hair loss treatment

PRP for Scarring Alopecia Due to Discoid Lupus Erythematosus (DLE)
JDD authors Hannah Polster MD, Karen Kagha MD, and  Janiene Luke MD report a case of platelet rich plasma for the treatment of scarring alopecia due to discoid lupus erythematosus. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is an autologous concentration of plasma from a patient's blood containing platelets up to 7 times higher than normal plasma.1 Originally indicated to improve connective tissue regeneratio …
An Update on Medical and Surgical Treatment Options for Hair Loss
by Hayley M. Leight, MD on
Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA) and frontal fibrosing alopecia are two very common hair diseases in our skin of color patients. Often these conditions are challenging to diagnose and even more problematic to treat and control. Expert Dr. Valerie Callender spoke during the Skin of Color Seminar Series (now Skin of Color Update New York City on May 5t …
Growing Your Hair Practice: The ONE Channel You Should Focus On
Grow Your Hair Practice
by Wendy E. Roberts, MD on
Hair loss crosses the generations. It is probably one of the least discussed diagnoses because there is a shame effect. Often times, people also feel discouraged because they have probably used countless OTC treatments which promised to make their grow hair but failed to work. A patient of mine once told me: “I’m so glad you encouraged me to talk about my hair loss. I would have nev …