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PRP for Hair Restoration in Washington, DC

Residents in and around Washington, DC, and Gaithersburg, Maryland, no longer need to feel self-conscious due to thinning hair. Located in Vienna, Younger Image Hair Transplant Clinic has helped countless patients restore their confidence with safe and natural PRP treatments for hair restoration.

What is PRP for Hair Restoration?

PRP is an abbreviation for platelet-rich plasma, which is used to regrow hair in patients diagnosed with androgenetic alopecia.  PRP is not a new treatment.  In fact, it has been used for years in sports medicine to treat tendon, joint, and muscle dysfunction.  When PRP is used for hair loss, the injected platelets activate dormant hair follicles, generating hair growth.

How Does PRP Work?

Platelets contain growth factors that speed healing and help regenerate tissues throughout the body.  When platelets are obtained from a patient’s blood and are re-injected, the platelets contain at least three to five times the amount of platelets found in native plasma.

What Are The Benefits of PRP for Hair Restoration?

PRP is currently one of the fastest-growing hair loss treatments.  The non-surgical procedure is simple to perform and produces safe, reliable results.  In addition to stimulating follicular growth, the procedure also reduces miniaturization, shrinking of the hair follicles.  Although multiple injections are used during the 60 to 90-minute procedure, the recovery period is fast and little to no risk of side effects exists.  Because the body uses its natural healing response to regenerate your hair, the results are gradual and natural.

How is PRP for Hair Restoration Performed?

First, the scalp area is numbed with local anesthetic.  While the anesthetic is taking effect, your blood is drawn in the same manner as if you had a routine blood test.  The blood is spun in a centrifuge to separate the plasma from the red and white blood cells.  Once separated, nutrients including protein are added to the platelets and growth factors.  The solution is then injected into your scalp.

Preparing for PRP for Hair Restoration

PRP treatment requires approximately eight sessions, two weeks apart.  You may use medications such as Rogaine® or Propecia® in conjunction with your PRP treatments.  Before your appointments, you will be asked to wash your hair extremely well to make sure that your scalp is clean. You will also be asked to avoid hairspray or other styling products before your treatment.

Recovery from PRP for Hair Restoration

One of the advantages of PRP is the fast recovery time.  Just after treatment, your scalp may still be numb from the local anesthetic.  Within an hour or two, the sensation should disappear.  You may go back to work or return to your daily activities whenever you feel ready.

How Much Does PRP For Hair Restoration Cost In Washington, DC?

Because each patient’s hair loss pattern differs, the cost of PRP hair restoration is not one-size-fits-all.  During your consultation at the Younger Image Hair Transplant Clinic, you will be examined to determine the extent of your hair loss and the cost of your procedure will be discussed.  Keeping minimally invasive hair restoration options accessible to qualified men and women is important to us. Financing is available to keep treatments affordable.  Cash, personal checks, and major credit cards are accepted.

Is PRP For Hair Restoration Right For Me?

PRP yields excellent results for people diagnosed with androgenetic alopecia, also known as male or female pattern baldness.  The procedure does not help grow new hair on bald areas of the scalp.  PRP does, however, strengthen the hair follicles on thinning hair to make it thicker.

What To Expect During Your Consultation

During your consultation at the Younger Image Hair Transplant Clinic, you will have the opportunity to confidentially meet with a hair restoration specialist to get a professional assessment of your hair loss.  If PRP therapy is right for your type of hair loss, all details of the treatment and expected results will be reviewed.

If you’re tired of struggling with hair loss but you don’t want to deal with invasive surgeries, PRP may be the right option for you. Please contact the Younger Image Hair Transplant Clinic today. Located in Vienna, Dr. Yousefi offers PRP treatment for men and women who live in and around Washington, DC, and Gaithersburg, Maryland.