Human blood contains stem cells, and blood products that contain essential and specific growth factors that assist in tissue regeneration and healing. Published medical literature from Europe and the U.S has provided us with confirmation in the safety of PRP use in aesthetic medicine. PRP is used all over the medical industry, for over two decades for skin and wound healing. PRP therapy has established itself to be effective as a medical treatment modality in the specialty fields of oral surgery, neurosurgery, plastic and cosmetic surgery, sports medicine and orthopedics.

Throughout the last twenty years there has been a growing success in the way PRP is performed, and into treatment plans In the field of hair restoration, evidence supports PRP therapy as a promising treatment option to promote hair growth. PRP contains special cells called Platelets, that can cause collagen production by stimulating the stem cells.

These special Platelet cells promote healing, accelerates the rate and degree of tissue healing and regeneration, responds to injury, and
formation of new cellular growth. Inside the Platelets are many intracellular structures such as glycogen, lysosomes and alpha granules. These granules within the PRP contain clotting and growth factors that are eventually released during the healing and repair process.

FAQs

The decision to use PRP is a personal decision and should be made after careful research, consideration and consultation with a doctor. PRP is safe and natural because the procedure concentrates the good cells from your scalp and injects them directly back into the area where it is needed. There is absolutely no chance of getting a blood infection from another human being. PRP involves using your own cells that are not modified or changed, and it will not be rejected by your immune system.

Platelet-Derived Growth Factor (PDGF)—promotes blood vessel growth, cell replication, skin formation; Transforming Growth-Factor-Beta (TGF-b)—promotes growth of matrix between cells, bone metabolism; Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF)—promotes blood vessel formation; Epidermal Growth Factor (EGF)—promotes cell growth and differentiation, blood vessel formation, collagen formation; Fibroblast Growth Factor-2 (FGF-2)—promotes growth of specialized cells and blood vessel formation; and, Insulin Like Growth Factor – (IGF)—a regulator of normal physiology in nearly every type of cell in the body.

PRP is mildly uncomfortable, our doctors will ensure you are in as little pain as possible

Some people respond well to one treatment before or after a transplant, however it has been confirmed that to see the true benefits of PRP, Patients should opt for a minimum of 3-6 sessions.

  • Treatment Time – 1 hour

  • Downtime – Minimal, there may be some swelling, rarely bruising – can return to work immediately
    and exercise after one day.

  • Fantastic Treatment for early to mid stages of hair loss or for those who have ruled our transplant.

  • Wonderful Treatment for pre and post transplant to maximize results.

  • Uses your own blood – completely natural and no risk of infection

  • £450/Treatment, packages available

  • Treatment Time – 1 hour

  • Downtime – Minimal, there may be some swelling, rarely bruising – can return to work immediately
    and exercise after one day.

  • Fantastic treatment for early to mid stages of hair loss or for those who have ruled our transplant.

  • Wonderful treatment for pre and post transplant to maximise results.

  • Uses your own blood – completely natural and no risk of infection

  • £450/Treatment, packages available

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