Can Women Lower their Hairline with Hair Transplant Surgery

Patient’s Question: Hello Dr Friedman, I am a thirty-two year-old career woman with a demanding job. I feel like I have to look my best at all times. I am happy with most everything except for my hairline. It starts too far back, exposing more of my forehead than what it should be for a …

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Dr. Friedman’s Opinion on Topical Finasteride

Patient’s Question: What is your opinion of Topical Finasteride? It seems to be quite effective from what I have read. Do you recommend it, and if so, how can I obtain it? Dr. Friedman’s Answer: Topical Finasteride is not FDA approved and therefore I do not prescribe it to my patients.  The problem with any …

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Do I Need to Grow My Hair Long After Hair Transplant Surgery to Hide my Donor Scar?

Patient’s Question: Hello Dr. Friedman, With the hair I have left (smile), I like to wear it short. After my hair transplant procedure, do I need to grow it longer to cover my donor area? Thank you for answering my question. Dr. Friedman’s Answer: If you want to keep your hair short over the back …

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Why do some hair loss doctors choose not to prescribe dutasteride for hair loss?

Patient’s Question: Hi Dr. Friedman, I was reading online about how DHT causes hair loss, and that Finasteride/Propecia can block DHT from causing hair loss. Reading further, I learned that finasteride only blocks one type of DHT, while Dutasteride/Avodart actually blocks both forms of DHT. My question is what is your opinion of using dutasteride …

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Will Rogaine foam help faster hair growth after hair transplant surgery?

Patient’s Question: Hello Dr. Friedman, I am going to have hair transplant surgery at your clinic in December and I thought of a question I forgot to ask you when we spoke during my hair transplant consultation. After I get my surgery done, I was wondering if minoxidil will help my new hair grow in …

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Can Treatment for “Low-T” lead to increased hair loss?

Patient’s Question: Hello Dr. Friedman, I am an overweight male in his mid-40s who has just started testosterone replacement therapy as recommended by a doctor. I’ve had two injections so far and I must admit, I am feeling a noticeable improvement in all things relevant. My question to you is – I know that increased …

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My wife has a small bald-spot on her head, what caused it and what can be done?

Patient’s Question: Greetings and Salutations Dr. Friedman, I am writing to ask you a hair loss question about my wife of nearly 25 years. She was standing in front of the bathroom mirror the other day and was showing me a spot above her right temple but close to the center that is beginning to …

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What is the best solution for scalp itch after hair transplant?

Patient’s Question: Hello Dr. Friedman, I had a hair transplant with Scottsdale Institute 8 days ago and my scalp is itching in the area where you implanted the new hair grafts. It’s driving me nuts a little bit as it’s always hard not to scratch an itch. How long will this last, what can I …

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I am losing hair after giving birth, what can I do to stop it and regrow new hair?

Patient’s Question: I had a baby two months ago and now my hair is shedding all the time and my hair is thinning on the top of my scalp.  Is there anything that I can do to stop my hair loss and to re-grow my hair? Dr. Friedman’s Answer: When you were pregnant, the placenta …

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How long does it take for women to see noticeable, new hair growth results from laser therapy treatments?

Patient’s Question: How long does it take to see results from laser therapy treatments?  Do they work for women?  I am a 53-year-old female.  Am I a candidate? Dr. Friedman’s Answer: Laser therapy is extremely successful in women who have miniaturized hairs still present on their scalp.  When hair dies it does not just fall …

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I am 45 and overplucked my eyebrows when I was younger. What are my options for getting them back?

Patient’s Question: I am 45 and when I was younger I over plucked my eyebrows to the point of no return.  They will not grow back.  Is there anything I can do to make them grow back or is hair transplant surgery my only option? Dr. Friedman’s Answer: The only permanent option is hair transplantation.  …

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What are the side-effects for women who use low level light therapy to regrow their hair?

Patient’s Question: What are the side effects of laser therapy for women over the age of 37?  Will it take many treatments for me to see a change in my hair thickness and volume? Dr. Friedman’s Answer: There is virtually no side effects to low-level laser therapy if performed properly.  We feel that laser therapy …

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Will laser therapy help a 45 year-old woman with thinning hair?

Patient’s Question: I am a 45-year-old female and the hair on the top of my scalp is very thin.  I don’t like the idea of getting hair transplants or taking a pill.  I have heard about laser therapy but will it help me?  How does it work? Dr. Friedman’s Answer: If the scalp hair on …

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I have crown hair loss, when should I get a hair transplant?

Patient’s Question: I just turned 43 and I have been noticing thinning hair along the crown and top of my head.  Am I a hair transplant candidate? Dr. Friedman’s Answer: Depending on how much hair loss you have at this time will dictate whether or not you are a good candidate for hair transplant surgery. …

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