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Potentially New Significant Treatment for Widespread/Recalcitrant Alopecia Areata Jan 31st, 2019

Over the past several years there has been increasing reports of JAK inhibitors being used to treat recalcitrant alopecia areata with excellent results in the majority of patients.  Currently it is being explored as a potential topical treatment option for treating alopecia areata as well.  Overall patients and JAK inhibitors...

The progression of Low level laser light therapy in the treatment of hair loss. Nov 20th, 2018

In 2008 our office conducted a peer reviewed published study that showed the positive impact of low level light laser therapy for hair loss for men and women.  Since then there have been multiple peer reviewed studies that have confirmed our findings.  Many devices have been FDA approved and have...

Low level light with Minoxidil 5% combination therapy - randomized controlled study May 3rd, 2018

Recently a paper was published in a leading laser journal that revealed a combination of topical minoxidil and low level light laser therapy was synergistic. Both treatment options for hair loss for men and women are effective alone but in a patient that has used one without optimal results, adding...

Hair Repigmentation During Immunotherapy Treatment Feb 14th, 2018

These new therapies are saving thousands of lives for patients with Cancer including Mestastic Melanoma .Might they also help explain why and how we lose pigment in our hair follicles as we age?https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamadermatology/article-abstract/2642914?aimlink=37f9e2031e3b44cd7582c25e5af7244d <---Click Link !!

Acne Can Increase the Risk for Depression- The New York Times Feb 7th, 2018

This study confirms what millions already know- acne has an impact beyond the skin. Fortunately, effective treatments are available to treat acne. Speak to one of our board certifdied dermotologist for treatment options.  https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/07/well/mind/acne-can-increase-the-risk-for-depression.html <----click link!

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Jan 24th, 2018

PRP continues to be a novel, widely used treatment for thinning hair. Our experience over the past two years has shown that the majority of patients have positive effect for PRP. The effect can be in a range from new hair growth, to thickening of exisiting thinning hair to stopping...