Frequently Ask Questions
1- What Is PRF (Platelet-Rich Fibrin) Hair Restoration Therapy?
With medical science making progress at a very rapid rate, we get to hear about the different miracles that are now being achieved thanks to it. The impossible is slowly becoming possible again, and what we thought of like a dream yesterday, is slowly making its way to reality today.
The advancements in medical technology have been solving several problems that we have had since always. Among them, one such problem was that of ‘Hair Loss’. Some people start experiencing this problem at a particular stage of their life, whereas for some people, this problem has been there since forever.
Several factors and causes contribute to hair loss and put the affected person in a state of sadness and frustration over it. But now, we don’t think anybody would be sad about their hair loss anymore. Do you know why? Because we are now bringing such a therapy that will work to stimulate new hair growth on your head and will solve all your hair-loss problems this way!
This treatment is called the PRF (Platelet-Rich Fibrin) -based Hair Restoration Therapy and it is a modern-day, advanced medical technology. This is a therapy that utilizes a person’s platelets for gaining results. When the platelets are injected into the site of action, that is, the scalp area, they cause a noticeable increase in hair growth.
2- How is PRF (Platelet-Rich Fibrin) derived?
PRF (Platelet-Rich Fibrin) is derived from whole blood. During your visit, a small amount of blood is drawn from the patient, similar to a basic lab test. The patient’s blood is then placed into a centrifuge. During the centrifugation process, the red blood cells, white blood cells, and other inflammatory cytokines are separated from plasma, which contains platelets along with several platelet derived growth factors. Once the platelet-rich Fibrin is separated, it is drawn up into a syringe and either micro-needled into the skin, or applied directly to the skin post-Fraxel.
It is a procedure that has immensely gained popularity among people, and celebrities, and sportsmen too, mainly because the majority of the people deal with hair loss issues, and with something so promising and beneficial introduced to them, they definitely had to try this out!