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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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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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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