For treating hair loss, you can either go in for natural remedies and medications or try hair transplant. Hair transplant is an expensive procedure as generally reserved for unresponsive hair fall that is permanent and stark. It is a surgical technique that 'harvests' hair from a body part known as the 'donor' site to a bald patch known as the 'recipient' site. Though surgical, transplantation is minimally invasive. Grafts harvested are usually constituted by hair follicles that are genetically resistant to balding. Most common sites include the back of the head. Scalp or facial hair transplantation can be used to restore eyelashes, eyebrows, beard/goatee and mustache, chest hair, axillary and pubic hair. It can also be used to simply fill in or cover scars post-trauma or acne with denser hair growth. Rather than taking strips of skin, hair transplanta-tion uses epidermis and dermis surrounding the hair follicle only. When using one's own hair for transplantation, there is an added benefit of no immune rejection. These procedures mainly aim to restore thickness and recover from rapid hair loss.
The term stands for Platelet Rich Plasma. PRP is obtained after centrifugation of blood, so that, only enriched platelets are left behind. It is a non-surgical and natural treatment for both men and women for treating hair thinning and hair loss. The procedure is done over a number of sessions, which vary from person to person. For clients who are more sensitive to pain, the pro-cedure is carried out using local anesthetics or under general sedation.
The plasma contains natural growth stimulating factors known as mesenchymal stem cells, which can help your hair to grow out naturally. Using micro needles, PRP is injected into the bald patches on the scalp. The growth factors start stimulating the latent hair follicles to proliferate and regenerate hair. Thus, growth is naturally stimulated. Moreover, plasma and platelets also help to heal damaged hair follicles internally, targeting the underlying cause of hair loss. The plasma provides increased nourishment to the hair follicles making them healthy. PRP therapy can be tried alone or in combination with hair transplantation surgery.