What is Growth Factor Concentrate (GFC)
Therapy for Hair?

Are you suffering from hair loss? Is it affecting your confidence and everyday life?

If the answer is yes, you should consider Growth Factor Concentrate Therapy for hair. Mumbai residents suffering from hair loss can contact us at the Malay Mehta Aesthetic Clinic today, to find out how this innovative therapy can change your life.

Growth factor concentrate therapy is a breakthrough treatment for hair loss. Scientists at Wockhardt Ltd. (a global pharmaceutical and biotechnology company) have devised a way to create a highly concentrated growth factor preparation, engineered from a person’s own blood.

The growth factors that are found in our platelets are extracted in high concentrations and then injected into the scalp stimulating the repair and regeneration of hair. The key factor is that a patient is receiving high concentrations of their own growth factors, right into the hair follicles which is why results are so effective. The following growth factors are extracted:

  • Epidermal growth factor
  • Platelet-derived growth factor
  • Vascular endothelial growth factor
  • Fibroblast growth factor

Before and After Images of our Clients

Below are some images of previous clients who have had great results with our GFC treatment:

growth factor concentrate for hair mumbai before after

27 Male

Androgenetic alopecia

Medical treatment plus laser helmet plus GFC 4 treatment

growth factor concentrate for hair mumbai before after

24 Female

Female pattern hair loss

She was on meds plus 5 GFC we did once monthly.

gfc treatment for hair before after

28 Female

Hair loss post illness. Telogen effluvium

Four GFC PLUS multivitamin

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Is Growth Factor Concentrate Therapy For You?

Both men and women suffering from hair loss are suitable for GFC therapy.

However, those suffering from hair thinning or loss as a result of hormones, hereditary conditions or patients in their early or late stage of Alopecia are the best candidates.

Causes of Hair Loss

There are a number of different factors that can cause you to lose your hair:

  • Stress
  • Medical conditions
  • Hormonal changes
  • Hereditary
  • Medications
  • Certain hairstyles and hair treatments
  • Nutritional deficiencies
  • Alopecia
  • Weight loss

How Does it Work?

There are three stages to the treatment:

Blood Collection

Firstly blood is drawn, most likely from your arm, as if you were having a normal blood test.

Growth factors

The blood is then separated and the growth factors are collected and prepared for treatment.

Inject Treatment Area

This Growth Factor Concentrate is then administered to the affected areas, using micro-injections to deliver them right into the hair roots.

Length of the Procedure

The procedure takes between 1 and 2 hours depending on how many areas are being treated.

Pain and pain management during the procedure

There is virtually no pain at all during the procedure but topical numbing cream can be applied to minimise any pain.

Recovery Time

The recovery time after the procedure is very short. Some patients reported feeling a mild headache and slight pain after treatment but this only lasted for approximately an hour.

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Expected results from GFC treatment for hair

Hair Growth

New hair growth can sometimes be seen as early as 30 days after treatment. However, most patients start to see the full results after 3 to 6 months.

Possible side-effects

As GFC is a pure substance taken from a patient’s own blood, it doesn’t contain any unwanted cells. As a result, the risk of any side effects is minimal. Any pain or inflammation is usually a result of the injection but these resolve very quickly, normally after 24 hours.

How many sessions of GFC are required?

In order to get the best results, we recommend having 3 to 4 sessions of GFC approximately every 45 days.

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Homecare and healing after GFC

One of the great benefits of GFC for hair is that there is virtually no downtime and you can resume your normal activities immediately. You can wash your hair as normal and carry on with your daily routine. However you should avoid coloring or perming your hair for the first 3 days after treatment to avoid any unnecessary issues.

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Advantages of Growth Factor Concentrate for Hair Therapy

There are a huge number of advantages of GFC therapy:

  • Reduced hair fall
  • Virtually painless procedure
  • No downtime
  • Rejuvenation of hair follicle
  • No unwanted cells injected
  • Improved hair thickness
  • Increased hair volume
  • Stimulation of hair growth
  • Safe (as prepared from own blood)
  • Sterile (no chances of infection)
  • Ideal for both men and women
  • Non-surgical procedure

What is the Cost of GFC treatment?

The cost of GFC therapy in Mumbai will vary from clinic to clinic. To determine what the final cost for your procedure would be, we recommend you arrange an appointment with Dr Mehta.

How We Can Help You

Having treated hundreds of patients around the world, Dr Malay Mehta has a reputation for his ability to restore hair to its full potential. He uses a combination of knowledge and surgical artistry to perform the most innovative procedures, to ensure that hair loss will no longer affect your day to day life. Contact us today to find out which treatment would be perfect for you.

Who is Dr Malay Mehta?

Dr Malay Mehta has a degree in MBBS, MD – Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy and is the director of the Malay Mehta Aesthetic Clinic. Having studied and worked all over the world, Dr Mehta returned to the heart of Mumbai, drawn home by his love for his local community. Since returning his reputation has grown even more and he is regarded as the best cosmetic surgeon in Mumbai.

FAQ

You can contact us directly If you still have any unanswered questions about
GFC hair treatment or you might find the additional information in the section below:

GFC can regrow hair and new hair can be seen as early as 30 days after treatment.

GFC treatment is not permanent but results are very long-lasting. You may need just a single additional treatment every 2-3 months to maintain results but Dr Mehta will devise a timetable for you to ensure maximum results are achieved.

GFC therapy has a very high success rate and is equally effective in both men and women.

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