A Beginner-Friendly Guide to Exosomes

Allow us to introduce exosomes for hair loss: a new, injectable remedy to hair loss and thinning for men and women who are experiencing signs of balding. In this post, we discuss what they are, the benefits they provide, and insights into many other commonly discussed topics related to exosomes and hair loss.

What are exosomes?

In the simplest terms possible, an exosome is a regenerative cell - similar to a stem cell in many ways. They are potent drivers of healing and repair in the body used for various purposes.

How are exosomes used in hair loss?

Exosomes for hair loss are the same exosomes that apply to so many other purposes. They've shown results in the regeneration and regrowth of hair follicles by injecting exosomes and growth factors straight into the scalp.

How do exosomes work in hair loss?

Exosomes prolong the natural hair growth cycle. Hair follicles that are beginning to fail, stuck in the resting phase, are converted into growth.

Like the rest of the body, hair follicles age as we grow older. As they enter and leave each growth phase, which typically lasts decades, they become smaller, and hair becomes thin and brittle.

Without any treatment, your hair will continue to shrink over time through each phase until growth stops completely.

Is the treatment safe?

Exosome therapy is safe, efficacious, and FDA-approved for hair loss and thinning. It is similar to PRP in many ways but contains higher growth factor levels, leading to regeneration and growth.

How long do exosomes take to work?

Exosomes will cause natural hair growth in as little as two to three months, continuing throughout the year. The most noticeable results will be fully apparent after about six months.

How long does exosome treatment last?

Regeneration and regrowth are not permanent. Hair loss will continue to occur if you do not keep up with treatments as needed for your desired level of growth.

Exosome treatment for hair loss lasts anywhere from 6 to 9 months on average. After that, patients will need to schedule a refresh.

How long do I have to wait before another exosomes treatment for hair loss?

Since results take three to 6 months to take full effect, you should wait for at least this long before seeking another treatment. Ultimately, the doctor will let you know if/when it is the right time to consider another session.

How much do exosomes cost?

The cost for exosome treatment is a sliding scale affected by several factors: location, provider's expertise, level of service you desire, and more.

If you're interested in this treatment, a consultation with us is fast and free in most cases. 

We can answer all of your questions, discover your goals for hair growth, and tailor a plan accordingly to meet your expectations at the best price possible with our practice.

Are exosomes better than PRP?

Many are calling exosomes the "new and improved PRP." They are both among the top contenders among non-surgical injectable options for hair loss treatment.

There is much research and review left on this new treatment, but for the time being, usage shows that exosomes have promise and results for patients as a top-tier hair regrowth method, much like PRP.

Exosomes contain higher concentrations of the growth factors shared with PRP, leading some to believe it is a better treatment.

We prefer to see a potential patient for a consultation at our med spa before assessing the best treatment for their hair loss. There is no blanket answer to better treatment for every patient.

Preparation for exosome treatment

Exosomes for hair loss is a fairly routine, non-surgical injection-based treatment. Patients should:

  • Keep hydration up by drinking fluids for a total of 24 hours before treatment.
  • Eat breakfast in the morning prior to your session
  • Avoid medications like aspirin and others with blood-thinning properties.

What to expect after exosome treatment for hair loss

There is no need to recover after this treatment. It is a safe, effective, and non-surgical treatment applied through injections.

Patients should continue to avoid blood-thinning medications such as aspirin for three weeks following their procedure.

The treated area might be tender immediately following the procedure, but most patients return to their daily routine the same day.

Exosomes for hair loss, New Providence

Have any more questions? Think exosomes for hair loss may be for you?

Get in touch with our team at DRC 360 in New Providence, NJ. We are a top provider of exosomes and many other aesthetic treatments in New Jersey. We look forward to speaking with you!