PRP for Hair Restoration

Hair Restoration with PRP

The Selphyl system allows for the prolonged release of platelet growth factors. This prolonged release stimulates stem cells, prolongs dermal papillary cell survival and increases angiogenesis (blood vessel supply). These factors combine to prolong the anagen (active growth) phase of hair growth and shorten the catagen or resting phase. The results is increased hair thickness and hair follicle survival.

Treatment involves drawing the patient's blood. The blood is spun and the platelet rich plasma is injected with small needle into the patient's scalp. For best results, a series of three treatments, separated between four to six weeks apart are preformed. It takes about three to six months after the final injection to see the full results of therapy. This varies patient to patient. After the initial treatment series patients typically

Patients are instructed that they cannot aggressively massage the scalp 72 hours after treatment. They are reminded to be gentle when washing their hair and sleeping on the part of the scalp that was injected.

This treatment is most effective for male and female pattern hair loss (androgenic alopecia).

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Chevy Chase, MD Dermatologist
Chevy Chase Dermatology Center
5454 Wisconsin Ave, Ste 1400
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
(301) 951-7905