1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Hear From A Patient – Laura D. Shares Her Experience

    Unfortunately, as a society we have decided that female hair loss is a taboo topic that is rarely discussed.  In reality, hair loss will affect up to 50% of women in their lifetime, but since we do not have honest discussions about it, many women feel forced to suffer in silence.  Today we are thankful to have a patient that is willing to share her experience so that more women can feel empowere…Read More

  6. Can Hair Styling Cause Hair Loss?

    One question I hear from almost every woman I meet with is , “Does coloring or styling my hair cause or worsen my hair loss?” The answer to that question is “sometimes, but certainly not all the time.” There is no evidence that coloring our hair causes hair loss. Having said that, I have seen women who have processed their hair excessively over a short period of time and have experienced s…Read More

  7. Can Stem Cells Help to Regrow Hair?

    The emerging science of stem cell therapy has provided excitement for cures for otherwise untreatable diseases. There is new hope for those individuals suffering from many degenerative and disabling diseases such as Parkinson’s disease, traumatic paralysis, blindness, and diabetes, just to name a few. Stem cells are already being used for burn therapy, corneal transplants and bone grafting. But …Read More

  8. No, McDonald’s Fries Do Not Regrow Hair

    If you have watched or read the news lately you probably saw some headlines that read “McDonald’s French Fries Cure Hair Loss!”. While that headline is attention grabbing and sounds delicious, sadly, it is not true. So what is everyone talking about? There was a recent study conducted in Japan where a research team was able to regrow hair on mice by creating hair follicle germs, which are th…Read More

  9. Questions to Ask Before Doing Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy

    As Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy has gained in popularity as a hair restoration treatment, there has been an increase in medical practices that now offer it.  We are big supporters of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy for hair restoration, so we are excited to see its popularity grow.  That being said, as more non-hair loss specialists start offering Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy, it …Read More

  10. 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