PRP Hair Restoration Pre and Post Care Instructions

PRP Hair Restoration Pre-Care Instructions: 

The week before having the treatment (for the best results): 

  • AVOID the use of NSAIDS (ibuprofen, Motrin, Aleve, Naproxen, Aspirin, etc.) 5-7 days before procedure. Tylenol may be taken for pain relief right up to and including the day of the procedure, do not exceed 4000 mg in a 24-hour period. 

  • AVOID the following nutritional supplements for 3-7 days before procedure- Ginko Biloba, Garlic, Vitamin E, Vitamin A, Flax Oil, Curcumin, and other anti-inflammatory nutrients. 

  • AVOID the Systemic use of corticosteroids for 1-2 weeks before the procedure. 

  • AVOID alcohol and cigarettes for 3-7 days before the procedure. 

  • HYDRATE very well the day before and the day of the procedure for ease of blood draw. 

The day of the procedure:


  • Prior to procedure all paperwork must be completed.

  • Blood is drawn and PRP is processed.

  • Topical numbing cream may be applied to injection site.

  • PRP is injected into the treatment area predesigned during consultation. 

  • Do not wash the treated area for 4 hours after completion of procedure. 

  • Schedule a 4 week follow up appointment. 

PRP Hair Restoration Post-Care Instructions: 

  • Soreness of the scalp is common post injection.

  • After returning home you take a hot shower. 

  • Keep treatment site clean and avoid any topical hair products or hair color for 48 hours. 

  • AVOID vigorous exercise, sun, or heat exposure for 2 days post treatment.

  • AVOID the use of NSAIDS (Ibuprofen, Motrin, Aleve, Naproxen, Aspirin, etc.) 5-7 days after procedure. Tylenol may be taken for pain relief, do not exceed 4000 mg in a 24-hour period. 

  • AVOID the following nutritional supplements for 3-7 days after the procedure– Ginko Biloba, Garlic, Vitamin E, Vitamin A, Flax Oil, Curcumin and other anti-inflammatory nutrients. 

  • AVOID the systemic use of corticosteroids for 1-2 weeks after the procedure. 

  • AVOID alcohol and cigarettes for 3-7 days after the procedure. 

  • EAT a healthy diet and HYDRATE very well with at least 64 ounces of clean fresh water. 

  • AVOID touching, pressing, and manipulating the injection site for at least 8 hours after the injection. 

  • Initial injections: schedule every 4 weeks for 3-4 treatments. 

  • Maintenance Injections: schedule in 6-9-month intervals. 

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