Frequently asked questions

General questions about prp autologous blood treatment

  • What is the abbreviation PRP?

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    PRP stands for Platelet Rich Plasma.

    This is highly concentrated plasma, rich in platelets and numerous growth factors. These fine platelets contain the body's own collagen and hyaluronic acid and serve as a valuable growth concentrate for the cells of the skin and also as a biological filler material for wrinkle injections.

  • How does a PRP treatment at HAIR & SKIN work?

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    During PRP treatment, a maximum of 20 milliliters of the patient's own blood is taken with a syringe. The platelets are isolated from this blood using a special centrifuge. PRP extraction takes place in a closed system under sterile conditions. After only 10 to 15 minutes, the body's own PRP concentrate is ready for use. The kits used are specially designed for this treatment and are used only once for your maximum safety.

  • How many PRP treatments are recommended?

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    For optimal treatment success, we recommend four sessions at intervals of 4 weeks.

    To achieve a lasting effect, regular repetition of the application leads to the goal.

  • How long does a PRP treatment take?

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    One session lasts about 30 minutes.

  • Can I pay for my PRP treatment on a monthly basis?

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    Yes, thanks to our partner company it is possible that you can afford the PRP treatment or transplantation even with a small wallet. If you prefer to pay for the treatment in installments, it is possible from CHF 40 per month. However, you can then discuss with our partner company MF Group in which installments you would like to make the payment.

  • What are the risks associated with PRP treatment?

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    • Since PRP is made from your own blood, the risk of allergy is zero.
    • The risk of infection is almost as low due to our sterile working method.
    • Side effects such as redness, swelling and minor bruising cannot be completely avoided and will subside on their own.
  • What are the contraindications?

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    PRP treatment should not be performed in the following cases:.

    Autoimmune diseases, blood coagulation disorders, hepatitis, HIV, cancer, liver diseases, neurodermatitis, psoriasis, pregnancy.

    PRP treatment is also not recommended for acute or chronic skin diseases in the area of the scalp and face.

  • What are the most common forms of hair loss?

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    The two most common forms of hair loss are androgenetic alopecia and diffuse alopecia.

    Androgenetic alopecia:

    • is hereditary,
    • occurs in almost 90 percent of all men over 21 years of age
    • increasingly occurs in women as well.

    In androgenetic alopecia, the temples and back of the head are affected.
    Initially, receding hairlines form at the temples.
    This is followed by the back of the head with hair loss in the form of tonsure.

    Diffuse alopecia:

    • manifests with progressive hair loss,
    • is distributed over the entire scalp,
    • occurs very frequently in women,
    • is accompanied by thinning, feeble hair.

    Causes of diffuse alopecia include, for example, malnutrition, various medications and stress.

  • General Questions

  • Which payment methods are accepted by HAIR & SKIN? Is payment by installments also possible?

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    You can pay at HAIR & SKIN by credit card, debit card or bank transfer. With us you can easily pay in installments. In principle, installments are possible from 2% of the total price. Since we work together with our partner company MF Group, an interest of 1% is due per installment. The installment as well as the interest amount depend on the due balance. The amount of your installments you can determine yourself and will be discussed in each individual case.

  • How much does the initial consultation at HAIR & SKIN cost?

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    The initial consultation with our doctor is free of charge and without obligation.

  • What form of hair loss do I have and what helps against it?

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    You will find out which form of hair loss is present in your case from our doctors during an initial, non-binding consultation. As part of this initial consultation, a medical examination of your scalp will also take place, which is based, among other things, on our HairMetrix procedure. In our HairMetrix procedure, special images of your scalp are taken. It is not necessary to cut your hair. Thanks to fully automated analysis in real time, the results are available for immediate evaluation. Based on this initial examination, our doctor will recommend a suitable therapy for you and create an individual treatment plan for you.

  • What are the most common forms of hair loss?

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    The two most common forms of hair loss are androgenetic alopecia and diffuse alopecia.

    Androgenetic alopecia:

    • is hereditary,
    • occurs in almost 90 percent of all men over 21 years of age
    • increasingly occurs in women as well.

    In androgenetic alopecia, the temples and back of the head are affected.
    Initially, receding hairline areas form at the temples.
    This is followed by the back of the head with hair loss in the form of tonsure.

    Diffuse alopecia:

    • manifests with progressive hair loss,
    • is distributed over the entire scalp,
    • occurs very frequently in women,
    • is accompanied by thinning, feeble hair.

    Causes of diffuse alopecia include, for example, malnutrition, various medications and stress.

  • Questions about PRP Autologous Hair Blood Treatment

  • What is PRP treatment / mesotherapy?

