Hair Loss

Hair loss is a condition in which hair is lost at an increased rate from the scalp or entire body. Depending on the cause of hair loss and whether the loss is permanent or temporary, there are a few treatment options available to you.

Get The Facts

Hair loss can affect men, women, and children as a result of genetics, medications, medical conditions, or hormonal changes.

For hair loss concerns, it is best to be assessed by a healthcare provider first to determine the cause before the appropriate treatment can be determined. Patients require a physician referral to see our dermatologist regarding hair loss.

Hair Loss

Treatments Options

+ PRP (Platlet Rich Plasma) Treatment

+ Laser Hair Restoration

+ Hair Rejuvenation Package

+ Viviscal hair supplements & products

+ Hair loss treatment with medication (referral required)

Frequently Asked Questions

+ + How much hair is normal to be shedding in one day?

Generally, about 50-100 scalp hairs are shed per day.

+ + Is there any way to prevent Hair Loss from occurring?

Hair loss depends on many factors that may be out of your control, but there are several ways to help decrease further Hair Loss if you are shedding at a faster rate. These include limiting the frequency of brushing the hair as much as possible, using a conditioner after shampooing, being gentle with your hair by not rubbing with a towel or aggressively brushing it (especially while wet), using wide tooth combs with smooth ends, avoiding high heat and chemicals (dyes, perms, relaxers) and avoiding tight hairstyles that put stress on the follicles.

+ + Is Hair Loss hereditary?

Yes. Inherited Hair Loss is called Androgenic Alopecia and it affects both men and women, also called male pattern hair loss (common baldness) and female pattern hair loss. Androgenic Alopecia is the most common cause of thinning hair.

+ + Is Hair Loss Reversible?

In many cases, yes. Finding and eliminating the causative agent paired with the appropriate course of treatment will promote regrowth of the hair. If the Hair Loss is of scarring nature or very advanced, it is unlikely to see complete regrowth.

+ + Can stress cause Hair Loss?

Yes – physiological or extreme psychological stress can cause Hair Loss. Telogen Effluvium is the term for Hair Loss caused by change in health status, emotional, or nutritional status. The hair shedding typically begins 3 months after the stressful event.

+ + What is the best treatment for Hair Loss?

The treatment all depends on what type of hair loss you are experiencing, and whether there are other contributing factors to the condition. There are topical, oral, and injectable medications, as well as Laser Hair Rejuvenation and PRP Scalp treatment.