The pattern shown in this photo shows that the grafts were removed with FUE in two stripes and will cause a see-through donor area when the hair grows out
Did my dermatologist prescribe Finasteride too liberally ? Context : 27 y/o. Father and his 4 brothers have full heads of hair. Mother’s side : 3 out of 4 bald uncles. They were bald in their early twenties. I went to the derm two weeks ago. He didn’t look closely at me or do a hair count. […]
This is called sublingual dosing of a drug. For some medications, slow action is better than fast action, especially for drugs that drop the blood pressure or have heart effects that are supposed to be taken as a pill. See this article here: http://journalofpharmaceuticalresearch.org/index.php/kpc/article/viewFile/118766/81984
They say a picture is worth a 1000 words. He is one of the best surgeons in Brazil and he learned SMP here at our office. In addition to learning, he was one of our patients and we repaired some very old work of the plug era hair transplants. The SMP he had done wiped […]
I know how it works chemically. I mean in practice. I’ve been on finasteride for 4.5 months now and haven’t noticed any regrowth and my hair is starting to shed quite a bit again. I obsess over this every day and it’s destroyed my confidence. My hair is about an inch long right now so i think […]
You should not know that you are taking finasteride when you are on it in terms of how your body functions normally.
Look at the picture and you decide!
This is an excellent review of the causes and the progression history of genetic balding in the male. Rod Sinclair is an Icon in this field and is senior author on this article. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1517/14656561003752730
This is very exciting article which shows that it can significantly improve communication and social skills in autistic adults. https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/913220?src=WNL_recnl_190527_MSCPEDIT_surgery&uac=128368AK&impID=1975986&faf=1
Hi doctor, just a question, do you have hundreds of patients on Fin without any sides? And if they do have any do they just call you? And what dosage do you recommend, Im thinking of 0.25mg I have thousands of patients on finasteride without side effects. Usually, I start at the recommended dose, unless […]
I get a good family history and try to match the patient’s hair loss pattern with his family history. Then I mark where the patient is in his hair loss process, usually deploying the HAIRCHECK instrument test. Then I discuss the various options that are age related. Many of the men under 25, who may […]
Assuming that you don’t have an infection because your doctor cleared this diagnosis, then your hair and skin color often produces sensitive skin. To find out if this is the cause, you can scratch your forehead with your fingernail by pressing it into your forehead and moving it about 2 inches. IF the scratch area […]
That would not make sense to me. One or the other is the way to go. If the oral is working for you, don’t switch as the expense is considerably different.
This is a very impressive study on 76 men which took place over 24 weeks and got substantial growth. Mean hair count increases of 40% were observed in PSO-treated men at ‘just’ 24 weeks, whereas increases of 10% were observed in placebo-treated men (P < 0.001). Adverse effects were not different in the two groups. […]