1. Does Minoxidil Work for Women?

    While most patients are unaware of the name minoxidil, it is actually one of the earliest hair loss medications.  Minoxidil is the active ingredient of Rogaine®, one of the most well known hair loss medications, which has been around since 1988.  Rogaine® is actually the brand name of the medication, but the active ingredient, and what actually helps treat hair loss is called minoxidil.  Mino…Read More

  2. What is Telogen Effluvium and am I Experiencing it?

    According to the American Hair Loss Association, Telogen Effluvium is the second most common form of hair loss.  While Telogen Effluvium is common, the good news is that it is usually reversible and complete regrowth occurs in about a year.  However, it is extremely important to treat the Telogen Effluvium and try to determine the cause. Telogen Effluvium usually presents as a diffuse hair loss,…Read More

  3. Exciting News from LaserCap® Company

    We are happy to pass along two exciting updates from LaserCap® Company, the preeminent laser device company, and producer of the first wearable low-level laser therapy (LLLT) device for hair growth.  LaserCap® Company recently announced two new company and industry firsts, the LaserCap® 300Flex™ and LaserCap® Lifetime Warranty Policy. The LaserCap® 300Flex™ maximizes scalp coverage with …Read More

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    Common Causes Of Hair Loss In Women And How You Can Treat Them

    While over 95% of hair loss in men is caused by male pattern hair loss (genetics), hair loss in women is often more complex. While genetics is still the largest cause of hair loss in women, many women experience hair loss due to diets, hormones, or even styling. Here are some of the most common causes of hair loss in women and how you can get your lovely locks to come back home. Iron Deficiency If…Read More

  5. Debunking Myths About Hair Loss

    The internet is great for lots of things, however, when it comes to getting the facts about female hair loss, the internet can sometimes be a scary place.  Unfortunately, there are lots of myths out there about female hair loss, so we decided to review some of the most common ones and tell you the facts. Hair loss is only a problem for men - This could not be further from the truth.  While femal…Read More

  6. Will I Shed More During the Fall?

    With Labor Day fast approaching, summer is unfortunately coming to an end.  While we do enjoy the crisp mornings and fall foliage, a lot of our patients have been wondering if and how the change in season can affect their hair. Patients often tell us they notice more shedding during certain times of the year. Because everyone’s hair cycle is different, we can certainly see a correlation of hair…Read More

  7. Determining the Cause of Hair Loss

    For anyone that is concerned about their hair loss, the most important step is to see a hair loss specialist that can help diagnose the cause of your loss and develop a treatment plan specific to your needs.  There are many ways a hair loss specialist can determine the causes of your hair loss, which can include, but is not limited to, a review of your medical history and hair loss history, a phy…Read More

  8. Best Chance for Successful Hair Loss Treatment

    One question we often get from our patients is “what can I do to give myself the best chance at success with my treatment?” This is an important question, because there are a lot of factors that can affect the results of your hair loss treatment.  Unfortunately, medicine is not a perfect science, which means that treatment results can vary, however there are steps you can take to put yourself…Read More

  9. How Often Should I See My Hair Loss Specialist?

    Follow up appointments are one of the most important aspects of any treatment plan. Your follow up visits provide an opportunity to track your results, update your hair loss specialist on any changes in diet or medications, and to potentially change the treatment plan if necessary.  So how often should you see your hair loss specialist? Just like visiting your dentist (although hopefully less pai…Read More

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    Iron Deficiency May Be Causing Your Hair Loss

    One of the most common deficiencies in the United States is iron deficiency. Iron deficiency can be particularly dangerous because it’s iron that assists red blood cells in delivering oxygen throughout the human body by creating and using the protein hemoglobin. Therefore, if you’re iron deficient, your body may not be getting enough oxygen which can result in a myriad of problems. Know the sy…Read More