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I have hypotrichosis of the eyelashes. Any treatments?

I have hypotrichosis of the eyelashes. Any treatments?

Latisse (bimatoprost): Latisse (bimatoprost) is a prescription serum that is effective in lengthening, thickening, and darkening the eyelashes. It is the best proven way to get longer eyelashes. ...Read more

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Hypotrichosis (Definition)

Hypotrichosis is a clinical finding in which there is decreased growth of hair, ...Read more


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Is there a prescription treatment for hypotrichosis used to grow eyelashes?

Latisse (bimatoprost): Latisse (bimatoprost) is a prescription serum that is effective in lengthening, thickening, and darkening the eyelashes. It is the best proven way to get longer eyelashes. ...Read more

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Can I get prescription treatment for hypotrichosis used to grow eyelashes?

Can I get prescription treatment for hypotrichosis used to grow eyelashes?

Yes: Latisse (bimatoprost) is a prescription serum that is effective in lengthening, thickening, and darkening the eyelashes. It is the best proven way to get longer eyelashes. ...Read more

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What are some hair products for thin hair?

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What to do if I have thin hair. how can I get it thick?

What to do if I have thin hair. how can I get it thick?

Might not be able to: There are a number of products that may help.For healthy hair growth: Get adequate sleep,avoid excess sugar & fat in diet, v carbonated beverages, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Biotin helps (but don't over do it). Insure you have adequate Iron (think kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (think walnuts) and vitamin E (fruits & vegetables). ...Read more

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How to get healthy, shiny, bouncy hair? I have thin hair..

Healthy hair: Get adequate sleep,avoid excess sugar & fat, v carbonated drinks, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Insure you have adequate Iron (like kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (like walnuts),vit.E (fruits & veggies), D & B vitamins, biotin & zinc. Avoid sulfates & formaldehyde in shampoos, excessive blow dry heat & curling irons. ...Read more

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Could anyone advise on ways to make thin hair get thicker?

Could anyone advise on ways to make thin hair  get thicker?

See a dermatologist: Decrease stress. Eat a healthy balance diet which includes protein. Have thyroid levels and iron stores checked. See a dermatologist for evaluation and work-up. Topical Minoxidil twice a day is the only proven remedy to thicken hair. However, this treatment it is not appropriate for everyone (given the warnings, precautions, and contraindications). See and discuss options with a dermatologist. ...Read more