Your hair is part of your identity. How you wear your hair defines who you are and affects the self-confidence and self-esteem of so many of our patients. Hair loss can happen for numerous reasons, such as:
Dr. Stark wants to bring back your confidence through our Philadelphia Hair Restoration using PRP. Hair restoration can be an essential first step in the recovery process from surgery or a traumatic injury. You are in confident hands at StarkMD Plastic Surgery Aesthetic Center. Schedule your hair restoration consultation today.
Platelet-Rich-Plasma (or PRP) has shown to promote healing when injected into affected areas. Your plasma is part of an element of your blood, which contains unique proteins that enable your blood to clot and support cell growth.
Researchers have found when your plasma is isolated from your blood and injected into either damaged tissues, tendons, or your scalp, healthy cells, and new growth happen. Dr. Stark will discuss your hair loss concerns and devise a custom approach using PRP injections that works best to achieve your desired result.
Ideal hair restoration patients include men and women who are wanting a solution to their hair loss. Hair restoration candidates should be in overall good health, a non-smoker or willing to quit, and not have any active infections, which may cause complications.
It’s important to note that smoking restricts blood flow. If you currently smoke, Dr. Stark will need to know you will stop smoking at least six weeks before your treatment and refrain from smoking after surgery. For new hair growth to generate, it will need all of your unrestricted blood flow to help heal and regenerate new growth.
The entire PRP hair restoration process requires three treatments about four to six weeks apart and involves a three-step process:
Specializing in non-surgical hair restoration, Dr. Stark uses platelet-rich plasma (PRP) treatment by taking small units of your blood. Once the blood is drawn, it is processed and separated. Next, the platelets are injected into your scalp, where you have significant hair loss. The PRP stimulates hair growth and takes about 40 minutes for the entire treatment.
Hair restoration isn’t just for a full head of hair; it can also rejuvenate hair growth in other places of your body, including:
During your consultation, Dr. Stark will assess your area or areas of hair loss concern and create a personalized treatment plan. He understands that having your hair restored can be an essential first step to improving how you look and feel about yourself.
You will either have topical numbing lidocaine or a local anesthetic and should arrange to have a friend or family member assist you in getting home. You have some redness and will want to keep your head protected. However, most patients go right back to their daily routine at work or home.
Additional maintenance treatments are recommended after your final third treatment, but Dr. Stark will discuss any follow-up treatments with you as needed. In several weeks to a couple of months, you may see new hair growth.
StarkMD, Plastic Surgery Aesthetic Center on the Main Line, seeks men and women who want a solution to their hair loss. If you'd like to learn more about PRP Hair Restoration Philadelphia plastic surgeon, Dr. Ran Stark, can answer any questions you have and address your concerns during an initial consultation. Call and schedule a consultation with Dr. Stark today.
You will have a topical numbing cream applied or local anesthetic, but most patients experience only minor discomfort.
Your hair restoration treatment will take about one hour.
Complications with hair restoration are rare, but some common side effects include bleeding, infection, numbness, and itching.
PRP has shown it stimulates the body to grow new cells and help heal damaged tissues. However, The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved PRP as an effective treatment for damaged tissues or hair restoration. However, our patients have had success with PRP hair restoration treatments.
Typically, insurance does not cover the cost of PRP hair restoration. It is best to discuss your coverage options with your insurance provider. Dr. Stark does offer payment and financing options for your convenience.
Philadelphia plastic surgeon Dr. Ran Stark brings decades of experience and training to each consultation. When you meet with Dr. Stark, he takes the time to give you information and options, so you can have confidence in your decision to move forward with the best procedure for you. Confidence. Personalized care. Impeccable results. That’s the Stark Difference. Discover that difference yourself by scheduling a consultation with Dr. Stark today.
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