Hair Loss / Thinning Specialist

Osteopathic Center for Healing

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Physicians located in Rockville, MD

Hair loss / Thinning Q & A

There are many treatment modalities for thinning hair for both men and women. Many of these modalities are combined to add efficacy to the process. We use a combination of topical, oral and injected therapies to give your scalp a multi-pronged regeneration and restoration.

Microneedling is a method of introducing a controlled wound into the scalp that triggers a release of growth factors, new collagen and elastin. Microneedling also enables improved delivery of medications to the thinning hair. Microneedling can be used to deliver Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), Minoxidil or AnteAGE stem cell serum. Home microneedling devices along with topical solutions are also available to keep the process going at home.

PRP is the concentration of platelets and growth factors found in the blood. PRP collection is a multistep process that involves an in-office blood draw, centrifugation, and isolation of the PRP solution. A small amount of blood is drawn and the red cells are separated from the platelet rich plasma. Since the PRP solution is isolated from the patient’s own blood, there is virtually no risk of an allergic reaction.

Stem cells and Exosomes, these are the latest therapies to be combined with microneedling and PRP to keep hair follicles healthy and help to regrow hair. Adding Stem Cells or Exosomes to your hair restoration decreases the inflammation at the cellular level and helps to keep the hair root young and productive. It also helps keep the hair in the growing stages longer and produces thicker, healthier hair.