PRP technique or Platelet-rich plasma is your own blood plasma which contains platelets in the concentration of 4 to 6 times or more than the concentration of platelets that are normally present in the circulating blood or blood circulation. Our blood is composed of RBC Red Blood Cells, Platelets, WBC ie White Blood Cells, and Plasma. Platelets act as the first step in coagulation in case of any wound. The importance of PRP is that it has a combination of various growth factors that are platelet-derived. It has PDGF ie Platelet-derived growth factor, VEHF ie Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor, TGF ie Transforming Growth Factor, and also has other useful bioactive proteins which are especially useful and beneficial for wound healing and hair loss therapy.
PRP is also used to treat wound ulcers because of its potential to heal tissue without any side effects. Nowadays PRP is used extensively in Male androgenetic alopecia and female pattern hair loss. It is useful in diffused hair loss patterns where limited surgical options are there and for people who don’t have bald areas but thinning of hair and thus is a very good technique for hair loss in young people as it helps in regaining new hair and also prevents further hair loss.
Mesotherapy and PRP are promising therapies which can be tried. All these treatments definitely need maintenance sessions along with local lotions application under the supervision of a dermatologist. Patients need multiple sessions for better outcome along with medical analysis.One can take biotin tablets along with Vitamin A rich diet and lots of red wine grapes with seeds.