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    The PRP hair root treatment a completely natural therapy against hair loss and for increased growth especially after hair transplantation.

    The treatment is based on the body's own blood concentrate, which consists of platelet-rich plasma and contains therapeutically valuable stem cells. The highly effective therapy with autologous blood stimulates hair growth, supplies your hair roots with essential nutrients and promotes cell renewal and cell regeneration. Uncomplicated, outpatient and, due to the body's own active ingredient PRP, without undesirable risks. For you, however, simply tangible and visible in thicker, denser, healthier hair!

  • How does PRP treatment affect the hair?

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    Three good reasons speak for PRP:.

    1. PRP hair root treatment can reduce hair loss.
    2. shaky, thin, brittle hair can become dense, full and strong again following the therapy.
    3. transplanted hair is more likely to grow in a new place in combination with PRP hair root treatment.
  • Does PRP help with androgenetic and diffuse alopecia?

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    Studies have scientifically proven that PRP autologous blood treatment shows significant improvement in both forms of hair loss. And this both in the quality and growth of the hair.

  • Is PRP treatment painful?

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    The scalp is a pain-sensitive area. Consequently, PRP treatment can also be perceived as painful. We use a pain-relieving ointment to ensure that your treatment is more pleasant. Thanks to the latest technology, the depth of the puncture can be individually adjusted and adapted to the patient.

  • Was muss ich nach der PRP Behandlung beachten?

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    Man sollte am selben Tag nicht in die Sonne und auch sportliche Tätigkeiten meiden. Dann kannst du jeder Tätigkeit nachgehen.

  • How long does a PRP treatment take?

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    One session lasts about 30 minutes.

  • Is PRP treatment suitable for women?

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    Yes, diffuse hair loss is common, especially in women. PRP treatment is very effective in this case.

  • Will I be able to work after PRP treatment?

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    Yes, you will be able to work and socialize after the treatment.

  • Can I pay for my PRP treatment on a monthly basis?

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    Yes, thanks to our partner company it is possible that you can afford the PRP treatment or transplantation even with a small wallet. If you prefer to pay for the treatment in installments, it is possible from CHF 40 per month. However, you can then discuss with our partner company MF Group in which installments you would like to make the payment.

  • Do I need to have long hair cut before PRP treatment?

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    No. Hair length does not play a role in the treatment.

  • Who performs PRP treatment at HAIR & SKIN?

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    Our doctor accompanied by the medical practice assistants.

  • Do scars remain after PRP treatment?

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    No. PRP is injected via tiny needle sticks. No scars of any kind remain.

  • Is there a guarantee of success with PRP treatment?

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    Specialist literature and practice show that PRP noticeably improves hair quality and strengthens the hair roots. In addition, short-term studies show that hair density can be increased by 12 to 50 percent. A positive effect is thus clear, even if the effect of the treatment varies individually in its strength. In the case of diffuse hair loss, the treatment leads to success in 80 percent of the men and women treated. However, there is no guarantee that the treatment will be as successful as desired.

  • What are the most common forms of hair loss?

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    The two most common forms of hair loss are androgenetic alopecia and diffuse alopecia.

    Androgenetic alopecia:

    • is hereditary,
    • occurs in almost 90 percent of all men over 21 years of age
    • increasingly occurs in women as well.

    In androgenetic alopecia, the temples and back of the head are affected.
    Initially, receding hairlines form at the temples.
    This is followed by the back of the head with hair loss in the form of tonsure.

    Diffuse alopecia:

    • manifests with progressive hair loss,
    • is distributed over the entire scalp,
    • occurs very frequently in women,
    • is accompanied by thinning, feeble hair.

    Causes of diffuse alopecia include, for example, malnutrition, various medications and stress.

  • Questions about PRP Autologous Skin Blood Treatment

  • What is a PRP skin treatment/vampire lift?

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    PRP skin treatment/Vampire Lift is a minimally invasive treatment for skin rejuvenation and wrinkle treatment using autologous blood therapy. First, your blood is taken, centrifuged, and after the PRP is specially prepared, the plasma is injected into the desired areas.

  • What is the effect of PRP Skin treatment?

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    During PRP Skin treatment, certain components from your blood are targeted for skin rejuvenation. The plasma used is rich in platelets, regenerating proteins and growth factors. These growth factors stimulate skin regeneration, stimulate collagen production. As a result, the skin becomes firmer and fresher. In addition, the skin looks visually rejuvenated and the skin structure improves. The focus here is not only on injecting severe wrinkles, but also on natural skin regeneration.

