Rauch Wellness & Aesthetics Brings Hair Back: Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy for Hair Restoration in Boca Raton

Have you seen a recent picture of yourself where all of a sudden that isn’t a glare on your head, it’s a spot where hair used to be? Or maybe you recently caught a wayward glimpse in the mirror. Or perhaps your significant other (gently) informed you that your mane isn’t all there anymore. That’s where Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy for hair restoration comes in.

How does PRP work?

Dr. Rauch will draw blood from your body and process it using the Magellan TruPRP machine. Then your scalp will be numbed so you won’t feel pain and your new, custom “PRP cocktail” with a high concentration of platelets will be injected into the scalp. It’s a great, non-surgical option for those suffering from hair loss though it is not a cure for hair loss. You can view a detailed video here that gives an overview of the process.

What is Alopecia Areata?

Alopecia Areata is an autoimmune disease that impacts hair follicles. Patients who have this struggle from losing random patches of hair at a time which can greatly affect self confidence. In rare cases, the disease can cause total hair loss on the head and/or body.

Does PRP work for Alopecia patients?

While there isn’t a cure for Alopecia at this time, Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy can certainly be used to stimulate hair growth in Alopecia patients. Since it’s your own blood being used, you don’t run the risks associated with blood donation. Though results vary by patient, utilizing PRP Therapy can work wonders on rejuvenating your scalp and hair growth.

It’s rumored that Tiger Woods and LeBron James (among other celebrities) utilize PRP treatment for their hair loss, so you’re in good (and athletic) company. Call us today to schedule a consultation so we can start bringing your hair back: 561.948.1134.

Resources:

http://hairlosscureguide.com/7-most-popular-hair-loss-cures-for-2016/

http://www.niams.nih.gov/health_info/alopecia_areata/alopecia_areata_ff.asp

http://www.healthline.com/health/alopecia-areata#Treatments5

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4134641/