Having a full head of hair is a luxury for many people. However, millions of men and women struggle with hair loss and hair thinning. The reasons for hair loss are multifactorial and can include genetics, hormonal imbalance, stress, and diseases effecting healthy hair regeneration. However, using your own PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) with is a more natural and non-surgical way to stimulate your own hair growth. Please see PRP page for more information.
Hair loss and hair thinning is a serious concern for women of all ages. Hair has a major impact on a personal style, look and confidence.
For some men, hair loss is inevitable part of aging and like women have an impact on personal style, look and confidence. RPR Rich Hair Regeneration is an effective procedure for both men and women and can be used to regenerate hair growth for the following conditions:
The procedure involves combination of Platelet-Rich-Plasma (PRP) derived from your own blood that are delivered with a series of injections or by microneedling over the scalp or localized treatment areas. A local anesthetic may be used to numb the treatment area. Please see the PRP page for more information.
Please refer to the microneedling page for more information.
It is best to allow yourself time to heal. You may experience mild redness, bruising and and/or swelling at the site of injections (s). Swelling resolves in 24-48 hours but a bruise can last up to 2 weeks for some people. Regular activity can be resumed the next day. Please follow the Post-Procedure handout for optimal results and to minimize side effects. Pain is easily managed in most cases with non-narcotic analgesic medication such as Tylenol. Regular activity can be resumed the next day. Please follow the Post-Procedure handout for optimal results and to minimize side effects.
You will notice new fine hair growth from previously dormant follicles along your existing hairline as early as two months, but it will typically take four to eight months to notice significant changes in density and texture, the growth will take up to a year after treatment. You may require repeat treatment in 4-6 months. For many patients, the results last for up to two years, but it is not a permanent solution and repeat treatment may be required for maintenance.
PRP which is injected either by series of injections or by microneedling will help stimulate the dormant hair follicles to grow and the existing hair follicles to produce a thicker healthier hair.
Scalp PRP is effective in both men and women, but is works best for thinning hair where the hair follicles are still active. Due to hormone effect on hair follicles, women may experience more noticeable results.
Yes, it can be combined with hair transplant. You should discuss it with your hair transplant surgeon if you are planning or have done hair transplant. PRP hair regeneration will not only help to stimulate your own hair regrowth, but it may help with faster growth of transplanted hair.
Local anesthetic or numbing cream is applied to the treatment are to reduce pain and discomfort during the treatment. Most people will be able to tolerate the procedure without numbing as pain is subjective and patient specific. Post treatment pain is easily managed in most cases with non-narcotic analgesic medication such as Tylenol. Regular activity can be resumed the next day. Please follow the Post-Procedure handout for optimal results and to minimize side effects.
It will take about 1-2 hours for the entire procedure from blood draw to final injection. It is recommended that you bring a hat or cap with you to the office to wear after the procedure. Please follow the Post-Procedure handout for optimal results and to minimize side effects.
Since Platelet-Rich-Plasma (PRP) is used, please review the contradiction on the PRP page.
Since the procedure involves injecting the harvest from your blood and applying it back into the patient’s own body, the possibility of having side effects and allergic reactions after the procedure is greatly reduced. Some of the common rare side effects that you may experience are listed below:
You can wash your hair after 12-24 hours with a gentle hypoallergenic shampoo.
PRP Hair regeneration can be repeated after 8 weeks as sometimes more than one session is necessary for noticeable changes. Maintenance therapy may be necessary for some patient once a year or more frequently depending upon the severity of hair loss..
Yes. PRP Hair regeneration can be used in conjunction with other topical and oral medications such as minoxidil, tretinoin, topical steroids, or 5 alpha reductase blocking agents. These medications will be prescribed by your Primary Care Physician or Specialist.
Call our office at 760-944-9300 to schedule a complementary consultation to evaluate if you are a candidate for the procedure. You will have an opportunity to ask questions and you will be provided important information on Pre-Procedure guidelines to prepare for your first treatment for best possible experience and optimal results.
Dr. Wali will review your history and you will have another opportunity to ask questions. A topical numbing cream is applied to the treatment area. Your blood is then drawn and prepared per our office protocol. Once your PRP is ready, the doctor will inject or apply ( if microneedling) into the desired area.
Skin should be clean without lotion, oil, makeup, deodorant, powder, perfume or sunscreen
The statements made on our websites have not been evaluated by the FDA (U.S. Food & Drug Administration). The information provided by this website is not a substitute for a face-to-face consultation with your physician, and should not be construed as individual medical advice. Our products are not intended to diagnose, cure or prevent any disease.