Stem Cell Derived Exosome Treatments for Thinning Hair

The study of exosomes is an active area of research with many potential applications. Exosomes are naturally occurring extracellular vesicles (EV’s) or “nano-bubbles” that are released by various cells in the body. They contain a variety of nucleic acids, proteins, lipids and metabolites. The EV’s are involved in the communication between cells and affect various […]

PRF and PRP Hair Growth Treatments

PRF (platelet rich fibrin) and PRP (platelet rich plasma) scalp treatments have been approved by Health Canada to promote hair growth in healthy men and women who suffer from male or female pattern hair loss. Scientific studies have shown that PRF and PRP treatments are beneficial in the treatment of Alopecia Areata. The two regenerative […]

Hairstyles that Pull Can Lead to Hair Loss — and How to Prevent It.

Anyone who frequently wears a tightly pulled hairstyle can develop hair loss. Cornrows, dreadlocks, hair extensions or weaves, tightly braided hair, a sleek ponytail, buns or tightly pulled up-do’s – these will, over time, damage hair follicles and lead to permanent hair loss. The medical terminology used for this type of hair loss is Traction […]