PRP Treatment

PRP; It is a form of treatment with the injection of a substance obtained from the person’s own blood. The injected substance is platelet-enriched plasma. Plasma is a component of blood that helps blood to clot and contains special cells called platelets or other factors and proteins. These plasmas also contain proteins that promote cell growth. By separating and concentrating the plasma from the blood, prp, a plasma richer in platelet cells, is obtained. Thus, it is injected into the damaged tissues and ensures the proliferation of healthy cells.

How Is Prp Treatment?

Prp treatment begins with the patient’s blood being collected and collected in a tube. Then the blood is taken into a tube containing gel. The collected blood is separated within 5-8 minutes by centrifugation method. The plasma part of the blood rich in platelets and growth factors is separated. The obtained blood is applied to the determined area with the help of injection.

Areas Of Prp Treatment

  • To give elasticity and shine to the skin
  • Prevent hair loss, strengthen hair
  • Prevent wrinkles and depressions
  • Reconstructing the skin in wounds, cracks and skin damage
  • To provide healing of burns on the skin after procedures such as laser.
  • It is used in areas such as face, hands and arms, inner legs, neck in medical aesthetics.

Hair Treatment With Prp

It is normal to lose 100-150 hairs in daily life. However, an increase in this number indicates that you need to take precautions. After this point, prp is one of the first methods you will come across. In the process where the hair starts to fall out frequently, you can choose the prp treatment for the attachment of the hair follicles and healthier growth after the hair transplant operation.

For the prp to be applied for hair loss, an average of 10 cc of blood is taken from the patient. This blood taken is separated into two parts as white blood and red blood by undergoing a special process. There is platelet growth factor in the red part. After a special treatment is applied to the red blood, it is injected into the part with shedding or dilution with the nap aj method. The basis of this application is the nourishment of the hair and the regeneration of the tissues. The patient does not feel any pain during the procedure.

When Should Prp Be After Hair Transplantation?

PRP is a treatment method that has been used around the world for many years, and it has started to be preferred more in recent years. Hair growth is supported by this treatment method. Therefore, PRP treatment after hair transplantation may be recommended to some people. PRP is a good option to increase the success of hair transplantation.

With PRP, growth factors and platelets appear on the scalp. This positively affects the entire healing process. However, in order for PRP treatment to be successful, it is extremely important to do it at the right time. PRP treatment can be done 10 days after a problem-free hair transplant procedure. Other sessions should be scheduled after 1 month, 3 months and 6 months. In general, a total of 4 sessions of treatment will be sufficient.

 At the same time, the number of processes and sessions may vary from person to person. In such cases, prp treatment can be performed 3-4 months after surgery. The number of sessions may vary depending on the condition of the person.

How Long Does Hair Treatment With Prp Take?

Hair treatment with Prp is in sessions that are done every 15 days on average. The number of sessions may vary depending on the needs of the person and the decision of the specialist doctor. The process takes an average of 30 minutes. This process may take 3-4 months or more according to the needs of the person. After the prp treatment sessions are completed, prp treatment is recommended once a year.

What Are The Advantages Of Prp Treatment?

  • Since the special plasma is obtained from the person’s own blood, there is no risk of allergy.
  • Thanks to the injection used in Prp treatment, there is no scar after the procedure.
  • No pain is felt during the treatment.
  • It helps the wounds heal faster, especially after the hair transplant operation.
  • Supports the healthier hair growth after the hair transplant operation.
  • Protects hair against spills,
  • Increases hair follicle vitality,
  • Repairs hair texture and encourages hair growth,
  • Revitalizes dormant hair follicles.

What Should Be After PRP Is Applied?

  • After PRP is applied, it is appropriate to apply ice and use pain relievers for very mild pain.
  • Simple stretching exercises can be done, but resistance-to-weight exercises should be avoided. The time to return to sports may vary between 3-6 weeks.
  • Since PRP treatment is applied to the head area after hair transplantation, it is necessary not to apply pressure to the it area.
  • It would be appropriate to ask your doctor about the drugs you can use after PRP application and your return to sports.