PRP is a method used in cosmetic surgery and also to accelerate the healing process after a hair transplant surgery.
Some hair transplant surgeons use PRP to keep the extracted grafts in it or injects the PRP on the scalp before the implantation in order to accelerate the healing process.
PRP (Platelet-rich plasma)is blood plasma that has been enriched with platelets.
The blood taken from the patient is put into tubes with a special gel in it and than been centrifuged, so the blood inside the tube is decomposed and a gel which includes rich thrombocyte is obtained. Thrombocytes helps tissue to heal faster.
This procedure has no side effects.
Some times PRP is used before the operation, under doctor control in order regulate the blood circulation on the area which is to be operated.
For sensitive skins in order to have less redness it is used after the operation, under doctor control.
PRP is not a permanent treatment for hair loss, it may only be used as a side treatment to the hair transplant.