With the summer coming up, patients often tell us they are concerned about starting a new treatment as they plan on being more active and out in the sun, and they are not sure how our treatments may affect their ability to do so.  What is great about the treatments offered at Medi Tresse is that they will not stop you from having a fun filled summer!  However, please remember whenever you plan to spend time in the sun it is important to always ensure proper sun protection.  Let’s look at some of our most common treatments and if potential side effects could affect your summer plans.

  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy – There is limited down time from PRP Therapy, however, in terms of summer activities, we do recommend that you refrain from swimming and direct sun light on your scalp for 48 hours. The good news is that means you can have your treatment on a Wednesday and be on the beach on Saturday!
  • Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) – Whether you are using a laser band or a laser cap, there are no known side effects from LLLT. Using your LLLT device will not stop you in any way from enjoying the nice weather!
  • Formula 82M – Formula 82M is a specially formulated minoxidil solution. Formula 82M is great for patients that have tried over the counter minoxidil products and found them to be irritating or greasy, as it is specially compounded to be non-irritating and less greasy.  With limited side effects, Formula 82M will not get in your way of enjoying your summer activities.

The good news is you do not have to choose between one of these great treatments and having a fun filled summer.  You will be able to enjoy the summer more knowing that you have taken the first steps in treating your thinning hair.  Do not hesitate to contact our office if you have any specific questions about these treatments.

Posted by Your Medi Tresse Team