How long does PRP last for hair loss and its success rate?

PRP for hair loss

Hair loss is a common problem among men and women. According to several studies and statistics, approximately 50% of men and 30% of women experience some type of hair loss by the age of 50. While there can be multiple reasons for hair loss in both genders, the most common reason is pattern baldness. Moreover, excessive hair loss may also occur as a result of hormonal imbalance. Currently, there are hundreds of hair loss treatments available, but PRP for hair loss treatment in Dubai tops them all. It is an effective non-surgical hair restoration treatment that helps regrow hair naturally.

In this article, we have shared everything you need to know about PRP for hair loss. You can learn about its success rate and longevity of results below. But first, let’s discuss what PRP therapy is.

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What is PRP therapy?

PRP stands for Platelet-Rich Plasma. It is a yellowish fluid that is drawn from a patient’s blood and injected into the treatment area. PRP is filled with healing properties; therefore, it helps trigger natural growth by stimulating dormant hair follicles.

PRP therapy is a three-step procedure in which the blood is drawn, processed, and injected into the scalp. An expert extracts the blood using a centrifuge-like mechanism. As a result, he/she is able to separate the platelet-rich plasma from the blood and process it. After processing, he/she injects the processed substance into the scalp. This technique helps increase specific protein concentration and improve healing. Due to this, hair regrowth is stimulated.

According to some studies, PRP therapy triggers the regrowth of hair and maintains it. For this purpose, it increases the blood supply to the hair follicles and improves the thickness of the hair shaft.

Although PRP works exceptionally well on its own, it is sometimes combined with other hair loss treatments to improve results. Patients should look at PRP for hair loss before and after pictures prior to the treatment. It will help them make better decisions.

Does PRP for hair loss work?

PRP therapy has been used in different fields for a long time. It has been effectively treated osteoarthritis, tendon injuries, and other related problems for a long time. However, it hasn’t been long since it was introduced in the cosmetic world.

PRP for hair loss treatment in Dubai is a revolutionary procedure that helps patients regrow hair naturally. There has been a lot of research on determining whether it is effective for treating hair loss or not.

In 2014, a study was conducted in which 11 androgenic alopecia patients were injected with PRP. They were injected every 2 weeks for 3 months. As a result, they started regrowing hair naturally.

Another study was conducted in 2015, where 10 people were injected with PRP every 2-3 weeks for 3 months. These patients also showed promising results with improvement in the density and thickness of hair. Moreover, they also showed an improvement in the strength of the hair roots.

Similarly, in 2019, a study compared two groups using different hair loss treatments for 6 months. Both groups consisted of 20 patients each. The first group used Minoxidil, while the second used PRP therapy. In conclusion, the study showed that PRP delivered better results than Minoxidil.

Although the studies mentioned above are not very largescale studies, they show promising results. While these studies’ results cannot be conclusive, they pave a way for future research in this field.

Is PRP hair treatment a permanent solution?

PRP for hair loss treatment in Dubai is an effective treatment that shows remarkable results. Unfortunately, these results do not last a lifetime after a single treatment. It means, if we cannot maintain the results, we may not be able to enjoy them for long.

Although the results of PRP therapy are not permanent, they certainly are long-lasting. Initially, it will take a few sessions before the results become noticeable. However, once they become obvious, they will last at least a year. After that, if you want to keep the results, you will have to undergo follow-up treatments. Annual touch-ups provide a chance to maintain the results for longer.

Moreover, since each patient is unique, their requirements also vary. Some may require more sessions before the results become noticeable. So, consulting with an expert before undergoing PRP for hair loss treatment is recommended.

What is the success rate of PRP treatment?

When it comes to PRP therapy, consistency is the key. Results are promising in most cases, but they require consistent effort. Usually, patients cannot see any notable results after a single session. Some patients may not be able to see results for two or three sessions. Moreover, there has to be a specific gap between each treatment session. But in most cases, patients can easily observe results within 2-3 months of the treatment.

Although there is not enough research available on PRP for hair loss, the available research shows an excellent success rate. According to some studies, PRP therapy has proved to be successful in about 70% of the patients. Moreover, patients should see PRP for hair loss before and after images to get an idea of the results.

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PRP for Hair Loss Treatment in Dubai

Platelet-Rich Plasma therapy is an effective hair loss treatment. The treatment provides excellent results, and these results can be improved further by combining it with other treatments. However, don’t be impatient when it comes to any cosmetic or aesthetic procedure’s results. PRP therapy results also take time to become noticeable, but when they do, they are worthwhile.

If you are looking for a reliable clinic to get PRP therapy in Dubai, consider Hair Transplant Dubai Clinic. Our expert professionals will make sure you get the best treatment. So, schedule an appointment today and transform your scalp into a head full of hair in no time.


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Written By: Dr. Cagatay Sezgin

Dr. Cagatay Sezgin is a celebrity hair transplant surgeon with over 20 years of experience in hair transplantation and restoration. He is the First Turkish Board Surgeon to become a member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) and the Asian Association of Hair Transplant Surgeons (AAHRS). Moreover, he has the honor of becoming the first hair transplant surgeon in the world to perform hair, eyebrow, and beard transplantation all in one case and that too in a single session.

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