A 23-year-old male asked:

Does prp treatment effective for growth of hair on men scalp?

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Dr. James Berman
Dermatology 42 years experience
Maybe: Platelet rich plasma is thought to have growth factors and cytokines that rejuvenate skin and perhaps hair follicles and matrix. As mono therapy it probably isn't so great but it may help hair transplantation Propecia (finasteride) or Minoxidil work better.
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Dr. Alan Bauman
Dr. Alan Bauman commented
Hair Restoration 28 years experience
PRP is a relatively new treatment for hair loss which is showing good promise and substantial results in many reports. The impact and duration of PRP for hair regrowth depends on many factors like your age and health, degree of hair loss as well as how the doctor prepares the PRP and what ECM scaffold (if any) is used along with the PRP. Scientific HairCheck measurements can track the results.
Jun 19, 2014
Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
Anti-Aging Medicine 26 years experience
Platelet Rich Plasma: Very effective for hair regrowth at this point. Several research studies confirm this. Examples: J Cutan Aesthet Surg. 2014 Apr;7(2):107-10. Platelet-rich plasma in androgenic alopecia: myth or an effective tool. Biomed Res Int. 2014;2014:760709. Epub 2014 May 6. The effect of autologous activated platelet rich plasma (AA-PRP) injection on pattern hair loss: clinical and histomorphometric..
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A 26-year-old male asked:

Is prp hair growth treatment effective?

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Dr. Frank Armstrong
Dermatology 26 years experience
Controversial : Prp has many uses but their efficacy is variable. I would refer to this as alternative therapy use caution.
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