Why choose us?

If you are concerned about the early signs of hair loss, our certified providers at Alinea Medical Spa are among the most talented and experienced hair restoration professionals. We focus on comfort, personalized care, and results. You are unique, and deserve professional, patient-centered care, and results that bring you confidence.

PRP Hair Restoration in NYC

If you are experiencing the early signs of hair loss, it is critical that you do something now – before it gets worse. PRP hair restoration is a regenerative treatment geared to restore health to dying hair follicles in the early stages of hair loss.

How PRP can help hair loss

Scientifically proven to regrow hair without any negative side effects and minimal downtime.

Our medical doctors have extensive experience in PRP hair restoration treatments and employ the most advanced treatment protocols available. PRP hair restoration can help you enjoy a thicker, healthier head of hair if you are suffering with the early phases of hair loss.

Leading PRP hair restoration physician in NYC

Dr. Ammar has extensive clinical expertise in performing PRP therapy to treat hair loss. He is a board-certified physician who is certified in PRP procedures and combines an array of advanced therapies to help you achieve optimal results.

Certified in PRP hair restoration: Our doctors at Alinea Medical Spa

For best results, trust your PRP hair treatment in NYC to the top specialists in the field. PRP for hair growth is an affordable and minimally invasive treatment to restore hair density and volume without surgery or harmful side effects.

Latest technology & techniques produce superior results

Technique makes all the difference in the results of your PRP hair restoration. At Alinea Medical Spa, our PRP hair restoration treatments are performed with the Magellan® TruPRP® to produce the highest quality, growth-factor-dense PRP to achieve the best results possible in treatment.

Why are you losing your hair?

Hair loss in women and men can be the result of genetics, medications, stress, or environmental factors. To identify the cause of your hair loss, whether the early signs of balding, excessive shedding, or a receding hairline, a personalized consultation, and treatment plan is the first step in treatment.

PRP hair restoration at its best: Alinea Medical Spa

Hair loss or thinning hair is a common condition for both women and men. It can happen at any age and is a source of embarrassment and concern.  If you are experiencing the early signs of hair loss, the professionals at Alinea Medical Spa deliver the world’s most innovative hair loss treatments to restore the hair’s thickness, fullness, and health.

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Am I a good candidate for PRP hair restoration?

PRP hair restoration is a highly advanced, minimally invasive regeneration treatment with years of scientific research to back it up. PRP injections into the scalp is well documented as a method to restore the health of the hair without surgery, medications, or chemical treatments. The ideal candidates for PRP treatments still have functioning hair follicles that have begun to produce finer, thinner hair strands. PRP cannot typically restore hair growth in balding areas.

How does PRP hair restoration work?

For thinning hair or excessive shedding, PRP hair restoration restores the health of dying hair follicles. The growth factors in platelet rich plasma (PRP) are delivered via injection to the scalp to stimulate the rejuvenating, healing response. With several treatments over several months, hair follicles can be restored, able to produce thicker, stronger, healthier hair.

During the PRP hair restoration treatment at Alinea Medical Spa, a small amount of your blood is collected and treated to extract the platelets – the part of the blood that contains four to eight times more healing and growth factors.

For exceptional PRP hair restoration results, Dr. Ammar often combines PRP injections with microneedling (in which tiny, controlled micro-injuries are made in the affected area of the scalp) to provide channels through which the PRP flows and to increase circulation to enhance the health of the hair follicles even more.

The science behind PRP hair restoration

According to research, PRP hair restoration produces real-world results. Within two weeks following a PRP treatment, test subjects appeared to have “increased epidermal thickness, number of new hair follicles and keratinocytes (cells which produce keratin).” There was also a considerable increase in vascular formation (small blood vessels) at the treatment site compared to the baseline subjects. Clinicians observed that PRP therapy can promote natural hair growth, increase hair counts, and thickness by boosting the blood supply to the hair follicles. The same clinical study also noted that no complications occurred in any study participants.

