1. Botox for Hair?

    If you read last month’s newsletter you are familiar with the importance of protein for hair both taken by mouth and topically applied directly to the hair. This month we are going to take the topical application of protein a step further and talk about “Hair Botox.” Yes, you heard right! I did say “Hair Botox,” but I am not referring to actual Botox, the kind that is injected with a nee…Read More

  2. Hair Transplants for Female Patients

    One of the most well known hair restoration techniques, and one that many patients ask us about, is the hair transplant.  Hair transplants are advertised as the only permanent solution for hair restoration, so they are a very intriguing option for patients.  Unfortunately, women are typically not great candidates for hair transplants due to the type of hair loss that they have. What is a hair tr…Read More

  3. Sun, Salt, and Chlorine – How they Impact your Hair!

    With summer now in full swing most of us will be exposed to the sun, salt water, or chlorine. While it is almost impossible to avoid these three elements during the summer months, it is important to understand the effects they can have on your hair and what steps you can take to prevent and repair the damage so you can enjoy your summer and not miss out on any of the fun! Sun We all know about the…Read More

  4. Protein and Hair Health

    Most women that come in to see me for hair loss have spent hours researching female hair loss online and have tried a number of treatments already including, but not limited to, scalp massage, hair masks, coconut oil, minoxidil products (like Rogaine), shampoos that claim to improve hair health thicken or stimulate growth, vitamins, PRP treatments, sometimes even hair transplant surgery. However, …Read More

  5. Recent Study in Journal of Drugs in Dermatology Shows Benefit of Nutrafol®

    Earlier this month, the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD) published a study called A Six-Month, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of a Nutraceutical Supplement for Promoting Hair Growth in Women with Self-Perceived Thinning Hair that looked at the effect of Nutrafol® on women between the ages of 21 to 65.  Overall the study had 40 participa…Read More

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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