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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…

Hair Transplant Question from African-American Female

Patient’s Question: Does the success of a hair transplant depend on the type of hair being transplanted?  I am an African-American female with thinning hair on the top of my head. Dr. Friedman’s Answer: Transplanted hair will always grow. The success of the transplant depends on whether or not you have enough density over the…

I overplucked my eyebrows, can hair grafts help me?

  • Dr Shelly Friedman, DO
  • September 13, 2017
  • Women
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Patient’s Question: Over the years I have plucked my eyebrows to the point that they won’t grow back. Is there any way to permanently replace them? Dr. Friedman’s Answer: Hair transplantation has been very successful in transplanting eyebrows and replacing the eyebrows you have plucked over the years. The only caveat is that the transplanted…

What is the process that occurs during the hair transplant surgery?

Question: Can you describe the process that occurs during the hair transplant surgery? Answer: In the typical hair transplant surgery procedure, the patient’s medical history is detailed to rule out medication allergies and medical illnesses which could complicate the surgery. Occasionally, surgical clearance may be needed from the patient’s Internist or Primary Care Physician. The…

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…

What is the best topical treatment for the re-growth and thickening of hair loss for a female around the age of 40?

Patient’s Question: What is the best topical treatment for the re-growth and thickening of hair loss for a female around the age of 40? Dr. Friedman’s Answer: I personally do not believe there is a good topical treatment for re-growth for women.  The only FDA approved drug is Rogaine or minoxidil and I think it…