COVID-19 has proven to be a highly infectious and rapidly spreading virus. In the interest of protecting our patients and staff we have made the difficult decision to close our office for the rest of the week and probably another 1-3 weeks depending on the spread of this pandemic. We will notify those of you…

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Here is a 61 year old gentleman with crown thinning who started with oral finasteride 1mg daily and topical 5% minoxidil for the first year and then changed to oral minoxidil 1.25mg daily with finasteride for the 2nd year. His photos at baseline, year 1 and year 2 are shown here.

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Eyebrows are the frame of our eyes and can dramatically impact our appearance. Over the year eyebrow styles have changed from fine lines to a fuller more natural look. Often plucking, shaving and other cosmetic methods to achieve a desired look have had unwanted side effects. Although it is natural for many people to see…

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WellandGood.com recently asked Dr. Rogers what are the best shampoos for scalp psoriasis. Below is an excerpt. There’s nothing fun about having a flaky, itchy scalp. Some experience small flurries of flakes when their scalp is dry, while others have dandruff, which is caused by yeast on your scalp. There are varying severities of dandruff,…

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Finasteride (brand name Propecia) was FDA tested and approved for hair loss in the crown. This does not mean that finasteride was not effective for treating frontal hair loss but rather, since the test results were measured only in the crown it was therefore only FDA approved for hair growth in the crown. But as…

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The above 44 year old female patient has been on a variety of medical treatments over the last 7 years. Her photo at baseline (before) is shown here. Her treatments have included dutasteride, finasteride, spironolactone, topical and oral minoxidil. She is very pleased with her results and she is now getting compliments from everyone!

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This 70 year old female was experiencing a hairline recession similar to male hair loss. She wanted to restore her hairline to a more youthful appearance. Dr. Rogers felt she should  try medical therapy before considering hair transplant surgery. The patient began a combination therapy of oral finasteride, oral minoxidil, and topical minoxidil. The photos…

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We like to offer my patients as many instant cosmetic options to help them improve the caliber and the quality of their hair, either while they’re waiting for medical therapy to kick in or waiting for their transplanted hairs to grow. So today, here are a few products that you can incorporate in the new…

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What if you can’t take finasteride (Brand name: Propecia)? Many men are very concerned about the risk of possible sexual side effects, and understandably so, given that in the clinical trials approximately 2% of men did have some decrease in either sexual desire, sexual performance, or sperm count. Now, even though we know that these…

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