Hair loss can happen for a range of reasons, including male-pattern baldness, old age, lack of nutrients, alopecia, and disease. With modern beauty standards, having thinning hair or even no hair at all can be a hard pill to swallow. However, there are many different forms of treatment out there, from vitamins to surgery to PRP injections. They have varying levels of effectiveness, depending on the user and the service provider.
The team of oral and maxillofacial experts at Elizabeth Oral Surgery Group has seen the effects that PRP injections can have on victims of premature hair loss, and we are proud to offer PHP injections to help. Our maxillofacial services not only benefit your overall health, but your confidence as well. To see how we can best help you today, please give the number listed below a call.
What Is a PRP Injection?
A platelet-rich plasma injection is an injection composed of two basic elements: plasma and platelets. Plasma is the liquid portion of the blood. Its primary function within the body is to carry and distribute nutrients and growth hormones where needed. Platelets are a type of blood cell that is pivotal to healing. Essentially, they are there to help form clots and stop injuries from bleeding. Platelet-rich plasma is blood that has a high count of platelets.
This combination helps encourage healing, growth, cell reproduction, and even tissue regeneration. The injection itself will come from the patient. Using a blood sample, the injection will be placed into the target area with the primary goal of generating and stimulating regrowth.
What is PRP Treatment Used For?
PRP injections can be used for a wide variety of treatments, including joint pain, osteoarthritis, and even post-wound healing. The most common reasons for PRP treatment that a maxillofacial surgeon can assist with include the following:
If you are currently suffering from hair loss, hair thinning, or have begun to see the beginning effects of male-pattern baldness, your maxillofacial surgeon may recommend PRP injections as a form of treatment. The benefits of receiving the injection along the hairline and areas where considerable thinning has occurred include:
- Halting hair loss
- Stimulating regrowth
- Aiding in the success of a hair transplant
Everyone’s hair is different and therefore cannot be treated the same. PRP injections may be used in conjunction with other forms of treatment, such as a transplant, lifestyle changes, red light therapy, and more.
For those with wrinkles or natural sagging in the face or neck, PRP injections can be used to help tighten and restore the natural look of your skin. Dark spots due to sun damage, smile lines, and sagging under the eyes or chin can all be addressed through PRP injections.
It’s not uncommon for patients to come in with multiple areas of concern that they would like their maxillofacial surgeon to address. If you have multiple trouble areas you believe PRP treatment would help, it’s best to consult with a qualified doctor to understand the specific benefits, potential risks, and other options.
Speak With a Qualified Maxillofacial Surgeon About PRP Treatment Today
For an effective and non-surgical route to hair loss treatment, call the team at Elizabeth Oral Surgery Group for a consultation today. We offer a hair restoration package that targets the problem from all sides, including PRP injections, oral supplementation, and topical applicants. We are here to provide our expertise to help you nourish and restore your natural hair.
Our people-first approach to oral and maxillofacial surgery means you have a qualified and compassionate surgeon by your side throughout the entire process. To see how we can best help you restore your confidence today, please call our office at (908) 663-5309 or use our contact form.