"Hi! I did try emu oil. I used it for a while, I would say maybe 3-4 months every night. I didn't notice a difference, but sometimes hard to see the effects with this disease. I started adding essential oils to the emu oil, lavender, rosemary,…"
"I looked into this over this past summer. Dr. Greco in Sarasota is one of the best for using PRP for hair loss. HOWEVER, HE is the one who looked at my scalp and told me to get a biopsy as he suspected FFA (he was right). He told me straight up that…"
"I take Doxycycline to manage the itch/redness and use Regaine in an attempt to keep my eyebrows. Keeping things in perspective and having a positive attitude goes a long way, and I will look at hair pieces when it gets worse over the next few…"
"Hi April, I did quite a few sessions of this with a cosmetic Dr when I was first diagnosed 2 years ago. I wanted to try everything that was available and the Dr I saw had had good success with some men with male pattern baldness but it was her first…"
Has anyone tried this procedure? They draw your own blood, separate out the platelets using a centrifuge, then inject the platelets back into your scalp. Apparently it is used for all sorts of things like arthritis and injuries as well. I have been reading about it as a treatment for hair loss, although there is not a lot of info. out there. There is a doctor that does this not far from me, considering going to see him. TIA!
"Dragon & Fox,
I had Excimer laser treatment for FFA. When I was having the treatments twice a week, after about 3 months I started to get a little bit of regrowth in the more recently scarred areas. I do think it works, but I wish I…"
"Thanks, everyone! Thinking about trying headbands, but wasn't really sure how to wear thrm, so your comments are helpful. KarenGinny you look awesome in your headband! Would never know you had a hair issue.
Also, the research involving vitamin…"
"Ladies who wear headbands: do you feel you can completely hide your hairloss with the headbands? Also, I keep trying to figure out how a hairpiece can cover the hairline? I know some use hairpieces but I'm just having trouble picturing it."
"Little sad eyes,it looks like you still have your widows peak. That might be a good sign that it's not FFA! I lost my widows peak area first. Also, sounds like you still have some peach fuzz on the bare areas. Mine are totally smooth and shiny.…"
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