GFC procedure for hair growth
It’s a simple, non-surgical procedure where the patient’s plasma is extracted by drawing blood and separating the Growth Factor Concentrate from the rest of the blood with a centrifuge. The plasma is then injected into the thinning areas of the scalp to stimulate hair growth and provide fuller and healthier looking hair.
It’s perfect for patients looking for an alternative to a full hair transplant. It can also be used to supplement hair transplant procedures.
How does GFC procedure work for hairloss?
Platelets are one of four primary components of blood (the other three are red blood cells, white blood cells, and plasma). Platelets promote cell growth and regeneration. As the term “platelet-rich plasma” suggests, platelets are generally about five times more concentrated in GFC procedure than in regular blood. This concentration of platelets is useful, because platelets secrete growth factors than are thought to assist in wound healing and tissue regrowth.
When it comes to hair loss, the theory is that platelets, injected deep into the scalp to reach the bottom of the hair follicle, may stimulate a specialized population of cells named dermal papilla cells, which play a critical role in hair growth.
How is GFC procedure obtained?
The process of obtaining GFC procedure involves a blood draw and a centrifuge. To yield GFC procedure, blood is drawn from your arm, then spun down in a centrifuge (a machine that spins at high speeds to help separate blood components). After centrifuging, the plasma rises to the top, and the lower part of the plasma is the GFC procedure.
Does the procedure hurt?
Minor discomfort is reported when the injections are made, but these are done with a very fine needle to minimize any pain.
How many sessions are needed?
Most patients start noticing the benefits around two to three months after their first treatment. We recommend three to four sessions for the best results, with a gap of four weeks between each session.
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