PRP for Hair Loss in Columbus, OH
If you have thinning or balding hair, you can achieve a full, thick head of hair with the help of PRP therapy at Downtown Dermatology. PRP therapy is a non-surgical treatment that produces natural, long-term hair growth, resulting in fuller, healthier hair. Board-certified dermatologist Dr. Shari Hicks-Graham recommends PRP for hair loss to patients in the Columbus and Upper Arlington area who want achieve a thicker head of hair.
What is PRP for Hair Loss?
PRP stands for platelet-rich plasma. PRP therapy is a technique that uses the active growth factors in blood plasma to promote hair growth. The result is naturally growing hair in the months following treatment. We recommend PRP for hair loss to any patient who is struggling to find an effective hair loss solution.
PRP for Hair Loss Benefits
PRP for hair loss can be an effective, long-term solution for hair loss. Additional benefits include:
- No required downtime or recovery
- Comfortable, non-surgical treatment
- Safe treatment that is compatible with all patients
- Effective treatment that can deliver results in as little as three months
How is PRP for Hair Loss Administered?
The first step of treatment is collecting a blood sample. The sample is placed in a centrifuge to produce platelet-rich plasma by separating the platelets from the surrounding blood cells. After this is complete, Dr. Shari Hicks-Graham injects the PRP into the scalp using a very fine needle. The process involves very little discomfort, although an anesthetic can be used if needed. After injection, the treatment is complete. The PRP begins working immediately to stimulate inactive hair follicles, inducing hair growth in thinning or balding areas.
PRP for Hair Loss Recovery
PRP therapy for hair loss requires no downtime. Patients are able to resume normal activities immediately following treatment, including showering and washing hair. However, we recommend that patients avoid hair dyes and other chemicals for a few days following treatment.
When Will I Notice Results?
You can expect to see results within two to three months of treatment. However, it can take as long as a year for the full results of treatment to be visible, as the results gradually improve over the months following treatment. In some cases, patients may need to have multiple PRP therapy treatments to achieve their desired results. These treatments are typically scheduled at least a month apart for optimum results. Since your results improve over time friends and loved ones are less likely to notice a procedure has taken place.
Is PRP Therapy Right for Me?
If you want to achieve a fuller head of hair without surgery, PRP for hair loss at Downtown Dermatology may be right for you. This treatment is ideal for patients suffering from male or female pattern baldness, traction alopecia, or hair shedding.
How Much Does PRP Therapy Cost?
PRP therapy for hair loss is considered elective by your medical insurance. As such, you are responsible for the cost. Payment can be made by cash, check, and major credit card. We also accept CareCredit® financing.
PRP Therapy Consultation
Contact us to schedule a consultation with board-certified dermatologist Dr. Shari Hicks-Graham to learn more about the PRP treatment and determine if it is a good fit for you.
At Downtown Dermatology, we offer PRP therapy for men and women looking for an effective hair loss solution. Led by board-certified dermatologist Dr. Shari Hicks-Graham, Downtown Dermatology welcomes patients from the Columbus and Upper Arlington areas.