Explore PRP therapy for hair loss.
PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) is an innovative, new technique for fighting hair loss right here in Foster City. It’s a fact of life that most men, and many women, experience hair loss as they age.
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With his office in Foster City, Dr. Miguel Canales is one of the leading PRP therapy specialists here in the San Francisco Bay Area. Indeed, patients who are suffering from hair loss come to Dr. Canales from nearby cities such as San Mateo, Redwood City, Menlo Park, etc., but also from the “big” cities such as San Francisco or San Jose.
PRP and Hair Loss: Treatment Options in Foster City
PRP (platelet-rich plasma) treatment for hair loss is a three-step medical treatment in which your blood is drawn, processed, and then injected into your own scalp. You can think of it as enhancing your body’s natural, reparative systems. Your own plasma helps stimulate your hair follicles to begin growing (again) or grow more strongly.
The theory is that PRP injections trigger natural hair growth and maintain it by increasing blood resources to the hair follicle and increasing the thickness of the hair shaft. Sometimes PRP therapy for hair loss is combined with other hair loss procedures or medications. Fortunately, Dr. Canales is a specialist in not only PRP but in hair transplantation at the Silicon Valley Hair Institute. He can consult with you and you can work with him to identify the best treatment options for your hair loss, whether that is PRP therapy or a surgical hair transplant.
PRP therapy has been in use to treat hair loss since the 1980s. It is also deployed for problems such as healing injured tendons, ligaments, and muscles.
PRP Therapy in Foster City
Our office is in Foster City with a satellite patient-intake office in Palo Alto. In this way, Dr. Canales can provide confidential patient consultations for both men and women who suffer from hair loss. Whether you live or work in San Francisco or San Jose, San Mateo or Redwood City, our office locations make it easy for you to come in for a confidential, no-pressure consultation with Dr. Canales. He can help determine whether PRP is the best option to mitigate your hair loss. Don’t delay. Call us now.
FOSTER CITY FACTOID
The year is 1958…across the Bay, Union City is on the verge of incorporation…the national flag still has only 48 stars…and developer T. Jack Foster is coming out of a short-lived Pebble Beach retirement, taking a $200,000 option to buy Brewer’s Island in an unlikely venture to build a “new city,” to be named Foster City, with Bay Area business magnate Richard Grant.
Foster City is now a thriving reality with a population of approximately 30,000 people and a daytime population of employees that nearly equals the evening population of residents. The City is resplendent with trees, lagoons and award-winning homes. In the midst of this beauty and prosperity it is difficult to picture the raw, barren land of Brewer’s Island with which Foster and Grant began their development.