The Benefits and Limitations of Combining Hair Transplant Harvesting Techniques

The Benefits and Limitations of Combining Hair Transplant Harvesting Techniques

Harvesting Techniques There are two main parts to every hair restoration surgery; removing hair from hair bearing regions (harvesting) and transplanting hairs into hair loss regions (implantation). The two main methods used to remove hair from hair bearing regions include the strip technique and follicular unit extraction (also known as

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The Use of PRP in Dermatology

The Use of PRP in Dermatology

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has been used by physicians to treat soft tissue injury and speed the healing process. PRP is becoming a very popular treatment in dermatology and has been used for skin rejuvenation, hyperpigmentation, acne, wrinkles, stretch marks and hair loss.  It is also a treatment for hair loss: The

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PRP for Androgenetic Alopecia – A Review of the Evidence

PRP for Androgenetic Alopecia – A Review of the Evidence

PRP is a hair treatment technique that uses a patient’s own blood to help encourage hair growth through the delivery of concentrated growth factors to hair follicles1–3. Seven randomized controlled trials have been recently published that examine the effects of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) in androgenetic alopecia (AGA) patients. One of

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Minoxidil For Hair Loss Was An Unexpected Discovery

Minoxidil For Hair Loss Was An Unexpected Discovery

The History of Minoxidil Did you know that, in the 1970s, experiencing hair growth while using minoxidil was an unexpected surprise? Minoxidil is one of the most common non-surgical treatments for female and male pattern baldness used today, however, this was not always the case1,2. It wasn’t until the 1970s

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Toronto Area Major Hospitals Listing

There are over 40 hospitals located in Toronto; here is a complete list. East York Michael Garron Hospital is a community teaching hospital located at 825 Coxwell Avenue in Toronto. Annually, MGH provides care for over 19,880 inpatients, has more than 76,500 emergency visits, nearly 220,000 outpatient visits and delivers

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