1. Scarring Alopecia

    When we first opened Medi Tresse and started seeing women experiencing hair loss, virtually all the patients who came in for evaluation were experiencing symptoms of Androgenic Alopecia, which is the most common type of hair loss in women. The hair loss occurred slowly over many years, sometimes decades, and many of them had family histories consistent with the genetic basis for Androgenic Alopeci…Read More

  2. Medi Tresse Is Now Offering Nutrafol®

    We are excited to now offer our patients Nutrafol®, one the top dietary supplements available for hair loss.  At Medi Tresse we have a very high standard for the treatments that we offer our patients, and all our treatments must have clinical studies that prove their benefit before we will give it our stamp of approval.  After careful review by our medical team it was determined that Nutrafol®…Read More

  3. Hear From A Patient – Laura D. Shares Her Experience

    Unfortunately, as a society we have decided that female hair loss is a taboo topic that is rarely discussed.  In reality, hair loss will affect up to 50% of women in their lifetime, but since we do not have honest discussions about it, many women feel forced to suffer in silence.  Today we are thankful to have a patient that is willing to share her experience so that more women can feel empowere…Read More

  4. Can Hair Styling Cause Hair Loss?

    One question I hear from almost every woman I meet with is , “Does coloring or styling my hair cause or worsen my hair loss?” The answer to that question is “sometimes, but certainly not all the time.” There is no evidence that coloring our hair causes hair loss. Having said that, I have seen women who have processed their hair excessively over a short period of time and have experienced s…Read More

  5. Can Stem Cells Help to Regrow Hair?

    The emerging science of stem cell therapy has provided excitement for cures for otherwise untreatable diseases. There is new hope for those individuals suffering from many degenerative and disabling diseases such as Parkinson’s disease, traumatic paralysis, blindness, and diabetes, just to name a few. Stem cells are already being used for burn therapy, corneal transplants and bone grafting. But …Read More

  6. No, McDonald’s Fries Do Not Regrow Hair

    If you have watched or read the news lately you probably saw some headlines that read “McDonald’s French Fries Cure Hair Loss!”. While that headline is attention grabbing and sounds delicious, sadly, it is not true. So what is everyone talking about? There was a recent study conducted in Japan where a research team was able to regrow hair on mice by creating hair follicle germs, which are th…Read More

  7. Questions to Ask Before Doing Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy

    As Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy has gained in popularity as a hair restoration treatment, there has been an increase in medical practices that now offer it.  We are big supporters of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy for hair restoration, so we are excited to see its popularity grow.  That being said, as more non-hair loss specialists start offering Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy, it …Read More

  8. Can My Medication Cause Hair Loss?

    Many medications have side effects, but one side effect from medications that is often not discussed is hair loss.  If you asked most people if they know of any medications that can cause hair loss, they would probably answer with chemotherapy, which is certainly the most extreme case.  However, there are many other more common medications that patients take that can cause hair loss.  However, …Read More

  9. 2018 New Year’s Resolution For Healthy Hair

    Sometimes it feels like New Year’s resolutions are made to be broken.  You start telling yourself you are going to exercise outside more, while looking at a thermometer that reads 5 degrees right now or you assure yourself you will eat better, but you have a house full of left over holiday treats! This year we thought we would help you with a New Year’s resolution for your hair health that sh…Read More

  10. Comparing Hair Restoration Treatments – Hair Transplant vs Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy

    Today’s blog post is the first in a series that we will be writing that compares different hair restoration treatments.  Thankfully, there are lots of great hair restoration treatments available today, however, with all of the options available, patients often are concerned they are not choosing the right one.  This series will give you the information you need to make the right choice for you…Read More