Hair Restoration with PRP


Hair Restoration with PRP is here at Comella Health and we could not be more excited!

While used in other areas of medicine has been around for some time now, PRP is a relatively new treatment for hair loss. This non-surgical scalp treatment is for both men and women experiencing hair loss and are looking for solutions beyond surgical treatments and/or prescription medications.

The all natural medical procedure involves the injection of your own blood cells into the scalp, stimulating natural hair growth. Its long term benefits for hair loss treatment are not yet known, however, initial clinical results are very promising. Call today to schedule an appointment and see if Hair Restoration with PRP at Comella Health is right for you.

Before Treatment

First, a thorough consult with the staff at Comella Health is performed . You will be asked to complete a health history form to ensure there are no underlying medical issues. The purpose of our consults is not only for us to get to know you, but for you to get to know us as well.

It is crucial that our patients understand what we can provide as a medical practice. We will describe in detail what you can expect during the treatment, how you will feel, and what to expect afterwards. Of course, we also use this time to answer any questions you may have.

The Treatment


Step 1

We start by drawing a 20 ml sample of your own blood which is then spun down in a machine that separates out the platelet-rich plasma. The sample is then injected into the scalp in order to stimulate follicle repair and regrowth.

Step 2

While PRP injections into the scalp are offered at many hair restoration centers, Comella Health goes one step further. During the centrifuge process, Dr. Comella will perform a nerve block of the scalp in order to anesthetize the area so minimal discomfort is experienced. Generally, most hair restoration centers only use a topical numbing cream. Our advantage is Dr. Comella's 15 years as an anesthesiologist that sets Comella Health apart from the rest.

Step 3

We are currently using a protocol that combines PRP scalp injections with the Eclipse micropen to maximize potential benefits. Prior to injecting into the scalp, PRP is applied topically to the scalp and followed by a microneedle application. This ensures even distribution into the treated area while creating a more suitable environment for healing.

Post Treatment

The Hair Restoration with PRP procedure takes about 30 minutes once the treatment begins and your total time in the office will be about one hour. Your scalp may feel slightly numb after your treatment, but this sensation should go away within a couple hours post treatment. There are no sedating drugs necessary for the procedure, meaning you are able to drive home and perform daily activities as you normally would.

Does PRP Work?

At Comella Health, we feel a professional and moral responsibility to disclose that although Hair Restoration with PRP therapy is showing tremendous promise clinically, it is not meant to replace current FDA approved therapies. These therapies include, but are not limited to Minoxidil or DHT blockers. While studies are currently being published in medical literature on its success, the hair restoration community remains cautious about making claims for hair restoration using exclusively PRP.

The decision to use PRP for the purpose of hair restoration is a personal one and should be made after careful consideration, research, and consultation with a physician. Due to the technique that separates your platelets and injects them directly back into an intended area, the procedure is both safe and natural. There is ABSOLUTELY NO CHANCE of getting a blood infection from another person. PRP involves using only your cells that have not been modified or changed.

PRP is NOT intended for:

  • Heavy smokers
  • History of alcohol use
  • Platelet dysfunction syndromes
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Hypofibrinogenemia
  • Sepsis
  • Acute or chronic infections
  • Chronic liver disease
  • Anticoagulant use
  • Chronic skin disease
  • Metabolic disorders