Experts in PRP Hair Restoration Treatments

Dr. Ammar Mahmoud Lead Physician

Professional Memberships

  • Certified Provider of the Vampire Facelift, Vampire Breast lift, O-Shot and P-Shot
  • Member of the American Society of Cosmetic Surgeons
  • Member of the American Society of Liposuction Surgery (ASLS)
  • Member of the American Society of Cosmetic Laser Surgery
  • International Cosmetic Gynecology Conference Faculty member and Speaker
Alinea Medical Spa Acne Scar & Laser Skin Care

Alinea Medical’s lead physician, Dr. Mahmoud, is a Certified Provider of the PRP based therapies and has extensive expertise in PRP (platelet rich plasma) and PFRM (Platelet-Rich Fibrin Matrix) therapies, including the Vampire Facial and the Vampire Facelift® in New York City.

Dr. Ammar Mahmoud has a medical degree from St. George’s University, where he has served as the Vice President of the Medical Honor Society and on the board of the Anatomical Clinical Research Society.

He has completed a residency at the State University of New York Downstate in OBGYN, where he continues to serve as a Clinical Associate Professor at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, and he also has a degree in Biomedical Engineering.

Dalia Yadegar P.A Physician Assistants

Dalia Yadegar is a nationally board-certified physician assistant. Our physician assistant Dalia Yadegar graduated from Long Island University, where she earned her master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies. She completed a cosmetic and medical dermatology fellowship under the supervision of Dr. David Goldberg. Dalia’s passion in dermatology is coupled with her desire to help her patients look and feel their best from the inside out.

Professional Memberships

  • Member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
  • Member of Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants (SDPA)

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What is the treatment like to experience?

  • Your scalp and hair follicles are evaluated to help us determine whether you are a good candidate for PRP hair restoration.
  • A blood draw is performed.
  • Platelet rich plasma (PRP) is separated from the blood with the Magellan® TruPRP® machine. This machine is the gold standard in centrifuge technology. It produces a much higher concentration of growth factors for better, longer-lasting results. We believe you deserve the best results possible.
  • The PRP is injected into the affected area of the scalp.
  • Microneedling may be performed in conjunction with the PRP hair treatment to boost results.
  • Aftercare is discussed, and a follow-up appointment is scheduled.
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FAQ

What is PRP hair restoration?

PRP hair restoration treatment involves using your own blood platelets to stimulate hair follicles that are producing finer, thinner hair strands, or have stopped producing hair. This regenerative technique has shown to be highly effective at slowing hair loss triggering the growth of thicker, stronger, healthier hair.

PRP hair restoration: how many sessions are required?

The number of PRP sessions needed to achieve optimal results will be determined by the condition of your hair. Initially, we may recommend starting with several treatments spaced four weeks apart. After that, you will be required to have additional treatments two to three times per year to maintain hair health.

How long does the treatment take?

The entire procedure typically requires about 30 minutes. Harnessing the PRP only takes 10 to 15 minutes (including drawing and processing blood). The PRP treatment itself can take anywhere from 5 to 15 minutes. You may need a combination of PRP injections and microneedling to achieve the ideal results.

How long will it take to see results?

The results of PRP hair restoration vary from person to person. There is some noticeable improvement several weeks after each PRP treatment, with full results appearing within 6 to 12 months.

How effective is PRP hair restoration? Does it work?

If you have dormant hair follicles, PRP can restore the follicles, so they produce thicker, fuller, healthier hair strands. The growth hormones in the patient’s blood platelets stimulate the dying or inactive hair follicles. After several treatments, PRP therapy improves the blood supply and nutrient delivery, necessary for healthy hair.

Is it painful?

Since PRP involves injections, you may experience some minor discomfort. We will discuss all the treatment details and pain-relief options to ensure your comfort during the procedure.

How long is the recovery time?

PRP hair restoration does not involve any downtime. Aftercare involves avoiding showering or washing your hair until that evening. You must avoid the use of any harsh or irritating hair products for 48 hours. You should not suffer any significant side effects.

Can PRP hair restoration cure baldness?

No, PRP does not cure baldness. If you have dormant hair follicles, evidence shows that regular treatments can significantly improve hair density.

Am I a good candidate?

