1. Can My Medication Cause Hair Loss?

    Many medications have side effects, but one side effect from medications that is often not discussed is hair loss.  If you asked most people if they know of any medications that can cause hair loss, they would probably answer with chemotherapy, which is certainly the most extreme case.  However, there are many other more common medications that patients take that can cause hair loss.  However, …Read More

  2. 2018 New Year’s Resolution For Healthy Hair

    Sometimes it feels like New Year’s resolutions are made to be broken.  You start telling yourself you are going to exercise outside more, while looking at a thermometer that reads 5 degrees right now or you assure yourself you will eat better, but you have a house full of left over holiday treats! This year we thought we would help you with a New Year’s resolution for your hair health that sh…Read More

  3. Comparing Hair Restoration Treatments – Hair Transplant vs Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy

    Today’s blog post is the first in a series that we will be writing that compares different hair restoration treatments.  Thankfully, there are lots of great hair restoration treatments available today, however, with all of the options available, patients often are concerned they are not choosing the right one.  This series will give you the information you need to make the right choice for you…Read More

  4. Debunking The Myths Surrounding PRP Therapy

    Platelet Rich Plasma therapy, or PRP, is a treatment in which a patient's blood is taken and then concentrated into an enriched sample of stem cells and other growth factors. When this concentration of super platelets is injected into various parts of the body, it can help the body naturally heal and begin cell regrowth. Because PRP therapy wasn't used for women’s hair loss until 2004, there are…Read More

  5. Avoid The Crash Diet This Year

    It’s hard to believe that the New Year is upon us! As we begin to prepare for the year ahead, New Year’s resolutions often involve new diets and weight loss goals, especially after the Holiday splurge! If losing weight is on your list of resolutions this year, we have a few tips for you. What you may not be aware of is that both rapid and extreme weight loss, as well as crash diets can actuall…Read More

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    Millennials Are Suffering From Hair Loss More Than Other Generations

    In the United States alone, up to 21 million women are experiencing hair loss. Hair loss can be caused by a number of factors including but not limited to low iron levels, low oxygen levels, chemotherapy treatment, and genetics. However, one generation of women is seeing an increased number of those suffering from hair loss: millennials. According to ABC News,, hair loss among millennials, the ge…Read More

  7. Can Hair Extensions Cause Hair Loss?

    One of the easiest ways to mask thinning hair is the use of hair extensions or hair clips.  We have seen many patients that come to our practice and either have a history of using these products or are currently using them.  The appeal is understandable, as it is a quick way to add the appearance of volume or thickness to your hair.  However, hair extensions can potentially cause further hair l…Read More

  8. What is the Hair Growth Cycle?

    Did you know that the hairs on your head go through a constant life cycle?  While we often think of shedding as a negative, everyone sheds some hairs due to the normal hair life cycle (visible hair loss occurs when there is excessive shedding).  There are three phases of the normal hair life cycle: Anagen, Catagen, and Telogen. The Anagen phase is also known as the “growth” phase. This is th…Read More

  9. Does Minoxidil Work for Women?

    While most patients are unaware of the name minoxidil, it is actually one of the earliest hair loss medications.  Minoxidil is the active ingredient of Rogaine®, one of the most well known hair loss medications, which has been around since 1988.  Rogaine® is actually the brand name of the medication, but the active ingredient, and what actually helps treat hair loss is called minoxidil.  Mino…Read More

  10. What is Telogen Effluvium and am I Experiencing it?

    According to the American Hair Loss Association, Telogen Effluvium is the second most common form of hair loss.  While Telogen Effluvium is common, the good news is that it is usually reversible and complete regrowth occurs in about a year.  However, it is extremely important to treat the Telogen Effluvium and try to determine the cause. Telogen Effluvium usually presents as a diffuse hair loss,…Read More