PRP Specialist

Keith R. Durante, MD, FACS

Board Certified Micro Surgeon located in West Islip, NY & Upper East Side, New York, NY

If you’ve recently noticed that your hair is beginning to thin and you’re losing more hair every day, you may benefit from platelet-rich plasma treatments that can stimulate new hair growth without surgery. At his Long Island practice in West Islip, New York and at his practice in Manhattan, New York, Dr. Keith Durante offers innovative PRP treatments to prevent hair loss and help you achieve your hair restoration goals. Schedule an appointment by phone today to find out if PRP therapy is right for you.

PRP

What is platelet-rich plasma therapy?

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy is an effective hair restoration treatment that uses your blood plasma to stimulate new hair growth.

Your blood has stem cells that contain growth properties that can regenerate and heal tissue. These stem cells can improve the health of your hair follicles and stimulate the growth of thicker, healthier hair.

What can I expect during a PRP procedure?

To obtain your stem cells, Dr. Durante draws blood from your body. He prepares the blood in a centrifuge that separates the stem cells and plasma from the rest of your blood.

To prevent discomfort and pain, you receive a local anesthetic in the injection areas before the procedure. Dr. Durante then reinserts the remaining high concentration of platelet-rich plasma into your scalp.

Following treatment, you can return to your normal activities without restriction.

How many PRP treatments will I need?

Dr. Durante can discuss how many treatments you need based on the amount of hair loss you have, your age, and other influencing factors.

Typically, you receive PRP treatments once a month for three to four months. After that, you may receive treatment every few months for up to two years.

Am I a good candidate for PRP therapy?

Dr. Durante evaluates your overall health to determine if PRP therapy is right for you. The treatment is safe and effective if you’re healthy and can tolerate injections.

PRP therapy may be an ideal treatment if you suffer from recent hair loss, as it can reactivate dormant hair follicles and promote new hair growth.

If you have underlying medical conditions, including thyroid disease, you may continue to lose hair due to the nature of the disease.

How long does it take to see results?

Dr. Durante can discuss how long you should undergo PRP therapy treatments to achieve optimum results. In many cases, it can take up to three months before optimal PRP hair restoration will be noticeable. You may need ongoing treatments to achieve your desired results based on Dr. Durante’s treatment plan.

Individual results of PRP therapy vary for everyone, with many reporting a regrowth of 30-40% of lost hair.

To find out more about receiving PRP therapy from Long Island’s and Manhattan's best hair restoration doctor, schedule a consultation by phone with Dr. Durante today.