It is a rich plasma protein concentrated with platelet . the rich plasma protein is derived from the whole blood , centrifuged inorder to remove the red blood cells. The remaining rich plasma platelets has a greater concentration of growth factors than the whole blood.
The PRP or highly concentrated Platelet Rich Plasma, including essential growth proteins, is injected into the scalp using a special micro needle.
It is possible to use PRP Hair Loss Therapy alone to promote hair growth or it can also be used in combination with hair transplant or restoration surgery.
With a thin needle, your own Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) is injected into the scalp. Then the growth factors in your blood cells do their job and hair growth is naturally stimulated.
PRP Hair Restoration is suitable for both men and women. It is a state of the art, non surgical, totally natural, alternative medical procedure used for the treatment of hair loss or hair thinning. It is an injectable treatment which uses the patient’s own blood.
Our blood plasma (PRP) contains active growth factors which can promote hair growth. Helping to restore one’s confidence, the end result is a fuller, healthier looking head of hair
Health insurance covers the cost of wigs in most cases but you should check with your insurance company about the type of cover that they provide. You can claim the amount back at the end of the medical year with your out-patients expenses.
Medical Card Holders
The Wig Clinic is an authorised HSE registered wig supplier. If you are a medical card holder the HSE provide an allowance for medical related hair loss. The amount varies according to the HSE region. A specialist letter from your oncology nurse/consultant or a doctor’s letter and your medical card number are required. The Wig Clinic will claim this money on your behalf for your chosen wig.
You can claim for your wig through your private health insurance. The amount received will depend on your health insurance plan or policy. Please contact your health insurer for details.
MED1 Application Form
If you have neither of the above you can claim on a MED1 application form, which can be obtained from your local tax office or downloaded at www.revenue.ie.