1. Keeping Up with Hair Loss and the Kardashians

    You probably do not come to our website looking for the latest news about the reality TV star Kourtney Kardashian from Keeping Up with the Kardashians.  To be totally honest, it is not a show that I typically watch, but a recent episode made headlines regarding hair loss and a well-known hair loss treatment, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy.  For those that missed it, Kourtney Kardashian found…Read More

  2. Alopecia Areata Awareness Month

    If you read our blogs last month, you would know that August was National Hair Loss Awareness Month and we tried to focus our blogs on providing important information on female hair loss as a whole.  September is also an important month, as it is Alopecia Areata Awareness month.  While considered a rare type of hair loss, Alopecia Areata still affects almost 7 million people in the US.  Alopeci…Read More

  3. The Facts About Female Hair Loss

    Did you know that August in National Hair Loss Awareness Month? This is a very important time to get the facts out about hair loss and female hair loss especially.  Female hair loss tends to be very misunderstood, which only makes it more difficult for those women experiencing it.  The American Hair Loss Association estimates that women make up 40% of the US population that is experiencing hair …Read More

  4. Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy and Scarring Alopecia

    Over the past five years there has been a greater acceptance in the use of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy for hair loss as we have seen many successful studies.  However, most of the research and studies focused on patients with androgenic alopecia, which is tied to genetics and is the most common cause of hair loss.  As the benefits of PRP Therapy are being more understood, we are seeing it…Read More

  5. Is Seasonal Shedding Real and Does it Happen in the Summer?

    Over the past few weeks we have heard from a number of patients regarding concerns that they are seeing an increase in shedding.  It seems like we see an increase in complaints of shedding every year beginning in July and August and lasting through September and October.  Which begs the question, is seasonal shedding real, and if so, what can we do about it? Before we can answer this question, t…Read More

  6. How do Hair Transplants Work?

    While we specialize in non-surgical treatments for female hair loss, we often get questions from patients about hair transplants.  Hair transplants have come a long way from the “plugs” look many people still associate with them today.  With an experienced surgeon, today’s hair transplants look extremely natural and no one would know you had a procedure done.  It is important to remember …Read More

  7. Medi Tresse Worcester Now Open

    We are excited to announce the opening of our second Massachusetts location.  Medi Tresse Worcester is now open in Worcester, MA and we will begin seeing patients there in July.  Medi Tresse Worcester is located at 95 Vernon St, Worcester, MA 01610, which provides convenient access to I-290 and the Mass Pike (I-90).  Dr. Mary Wendel will be the Medical Director of Medi Tresse Worcester and she …Read More

  8. Medi Tresse Named Best of Westchester

    We are honored to announce that Medi Tresse Westchester is a 2019 Best of Westchester winner from Westchester Magazine in the category of Female Hair Loss Treatment.  “We take great pride in offering our patients the best treatments available for female hair loss and we are truly humbled to be recognized for the work our great staff does every day,” said Dr. Mary Wendel, the National Medical …Read More

  9. Over the Counter Hair Loss Treatments

    Over the past year we have received many questions from patients wondering about our thoughts on the many over the counter hair loss treatments now available.  While there are too many options available to specifically give guidance on each one, there are really just a few main categories that all of these treatments fall into. Shampoos and Conditioners It is important to understand that most sha…Read More

  10. Signs Your Hair Loss May Not Be Female Pattern Hair Loss

    Androgenic Alopecia, also known as Female Pattern Hair Loss, is the most common type of female hair loss and about 50% of women will experience this type of hair loss by the time they are 50.  Androgenic Alopecia is caused due to an excess of androgens, which are commonly known as male hormones, but that is not really accurate as women also produce androgens, but typically at lower levels.  In w…Read More