HAIR LOSS INJECTIONS MELBOURNE
*photos are actual clinic patients results
Suffering from hair loss is often times a stressful and emotional experience for men and women. Regardless of your stage of hair loss or if you’re just trying to gain some information and insights into hair loss treatment and restoration, you’ve come to the right place!
VISTA clinic is a one stop shop for hair loss problems, utilizing comprehensive approach to the problem to achieve best outcomes. Most importantly, long lasting hair loss treatment.
What are the treatments for hair loss ?
Experienced expert doctor will advise your best treatment plan, but there are generally number of options available:
Medical Hair Restoration.
When you google, go to retail store or ask friends – there are numerous creams and lotions, all promising “miracle cure” for “hair stimulation” and regrowth. Evidence based ones are mostly Prescription only medical grade and strength treatments.
Causes of hair loss may include hormonal, nutritional deficiencies and many other, therefore Dr Miller conducts appropriate assessment and investigations, providing patient with individualised hair loss treatment plan.
In a lot of cases, medical and non surgical treatments can help itself. But even if it’s not enough, hair loss should be stabilised prior to moving into surgical hair transplant. Otherwise result wouldn’t last and create problems for patient in the future.
PRP (platelet rich plasma)
Dr Miller is a certified trainer for PRP treatments. PRP results are technique dependant. Dr Miller was trained in leading clinics in few countries to ensure the most comprehensive knowledge (France, Russia, Singapore and Czech Republic).
PRP for hair loss is natural treatment, using your own body growth and regeneration factors to restore hair follicles strength. Results in thicker and stronger hair, increase amount of hair and slow down baldness process.
Depending on your assessment, Dr Miller can combine PRP with active ingredient to boost effect.
Improving scalp conditions
Subacute inflammatory process, seborrheic dysregulation, dandruff and many other scalp problems are treated simultaneously and ensure best and long lasting results.
Dr Miller is using state to art digital trichoscope for assessment, microscopy photography and monitoring of patient’ response to hair loss management.
PRP… What is the magic behind these 3 letters?
PRP is a natural and safe bio ”tool” to enhance regeneration.
Platelet rich plasma or PRP is a treatment when a small amount of patient’s blood collected in a sterile tube then separated from red blood cells and injected through a special needles in the dermal layer of the skin around face, eyes, neck, décolletage or hands.
That’s not a secret that our bodies are able to recover themselves many times during the life, but the ability inevitably decreases with age. Our own blood contains a huge amount of Growth factors, nutrients, microelements and vitamins. New technology in aesthetic medicine allows to use the source for skin regeneration, stimulation of fresh collagen and elastin, reparation of damaged tissue.
How to prepare to the treatment?
There is no special preparation needed but you should remember that the blood quality will play significant role in treatment results. For 24 hours prior the PRP session avoid fat, spicy, sugary or allergenic foods, alcohol and smoking. Drink more water and limit your coffee or black tea intake to 1-2 cups per day. Try not to take any strong painkillers or blood thinners such as aspirin or fish oil but don’t stop any prescribed medication unless it was discussed with your medical practitioner.
In France, for enhancing the best results from PRP, doctors recommend 3 gramms of Vitamin C 2 hours prior to the procedure.
How many procedures of PRP do I need?
For the best and prolonged results, it’s recommended to do the treatment as a course of 3 sessions 2-4 weeks apart. In some cases, for example, in acne treatments or in diffusion hair loss a course of 6 can be required.
Response to PRP is a reflection of you own regenerative capacity. Well maintained in terms of nutrition, general health and youth individuals tend to respond better. Therefore it is a high chance your doctor will address your problem comprehensively, and PRP will be 1 of the components of your management. At VISTA Clinic Australia, we tend to treat the whole person and underlying cause, focusing on your health 1st of all. Good looks and beautiful appearance will be achieved with improved health.
What is not recommended to do for first 24 hours?
- Go to the gym
- Use sauna or face steamers
- Rub or exfoliate your face
- Use AHA, BHA and retinol
What are contraindications?
- Recent fever or illness
- Cancer or blood cancer in past
- Pregnancy and breast feeding
- Local infection at treatment site
- autoimmune disorders
PRP is a medical procedure and is strongly recommended to consult with registered trusted health practitioner (www.ahpra.gov.au is a source of checking your practitioner status).
What does hair consultation with Dr Miller include?
History, photographs, general health physical exam, digital trichoscope check up and microscope photographs. Preliminary plan and options discussed.
- Management Plan counsult
After blood and hair analysis results are back, Management Plan is created for patient. Prescriptions and referrals, if needed. Office procedures (like PRP or hair loss mesotherapy may be done at the same time).
PRP Painfree technique $800 (including nerve blocks by experienced surgeon). Prescription strength active additives are included.
Dermapen added to PRP injections +$100
Consultation with Dr Miller – $150