PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma) in Dubai

Hair loss happens to be one of the biggest concerns for both males and females across the globe. There are various causes of hair loss, including but not limited to genetic reasons, aging, cancer treatment, pregnancy, hormonal imbalance, and stressors. Excessive hair loss not only impacts one’s appearance but their confidence and morale as well. People feel more conscious of how they look and try different methods to prevent hair loss, but not all these methods are effective. PRP (platelet-rich plasma) is one of the most effective treatments that can help regenerate hair.

 

What is PRP (Platelet-rich Plasma) Treatment?

Platelets are made up of proteins, the essential building block in the body, while plasma plays a key role in taking protein, hormones, and nutrients to the body. PRP treatment combines the properties of both ‘Platelet’ and ‘Plasma’ to enhance the aesthetic feature and hair growth. It is a rapidly progressing, non-surgical hair treatment that has also proven to be useful in treating several skin issues. PRP hair treatment includes injecting blood plasma enriched with platelets into the target areas of the scalp. This results in the growth of natural hair as the blood supply to the hair follicle is increased. It also improves the thickness of hair.

PRP treatment for hair, also called plasma hair treatment, is available at Aesthetics International. We have highly-qualified and skilled doctors who perform PRP treatment and a range of other surgical and non-surgical procedures tailored to the individual requirements of each patient. We maintain high service standards and ensure each patient is served with the utmost professionalism and care. So, if you are looking for PRP treatment in Dubai with guaranteed satisfying results, book your appointment now!

Benefits of PRP Treatment

There’s no risk of contracting communicable diseases with PRP hair treatment as it draws blood from the patient’s own body. This makes it an absolutely safe treatment. Apart from treating hair loss and stimulating natural hair growth, it can be used for treating skin issues as well. Some of its major benefits include:

  • A painless procedure that may cause minimal discomfort
  • A quick procedure
  • A minimally invasive procedure with little downtime
  • Promotes natural hair growth and prevents hair thinning
  • Is suitable for patients with immune disorders or alopecia
  • Makes one feel more confident about their appearance

Who Can Get PRP Treatment?

The ideal candidates for PRP treatment are those who are dealing with excessive hair loss. Those with male/female pattern baldness, detectable hair follicles, and alopecia areata, are also suitable candidates for this treatment. In addition, people with certain skin issues can also get this treatment. However, those suffering from the following medical conditions are advised against getting PRP treatment:

  • Chronic heart disease
  • Low platelet count
  • Thyroid disease
  • Unregulated diabetes
  • Chronic skin disease
  • Cancer
  • Liver disease
  • Metabolic disorder

PRP Hair Treatment at Aesthetics International

Initial Consultation

This step involves analyzing the cause of the problem. The doctor will study the patient’s medical history to ensure they are the right candidate for this treatment. Furthermore, the hair PRP results will also be discussed during this session. It also allows the patient to voice their concerns about any potential side effects and other such issues, such as the cost of the PRP hair treatment.

Preparation

The patient is advised to follow pre-procedural guidelines to prepare for the PRP treatment. These include avoiding blood-thinning medications as they can impact the treatment. Patients are advised against smoking and consumption of alcohol. Furthermore, they are asked to stop taking beta-blocker medication. The doctor may also prescribe them certain medications the patient is required to take regularly.

Procedure

The entire treatment is divided into three main steps, apart from the initial consultation. Since it doesn’t involve surgical cuts, there’s no requirement to administer anesthesia. The procedure remains fairly painless without administering it.

The first step is drawing blood from the arm and putting it into a centrifuge. Then, the centrifuge separates it into three different layers; red blood cells, platelet-poor, and platelet-rich. This step takes around 10 minutes. The third and final step is drawing PRP and injecting it into the treatment site.

Recovery Period Guideline

After getting plasma hair treatment, you will have to follow the post-treatment guidelines recommended by your doctor to ensure the outcome meets your expectations. These guidelines include keeping yourself hydrated and not letting your feet get wet for a minimum of 3 hours. Also, avoid touching the scalp (treatment site) for 8 hours at least. Do not rub ice on the injected area to soothe swelling or soreness. Doctors also advise against using hair products for 6 hours post-treatment. Swimming, extensive exercise, and visiting a sauna are also not recommended for at least a couple of days.

Expected Results of PRP Hair Treatment

By getting PRP hair treatment, you can expect the natural growth of hair on your scalp. However, bear in mind that the results will take some time to show. You will get to see the results about 3 to 4 months after PRP hair treatment. Furthermore, there are multiple sessions of the treatment you will have to take in order to achieve the desired results.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Yes, the platelet-rich plasma that’s injected into the scalp supports the thickening of hair.

Yes, PRP hair treatment is specially designed to stimulate natural hair growth. This makes it a suitable treatment for people dealing with male/female pattern baldness and excessive hair fall

Although PRP treatment is quite safe, there may be certain side effects. These include swelling, bleeding in the treatment area, itching, headache, mild nausea, etc.

Both these treatments offer solutions to hair loss problems and come with certain pros and cons. While PRP draws blood from the body and injects it into the scalp, hair transplant happens to be a restoration process in which hair follicles are taken from different parts of the scalp and planted in other parts. The former is a non-surgical procedure, while the latter involves surgery. This is why many people prefer PRP.

The cost of PRP treatment in Dubai on the basis of the hair condition, the number of sessions required, and the experience of the doctor.

Results of PRP treatment are not instant. They take time to show. The total time it takes depends on many factors. However, in most cases, hair starts to grow in about 3 to 4 months.

Generally, patients require 3 sessions. The ideal gap between each session is 4 to 6 weeks.

Take good care of your hair to maintain the results of the treatment. Furthermore, you will have to get maintenance sessions every 4 to 6 months to ensure the results last longer.

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