Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP)

For men and women who are experiencing hair loss but are not ready for surgery, the Quatela Center in Rochester, NY is pleased to offer PRP non-surgical hair restoration treatments to encourage new hair growth. By utilizing your own blood cells, PRP works to stimulate hair follicles in the scalp to help produce a higher quantity and quality of hair. PRP can be used in combination with surgical hair transplant treatments or can work on its own to restore thinning hair.

Dr. Quatela, Dr. Lee, Dr. Montague, and our highly trained team of hair restoration specialists at the Quatela Center for Hair Restoration achieve exceptional results using PRP. People travel from Buffalo and Syracuse, NY to our hair restoration center in Rochester for help treating hair loss. Request a consultation or call our office at (585) 244-0323 to schedule an appointment to learn how PRP can help restore your hair.

What is PRP?

PRP stands for platelet-rich plasma, which is a higher-than-normal concentration of platelets in the portion of the blood called the plasma.

Can PRP Regrow Lost Hair?

PRP treatments are non-surgical, in-office procedures to help reverse hair thinning and encourage new hair to grow. The growth factors contained in PRP stimulate and restore hair growth when injected directly into the scalp where hair is thinning.

Renowned Hair Restoration Specialists


Vito C. Quatela, M.D., FACS Vito C. Quatela, M.D., FACS

Vito C. Quatela, M.D., FACS

Double Board-Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Quatela is recognized worldwide for his expertise in facial rejuvenation and has performed hair transplant procedures for more than 30 years. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery—the only certification recognized by the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery.


Dr. Heather Lee Dr. Heather Lee

Heather Lee, M.D.

Double Board-Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Lee completed fellowship training in advanced hair restoration methods under Dr. Quatela. A specialist in procedures of the face and head, Dr. Lee is known for the attention to detail and meticulous technique she uses to consistently produce natural-looking results.


Dr. Alex Montague Dr. Alex Montague

Dr. Alex Montague, M.D.

Board-Certified Otolaryngologist—Head And Neck Surgeon

Known for his exemplary skills in both technique and patient care, Dr. Montague is a highly trained facial plastic surgeon and board-certified otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeon. He specializes in cosmetic and functional facial surgery and injectable treatments.

How Does PRP Help Hair Growth?

PRP stimulates the hair follicles so that hair can regrow by promoting healing and the formation of new cell growth. It’s also effective in stimulating inactive hair follicles that have stopped growing to revert back into the growth phase. Results vary for each individual patient; however, PRP therapy has been found to be effective in a variety of medical procedures.

Can PRP Be Combined with Hair Transplant Procedures?

Yes, PRP is often used to supplement surgical hair transplant treatments like FUT and FUE as it stimulates hair follicles and in turn encourages new hair growth. During your consultation with Dr. Quatela, Dr. Lee, or Dr. Montague, he or she will advise on the best treatment plan for you.

How Is the PRP Procedure Performed for Hair Growth?

During your consultation, we will review your health history, explore your history of hair thinning or hair loss, and, based on this information, decide whether you are a candidate for PRP. If you are a candidate, you will meet with one of our Patient Consultants, who will review the cost of the procedure and schedule a date for your first PRP procedure.

The day of the procedure, the first step is to have a small sample of your blood drawn. After it has been collected, it will be spun down in a centrifuge using the EmCyte® system to separate out the PRP. A local anesthetic will be used to numb the scalp. Lastly, your provider will inject the PRP directly into the area of the scalp where it is needed.

How Many Sessions of PRP Are Necessary for Hair Regrowth?

The number of sessions depends on the amount of loss and your desired results. PRP can be performed multiple times every couple of months or as a 1-time treatment. Subsequent procedures can be discussed with Dr. Quatela, Dr. Lee, or Dr. Montague.

Is There Downtime Associated with the PRP Procedure for Hair Loss?

There is no downtime after a PRP treatment. Once the local anesthetic wears off, which may take a few hours, the scalp may be slightly tender, but patients do not experience much pain with the procedure. Patients can drive themselves home after a treatment, and exercise is restricted for the rest of the day after treatment.

For more information about PRP therapy or other non-surgical hair restoration options, please call (585) 244-0323 or request a consultation online to speak with one of our Patient Consultants.

Choose the Quatela Center for PRP Hair Restoration

Men and women searching for a nonsurgical way to slow or reverse the effects of thinning hair choose the Quatela Center for Hair Restoration in Rochester, NY for PRP treatments.

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