Hair RestorationPlatelet Rich Plasma

Who Are Good Candidates For PRP Hair Injections?

Platelet rich plasma is becoming one of the most utilized and sought after hair restoration treatments. It is especially helpful for men and women who are experiencing hair thinning but are not yet candidates for a hair transplant surgery. However, much like a surgical procedure, there are a small number of patients who are not good candidates for PRP hair restoration. Let’s take a look at the question, “Who are good candidates for PRP hair injections?” and if you may qualify.

First off, since platelet rich plasma injections are a non-surgical procedure, they have a much larger candidates pool than hair transplant surgery. Though, there are still situations and medical conditions that may hinder your ability to undergo PRP hair restoration. Looking at the more common reason patients are not good candidates: severity of hair loss. PRP hair restoration is best for people beginning to experience hair thinning or genetic hair loss. If you have lost large amounts of hair, are completely bald, or the hair loss is simply too severe, PRP is likely not the right solution for you.

Health concerns are a less common reason that patients may not qualify for PRP hair injections. Since the procedure consists of a blood draw and injections, most people can safely undergo this without a large amount of risk. However, if you have severe autoimmune disease or blood disorder, you may not be a candidate. If you take blood thinning medications or supplements, you may need to temporarily stop them. Though, this alone does not disqualify you from the treatment.

To find out if you are a good candidate for PRP hair injections, set up a consultation by calling 206-279-2112. You can also reach out online via chat or contact form.

Dr. Jonov is a specialist in cosmetic surgery, focusing on procedures for the face, breast, and body at PRP in Seattle Seattle.