1. Ask Dr. Wendel: What is considered “normal” hair loss …and when should I be worried?

    Medi Tresse started the “Ask Dr. Wendel” series to address the questions that the staff and I most frequently hear from our patients. We meet every day with women who are wondering if their hair loss is “normal.” So, today’s question is, “What is considered ‘normal’ hair loss and when should I be worried?” Everyday hair loss in women is, to a certain extent, absolutely normal. Ev…Read More

  2. We fix female hair loss here at Medi Tresse!

    Meet the Patient: Ally H., Age 38

    We know that many of our female readers would like to hear, firsthand, from a woman who may have had the same struggles with hair loss and found treatments that worked for her. We chatted with one of our patients, Ally Hastie (as seen in the Medi Tresse before & after gallery), about her experience with hair loss over the years, as well as her recent treatments. At what age did you first start…Read More

  3. Part 4 of Heads Up! How Supplements and Vitamins Benefit Thinning Hair

    So far in our “Heads Up! Women’s hair rejuvenation solutions for thinning hair” series, we have shared info about three non-surgical solutions for hair thinning or loss: Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy, Low Level Laser Therapy, and some of our top picks for topical treatment products. Today I am going to expand a bit on the positive benefits of specific vitamin supplements that can actually imp…Read More

  4. Part 3 of Heads Up! How Topical Products Can Improve Thinning Hair

    In the first two of our new series, “Heads Up! Women’s hair rejuvenation solutions for thinning hair,” we shared info about two non-surgical treatment options: Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy and Low Level Laser Therapy. For Part 3, I am going to dive a bit more into a third treatment option, topical products, which we offer at Medi Tresse and may prescribe to patients, depending on their lev…Read More

  5. Ask Dr. Wendel: How Does Pregnancy Affect a Women’s Hair?

    During my interactions with female patients, I tend to get asked many of the same questions – really great questions that I think are worth addressing on this blog. Today’s post will be the first in a new series we’re calling “Ask Dr. Wendel,” and I’ll answer the question, “How does pregnancy affect a woman’s hair?” With pregnancy, everything changes, and you can expect to see ch…Read More

  6. The LaserCap® hair loss treatment we offer

    Heads Up! What is Low Level Laser Therapy?

    We began our “Heads Up! Women’s hair rejuvenation solutions for thinning hair” series about Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy.  For Part 2, I’m going to share info about Low Level Laser Therapy.   The April 2015 print issue of Allure magazine featured a Q&A about age and its effect on hair with Nicole Rogers, assistant clinical professor of dermatology at Tulane University School of Medi…Read More

  7. Tips for Preventing Thinning Hair or Hair Loss

    It’s not uncommon to worry about your hair becoming thin or even falling out at some point. There are plenty of myths when it comes to causes of female hair loss, which we’ll touch upon in a future post, but for now, here are 10 tips to prevent thinning hair or to manage any hair thinning that you may currently be experiencing: 1. Maintain a Healthy Diet The first step you should take in preve…Read More

  8. The Most Common Type of Hair Loss among Women

    It may surprise you to learn that hair loss in women is not uncommon. In fact, we’d be willing to bet that you can name a female relative, co-worker or friend who has visible hair loss. The subject of hair loss has long been viewed as a taboo topic – most women are embarrassed to admit that they are experiencing hair loss and they find themselves silently suffering at home, attempting to resea…Read More

  9. Heads Up! Women’s Hair Rejuvenation Solutions for Thinning Hair

    If you or a loved one is suffering from female hair loss, there are treatment solutions that have proven successful.  Medi Tresse offers a variety of options — in fact, we offer everything but surgery - including some of the newest, most advanced medical treatments available to patients right now.  Each non-surgical solution, ranging from supplements to topical solutions to Platelet Rich Plas…Read More

  10. Why Am I Losing My Hair?

    Everybody cries. In my first post introducing you to Medi Tresse, a hair rejuvenation practice for women only in Wellesley, Massachusetts, I shared my reasons for starting a women-only practice. For a woman, losing her “crowning glory,” a key component of her appearance, her style, and her sexuality, hair loss shakes her to her core. In our first consultation, we ask the woman to tell us ab…Read More