What is PRP, the technology that makes hair grow faster?

The Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) method is an effective technology against hair loss with noticeable results from the first session. How do you stimulate hair growth? What happens during the session? We carry out an evaluation with Christina Shenouda, a plastic surgeon at Lazio Centres.

Hormonal changes, nutritional deficiencies, stress, genes… Many factors can cause hair loss. If this is a normal phenomenon, then a large loss can badly occur. Fortunately, there are solutions to stop falls. among them, Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) method. This non-surgical treatment technique It has many advantages: Reduces hair loss, promotes its growth and revitalizes the hair fiber… In short, she has everything to satisfy! explanations.

What is the treatment for PRP?

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP), also called Platelet mesotherapythat it Scalp injection procedureDr. Christina Shenouda explains that this method, which has already been used for nearly twenty years, does not require any drug or chemical product. plastic surgeon or The dermatologist injects the platelets in the blood into the scalp. “This treatment is allowed Hair quality treatment: Promote hair growth, cell renewal and new blood vessel formation using the plasma and platelets present in the blood. Lazio centers expert details.

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What are the trends?

PRP . method is referred to as For women and mens. “Everyone (except for contraindications) can call PRP to improve the overall appearance of your haireChristina Shenouda remembers.

PRP is also indicated in the following cases:

  • Mild to moderate alopecia
  • Partial hair loss or thinning
  • For women who have experienced hair loss as a result of pregnancy
  • slowing hair growth
  • Alopecia areata

Is PRP effective for hair?

PRP technology changes the quality of hair from the first session. “Hair becomes shinier, silkier and thicker.Christina Shenouda, cosmetologist at Lazio Centres, explains. Injecting platelets into the blood also slows hair loss. Studies show an improvement in the number of hairs per cm² of 15-30%. To know evolution, it is possible to perceive it TrichoscopyBefore and after treatment to assess its effectiveness.

Usually it takes Count 5 sessions spaced each month to get results optimal and sustainable. An annual maintenance session is recommended to maintain effects. “, Doctor advises Lazio centers.

For blogging: To get results, a bulb is necessary. In the case of proven baldness, PRP does not work. In this case, it is better to resort to the hair transplantation method by extracting the follicular unit

The procedure is fairly simple and fast. The session takes about thirty minutes.. “The protocol is painless somewhat unpleasantThe expert reassures.

  1. First, after the initial consultation, the doctor takes a classic blood sample.
  2. This sample is then centrifuged for 5 minutes to separate the plasma and platelets from other blood components.
  3. Then PRP is injected into several places directly into the scalp. At this point, a numbing cream may also be applied to the scalp to increase patient comfort.

What are the regulations?

PRP is banned in France for aesthetic purposes but is approved for the treatment of scalp conditions and hair loss. This method can only be practiced by doctors, dermatologists and surgeons.

PRP method: what are the contraindications?

If PRP therapy is available to everyone, there are some contraindications to its use. “In particular, it is impossible to do PRP during pregnancy and lactation, if the patient has diabetes, skin disease, cancer, dermatitis or is undergoing wound healing therapy... Christina Shenouda remembers.

How much does a PRP session cost?

The price of PRP varies according to the needs of the patient. Pricing starts from €350 per session at Lazeo.

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