How PRP Can Help Reverse Thinning Hair

Is your part getting wider? Is more and more pink scalp peeking through your once luxurious locks? Don’t panic. Get PRP Therapy. PRP therapy is a form of regenerative therapy that reverses thinning hair naturally.

At Warrenton Dermatology in Warrenton, Virginia, Board-Certified Dermatologist Juan-Carlos Caballero and specialist Heather Callahan, PA-C, restore the manes and confidence of patients with thinning hair, using cutting-edge PRP treatment.   

Thinning hair 101

It’s normal to lose 100 or more strands of hair every day. In times of stress or illness, the number can be significantly higher. But when that’s the cause, your excessive hair shedding is temporary, and your hair should regain its fullness within six months

However, thinning hair caused by actual hair loss, which occurs when your hair stops growing entirely, is another matter. Hair loss, typically an inherited condition, won’t improve on its own. There are many treatments for hair loss. But if you’re looking for a non-surgical approach with long-term results, PRP is your answer.

How PRP reverses hair loss

PRP therapy is a three-step process. First, a small sample of blood is extracted from your arm. The blood is then spun in a machine called a centrifuge. The spinning process separates your platelets and plasma to create a concentrated PRP serum. Platelets are part of your body’s arsenal of healing power designed to repair and restore damaged cells. 

Step two is injecting the PRP serum into specific locations on your scalp, focusing on those where hair loss is most noticeable. The PRP formula stimulates hair growth immediately, although results aren’t instantly apparent.

Your scalp needs time to heal. Typically, new hair growth begins about 3-4 months post-treatment. You may be able to observe weekly changes as your hair continues growing. Many patients see a dramatic improvement in about 6-9 months.

Since PRP utilizes elements from your blood, you don’t have to worry about infection or allergic reaction with treatment. 

Act now

If you’re in the early stages of hair loss, now is the time to act. Starting PRP at this stage may help you avoid the need for more invasive, costly, and painful hair restoration surgery. Dr. Caballero and his team work with you to develop a treatment plan that best addresses your needs and goals.

When it comes to hair loss, time is of the essence. Act now and let Dr. Caballero and Physician Assistant Callahan help restore that healthy head of hair with our natural hair restoration treatment. Call Warrenton Dermatology & Skin Therapy Center at 540-212-7081, or use our appointment booking tool.

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