A comprehensive consultation and assessment with Dr. Ammar will help you determine if PRP hair restoration is right for you. After reviewing your health history and the condition of your hair, you’ll be advised if PRP can help you restore hair growth and density.

Resources

If you would like to learn more about the effects of PRP, microneedling, and other PRP treatments, we offer these resources to assist you.

  • American Academy of Dermatology | Association. Is platelet-rich plasma the secret to younger-looking skin? 
  • Peter W. Hashim, MD, MHS; Zachary Levy; Joel L. Cohen, MD; Gary Goldenberg, MD
  • Microneedling Therapy With and Without Platelet-Rich Plasma. Cutis 2017.
  • Osaid H Alser and Ioannis Goutos. The evidence behind the use of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) in scar management: a literature review. Scars Burn Heal. 2018 Jan-Dec.
  • Aust MC, Fernandes D, Kolokythas P, Kaplan HM, Vogt PM.
  • Percutaneous collagen induction therapy: an alternative treatment for scars, wrinkles, and skin laxity. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Apr.
  • Barbara Hersant, MD, Mounia SidAhmed-Mezi, PhD, Jeremy Niddam, MD, Simone La Padula, MD, Warren Noel, MD, Khaled Ezzedine, MD, PhD, Anne Marie Rodriguez, PhD, Jean Paul Meningaud, MD, PhD. Efficacy of autologous platelet-rich plasma combined with hyaluronic acid on skin facial rejuvenation: A prospective study 
  • Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology (JAAD), September 2017Volume 77, Issue 3, Pages 584–586.
  • Asif M, Kanodia S, Singh K. Combined autologous platelet-rich plasma with microneedling verses microneedling with distilled water in the treatment of atrophic acne scars: a concurrent split-face study. J Cosmet Dermatol. 2016 Dec.
  • Chawla S. Split Face Comparative Study of Microneedling with PRP Versus Microneedling with Vitamin C in Treating Atrophic Post Acne Scars. J Cutan Aesthet Surg. 2014 Oct-Dec.
  • Reuther T, Bayrhammer J, Kerscher M. Effects of a three-session skin rejuvenation treatment using stabilized hyaluronic acid-based gel of non-animal origin on skin elasticity: a pilot study. Arch Dermatol Res. 2010 Jan.
  • Cameli N, Mariano M, Cordone I, Abril E, Masi S, Foddai ML. Autologous Pure Platelet-Rich Plasma Dermal Injections for Facial Skin Rejuvenation: Clinical, Instrumental, and Flow Cytometry Assessment. Dermatol Surg. 2017 Jun.
  • Redaelli A, Romano D, Marcianó A. Face and neck revitalization with Platelet-rich plasma (PRP): clinical outcome in a series of 23 consecutively treated patients. Journal of Drugs in Dermatology – May 1, 2010.
  • Cervelli, Valerio MD; Lucarini, Lucilla MD. Use of Platelet-Rich Plasma and Hyaluronic Acid in the Loss of Substance with Bone Exposure. Advances in Skin & Wound Care: April 2011 – Volume 24 – Issue 4 – pp 176-181 [Shows using the same techniques that are used in the Vampire Facelift® procedure to grow new skin where there is no skin]
  • Azzena B, Mazzoleni F, Abatangelo G, Zavan B, Vindigni V. Autologous plateletrich [Using Regen prepared platelet-derived growth factors (a single-spin centrifuge) to rejuvenate the face & neck] plasma as an adipocyte in vivo delivery system: case report. Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2008;32(1):155-161.
  • Cervelli V, Gentile P, Grimaldi M. Regenerative surgery: use of fat grafting combined with platelet-rich plasma for chronic lower-extremity ulcers. Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2009;33(3):340-345.
  • Cervelli V, Palla L, Pascali M, De Angelis B, Curcio BC, Gentile P. Autologous 
    platelet-rich plasma mixed with purified fat graft in aesthetic plastic surgery. Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2009;33(5):716-721.
  • Cervelli V, Gentile P. Use of cell fat mixed with platelet gel in progressive hemifacial atrophy. Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2009;33(1):22-27.
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