Some Commonly Asked Questions About PRP
March 16, 2017 | By Dr. Sangay Bhutia (Hair Transplant Specialist in Delhi)
What is PRP?
PRP is platelet rich plasma is an in-office, non-surgical, autologous treatment for hair regrowth done using patients own blood so that the chances of any allergy is almost negligible.
How many PRP sessions to be taken?
It can be started after the initial consultation regarding the hair loss and its treatment and what is best for you.
Generally three sessions are given at an interval of 3-4 weeks. It should be repeated once or twice a year depending on the response and the requirement.
How many injections will I get in one sitting?
It depends upon the area.
How much time it take?
Each PRP session will take about 40 to 45 minutes.
Will I have to take leave from my work?
No, you can spare some time about an hour or two from your routine schedule and after the procedure you can join to your work immediately.
Is there any complication?
PRP is completely safe as the doctor use patients own blood but the patient may observe some temporary swelling on the area treated.
In what type of hair loss it works?
PRP injections works best when there is thinning of hair and not complete baldness.