medicine. I have severe hair loss problem. I have tried almost everythings like minoxidil 2%,folirich hair serum etc.. I also tried ayurvedic medicines but my problem is that i have no problem regarding hair growth but hair fall is excessive as a result hair become thin day by day..I have short hair,it can not grow long.. I have checked testosterone level but everything is in normal limit.. plz.. Suggest me something i will be grateful to u.

    • Dr. Dhananjay Chavan

      Hello Subhosree,
      I can understand your concern. I won’t be able to prescribe any medication or treatment on this platform, as it is against medical ethics. I would suggest you to consult Dermatologists near you, get examined and start proper treatment. I would suggest you to keep patience, trust your doctor, and do not stop medications in-between. It takes a minimum of 4-6 months too get noticeable results.

  7. Krishna ingole

    “Sir i an 24 yr old my dermatologist consulted me 10% minoxidil is it safe for me ? I am suffering from
    Itchy scalp and some what dandruff hair falling”

    • Dr. Dhananjay Chavan

      Hello Krishna,
      Generally, It is advised to start with 2% or 5% in the start. I would suggest you to follow your Dermatologists treatment protocol.

  8. Ammad Tariq

    “I have very oily skin and i am suffering from acne, pimples, dandruff and now hair lose
    What shoud i do…
    I am really worried about PLZ help me
    Thanks for the favour ?”

    • Dr. Dhananjay Chavan

      Hello Ammad,
      I can understand your concern. I would suggest you to consult Dermatologists near you and start treatment according to your scalp need, and even for skin.

  9. asthaadani102

    This blog has been very informational and it has stated various important points like advantages of PRP Hair treatment etc.Thank you!!!!

      • Karuna Urde

        Can you please send me your address of your clinic in Pune?

  10. Niloufer

    Thank you for sharing an important information sir.

  11. Ankit Bhartiya

    Sir aapka whatsapp num dijiye na aapse help chahiye muje hair ke related..
    I m leave in ahmedabad gujarat
    Plz sir hair loss k karan pareshan hu
    Aap apna mobile whatsapp num dijiye kyunki mere hair k Barein mein jan sku

    • Dr. Dhananjay Chavan

      Hello Ankit,
      Definitely, you can contact me on +91-7888091119 my patient support team will help you further.

  12. Sandeep kumar

    Sir I used 1st sitting of mesotherpy . one week there is no hair fall . But after two weeks to go . My hair fall is starting the same way as precedding .suggest me

    • Dr. Dhananjay Chavan

      Hello Sandeep,
      I would suggest you to reconsult your Dermatologists, as he has examined you physically and if needed can change your medications or therapy.

  13. jyoti pawar

    How we get to know which therapy is suits us

    • Dr. Dhananjay Chavan

      Hello Jyoti,
      To get results of any treatment or medication, it takes minimum 4-6 months. Your Dermatologists examine you and according to your scalp needs prescribes your medications and therapy. Have patience and trust your Dermatologists.

  14. SWARNA

    Hello sir, thank you for sharing the information. Sir, i used minoxidil 5% for 4 months & stopped one year ago. My frontal hair started becoming light and shedding than before. I am so worried. Please help me & suggest me something i will be grateful to u Sir.

    • Dr. Dhananjay Chavan

      Hello Swarna,
      First of all, Minoxidil should not be used without Dermatologists guidance. When you stop using minoxidil suddenly, it will increase your hair fall, because Minoxidil helps to increase your Anagen phase i.e Growing phase of your hair & your baldness is postponed, but as you will stop using Minoxidil, you will notice your hair is shedding off, i.e Telogen phase, So to save your Existing hairs you will have to use Minoxidil , till the time you feel your hair is important for you.

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    Keep up the good work.

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  19. abbas younas

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