Hair Loss


“Dermatology San Antonio is pleased to introduce our latest in-office treatment for hair loss.”

Hair loss can be an embarrassing issue. Male and female pattern hair loss is a genetic problem that can leave you feeling helpless. Treatment options, like prescription drugs, are often partially effective and carry the potential for unwanted side effects. Surgical hair restoration can be expensive and does not treat the underlying medical problems.

Now there is an effective and affordable way for you to improve your hair density without surgery or harmful side effects.

This Hair Loss Treatment:

  • Increases blood supply to the follicle
  • Increases shaft size (thickness)
  • Triggers and maintains the growth phase
  • Controls hair growth cycle
  • Decreases hair loss

How Does It Work?

Platelets contain healing growth factors. Those growth factors are like signal callers that give instructions to your tissue to regenerate and multiply. This has led different fields of medicine to utilize them for wound healing to speed up recovery time and regrow healthier, stronger tissue. Now doctors have discovered new benefits for hair thickening and regrowth. With this treatment, there is a reverse effect to the miniaturization of the hair follicle, jump starting dormant hair back into the growth stage.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know if I am a good candidate?

Contact Dermatology San Antonio to schedule an appointment for a proper diagnosis and to create a treatment plan.

How many treatments are required?

Treatment will vary based on your need. Your treatment plan may consist of a number of treatments spaced 1 month apart. After your initial treatment, it is usually suggested to do maintenance treatments 2-4 times per year.

How long does the treatment take?

This hair loss treatment is considered a “lunchtime” treatment, as it can be completed within about 20 minutes.

Does the procedure hurt?

There may be some sensitivity. However, physicians usually utilize effective anesthetic solutions, such as cold ambient air or a topical analgesic to minimize any potential discomfort. Talk to your physicians about the right option for you.

Is there any recovery time?

There is no downtime or a long recovery process. You may take a warm shower the evening of the treatment. In addition, it is advised to avoid using any harsh dyes or chemicals on your hair for 48 hours.

Can this restorative treatment cure baldness?

No, this hair loss treatment is not a cure for baldness (Androgenic Alopecia). The genetic medical problem will always remain. However, there is evidence that regular treatments can significantly slow down the effects of Androgenic Alopecia and works to increase hair density.

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