Hair loss treatment in Toronto: How Platelet Rich Plasma treatment can restore hair
Most of the population will experience some form of hair thinning or loss during their lifetime. Over the years, there have been many forms of treatment for hair loss, everything from surgery to special oils. At Dermatology on Bloor, we believe there is a better way to approach hair loss treatment in Toronto and that’s with platelet rich plasma therapy.
The Hair Loss Problem
A full head of hair contains anywhere from 100,000 – 150,000 hairs and at any given time, about 80-90% of them are growing.
Like other cells in the body, hair cells lose some functionality as we get older, and leave hair looking thinner. For many individuals, this is a normal part of the aging process that does not cause concern. However other individuals may experience conditions such as alopecia can cause can drastic problems in the hair that become a cause for concern.
Platelet-Rich Plasma Treatment
One of the many cellular components of our blood is plasma, a yellow liquid that contains a variety of hormones and proteins. Platelets are another type of blood cell and are the structures responsible for blood clotting.
- Collection: We collect the patient’s own blood and then separate the platelets in a centrifuge.
- Extraction: From there the plasma is extracted.
- Injection: The platelet rich plasma is injected into the scalp.
Because of the high concentration of growth factors in platelets, this process stimulates the growth of cells that support hair follicles on the head. This reaction promotes regeneration, cell division, and healing, allowing these cells to produce hair. Because we are utilizing the patient’s own blood, there is no risk of rejection.
We put academic qualifications, many years of combined experience, and training in a variety of special interest areas to work for your healthy, radiant skin. Our providers – Drs. Schachter, Hanna, Abdulla, Pollack, and Taradash – welcome new patients for treatment at the Dermatology on Bloor practice on Park Road in Toronto. Our team is here to serve your needs
If you are in the Toronto area and would like to learn more about how Dermatology on Bloor is utilizing Platelet-Rich Plasma treatment for hair regrowth, call our team today at 416-922-6869.
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Dermatology on Bloor has been recognized by Consumer's Choice as a top cosmetic dermatology clinic in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014