Hair Growth and Hair Loss Houston
Hair follicles grow from the dermal papilla that receives nutrients from blood flow through the scalp. The growth process of hair involves three stages called anagen, catagen, and telogen. Each stage has different time length and can occur simultaneously.
Hair grows .50 inch (1.25cm) per month which means the average person grow 6 inches per year and genetics plays a major role. Some vitamins promote hair growth primarily Biotin and Vitamin C. Some foods high in biotin are wheat bran, peanuts, almonds, salmon, low-fat cheese, avocados, bananas, oats, and raisins.
Our practice offers hair restoration with Platelet rich plasma (PRP) procedure. PRP is an all-natural autologous medical procedure performed in the office. This means your blood is drawn in our office as though you are having routine blood testing. The blood is spun using PRP system to separate the platelet rich plasma which contains many growth factors that stimulate the growth of the follicle. The platelet rich plasma (PRP) collected is injected to the designated area on your scalp.
Some common causes of Hair loss or Hair thinning
- Injury to scalp
- Hormonal imbalance
The treatment involves three monthly cycles and results are noticeable two months post treatment. There is no downtime and avoid vigorous activity first 24 hours.