Hair loss has significant influence on psychological distress and is associated with low self- esteem and depression.
Platelet rich plasma (PRP) has become new method for treatment of various type of alopecia. PRP is an autologous preparation of platelets in concentrated plasma. PRP has attracted attention in several fields because of its ability to promote healing. The growth factor released from platelet may act on stem cells in the bulge are of follicles, stimulating the development of new follicles and promoting neovascularization.
Few studies have observed significant improvement in hair density and stimulation of growth hair follicles. PRP has excellent safety profile and promising treatment option for patient with thinning hair
During the treatment, doctor may inject PRP into the scalp surface, use electroporation neddleless injection technique or microneedling method.