How can platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy help with hair loss?

Anthony S. Youn, MD
Plastic Surgery
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy can help with hair loss in that it causes inactive hair follicles to switch to an active growth phase. In this video, plastic surgeon Anthony Youn, MD, explains how PRP therapy can make thinning hair appear fuller.

Continue Learning about Hair Loss

I Shed a Lot—Is That Normal?
I Shed a Lot—Is That Normal?
Some shedding is perfectly normal. In fact, most people lose around 50 to 100 hairs every day. But nobody wants to lose more hair than that, and seein...
Read More
How can I tell if my hair is falling out?
Dr. Michael Roizen, MDDr. Michael Roizen, MD
Grab a group of hairs on your head (aim for about 60 -- or the amount that would fit through a straw...
More Answers
What parts of my body can be affected by hair loss?
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
Although hair loss affects the scalp most frequently, you can lose hair from other parts of your bod...
More Answers
How Can I Prevent My Hairline From Receding?
How Can I Prevent My Hairline From Receding?

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.