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Have you heard of PRP? Platelet-rich Plasma (PRP) treatment is a type of therapy known to help specific types of hair loss. Hair thinning and hair loss are extremely common and studies suggest that in the US, 50 million men and 30 million women suffer from some form of hair loss. The Hair Loss Recovery has put this article together to inform and educate you on what PRP is and some further details into this form of therapy. If you are looking to have a hair loss recovery in Toronto experience, PRP might be an option for you.

Am I a Good Candidate For PRP?

If you are experiencing hair loss or thinning and wish to have a non-invasive and non-surgical hair restoration procedure, PRP could be a suitable option for you. If you are in the early stages of hair loss, this treatment will work best rather than if you have experienced significant hair loss. Patients who are balding are not an ideal candidate for this treatment. 

PRP & Hair Transplant 

You might be wondering what the difference is between a PRP treatment and a hair transplant. Well, if you have experienced significant hair loss and are balding, having a hair transplant would be more effective. A hair transplant can help cover these patches and also help with a receding hairline. On the other hand, PRP treatments are suitable for clients who suffer from alopecia areata and who wish to strengthen their existing hair. You can see the different areas that each treatment type is used for.

Is PRP Painful?

Those who are interested in this treatment often ask this question and the answer is that it is relatively pain-free. Since this is a non-invasive treatment and requires no surgery, it is known as one of the safest hair loss recovery solutions. Some clients experience minor swelling and tenderness of the scalp after the treatment is performed, which usually lasts 3-5 days after the treatment. 

Are PRP Treatments Permanent?

The short answer is that this solution is not permanent but if properly followed up with, it can have long-lasting results. Multiple sessions of PRP treatments are required and clients will need to follow up with visits to boost the effects of the treatment every 6-12 months. If you are looking for a non-invasive treatment, returning for follow-ups every year is not a bad option.

How We Can Help

If you are looking to avoid a surgical hair loss recovery in Thornhill and opt for a non-invasive treatment, having Platelet-rich Plasma (PRP) therapy performed could be an option that is right for you. If you are looking for more information and would like to speak to a specialist about this treatment, our team at The Hair Loss Recovery would be happy to help. You can reach our friendly team today at (647) 919-4247 and we would be happy to assist you.

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