The Benefit of Treating Hair Loss in Multiple Ways
At Hair Again, Fresno CA., we offer a wide array of treatments for hair loss that treat the follicle in different ways. From Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy to Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT), each of these treatments offers different benefits to help stimulate hair health and even regrow hair. What is great about all of these treatment options is that on their own they are great options for our clients.
However, with many clients we often recommend the use of more than one type of treatment as we feel they can get even better results by utilizing the combined effects of both treatments. The first question we often receive is, “If I only do one type of treatment does that mean I will not see improvement in my hair?” The answer to this question is no, as all of the treatments that we offer are clinically proven to improve hair health and in most cases stimulate regrowth when used on their own. We often compare this approach to the approach used in weight loss. It is possible to lose weight through dieting and it is possible to lose weight through exercise, however, when you combine both diet and exercise your approach is more effective, and you often see results more quickly. Treating hair loss is really no different. One of our favorite combinations of hair loss treatments is PRP and LLLT. Both PRP and LLLT are great treatment options on their own; but since they treat the follicle in different ways, when combined we can see really excellent results. PRP is great, because hair follicles survive on the nutrition they get from their blood supply, and that nutrition comes in the form of platelet activated growth factors. Platelets also tell the body to rejuvenate and repair. By delivering the platelets (via plasma) directly to the cells around the follicle, the growth factors become activated and essentially breathe new life into weak or dying follicles. Alternatively, LLLT stimulates cellular metabolism at the molecular level of the hair follicle, thereby enhancing the quality of the hair produced from the hair follicle, and reversing miniaturization. We feel that by combining PRP and LLLT, the patient is providing treatment to the follicle in multiple ways, which can make treatment even more effective.