The QR 678 Hair Growth Factor (QR 678 is a novel molecule invented in India, which prevents hair loss and causes hair growth) was published as a FIRST page story in all TIMES of India (India’s top most English news paper) editions, through out the country! It has been an interesting last couple of hours since. We have been working on this for four years, but this still comes as a shock to us.
You can see and read the original Times of India article here:
1000 plus hits on Dr. Rinky Kapoor (rinkykapoor.wordpress.com), co-investigator in the invention and subsequent clinical trial, and my blog, each. 50000 hits on two of our websites, causing our websites to crash. 1000 calls to the hospital number, 1000 more to my personal assistants. 500 mails to us. Even I did not expect this sort of response to the QR 678. This, to me, just demonstrates just how many people are impacted by hair loss today, globally, and just how much it bothers them. I have also been inundated with queries on the how, why, where and when and I am writing this blogpost to connect with you all better and to answer your queries as best as I can.
1) Our group has identified a combination of five growth factors which locally cause increased hair growth, on administration into the scalp skin via superficial injections – This concoction is called the QR 678. This is very different and much more advanced than stem cell hair growth treatment being performed in many hair clinics/ centers in the world.
2) These QR 678 growth factors are NATURALLY occuring substances, anyways present in the scalp skin and locally responsible for hair growth! They get reduced in those who lose hair, either due to environmental, genetic or other factors.Since they are anyways present and we are just injecting into the scalp skin what anyways used to be present and this is NOT absorbed systemically, there are no side-effects of this therapy.
The QR 678 Growth Factors being injected into the scalp:
3) For Patients suffering from hair loss, we perform mesotherapy with the QR 678 molecule which are patented growth factors, which is administered by tiny virtually painless injections in the scalp.It requires 5 ~ 8 sessions spaced 2-3 weeks apart each. Generally 1 ml of solution is injected per session,each session takes 15 minutes, no hospitalization is required, and each injection costs Rs. 6000 per ml of injection per session.
4) The QR 678 will NOT necessarily work in everyone. This works only when at least a few hair follicles are available in the areas injected! These hair follicles may be quiescent and not very health, they may even be microscopic and NOT visible to naked eye examination, BUT they need to be there! Hence, first we need to examine your scalp skin with a magnifier to see if these hair follicles are available and only then can we recommend therapy.
5) Be realistic about the QR 678, as about everything else in life. Remember if you took years to get to where you are, you will not go back to where you were, in days!
6) If the scalp is completely bald, the QR 678 therapy will not work. Results generally are 80 % regrowth or more depending on the extent of the problem. Improvement starts after 4 sessions.
7) Lotion applications are prescribed to you to which you have to use for maintainance of your hair, post the therapy. We have data now on people for three years – No one yet has required a repeat injection.
8) The QR 678 will work prior to or after a hair transplant, if you are already considering one. It is also recommend that in people considering hair transplant and having severe hair loss, folks undergo the QR 678 to make the transplantable hair thicker. After all, the transplanted hair also comes from your own scalp, just from a different area, so thicker hair gives us more hair to transplant as well. The QR 678 will definitely reduce the incidence of Hair transplants in a substantial population of moderate hair loss!
9) We have no other branch. We have applied for and this product is currently awaiting a world wide patent. FDA approvals in different regions of the world are in process. Many folks travel to Mumbai and Hyderabad every three weeks from Dubai, London and new York for this therapy.
10) It s good to sceptical and it is necessary to be so, in this day and age. But, it might do you good to examine the credentials of the folks making the claim and the institutes involved!
Will add more as more queries arise. But, all in all, you are not alone, and yes, you might benefit!
You can also read more on the QR 678 treatment here:
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