PRP Hair Therapy

We know how good it is for the skin, but PRP can also do wonders for your hair as well!

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What is PRP Hair Therapy?

Platelet rich plasma or PRP therapy, has been around for many years now in the medical profession and was originally used to treat muscle and ligament injuries with the patients own blood, but in more recent years it’s made the jump from medical procedure to beauty treatment and now is even applicable to combat the effects of hair loss.

Your blood is rich with platelets which in themselves are rich in growth factors and considered to be one of the most potent healers in the human body. What this means is that your platelets are amazing at stimulating cell growth and this in turn promotes a natural healing effect by restoring the normal architecture within you tissues. These growth factors are considered as proteins and are vital in the way that they help to repair and heal your injuries.

But how does this get used to combat the effects of hair loss? We know exactly how wonderful this treatment is as a rejuvenation treatment for your face, however for the hair the procedure is slightly different. The initial building blocks are all the same, with a trained aesthetician taking a small amount of your blood which is then spun at a very high speed inside a centrifuge to separate out the high quality plasma from the rest of the blood cells.

Once separated, the platelet rich plasma is then re-injected back into your body so that your platelets can release their growth factors to treat what is considered as injured tissue, triggering the surrounding cells to start to multiply and stimulate their repair processes.

We’ve found that the individual results vary on a patient to patient basis, but PRP therapy is fully able to be used as a non-surgical procedure (as well as being performed as an additional treatment during a transplant surgery) to ensure the viability and survival of each follicle, as well as providing a boost to the health and strength on a cellular level.

One of the major selling points of the PRP hair therapy treatments is that there are very few side effects associate with having it carried out, and as the blood is all taken directly from yourself, there is no transfusion risks involved with the procedure. Some of the possible side effects include a possible temporary bruising in the area that the blood was drawn from or that the PRP was then re-injected into and in extremely rare cases can cause the hair loss to be worse temporarily.

Following the treatment, anti-inflammatory medication must be completely avoided for seven days, including both prescription and over counter anti-inflammatory medications such as paracetamol. We also need to make any potential patients aware that the use of blood thinners such as Coumadin, Warfarin, Pradaxa and Plavix that they will not be considered to be viable candidates for this form of treatment due to the effect that these medications can have on your blood.

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OUR PATIENTS SAY

If you’re on the fence about having a treatment done, why not read some of the comments below from previous clients who were more than happy to share their experience.

I had a treatment a few weeks ago and can confirm the results are amazing I was very impressed with Sharon and Lindsey, both were friendly and very professional and make you feel relaxed. The treatment itself was a little uncomfortable but not painful. I would definitely recommend this clinic to everyone.

EMMA JONES

Well what an amazing hair removal treatment. I tried this treatment at another clinic and it’s was painful and awful. This time at Better Body Clinic it was a completely different experience. Totally painless and amazing experience. Both the ladies that run this clinic are fabulous. I had a detailed consultation and then the treatment was superb. I have booked a course and second session in 4 weeks. Can’t wait!!! Thanks so much

NEIL CLARKSON

Loved coming to the salon today , was lovely to have abit of pampering for a change ..Sharon and Lindsey are lovely and very professional, and would definitely recommend this salon to anyone wanting these professional treatments…..will definitely be back for more treatments… thanx girls xx

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