Hair Loss

Hair Loss

Hair Loss services offered in BRIDGELAND, CYPRESS, TX

There are many conditions that can cause hair loss, so the first step is a medical evaluation and blood work to determine why you are losing your hair.  Sometimes a scalp biopsy is required to determine the cause of hair loss.  Androgenetic alopecia, or hair loss caused by genetic predisposition, is the most prevalent form of hair loss.  It is also known as male and female pattern baldness.  Many treatments for androgenetic alopecia will also help with other forms of hair loss, but they should be used only upon the recommendation of your dermatologist. 

Hair Loss

What are some treatment options we offer for hair loss?

Platelet Rich Plasma/Fibrin (PRP/PRF)

Platelet Rich Fibrin, or PRF, is a procedure done at Magnolia Dermatology by your provider.  We extract platelet rich plasma from your own blood and convert it to platelet rich fibrin prior to injection to allow for prolonged release of growth factors.  These growth  factors stimulate hair growth.  Several treatment regimens have been proposed, but the most effective regimen to date is monthly injections for 3 months followed by maintenance treatments as needed every 6 to 12  months.

Medical Therapy

Medical therapy may consist of  medications such as finasteride, dutasteride, minoxidil, and for women only, spironolactone.  These medications can be taken orally or compounded topically. These medications can be  extremely helpful, but early treatment is critical to the success.  The highest response rates occur with combination therapy.  Combining treatment modalities produces a synergistic response due to their different mechanisms of action.  Treatment must be continued for at least six to twelve months in order to evaluate response to therapy and must be continued indefinitely to maintain results.


To learn more about hair loss and to find out what is the best treatment for you, call Magnolia Dermatology today or schedule an appointment online.