In this video, Dr. Allan Parungao, Assistant Medical Director at Bosley Medical Group Chicago, shares options for surgical and non-surgical treatments for hair loss. There’s no such thing as scarless surgery. The best results come when patients combine surgical and non-surgical therapies for their hair restoration. Two methods for hair transplant surgery are: Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT) – This is
Dr. Nilofer Farjo spoke with UK dermatologist Dr. Sharon Wong, BSc (Hons), MBBS (Distinct), MRCP (UK) DERM who is recognized in the specialty as combining medical trichology with dermatology. Because of her specialist interest in hair and scalp disorders and her experience with complex conditions particularly among Asian and Afro-Caribbean patients this makes her one of London’s most sought-after specialists.
Cooling Cap for Chemotherapy Patients Help Save Hair Follicles Hair loss is ranked the most troubling side effect of treatment for women. Most patients undergoing chemotherapy, lose some or all of their hair as a side affect to the treatment. A new device which is a scalp cooling cap is currently in clinical trials. A New York City hospital
Low-Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) Devices Some patients are turning to Low-Level Laser Therapy Devices as a non-surgical hair restoration treatment for pattern hair loss. These devices, which feature laser light generated by low-powered cold lasers, include hand-held “comb”, “brush” or “cap” laser-fueled devices marketed for use at home. Larger “hood” or “cap” devices are used in
Laser light generated by low-powered cold lasers has recently come into use as a non-surgical hair restoration treatment for pattern hair loss. Lasers have been used in the medical field for years. Use of laser light as a hair replacement therapy for treatment of hereditary hair loss, however, is a newer application of laser technology. The “cold” lasers
Minoxidil results: is Minoxidil a viable hair loss treatment for women? posted by William M. Parsley, MD, FISHRS on April 30, 2015 Minoxidil 2% solution is a treatment for hair loss in both men and women. From 1986 to 1996, it was only available by prescription, but now is available over the counter as either a brand-name product (Rogaine ®)
posted by Rajesh Rajput, MCh, FISHRS on April 6, 2015 Can a herbal treatment for hair loss really work? Best practices in herbal hair growth treatment An herbal program for hair loss can work well for some patients. Those with grade III to IV hair loss are expected to thrive on the program. It is also beneficial for patients with
WebMD recently sat down with ISHRS’ Dr. Kenneth Washenik to discuss the many treatments in the works. “The development of new treatments, including drugs and cell-based approaches for hair loss, is at an all-time high,” states Kenneth J. Washenik, MD, PhD. At the American Academy of Dermatology’s annual meeting in March, various treatment topics were highlighted.
Don’t Assume Over-The-Counter Is Step One. So you’re ready for your hair restoration surgery and are eagerly awaiting the positive results the new look will have on your lifestyle. Stop. Before you take the final step and schedule your hair restoration surgery, take a quick over-the-counter medication inventory and share the results with your surgeon so
Alopecia reduction-also called scalp reduction is a surgical hair restoration procedure that (1) surgically removes bald scalp, and (2) stretches hair-bearing scalp upward to replace bald scalp that has been removed. In selected patients alopecia reduction is a very effective method of hair restoration when performed by a skilled and experienced physician hair restoration specialist. Depending on individual
The Cold Laser: A Newer Medical Treatment for Pattern Hair Loss Laser light generated by low-powered (cold) lasers has recently come into use as a non-surgical hair restoration treatment for pattern hair loss. Hand-held “comb”, “brush” or “cap” laser devices are marketed for use at home. Larger “hood” or “cap” devices are used in hair restoration clinics.