Advanced Dermatology Blog
Read our blog to hear what Dr. Taub and her medical staff have to say about the latest medical and cosmetic treatments.
Hair loss is a very common complaint in the dermatology clinic. There are multiple medical reasons or conditions that may cause reversible or potentially permanent hair loss such. These include anemia, hormonal abnormalities, thyroid disease, autoimmune disease, taking certain medications, pregnancy and childbirth, major illness, general anesthesia, and underlying scalp conditions or infections. With medically … Read More ›
All new hair loss procedures involve providing increased growth factors to the cells that make hair. Growth Factor Infusion with Hydrafacial is a gentle water based microdermabrasion to the scalp areas of hair loss performed by one of our estheticians. This is like a massage to the scalp and it infuses the growth factors into … Read More ›
Hair growth is a complex biological process. You need special proteins called growth factors that stimulate cells to make new hair follicles and another set to enable the new hair follicles to grow into thicker, fuller and darker hairs. You also need good blood flow in the scalp as well as many nutrients to support … Read More ›
It’s a significant riddle technology has yet to completely solve, but there’s definite progress. Male pattern baldness is that mysterious condition that has enormous social significance but almost no medical significance… and it’s been a great boon to the baseball cap industry, of course.
In this survey, we take the pulse of American men who have … Read More ›
While there are many causes of alopecia the most common by far are hormonal (male/female or androgenetic alopecia).
Male/female androgenetic alopecia is extremely common and appears to be due to an increased sensitivity of the hair follicle to testosterone (male hormone). It may come as a surprise to many women that they also have testosterone … Read More ›
Regardless of the time of year, hair loss is always one of the most frequent complaints in the dermatology clinic. At some point in life, hair loss affects over half of all individuals for one reason or another. Sometimes, hair loss is temporary. In such instances, it may be secondary to another condition or cause, … Read More ›
Hair loss is a sore subject for those who suffer from it. The most common types of hair loss are telogen efﬂuvium (stress or medically induced hair loss) or alopecia areata (autoimmune hair loss), androgenetic alopecia (male or female pattern hair loss), telogen effluvium (stress or medically induced hair loss) or alopecia areata … Read More ›