Does PRP work for hair loss in men?

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Recently, the ratio of hair loss has increased tremendously. Hair loss has become a common problem, faced by many people. There are many causes of hair loss in male starting from genetics or family history of hair loss, daily or work-life stress, medications, supplements, etc. There are many treatments which are prescribed for hair loss. Such as Dermaroller, mesotherapy, Low-Level Laser Light, PRP. PRP has widely used treatment for hair loss. If you looking for a hair loss treatment definitely question striking your mind is Does PRP work for hair loss in men?

Are you experiencing hair loss? Get in touch with the best of our hair specialists in Pune to understand your hair condition. For a hair treatment or to get hair transplant, book an appointment with our dermatologists near you, call +912071177333.

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First of all Its always good to consult Dermatologists near you for your hair problem for your hair loss problem. PRP treatment is generally prescribed along with medications like minoxidil or finasteride, or with a combination of treatments. and if you ask questions as does PRP work for hair loss in men? Then my answer would be yes, it does work in men.

What is PRP?

PRP is a minimally invasive, non-surgical, completely autologous procedure performed by a dermatologist in their clinic for hair loss. This procedure is carried out with patients own blood. It also helps in skin rejuvenation, joint problems, neurosurgery, and oral surgery too.

In PRP patients own blood is taken and then centrifuged to separate blood plasma from blood cells. This plasma contains various growth factors which have different functionalities which in synchronization helps in hair growth and prevents hair loss. Let’s see what are different growth factors present in our blood plasma.

  1. Platelet-derived growth factor: Help in skin formation and new blood vessel formation and cell replication.
  2. TGF-B (Transforming growth factor-beta): Promotes matrix between cells
  3. VEGF (Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor): promotes blood vessel formation.
  4. IGF (Insulin-like growth factor): Maintains the normal physiological cycle of all type of cells

The video featured below give brief information about PRP in details.

How does PRP work?

    • Patients own blood taken from the body.

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  • And then centrifuged to concentrate the platelets along with different growth factors, proteins.

How does PRP work

  • This centrifuged plasma which is rich in platelets is then injected into the head with the help of injections.

How does PRP work

Growth factors available in the platelets reduce shrinkage of hair follicles, improve blood flow, and encourages new growth of cells. PRP also helps to keep hair follicles in an anagen phase i.e. Growth phase and helps hair to become thicker and longer. So it promotes new growth and also strengthens existing hairs.

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PRP hair treatment before and after results

In androgenic alopecia DHT hormone act on your hair follicles and dermal papilla to accelerate its normal cycle. Which causes more hair loss, whereas, on the other hand, PRP stops that as it has various growth factors. There are not many studies on this but it seems to be very effective at HairMD India, Pune. But it alone never work that great. It should be coupled with other treatments like Mesotherapy, medicinal therapy as a combination treatment.

We at HairMD Pune provide comprehensive treatment for hair loss in men which we call as cocktail management of hair loss.


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