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Dr. Michele Green takes a closer look at various dermatology treatments. For instance, you can find out how Thermage works, details about laser skin treatments such as Fraxel, or info on what CoolSculpting is, all via our blog and get information from one of the best dermatologists in New York City.

Can You Have Caffeine Before or After PRP?

 Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a versatile treatment option that offers limitless benefits in fields such as hair restoration and facial rejuvenation. Platelets are the main components in PRP that contain a wide array of growth factors and proteins necessary for wound healing and tissue repair and regeneration. Hair loss can be mitigated with PRP…

Topical Minoxidil for Hair Loss

Hair loss and hair shedding are frustrating to experience, but you are not alone. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, an estimated 80 million Americans are affected by androgenetic alopecia, a medical condition resulting in hereditary thinning or baldness due to an imbalance of androgen hormones. If you are experiencing hair loss and are…

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Topical Minoxidil vs. Finasteride for Hair Loss

Hair loss can affect both men and women for several reasons. One common form of hair loss is androgenetic alopecia, which is caused by increased levels of androgen dihydrotestosterone (DHT) binding to the hair follicles on the scalp and destroying them. Male androgenetic alopecia, also known as male pattern baldness, is characterized by hair loss…

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Does Low Testosterone Cause Hair Loss?

 Male pattern baldness, known medically as androgenetic alopecia, is a hair loss condition that affects more than 50 million men and as many as 30 million women, a statistic reported by the National Institute of Health (NIH.gov). Though incredibly common, hair loss conditions like androgenic alopecia can cause severe distress and decrease emotional well-being….

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Does Ozempic Cause Hair Loss?

 Ozempic is a prescription drug with the active ingredient Semaglutide, used to help moderate the effects of type 2 diabetes, as the drug helps the body produce insulin. One additional effect of the drug was that it helped keep patients feeling full for longer, which meant that Ozempic quickly gained popularity as an off-label…

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Hair Loss Caused by Stress

Emotional stress can induce various physical symptoms and is known to be related to three different types of hair loss. Many patients treated for hair loss in Dr. Michele Green’s private dermatology office in Manhattan’s Upper East Side neighborhood present with thinning hair after experiencing stressors or an unexpected stressful event. Different types of stress-related…

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How Effective Is PRP For Hair Loss?

Hair loss is a common and distressing condition that affects approximately 50 million men and 30 million women. A result of age, stress, genetics, or an auto-immune condition, acute or pattern hair loss can lead to insecurity and even depression symptoms in those that experience it. While there seem to be many hair loss treatments…

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Oral Minoxidil for Hair Loss

Hair loss conditions can be very distressing for the many patients who experience hair disorders throughout their lifetime. There are many reasons why hair loss or thinning may occur, ranging from female or male patterned baldness – also known as androgenetic alopecia, – hair loss as a result of shock or trauma, auto-immune disorders, or…

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Topical Finasteride for Hair Loss

Hair loss is a common condition and can cause incredible stress and anxiety in both men and women. According to the American Hair Loss Association, over 65% of men experience hair loss at some point in their lives, and about 40% of people who report hair loss are women. Causes and treatment for hair loss…

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Oral Dutasteride for Hair Loss

Hair loss is an issue that can cause enormous stress for both male and female patients. There are many new treatments, products, and supplements available on the market designed to target hair loss, and it can be difficult to navigate without the help of a board-certified medical professional, like Dr. Michele Green in NYC. Finasteride…

Can I Wash My Hair After PRP Treatments?

What is PRP Hair Restoration & How Does It Work? PRP (platelet-rich plasma) is a hair restoration treatment that has become very popular in the past few years. The way PRP works is simple: the patients’ own blood is drawn, the blood then gets spun in a centrifuge to separate the plasma from the red…

How Long Does PRP Hair Treatment Last?

PRP (platelet-rich plasma) is a common hair restoration treatment. Platelets are a components of red blood cells that contain a wide range of growth factors and proteins that can help accelerate tissue repair as well as wound healing. PRP therapy is not only used just for hair loss but also for other areas of the body, such as:…

Cosmetic Dermatology Trends of 2018

Now all the Christmas cheer has come to an end and New Year’s resolutions have been made it is time to take a look at what dermatology treatments and trends were popular in 2018 and what might be popular in 2019. For this we’ll compare our most recent data to our previous dermatology treatment review…

The effectiveness of PRP hair treatment, facts and figures

Common in both males and females, the American Hair Loss Association state that by the age of 35 two thirds of men will have some degree of hair loss and there are 21 million women that suffer with this problem in the US alone. As a result, treating hair loss has always been a big…

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