How to Use Smart PRP for Improved Hair Restoration

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a biological product defined as a portion of the plasma fraction of autologous blood with a platelet concentration above the baseline. It is obtained from the blood of an individual collected before centrifugation. PRP has been utilized for enhancing the condition of the body since the 1970s and is growing increasingly popular.
PRP has gained the attention of millions, and today’s uses are vast—from tissue regeneration, wound healing, scar revision, skin rejuvenating effects, and now to treat hair loss. Growth Factors (GFs), and the bioactive molecules present in PRP, promote four main actions in the local environment of administration, such as proliferation, migration, cell differentiation and angiogenesis. Various cytokines and GFs are involved in the regulation of hair morphogenesis and cycle hair growth.
While many doctors are trying to implement PRP in their practices, without having the proper knowledge or technology to produce excellent results, the effectiveness is often perceived as poor.
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