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Hair Growth

Can PRP Regrow Hair?

  • Dr Shelly Friedman, DO
  • April 3, 2018
  • Hair Growth
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Patient’s Question: Greetings Dr. Friedman, I have a question to ask: what is PRP and how does it help hair loss? Does it need to be done in conjunction with hair transplant surgery? Dr. Friedman’s Answer: PRP or Platelet Rich Plasma can be performed together with hair transplant surgery or by itself.  Blood drawn from…

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

  • Dr Shelly Friedman, DO
  • September 21, 2017
  • Hair Growth
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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…

Does laser therapy grow new hair?

  • Dr Shelly Friedman, DO
  • September 15, 2017
  • Hair Growth
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Patient’s Question: I have thinning hair on the crown of my head that is creeping outward but I don’t want to have a surgical procedure. Is laser therapy a good option for me? Will it re-grow my hair? Dr. Friedman’s Answer: As long as one has some residual hair still present, what we call “miniaturized…

Do Hair Vitamins Make Hair Grow Faster?

  • Dr Shelly Friedman, DO
  • August 21, 2017
  • Hair Growth
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Patient’s Question: Hi Again Dr. Friedman, I wrote to you a few weeks ago about natural hair loss cures, and thank you for answering my question. In that email, I forgot to ask you about vitamins for hair growth. There was a time a when my wife and her friends were taking these Biotin hair…

What tests exist for female hair loss?

Question: I’m a 33 year-old woman and I’ve recently been experiencing thinning all over my scalp. What tests should I have run to try to determine what’s causing the thinning and who would do this, my regular doctor, a dermatologist, a hair specialist? Answer: Since generalized scalp hair thinning can represent not only Female Pattern…