PRP Injections for the Scalp in Knoxville, TN
PRP, or Platelet Rich Plasma, Injections are popular as natural hair growth stimulators wherein some of the patient's own plasma-rich blood (think getting blood drawn) is used to growth at the follicle level. Want a natural procedure? This is it!
Platelets have been used to heal damaged tissue across multiple medical disciplines for such ailments as arthritis, tendonitis, and various other musculosketal issues. When applied with a concentration to the scalp, PRP injections use the same principle of the healing properties of platelets by adding growth factor properties within the platelets to the follicle. In this procedure blood is drawn and distilled so the platelet rich portion remains, then injected into the desired area.
What Can You Expect?
PRP injections carries a low risk of reaction as it is your own blood being used to activate the cell restoration process.
- First, blood will be drawn from your arm (be sure that you are well hydrated before coming in for the procedure.
- In the lab we spin your blood in a centrifuge for 10min. to isolate the platelets.
- The platelet rich blood is then injected or microneedled (depending on the service you're receiving) into the selected area.
PRP for the Face
PRP can also be used to stimulate cell repair on the face and at the eye area. Learn more here.