• Hair,  Hair loss

    “Male Pattern Hair Loss” Doesn’t Just Affect Men and It’s Treatable

    There comes a time for every man when he realizes that his hairline is… slowly back back backing it up.  If you’re a man, and you haven’t realized this, I bet you will now.  How can I be so sure?  Most men’s frontal hairlines start to recede as soon as they hit puberty.  Our hair’s proclivity to react to changing hormone levels means that we will all lose hair as we get older, though it will happen at varying speeds and to varying degrees of baldness.  That’s why male pattern hair loss is considered a natural process – more of a trait than a true disorder.  It’s just one flavor…

  • Hair,  Hair loss,  Uncategorized

    Biotin Probably Won’t Grow Your Hair and Could Be Dangerous

    One of the top concerns in every dermatology practice is hair loss.  While the concern of losing one’s hair is very common, it can manifest in different forms from true disorders to subtler findings like more hair shedding or breakage over time.  In my experience, many patients have tried to their own remedies before they even see me for hair loss, and biotin supplements are by far the most common strategy my patients have used.  A new study found that roughly a third of all patients seen at a dermatology practice had used biotin supplements, and about a third of those patients had been recommended the supplement by a doctor. …