1. 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

  2. Can Bariatric Surgery Cause Hair Loss?

    According to the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, the occurrence of bariatric surgery has increased over 40% from 2011 to 2017.  For those not familiar, bariatric surgery is a procedure performed on the stomach or intestines to help with weight loss by restricting the amount of food that the stomach can hold.  As we have seen an increase in the number of bariatric surgerie…Read More

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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