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Propecia – Information Fact Sheet

Propecia – Information Fact Sheet

Propecia – Information Fact Sheet Finasteride 1 mg What is it? Propecia is a film-coated tablet that contains finasteride, a medicinal ingredient used to treat hair loss. These tablets are tan in color and are easy to identify (Figure 1).         Figure 1. Example of Propecia tablets

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The Vampire Treatment

The Vampire Treatment

The vampire treatment is not a post-Halloween inspired story, but the endearing nickname for an innovative new hair growth therapy also known as PRP (platelet-rich plasma). The fast gain in popularity of this treatment comes from its well-diversified benefits including efficacy, safety and cost. As the name suggests, PRP is

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Low Level Laser Therapy is Effective: Seeing is Believing

Low Level Laser Therapy is Effective: Seeing is Believing

Medication (e.g., minoxidil, finasteride)1,2, hair transplantations (e.g., strip harvesting, FUE)3 and concealers (e.g., scalp tattooing, hair thickening fibers)4 are among the many hair loss treatments available today. If you prefer a more non-invasive treatment that doesn’t involve the use of medication, low level laser therapy (LLLT) could be the hair

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Treating Alopecia Areata – Platelet-Rich Plasma

Treating Alopecia Areata – Platelet-Rich Plasma

Alopecia areata, a condition where a person’s own immune system attacks their hair follicles, can sometimes be difficult to treat. That’s because the treatment options that we have traditionally relied on are unfortunately not effective for everyone1. Those that are unresponsive to therapy may develop bald patches which could progressively

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The DigniCap – A Scalp Cooling System that Prevents Chemotherapy-Induced Hair Loss

The DigniCap – A Scalp Cooling System that Prevents Chemotherapy-Induced Hair Loss

Chemotherapy-Induced Hair Loss Chemotherapy can be used to cure or control the spread of cancer1. Chemotherapy treatments are commonly associated with side effects as cytotoxic drugs can have a damaging impact on healthy cells2. Hair loss can be a distressing side effect of chemotherapy treatments, influencing a patient’s body image

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Alopecia Areata – Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy vs. Minoxidil Treatment

Alopecia Areata - Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy vs. Minoxidil Treatment

Alopecia Areata (AA) Alopecia areata (AA) or ‘spot baldness’ is a common hair loss condition, affecting over 2.4 million Americans1. In AA patients, actively growing hair follicles are attacked by the body’s immune system, making this hair loss condition an autoimmune disorder2. The onset of AA most commonly occurs in

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Trichorrhexis Nodosa – A Hair Shaft Disorder

Trichorrhexis Nodosa – A Hair Shaft Disorder

Trichorrhexis nodosa (TN) is a hair shaft disorder affecting all ethnicities1. Individuals with this disorder usually have fragile or easy to break hair due to cuticle loss (loss of the outer hair shaft layer)2. When the cuticle disappears, the exposed fibers separate and start to fray, looking a little like

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The Classification of Hair Loss

The Classification of Hair Loss

Hair transplant surgeons describe hair loss in patients using classification systems. Classification systems can provide several advantages. They can help to determine what therapies or surgical procedures to use and help to standardize hair loss terminology, enabling better communication between hair transplant surgeons. Some systems are more comprehensive than others

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Free PRP & Laser Hair Therapy For New Hair Transplant Patients

Free PRP & Laser Hair Therapy For New Hair Transplant Patients

For a limited time Sure Hair International is offering FREE Platelet Rich Plasma therapy and 3 months of laser hair therapy. 1 Platelet Rich Plasma Treatment (Valued at $1,500) 3 Months of Laser Hair Therapy (Valued at $1,500) This promotion will be available for transplants performed until the end of

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Ruxolitinib – A Treatment for Alopecia Areata

Ruxolitinib – A Treatment for Alopecia Areata

Hair loss can be caused by many different conditions such as chemotherapy-induced alopecia, androgenetic alopecia (male pattern baldness) and alopecia areata (spot baldness). Alopecia areata  or ‘spot baldness’ is an autoimmune disease where actively growing hair follicles are attacked by the body’s own immune system1. This condition can lead to

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