Platelet-Rich Plasma in Androgenic Alopecia: Myth or an Effective Tool

  title={Platelet-Rich Plasma in Androgenic Alopecia: Myth or an Effective Tool},
  author={Swapna S. Khatu and Yuvraj E. More and Neeta R Gokhale and Dipali C Chavhan and Nitin Bendsure},
  booktitle={Journal of cutaneous and aesthetic surgery},
UNLABELLED Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has become a newer method for the treatment of various types of alopecia. In this prospective study, safety, efficacy and feasibility of PRP injections in treating androgenic alopecia were assessed. Eleven patients suffering from hair loss due to androgenic alopecia and not responding to 6 months treatment with minoxidil and finasteride were included in this study. The hair pull test was performed before every treatment session. A total volume of 2-3 cc PRP… CONTINUE READING
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