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Regrow Your Hair With PRP Therapy (No Surgery, No Expensive Treatments)

If you've experienced hair loss that detracts from your personal appearance and limits your self-confidence, you're not alone.

Hair loss isn't just a men's issue; it affects both sexes. Research shows that 80% of men and (perhaps surprisingly) up to 50% of women will experience hair loss at some point in their lifetimes.

In her state-of-the-art Colorado Springs clinic, Dr. Moma utilizes platelet-rich plasma therapy (PRP therapy) – a breakthrough, affordable, non-surgical technology that can safely and effectively restore patients' hair in many cases (but not all) of hair loss.

Let's explore what PRP is and how it can benefit individuals experiencing hair loss.

What is PRP and how does it work?

Here is how platelet therapy works: the healthcare provider draws blood from the patient, which contains the raw material, plasma, needed for the procedure.

Plasma – sometimes called "the fourth state of matter" in addition to gas, liquid, and solid – accounts for more than 50% of blood. Plasma is responsible for delivering hormones, nutrients, and proteins to the tissues and organs that need them to function optimally.

Source: Bioengineering, 2021

After taking blood from the patient, the healthcare provider then uses a medical device called a centrifuge to extract the plasma from the blood and concentrate it in a solution called "platelet-rich plasma."

In the context of hair loss, the doctor then draws the PRP into a syringe, applies a pain-blocking topical anesthetic, and injects it into the patient's scalp.

From there, PRP begins its work to stimulate hair regrowth. Coming up, we'll survey what the clinical literature says about PRP therapy's effectiveness for reversing hair loss.

Concentrated plasma has extensive (and often life-saving) medical benefits when used therapeutically:

"Along with water, salt, and enzymes, plasma also contains important components. These include antibodies, clotting factors, and the proteins albumin and fibrinogen… These parts can then be concentrated into various products. These products are then used as treatments that can help save the lives of people suffering from burns, shock, trauma, and other medical emergencies."

The versatile and powerful healthcare applications of plasma have earned it the title of "the gift of life" from some doctors.

Platelet-rich plasma therapy for hair loss

In addition to usefulness in emergency triage, plasma extraction is also beneficial for reversing hair loss:

"Doctors typically use [platelet-rich plasma therapy] when hair loss results from androgenetic alopecia, a common condition that causes hair follicles to shrink. In males, this is called male pattern baldness… Although PRP is a relatively new approach, there is some scientific evidence to suggest that it can promote hair growth."

Researchers conducting a meta-analysis (a systematic review of 132 papers) found widespread evidence that PRP reduces hair loss and thickens hair:

"Subcutaneous injection of PRP is likely to reduce hair loss, increase hair diameter and density in patients with androgenic alopecia."

PRP therapy carries minimal risk of side effects because the technology utilizes the patient's own blood plasma.

Patients receiving therapy may require up to three treatments, spaced 4-6 weeks apart.

The major benefit of PRP therapy to treat hair loss, aside from the fact that it's proven to work, is that it's a non-surgical treatment, so there's no extensive recovery period required – just a simple outpatient procedure that can be completed in as little as 30 minutes.

Schedule your PRP therapy today, available at Dr. Moma's elite Colorado Springs clinic

To learn more about how PRP restores hair and to schedule your own outpatient procedure, contact Dr. Sylvienash Moma, DNP.

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