In the treatment of hair loss, first of all, the diagnosis should be made correctly. Then, only an effective treatment method can be followed. Hair loss is the field of dermatology, and examining the patient by a dermatologist will be the first step for diagnosis and treatment. It is easy to recognize genetically occurring hair loss in men, and laboratory tests are usually needed for non-standard male and female hair loss when a laboratory test is not needed.
Treatment of genetic hair loss
To date, only two drugs have been approved by the FDA to treat genetic hair loss. Minoxidil and Finasteride.
It can be used in both male and female genetic hair loss. Although the mechanism of action is not fully known, it is thought to be via mitochondria. Although it is not a definitive solution, it can delay the process and provide relief.
It is only used in the genetic breakdown of men. Finasteride blocks the conversion of testosterone to DHT. It is mostly preferred in young patients. Various side effects, such as decreased sexual desire, may occur in a small number of patients.
The active ingredients listed above and various vitamins are injected into the skin. There are no exact results on efficacy and side effects. It has not been proven superior to the above drugs. It is not entirely therapeutic. Although current studies show that treatment is insufficient, more studies are needed. Not yet approved by the FDA. Your doctor will decide whether the treatment is suitable for you.
What is PRP?
PRP Platelet Rich Plasma means a person’s natural plasma fluid, which contains many more platelets than it should be. What is applied in PRP is the person’s blood. Since it is the blood of the person used, it is not possible to have an allergic reaction.
– It is efficient and safe to apply to the patient.
– The results of the PRP treatment technique are long-term.
– It has revitalizing and constructive effects.
– Supports all vital functions of the skin except the formation of collagen.
– Refreshes the skin by filling it. In this way, it takes part in the elimination of wrinkles and lines.
PRP supported FUE;
It ensures permanent hair follicles after hair transplantation.
It helps to complete the healing in a short time after hair transplantation.
After hair transplantation, it rejuvenates and revitalizes the newly transplanted hair follicles.
There are not enough studies on its effectiveness. More scientific studies are needed. Not yet approved by the FDA.
Laser treatment in hair loss
Low-level laser treatments were first used to increase hair growth in 1992 and received FDA approval in 2007, which includes the safety other than hair loss treatment. In this process, diode-laser induces cell growth.
Treatment of non-genetic hair loss
The treatment depends entirely on the diagnosis. Usually, laboratory testing and biopsy are required. Explaining different treatment models for each diagnosis here can confuse patients.
It is best to get help from a dermatologist. All treatment methods and contents listed above may vary in the light of scientific developments. Your doctor will determine the right approaches and decisions.