Platelet Rich Plasma treatments are used widely in medicine to help healing and because it contains growth factors there are many benefits including collagen stimulation, blood supply, wound healing and increase in hair thickness. Your own blood is taken and spun in a centrifuge to separate the platelet rich plasma. This is then injected into the skin or scalp. Visible results take several weeks to appear and the after effects last for up to 6 months.
PRP is sometimes known as “The Vampire Facial” because of the use of blood. Impressive results have been documented in skin rejuvenation and the treatment of acne scarring, sun damage and general overall smoothing of wrinkles and crepey skin of the face, neck and upper chest.
PRP injections in the scalp stimulate bulb cells at the base of the hair and the surrounding microcirculation. Vitality, colour and brightness of the hair is enhanced hair loss is slowed and growth is activated.