Hair Loss

Platelet rich plasma, or PRP therapy uses the body’s own growth potential to re-activate slowing down parts of the skin. this can work in the follicles of the scalp. PRP injected into the scalp can re-ignite the growth factors of hair follicles resulting in natural hair re-growth.

Prices

All prices include a free consultation.

We also offer a bulk option that can be paid monthly using our financing scheme.

Hair loss PRP: One Session£180
Hair loss PRP: Three Sessions£400

PRP For Hair-loss

PRP uses the body’s own plasma harvested from a small sample of blood, this product is packed full of goodness for targeted healing in the skin. This treatment is totally natural and can result in stimulation of hair follicles resulting in hair growth. This can be used in combination with micro-needling for the best results.

Procedure Time

180 Minutes

Results

Seen in: 24 hours

Last for: 3 months

Best results: 3 treatments

Anaesthetic

No

Aftercare

Make up: 24 Hours

No Skin Products: 24 Hours

Back to Work: Straight away

Frequently Asked Questions

What is PRP for hair loss therapy?

PRP or Platelet Rich Plasma therapy is the collection of blood (approximately 8-16ml), the blood is then spun at a high speed to separate it into it’s components. The components are red and white blood cells, platelets and plasma.

The platelets and plasma are then extracted from the blood and then re-injected into the skin to stimulate follicle growth.

The solution injected into the skin is 100% your own blood by product.

What is PRP?

PRP or Platelet Rich Plasma therapy is the collection of blood (approximately 8-16ml), the blood is then spun at a high speed to separate it into it’s components. The components are red and white blood cells, platelets and plasma.

The platelets and plasma are then extracted from the blood and then re-injected into the skin to stimulate new collagen production.

The solution injected into the skin is 100% your own blood by product.

How is PRP used for hair loss?

Specifically for the scalp, PRP is utilised using the following methods:.

  • Micro- Injection technique: This involves placing small droplets of PRP in the skin using a microfine needle. This is good for those who are wanting benefit of PRP without micro needling.
  • Micro-needling: Used in combination with the SkinPen device for tiny droplets injected into the skin for maximum effectiveness.

What happens in my PRP for hair loss therapy appointment?
  1. Consultation: We will discuss your main areas of concern, carry out a detailed medical history and take some photographs. For more information regarding consultations click here.
  2. Cleanse: We will cleanse your scalp with a simple cleanser to remove any bacteria. We recommend you wash your hair the morning of treatment.
  3. Take Blood: A small vial of blood is taken from your non-dominant arm and centrifuged for 15 minutes. Once the blood is separated we will collect the PRP for use.
  4. Sterilise the skin: A antibacterial clean of the skin to remove any bacteria.
  5. Application of the PRP to scalp: With a combination of derma-roller and micro-injections.
  6. Clean: a gentle clean with glycerine and cottonwool,
  7. Aftercare: See below.
What conditions respond well to PRP for hair loss?
  • scars
  • hair loss
  • hair thinning
What are the benefits of PRP therapy?
  • Stimulated hair follicles
  • More youthful appearance
  • 100% natural product
What are the risks of PRP therapy?
  • Pain
  • Bruising
  • swelling
  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Short lasting pinkness or redness
  • Allergy
  • Temporary blood sugar decrease

Uncommon risks

  • Injury to a nerve or muscle
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness/ fainting
Does PRP therapy hurt?

The scalp has very few nerve endings. so although the treatment may be a little bit prickly, the gas generally bearable. In areas of hair loss there is the availability of topical anaesthetic if needed.

What should I do after PRP therapy for hair loss?

Don’t use skin products! For the first 24 hours after treatment, it is very important to only was your face with tepid tap water and only use the aftercare products provided to you.
Don’t touch! Make sure that when cleaning skin your hands are clean to prevent any risk of infection. Don’t massage the treated areas as it can distribute the product unevenly
Avoid the Sun! Use a good sunscreen with a minimum of SPF30 for two weeks after treatment.

Arnica! Arnica is a natural product that can be used to reduce bruising and swelling. This can be bought online here.

How long does PRP for hair loss last?

Generally you can expect to see hair re-growth for 12 months or more.

How long will it take to see results from PRP?

There will not be an immediate result, however with initial therapy of 3-4 treatments in the first 4-6 weeks, your would start to see results in roughly 3 months.

How many sessions will I need for PRP for hair loss to work?

We advise initially three treatments in a 4-6 week period. With maintenance treatments every 4 – 6 months.

What medical conditions stop me from having PRP therapy?

You should not have PRP if you have any of the following concerns:

  • Skin diseases: Skin cancer, Porphyria, dermatological conditions affecting the facial skin
  • Blood disorders: platelet abnormalities, anticoagulation therapy (eg warfarin)
  • Undergoing chemotherapy.

You should make us aware if any of the following apply to you:

  • Platelet dysfunction syndrome
  • Haemodynamic instability
  • Critical thrombocytopenia
  • Hypofibrinogenaemia
  • Sepsis
  • Haemodynamic Instability
  • Chronic Liver Disease
  • Hepatitis
  • Acute or Chronic diseases

Also let us know if you have taken any of the following in the 14 days prior to treatment as they can cause a blood thinning effect:

  • Vitamin E
  • Fish oil supplements

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