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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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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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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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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What’s the difference between 2% minoxidil solution and 5% minoxidil foam when it comes to women’s hair loss?

Thinning hair, starting at the centre part and then continuing throughout the scalp, is the main symptom of female pattern hair loss, a condition shared by 40% of women1. No matter how normal or common it is, hair loss is never fun, and it’s especially difficult for women, likely because

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