Hair loss is challenging to treat because it is multifactorial and often hard to elucidate. If you are experiencing hair loss, don’t panic, here are a few of Dr. Devan's recommendations:
1) See your internist to rule out underlying medical issues.
2) Avoid behaviors that contribute to hair loss (extensions, frequent color, repetitive partings, tight hair styles, and regular heat styling)
3) Talk to your doctor about vitamins and topicals including folate, biotin, and minoxidil.
4) Consider PRP injections to deliver growth factors to the scalp.
“When PRP is injected into the scalp in a series of four to six sessions over the course of six months, we see a nice improvement in hair growth and I think this is something people haven’t necessarily heard about.”
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