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Microneedling Infection: Is the Scalp at Risk?

Microneedling for Hair Loss In the last decade, microneedling has garnered attention in the anti-aging world for its ability to remodel collagen and reduce the appearance of scars. More recently, researchers have started testing microneedling as a treatment for hair loss disorders – including androgenic alopecia. The process of microneedling creates potentially hundreds of micro … Read more…

How to Apply Topical Finasteride for Maximum Absorption

Topical Finasteride Finasteride is a hair loss drug for treatment of androgenic alopecia. It inhibits the 5-alpha reductase type II enzyme that converts testosterone into dihydrotestosterone, or DHT. Topical finasteride formulations (think: solution, spray, or gel) are growing in popularity because of their localized approach. Oral finasteride reduces DHT everywhere in the body. Topical finasteride … Read more…

Microneedling For Hair Loss: 5 Strategies to Reduce Pain

What is Microneedling? Microneedling – also known as percutaneous wound induction – is the act of deliberately wounding skin tissues for therapeutic benefit. This is generally done with hundreds of tiny, medical-grade needles ranging in lengths from 0.1mm to 5.0mm. There are a variety of microneedling devices – from hand-held rollers to automated pens to stamps. … Read more…