New Hair Loss Treatments in Development

WebMD recently sat down with ISHRS' Dr. Kenneth Washenik to discuss the many treatments in the works. “The development of new treatments, including drugs and cell-based approaches for hair loss, is at an all-time high,” states Kenneth J. Washenik, MD, PhD.

At the American Academy of Dermatology's annual meeting in March, various treatment topics were highlighted.

Cell based Fair follicle regeneration - taking cells found around hair follicles and growing them in a lab.

If it's too good to be true

To help you weed through hair restoration product claims, we recommend you ask four questions before you buy.
 

Using Rogaine (Minoxidil) as a Hair Loss Treatment

Minoxidil is moderately effective and can be helpful for some people with hair loss. A 5% solution of minoxidil is now available and clinical investigators report it to be considerably more effective than the 2% solution in halting hair loss and stimulating new hair growth.
 

Hair Loss & Miracle Cures

Advances in surgical and microsurgical technique over the past 50 years make surgical treatment of hair loss a possibility for many of the millions of Americans

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