1. The Keto Diet and Your Hair

    One of the most popular diets in recent years is the ketogenic diet, or keto diet for short.  The keto diet is a low carbohydrate and high fat diet where the typical macro breakdown is 70% fats, 5% carbohydrates, and 25% protein.  The basis of the keto diet is that you are forcing your body to enter a state called ketosis, where the body burns stored fats instead of glucose for energy.  Now the…Read More

  2. Latest Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy Study Confirms Medi Tresse Protocols

    If you have read our blogs before you have probably read one of our posts about how there is no standard protocol for Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy, which makes it difficult for patients as they determine the best treatment option for them.  Not only are there multiple Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) kits used, with varying amounts of blood drawn and number of spins, but the protocol that practic…Read More

  3. Wellesley Office – 2019 Female Hair Loss Seminar & Open House

    We are excited to announce that our Wellesley, MA office is hosting a Female Hair Loss Seminar and Open House on Thursday November 14th from 6PM to 8PM.  This is a great opportunity to learn about the latest advancements in the treatment of female hair loss and meet our staff after normal hours. Topics to Be Covered: Optimal Platelet Concentration™ Therapy vs Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy …Read More

  4. LaserCap® Continues to Lead the Way in Low Level Laser Therapy

    It has been over 50 years since it was discovered that Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) could be effective in the treatment of hair loss.  We have come a long way from those initial findings on laboratory mice in Hungary.  In 2009 one of the first randomized, double blind, and multicentered studies, which is considered the gold standard for studies, was completed and proved that LLLT was effective…Read More

  5. Update – Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy A Treatment Option for Alopecia Areata

    Back in 2016 we wrote a blog post about how new research has shown Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy to be an effective treatment for Alopecia Areata.  It has now been three years since then and we wanted to provide an update on where we stand with utilizing PRP Therapy as a treatment for Alopecia Areata.  Before we get into the update, it is important to understand Alopecia Areata and how it i…Read More

  6. Keeping Up with Hair Loss and the Kardashians

    You probably do not come to our website looking for the latest news about the reality TV star Kourtney Kardashian from Keeping Up with the Kardashians.  To be totally honest, it is not a show that I typically watch, but a recent episode made headlines regarding hair loss and a well-known hair loss treatment, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy.  For those that missed it, Kourtney Kardashian found…Read More

  7. Alopecia Areata Awareness Month

    If you read our blogs last month, you would know that August was National Hair Loss Awareness Month and we tried to focus our blogs on providing important information on female hair loss as a whole.  September is also an important month, as it is Alopecia Areata Awareness month.  While considered a rare type of hair loss, Alopecia Areata still affects almost 7 million people in the US.  Alopeci…Read More

  8. The Facts About Female Hair Loss

    Did you know that August in National Hair Loss Awareness Month? This is a very important time to get the facts out about hair loss and female hair loss especially.  Female hair loss tends to be very misunderstood, which only makes it more difficult for those women experiencing it.  The American Hair Loss Association estimates that women make up 40% of the US population that is experiencing hair …Read More

  9. Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy and Scarring Alopecia

    Over the past five years there has been a greater acceptance in the use of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy for hair loss as we have seen many successful studies.  However, most of the research and studies focused on patients with androgenic alopecia, which is tied to genetics and is the most common cause of hair loss.  As the benefits of PRP Therapy are being more understood, we are seeing it…Read More

  10. Is Seasonal Shedding Real and Does it Happen in the Summer?

    Over the past few weeks we have heard from a number of patients regarding concerns that they are seeing an increase in shedding.  It seems like we see an increase in complaints of shedding every year beginning in July and August and lasting through September and October.  Which begs the question, is seasonal shedding real, and if so, what can we do about it? Before we can answer this question, t…Read More