This refers to the use of platelet-rich plasma to treat hair loss. During this procedure, we extract a small amount of blood from the patient and prepare a concentrated platelet plasma. We then inject the PRP into the target area on the scalp. The concentrated platelet solution contains a high amount of proteins which stimulate dense and healthy hair growth.
Lack of enough nutrients in the scalp, including lack of proteins due to dieting or poor blood circulation, can lead to thinning or loss of hair. In such a situation, we inject a unique solution of vitamins, minerals, and enzymes into the scalp to restore hair growth. This is called Mesotherapy. It provides the necessary nutrients to stimulate and maintain dense, healthy hair growth. Mesotherapy also balances the hormones in the hair follicles to prevent the metabolism of testosterone.
Laser Hair Therapy
A low-level laser therapy treatment (approved by the FDA in 2007) can also be used to treat hereditary hair loss in both women and men. Laser therapy utilizes
A corticosteroid injection, such as Kenalog, can be used to treat alopecia areata. It’s usually injected into the affected parts. The corticosteroid stops white blood cells from attacking hair follicles. This restores healthy hair growth.
Not that a combination of two treatment methods such as laser therapy and PRP therapy can be used to ensure optimal results.
Hair Loss Treatment
Frequently Asked Questions
At Lumiskins, each of our hair loss treatment methods aims at stimulating and maintaining healthy hair growth. They all work differently and are recommended for different forms of hair loss. For example, corticosteroid injections are preferred for alopecia areata, and they work by stopping the attack on hair follicles.
Book an appointment to learn which treatment is best suited for your condition and how it works.
The extent and type of your hair loss condition determine how long it takes for the results to manifest. The type of treatment(s) used also determines how fast your hair growth is restored. On average, especially for corticosteroid treatments, it takes four weeks to notice results.
Note that even when hair growth results are noticeable, it may take several sessions to meet optimal results.
Yes, our hair loss treatments are safe. This is why:
- PRP therapy uses your platelets which we extract safely
- Laser therapy uses 100% safe low-level laser (approved by FDA)
- Mesotherapy is a combination of safe and delicate nutrients which are typically used by the scalp for hair growth
- Corticosteroids injections used are approved pharmaceutical drugs.
The cost of hair loss treatment method varies according to the condition of each patient. The sessions required to achieve and maintain healthy hair growth also determine the overall cost.
Schedule an appointment with one of our dermatologists to know the exact cost of your treatment.