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Female Hair Loss Case Study – PRP Injection Therapy

This 64 year old female was experiencing significant hair thinning along the frontal hairline and behind the ears. We believed that her hair loss was related to either female pattern hair loss (FPHL), alopecia areata, or frontal fibrosing alopecia but her diagnosis…
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Propecia Hair Loss Case Study

Before and after 15 months medical therapy with Propecia This is a 40 year old gentleman who was bothered by hair thinning in the vertex. He started on Propecia (finasteride) 1mg daily as well as Rogaine 5% foam nightly. He was…
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New Information about Post Finasteride Syndrome (PFS)

At this year’s ISHRS meeting in Las Vegas, Dr. Alan Jacobs a neuroendocrinologist at Duke University School of Medicine spoke on the topic of Post Finasteride Syndrome (PFS). This condition has been described in the literature as a continuation of…
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What’s the Skinny on Sulfate-Free Shampoos?

Sulfate based shampoos contain products like sodium lauryl sulfate and sodium laureth sulfate. They are some of the most popular cleansers used not only in hair shampoos but also in facial and body cleansers. This is because they create a…
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Biotin May Alter Thyroid Test Results

In a recent case report from Mass General Hospital, a male patient was erroneously diagnosed with Graves’ Disease. The diagnosis was made after blood tests revealed a suppressed TSH, and elevated T3 and T4. However, the patient had no clinical…
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Spring-Summer Shedding: Is it Normal?

Yes! There is evidence that it may be normal for your body to shed a certain amount of hair in the spring and summer seasons. This is because there is evidence that the time of year when the greatest number…
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Can Sunscreen Cause Hair Loss?

Potential link between Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia & Sunscreen New research from the United Kingdom suggests that topical sunscreens may be causing hair loss among patients with frontal fibrosing alopecia (FFA). Patients were recruited from two sites in the UK, including…
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