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PRP Hair Treatment — Glasgow 

Combat your hair loss with PRP (platelet-rich plasma) therapy sessions at our leading hair loss clinic in Glasgow. Dr Bonaros performs expert PRP treatments as a therapeutic option to help stimulate your natural hair growth and thickness.

Schedule a consultation with Dr Bonaros for a PRP hair treatment in Glasgow today to start your hair restoration journey.

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PRP for Hair Loss

Thinning hair and hair loss are common issues which affect millions of people worldwide. Not only do these conditions affect a person’s appearance, but they also often impact their self-esteem and quality of life. 

Fortunately, there are numerous surgical and non-surgical treatment options available to combat balding. More recently, these have come to include PRP injections. As a leading hair restoration specialist in Glasgow, Dr Bonaros offers tailored treatment plans, including PRP scalp injections for hair growth. 

Having traditionally been used for musculoskeletal issues, PRP is a relatively new hair loss treatment. The procedure involves collecting platelet rich plasma from a patient’s bloodstream and injecting it into their scalp to promote hair growth and quality. PRP therapy is most commonly used to treat male and female pattern hair loss (also known as androgenetic alopecia). 

Dr Bonaros offers tailored hair restoration treatments, including PRP for hair loss. Contact us now to learn more about our expert PRP treatment in Glasgow.

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How Does PRP Hair Restoration Work? 

PRP therapy for hair loss has been shown to effectively combat thinning hair and balding. However, this procedure’s exact mechanism of action remains unknown.

Alongside red and white blood cells, plasma and platelets are key components found in our blood. Platelets contain cytokines and other growth factors, which they release when activated. These play an important role in promoting cell rejuvenation and growth. 

Platelet-rich plasma contains around five times more platelets than regular blood. During a plasma hair treatment, PRP is injected into the dermal papilla cells at the base of your hair follicles. This can help increase blood supply to the hair and strengthen existing follicles. In turn, these effects can stimulate natural hair growth, increase thickness and reduce premature shedding. 

PRP therapy is designed not to initiate the growth of new hair strands but to reinforce and augment the existing hair follicles, particularly those undergoing miniaturization.

The PRP Therapy Procedure

Getting a PRP injection is a relatively simple procedure. Your hair loss specialist will begin by collecting platelet-rich plasma for your hair loss treatment. This is done by drawing between 10 and 20 ml of blood (usually from the blood vessels in your arm). A centrifuge machine is used to separate this blood into layers.

The PRP (platelet-rich plasma) is then extracted and injected deep into areas of your scalp where you are experiencing thinning hair or balding. This process is usually repeated over a few months to help strengthen hair follicles and achieve the desired results. Plasma treatment for hair loss is not permanent, and results are usually maintained with follow-up sessions every three to six months. 

Efficacy of PRP Hair Therapy 

It’s important to note that the efficacy of PRP treatments can vary between patients. If effective, PRP therapy can encourage hair follicle growth and result in a thicker, fuller head of hair. However, this is not always the case. 

The success of the therapy depends on the concentration and adjustment of the platelets and blood components in the PRP preparation. The type of centrifuge used to isolate the PRP is also pivotal, as different devices can produce varying concentrations. To enhance your results, your doctor may recommend a combined treatment plan. Studies suggest that combining PRP therapy with other hair loss medications like Minoxidil can increase the efficacy of your treatment. 

PPR Treatment Protocol

The recommended course is three sessions spaced 4-6 weeks apart. After the initial phase, we recommend one session every 4-6 months to maintain the results. Each session lasts around 1 hour. We use CELLENIS PRP kits, endorsed by scientific research for their ability to effectively concentrate platelets, ensuring you receive a superior-quality treatment.

Potential PRP Side Effects

Research into PRP as a hair loss treatment has shown that potential side effects are limited. However, you may experience some of the following mild symptoms.

  • Slight pain or discomfort
  • Headache 
  • Redness
  • Itching or swelling on the top of the head
  • Temporary hair shedding

Please remember that all patients are different and, therefore, can have varying reactions to a PRP treatment for hair loss. Before undergoing PRP therapy, you should have an in-depth consultation with your healthcare provider. During this appointment, you will discuss any potential risks and side effects you can expect. 

PRP Cost in Glasgow

The cost of PRP therapy in our clinic in Glasgow is set at £390 for a session focusing on one area (frontal, mid-scalp or crown). The cost of PRP treatment for two areas, such as the frontal and mid-scalp or crown, is priced at £490 per session.

Are you considering improving the appearance of your hair with a plasma treatment? Book a consultation with Dr Bonaros now to find out if PRP hair growth injections are the right option for you. 

Dr Bonaros: A Hair Restoration Specialist Who Puts Patients First

As one of Glasgow’s leading hair restoration specialists, Dr Bonaros is Scotland’s only full member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS). He is also a member of the British Association of Hair Restoration Surgery (BAHRS). This organisation is dedicated to upholding high professional standards among hair transplant surgeons.

Dr Bonaros offers various surgical and non-surgical treatment options, including FUE hair transplants and oral and topical medications. He approaches every patient with the utmost care and compassion, providing one-on-one consultations and personalised treatment plans.  

Regain your confidence with male or female PRP hair treatment at our Glasgow clinic. Get in touch with us via info@drbonaros.com for more information.

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