This patient had diffuse thinning of her hair beginning as a teenager. She had attempted a variety of creams and topical medications without success. She was treated with Platelet Rich Plasma injections to her scalp. After a series of PRP treatments she noticed a significant reduction in shedding and loss of hair. She had thickening of existing hairs and increased coverage of her scalp.
Platelet rich plasma is an exciting, nonsurgical way of treating hair loss, hair thinning and many types of alopecia. PRP is a high concentration of platelets and the associated growth factors in a small volume of plasma. Growth factors present in PRP are a safe and natural option for hair restoration.