1. Can Psoriasis Cause Hair Loss?

    Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease that affects up to 7.5 million Americans.  Psoriasis is a chronic disease that most commonly presents as red scaly patches on the ski and psoriasis flare ups come and go.  Unfortunately, there is no cure, but there are ways to manage the flareups when they occur and decrease their likely hood of experiencing them through lifestyle changes.  While psoriasis can…Read More

  2. Am I Getting The Best Possible Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy?

    Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy has become a popular treatment for many different medical problems.  In the last 10 years I have seen Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy used for osteoarthritis of the knees, soft tissue injuries, collagen growth in cosmetic procedures, bone growth in dental procedures, hair regrowth and other regenerative procedures.  Intense research has been ongoing for over…Read More

  3. Proper Diagnosis of Hair Loss, Does it Really Matter?

    At Medi Tresse, when we see a patient for the first time, we complete a full medical history.  This includes not only the history about the hair loss, but their entire medical history as well.  We have all our patients fill out several forms regarding prior diagnoses, surgeries, medical diagnoses, as well as medications, diet and supplements.  We also need to know about any family history of ha…Read More

  4. LaserCap® Company Announces the Release of the MC2™ with 312 Diodes

    LaserCap® Company is excited to announce the release of their long awaited MC2™.  According to LaserCap® Company, MC2™ represents the next generation of wearable home-use laser cap devices.  The name MC2™ is derived from the purpose of the new laser cap, maximum coverage and maximum comfort.  The MC2™ is uniquely designed to be adjustable to conformally fit any head size.  The MC2™…Read More

  5. New Year’s Resolutions for Your Hair

    As the New Year quickly approaches, if you are like most Americans, I am sure you have a list of New Year’s resolutions for 2019.  However, according to research only 8% of people keep their New Year’s resolutions! The best way to keep a New Year’s resolution is to keep it simple.  To help, we have come up with a few simple New Year’s resolutions for your hair that you can keep in 2019. …Read More

  6. Increasing Incidence of Hair Loss in Women

    Hair loss certainly isn’t as prevalent in women as men, but it is still a very common problem with significant accompanying emotional distress. The incidence varies according to the type of hair loss, but the statistics are as follows: Between the ages of 15 and 29 about 12 % of women have thinning hair from all causes. By the time a woman reaches 65, up to 50% of women have thinning hair. Tract…Read More

  7. Treatment for Hair Loss After Cancer

    While at the international conference on hair loss in Los Angeles this month, one of the topics we discussed was the prevalence of permanent hair loss following chemotherapy and radiation treatment for many types of cancer. While most of us are aware of how often hair loss occurs during cancer treatment, I didn’t realize that for up to 30-40% of patients, some degree of hair loss can be permanen…Read More

  8. Supplements, Diet, and Hair Loss

    Diana Gallerani, NP and I recently returned from an international conference on hair loss.  Conferences are a great opportunity for us to not only learn about the latest research on hair loss, but also to speak with other members of the medical community to hear about what they are seeing at their practices.  This conference had lots of great courses and discussions and we heard about many exci…Read More

  9. Medi Tresse Boston Female Hair Loss Seminar

    We are excited to announce that on Thursday November 8th we will be hosting a free Female Hair Loss Seminar and Open House at our Wellesley office. Enjoy light fare and refreshments while learning about the latest advancements in female hair loss. Some highlights of the night include: Hair Loss Seminar by our expert medical staff starting @ 6PM Meet with current patients to learn about their exper…Read More

  10. What Does The Recent Study of JAK Inhibitors Mean for Patients With Alopecia Areata?

      Occasionally you may see stories on the news about promising studies regarding the use of JAK Inhibitors for the treatment of hair loss. JAK Inhibitors are a type of medication that inhibit one or more of the Janus kinase family of enzymes. There are two FDA approved JAK Inhibitors on the market today, one for the treatment of blood diseases and one for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. On…Read More