Does Your Hair Look Affright? Don’t be Scared to do Something about It
By Alan J. Bauman, MD, ABHRS
Does looking in the mirror at your thinning hair make you want to scream? Are you haunted by thoughts that someday you’ll have even less hair than you do now?
At Bauman Medical we specialize in scaring away hair loss nightmares. We offer many diagnostic tools and treatment options that can eliminate the need next year to wear a wig with your Halloween costume – unless you want to.
Read below where I unmask several of the most bewitching approaches in our goodie bag to give you the head of hair you’d like to see again.
Our practice is one of the first in the world to offer HairMetrix®, a game changer in evaluating the state of your hair. Instead of using a microscope to make educated guesses, our HairMetrix® device takes a snapshot of your scalp. Its AI Artificial Intelligence-powered algorithm then creates a readout of your precise hair quantity and quality (and other metrics).
One benefit—it allows us to track the progress of your hair restoration over time. Another—this information improves diagnosis, guides treatment decisions, and monitors better than ever before how well you’re responding to your treatment.
Trichotest® is a genetic test based on state-of-the-art DNA microarray technology. It’s designed to identify the exact hair loss treatments that will perform best for you, based on your genetics.
All it requires is a cheek swab and some details about your lifestyle. The software then analyzes the characteristics of your specific metabolism that may be contributing to your particular hair loss situation. An algorithm then identifies the treatment options likely to be the most successful for you, saving you time, money, frustration… and follicles!
The Trichotest™ can be performed in our office or from home.
Non-invasive Hair Restoration Treatments
TED (TransEpidemal Delivery
TED is one of the most exciting innovations I’ve seen in years for defeating hair shedding, hair loss, and thinning hair. This restorative “lunchtime” treatment is for patients wanting to improve the overall thickness and appearance of their hair but who’ve avoided medical options because they’re averse to needles for local anesthesia or having their blood drawn. TED is needle-free, pain-free, requires no anesthesia, and is highly effective.
The procedure is simple and can be relaxing…
First, a device that looks like a small massage tool uses painless ultrasonic sound waves to temporarily increase scalp permeability. Then, we apply a topical hair growth serum to your scalp in the treatment zone and use the device to gently deliver the serum into your scalp. This serum contains powerful growth factors, peptides, and amino acids that reactivate dormant hair follicles, help existing hair follicles grow thicker, healthier hair, and also improve the anchoring of hair shafts. The treatment also increases and optimizes blood flow, further enhancing scalp health and fortifying your follicles.
TED takes only about 25 minutes.
Typically recommended in a series of three treatments one month apart, TED can be used to treat early male/female pattern hair loss, excessive shedding, post-COVID hair loss, or to enhance other hair growth therapies.
PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma)
PRP is a comfortable in-office procedure that takes about an hour with no recovery time, downtime, or discomfort. Derived from a small blood sample, platelets and plasma are separated from other components of the blood, concentrated, then painlessly applied into the scalp under local anesthesia to strengthen hair follicles. Hair growth results from a single PRP at our clinic have been shown to last a year or more.
PDO, or polydioxanone, is a synthetic absorbable FDA-cleared material. PDO threads placed into the scalp have been shown to stimulate hair regrowth. This procedure helps make PRP even more effective and longer-lasting, with no additional discomfort or downtime.
Leading Edge HAIR Transplants
For advanced hair loss, sometimes a hair transplant is the only way to achieve lasting hair regrowth in areas like a receded hairline, thinning crown, or other areas where hair follicles are severely depleted or gone. Our hair transplant results appear completely natural, with no “pluggy” look like hair transplants from the past.
FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction)
FUE is one of Bauman Medical’s most popular hair restoration technologies. With the aid of robotics and other microsurgical instruments, hair follicles are harvested directly from the scalp without leaving behind a telltale linear scar.
FUE is minimally invasive, uses no staples or stitches, and requires little downtime. This technique replaces the older, invasive method of cutting out a strip of skin known as “strip harvesting.”
VIP|FUE™ offers patients all the advantages of traditional FUE, as described above.
What makes it different? It’s the only transplant procedure not requiring any trimming or shaving of the donor area. That means no dramatic change in your hairstyle after the procedure (such as looking like you had a buzzcut), making it totally discreet. It often includes the unique benefit of the “long hair preview,” which allows you to see the results of your transplant immediately after your procedure. In short, it’s the most discreet hair transplant available today.
Intrigued? Want to Learn More?
You’ve read this far, so please note that these services are just a fraction of the many hair restoration options we offer, both surgical and non-surgical, and none of them are scary. Promise.
For more information on how we can help you have the best hair possible, please visit www.baumanmedical.com.
You can also call 561-220-3480 to schedule your private one-on-one in-person or virtual consultation.
Hair Restoration for Men and Women
If you or someone you know has hair loss, hair thinning, baldness, or eyebrow / eyelash concerns, click to start either a long-distance virtual consultation OR an in-person, in-office consultation with Dr. Bauman. You can also Ask Dr. Bauman a Question or simply call Bauman Medical Group at +1-
*Each individual's treatment and/or results may vary
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