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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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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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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How many sessions of laser therapy do I need before it starts working?

Patient’s Question: How many sessions of laser therapy do I need before it starts working? Will it work in one session? I like the idea of laser therapy but not the idea of multiple trips to the doctor’s office. Dr. Friedman’s Answer: Laser hair therapy has been very successful but one of the reasons it …

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Does laser therapy grow new hair?

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 …

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How long after my hair transplant procedure will my new hair be fully grown?

Patient’s Question: If I get a hair transplant now, how long will it take until my new hair is full and natural looking? Dr. Friedman’s Answer: Most of our patients notice that within 30 days their scalp is back to its pre-operative appearance, since most of the hairs within the grafts will fall out within …

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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 …

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