  • On which areas can PRP Skin treatment be performed?

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    PRP Skin treatment is used in the field of aesthetic medicine for skin rejuvenation and wrinkle treatment. Slight facial wrinkles, scars and wrinkles on the neck and décolleté as well as stretch marks can be smoothed with PRP Skin treatment. For more pronounced expression lines, another treatment method may be more suitable depending on the severity of the wrinkles.

  • How often is a PRP Skin treatment performed? At what interval?

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    Current studies recommend at least four treatments at four-week intervals.

  • Can side effects occur with PRP Skin treatment?

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    Only slight swelling and redness of the skin may occur after PRP Skin treatment. The risk of infection is very low.

  • How often is PRP Skin treatment useful?

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    There is no universal rule for repeating a PRP Skin treatment. However, scientific studies have shown that four treatments at intervals of one month achieve the best results. To maintain the results, it is recommended to repeat the four treatments every six months or annually.

  • Is the result directly visible after a PRP Skin treatment?

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    After a PRP Skin treatment you can see a freshness in the face. However, since the remodeling and regeneration processes for processing the plasma in the body take time, results are visible after eight weeks at the earliest. To maintain the effect of PRP Skin treatment, it is recommended to repeat the four treatments in six to twelve months.

  • What is a vampire lifting?

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    The trendy term vampire lifting is often used as a synonym for PRP skin treatment. However, the term vampire lifting can also be misinterpreted. A PRP skin treatment is not a lifting effect on the face like a face lift.

  • Wie läuft eine PRP Skin Behandlung ab? Wie lange dauert eine PRP Skin Behandlung?

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    Es wird dir eine kleine Menge Blut vor der Behandlung entnommen, welche zentrifugiert und gefiltert wird. Anschliessend wird das so gewonnene Blutserum mit einem Vitalinjektor in die betreffende Hautregion injiziert. Die Zahl der Injektionen variiert je nach Zustand der Haut, der Faltentiefe bzw. der zu behandelnden Menge. Die gesamte Behandlung wird ambulant durchgeführt und dauert von der Blutentnahme über die Aufbereitung bis zur eigentlichen PRP Skin Behandlung ca. 45 Minuten.

  • What do I have to pay attention to after a PRP Skin treatment?

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    After a PRP Skin treatment, the skin is initially still red. This usually subsides after a few days. To avoid swelling and bruising, the treated areas should be cooled. Therefore, you should temporarily refrain from sports, sauna and solarium visits and not use any cosmetic products for the first few days after the treatment. These can additionally irritate the skin. Our doctors will advise you in detail and explain to you individually what you should pay attention to.

  • How much does the initial consultation at HAIR & SKIN cost?

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    The initial consultation with our doctor is free of charge and without obligation.

  • What form of hair loss do I have and what helps against it?

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    You will find out which form of hair loss is present in your case from our doctors during an initial, non-binding consultation. As part of this initial consultation, a medical examination of your scalp will also take place, which is based, among other things, on our HairMetrix procedure. In our HairMetrix procedure, special images of your scalp are taken. It is not necessary to cut your hair. Thanks to fully automated analysis in real time, the results are available for immediate evaluation. Based on this initial examination, our doctor will recommend a suitable therapy for you and create an individual treatment plan for you.

  • What are the most common forms of hair loss?

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    The two most common forms of hair loss are androgenetic alopecia and diffuse alopecia.

    Androgenetic alopecia:

    • is hereditary,
    • occurs in almost 90 percent of all men over 21 years of age
    • increasingly occurs in women as well.

    In androgenetic alopecia, the temples and back of the head are affected.
    Initially, receding hairlines form at the temples.
    This is followed by the back of the head with hair loss in the form of tonsure.

    Diffuse alopecia:

    • manifests with progressive hair loss,
    • is distributed over the entire scalp,
    • occurs very frequently in women,
    • is accompanied by thinning, feeble hair.

    Causes of diffuse alopecia include, for example, malnutrition, various medications and stress.

  • Questions about hair transplants

  • What is hair transplantation?

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    Hair transplantation or hair transplantation is the transplantation of body hair. Hair transplants are performed for hair loss in both men and women.

  • Will I be able to work after the hair transplant?

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    In principle, yes. Mental performance is not minimized by the procedure. However, we recommend that you do not engage in any physical activities for 1 week and do not expose yourself to extreme weather conditions.

  • Can you tell I've had a hair transplant?

