The effect of platelet‐rich plasma injection in the treatment of androgenetic alopecia

    March 2019 in “Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology
    Mousa Bayat, Mohammad Javad Yazdanpanah, Daryoush Hamidi Alamdari, Mahnaz Banihashemi, Maryam Salehi
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    TLDR PRP injections improve hair thickness and density in hair loss, but more research needed.
    This document is a collection of summaries of different studies that investigated the effectiveness of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections in treating androgenetic alopecia (AGA), a common cause of hair loss. The studies found that PRP injections can be effective in increasing hair thickness and density, but more research is needed to fully understand their therapeutic effects. The studies also noted some potential complications, such as mild localized pain and bleeding. Overall, PRP injections show promise as a safe and effective treatment for AGA.
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