PRP Hair Restoration: Who is a Candidate?

Although hair loss causes no physical problems, it can have a devastating impact on quality of life, confidence, and self-esteem. Men and women struggle with hair loss across the board and in equal measure. Nor does hair loss affect only the elderly; a significant number of men experience hair loss as early as their teens and 20s. If you can relate and you want to beat the baldness, PRP hair restoration may be the answer.

What is PRP Hair Restoration?

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is prepared from the patient’s own blood in a quick, simple, in-office procedure. PRP has been shown to accelerate healing of acute injuries, induce a healing response in chronic injuries, and to be able to rejuvenate tissues affected by aging and time. Hair restoration is one of the many amazing things PRP can do. A typical treatment consists of multiple PRP applications at regular intervals and then perhaps a yearly maintenance PRP treatment. Significant regrowth of hair is usually noticeable after a series of treatments and continues to improve, with full results apparent a number of months after the first treatment.

Who Can Benefit from PRP Hair Restoration?

The vast majority of cases of balding in both men and women are caused by androgenic alopecia, more commonly known as male-pattern balding. This is an inherited condition, manifesting in men as the classical pattern of a receding hairline and balding on the forehead and top of the head. In women, it usually manifests after menopause as global thinning of the hair on the head. Most studies of PRP hair restoration have been conducted on individuals with androgenic alopecia, and both men and women with androgenic alopecia respond very well to PRP hair restoration.

If your head of hair is in danger of decline, there may be time to restore its glory yet. For more information on PRP hair restoration, schedule a consultation with us at The Aesthetic Medicine & Anti-Aging Clinics of Louisiana. We have offices in the two convenient locations of Baton Rouge and Lafayette. Contact us today to book an appointment and learn more.