Boost Hair Growth with Blood Shots - Knott's Dermatology

Nov 22, 2023


At Knott's Dermatology, we understand that hair loss can be a significant concern for many people. Thinning hair or baldness can impact self-esteem and confidence. That's why we offer innovative solutions like blood shots to stimulate hair growth and help you regain a fuller, thicker head of hair.

Understanding Hair Growth

Before delving into the benefits of blood shots for hair growth, it's essential to understand the natural hair growth cycle. Hair follicles have a growth phase (anagen), a transitional phase (catagen), and a resting phase (telogen). At any given time, a certain percentage of hair follicles are in each phase.

Hair loss occurs when the hair follicles enter a prolonged resting phase and fail to produce new hair. Various factors contribute to hair loss, including genetics, hormonal changes, nutrient deficiencies, and lifestyle choices.

The Science Behind Blood Shots

Blood shots, also known as platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy, leverage the natural healing properties found in your own blood to stimulate the growth of hair follicles. PRP is derived from a concentrated form of your blood that contains a high platelet count.

The platelets in your blood contain growth factors and proteins that play a crucial role in wound healing and tissue regeneration. When injected into the scalp, PRP promotes the growth of dormant hair follicles, thickens existing hair, and increases blood circulation to the scalp, improving nutrient supply to the hair follicles.

The Benefits of Blood Shots for Hair Growth

1. Stimulates Hair Follicles: By delivering a concentrated dose of growth factors, blood shots activate dormant hair follicles, encouraging new hair growth in areas affected by thinning or baldness.

2. Improves Hair Thickness: Blood shots can make existing hair strands thicker and stronger, providing a fuller appearance to your hair.

3. Enhances Hair Volume: With consistent blood shot treatments, you can experience a noticeable increase in the overall volume of your hair, giving you a more youthful and revitalized look.

4. Natural and Safe: Blood shots utilize your body's healing abilities, making the treatment safe, minimally invasive, and free from the side effects often associated with other hair restoration methods.

The Blood Shot Procedure

The blood shot procedure at Knott's Dermatology is a simple and straightforward process that begins with a small blood sample being drawn from your arm. The sample is then processed in a centrifuge to separate the platelet-rich plasma from the rest of the blood components.

Once the PRP is prepared, it is carefully injected into the scalp in areas that require hair regrowth. Our experienced dermatologists take precise measures to ensure the injections are targeted to maximize the benefits and minimize discomfort.

The entire procedure typically takes less than an hour, and you can resume your regular activities immediately afterward.

Results and Follow-up

While individual results may vary, most patients notice an improvement in hair growth and quality within a few months after starting blood shot treatments. However, it's important to note that multiple sessions are usually recommended for optimal results.

Our team at Knott's Dermatology will work closely with you to develop a personalized treatment plan tailored to your specific needs. We will monitor your progress and make any necessary adjustments to ensure you achieve the best possible outcome.


Don't let hair loss or thinning hair affect your confidence any longer. Knott's Dermatology offers cutting-edge blood shot treatments to help stimulate hair growth, improve hair thickness, and enhance your overall appearance.

Visit our state-of-the-art facility specializing in beauty & spas, medical spas, and dermatology to explore the benefits of blood shots and take the first step towards regaining a head of luscious and healthy hair.