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    Not necessarily. In one of the most common problem areas of men, tonsure, after the treatment you can see practically nothing. The hair is taken out and put back in place without cutting a bald spot. Due to the localization at the back of the head, there is no need for a headband to prevent swelling of the face. And the patient can sit at his desk and work the very next day. In case of a full hair transplantation in a bald patient, the red dots with the inserted grafts would certainly be seen on the scalp for 2-3 weeks and this patient would also have to wear a headband for the first few days.

  • Can I pay for my hair transplant on a monthly basis?

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    Yes, thanks to our partner company it is possible that you can afford the autologous blood treatment or the transplantation even with a small wallet. If you prefer to pay for the treatment in installments, it is possible from CHF 60 per month. However, you can then discuss with our partner company MF Group in which installments you would like to make the payment.

  • Who performs hair transplantation at HAIR & SKIN?

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    Our doctor accompanied by our hair technicians and medical office assistants.

  • Do I have to wear a headband after the surgery?

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    Not mandatory, it depends on the section of the hair transplant. In some cases it is necessary to wear a headband for the first three days after the treatment.

  • Can I have a transplant with long hair?

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    Yes! Our Longhair variant is especially popular with women, but is also offered for men.

  • Is there a guarantee of success with a hair transplant?

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    Normally, after twelve months, the patient has fuller hair than before the treatment. In individual cases, however, not all transplanted hair may grow as desired, so that a new procedure is necessary.

  • When will I see the hair growing back after my hair transplant?

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    Slow grower or fast grower - basically your hair growth depends on which growth type you are. In general, however, new sprouting hair becomes visible after about three months. Finally, after 12 to 18 months you will see the final result.

  • Is PRP treatment included in hair transplantation?

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    Yes, one PRP treatment after transplantation is included in the price. Three additional PRP treatments are recommended by us for optimal results.

  • Why is PRP treatment so important after transplantation?

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    Because the transplanted hairs are optimally supplied with a PRP hair root treatment. PRP treatment improves the growth rate and thus the success of the therapy!

  • What is the procedure for a transplant at HAIR & SKIN?

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    At the beginning you will be locally anesthetized at the hairline. Subsequently, the grafts (hair follicles) are taken and transplanted on the previously marked bald spots. The hair transplantation is performed in one appointment. According to the treatment plan, 4 to 5 follow-up visits follow within a year.

  • How much does a hair transplant cost?

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    You can find all prices in our overview here.

  • What are the risks associated with hair transplantation?

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    Swelling and redness are frequently observed after the treatment. Very rarely, inflammatory reactions may occur in the grafts removal or transplantation area, or tissue trauma, also called shock loss in the removal area, which may lead to temporary hair loss in the removal area or bald patches due to non-growth of the transplanted hairs. Repeating the treatment is the method of choice in this case.

    Hair transplantation using the FUE technique is minimally invasive and is performed under local anesthesia.

    • There is no risk of anesthesia!
    • No visible scars remain!
    • The risk of infection is minimal!
  • How painful is a hair transplant?

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    The procedure is performed under local anesthesia. The local anesthesia is injected with a thin needle in different parts of the scalp. The anesthesia itself is the only unpleasant part.You will not feel anything from the subsequent removal of the hair follicles and their insertion into the scalp.

    Can you notice any difference between existing hair and transplanted hair?No. We want to achieve a natural result and pay attention to the settlement of the grafts (hair follicles).

  • Is hair transplantation also suitable for women?

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    Yes. If indicated, hair transplantation is suitable for both women and men. Particularly popular: The Longhair transplantation, which is offered by us for male and female patients. In longhair transplantation, the hair in the problem area is not shortened. Only a strip at the back of the head, which serves as the donor area, is shaved. The size of the shaved strip varies according to the amount of grafts needed. After harvesting, the shaved area can be covered with the existing hair so that no bald spots are visible.

  • What do I have to pay attention to after the hair transplant?

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    The time after the treatment is planned by our doctor individually for each patient. We will train you on the correct behavior after the transplantation according to the doctor's recommendation. We will help you with hair washing in the beginning and instruct you in detail about the further process.

  • How long does a hair transplant take?

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    Hair transplantation takes 2.5 to 8 hours - depending on the treated section.

  • What method of hair transplantation does HAIR & SKIN offer?

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    We perform hair transplantations exclusively according to the FUE method. Here, hair follicles, or grafts, are removed individually with a very fine hollow needle. The follicles are transplanted to the new location immediately after removal. The small extraction holes of the hollow needle grow back within a very short time after the procedure.

    Advantages of this method of operation:

    • A complete shave is not necessary with the FUE method. Only the donor area at the back of the head is shaved.
    • We "harvest" hair follicles gently, without cutting out skin with a scalpel.
    • No visible scars remain!
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