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Dr. Chad Levitt
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Hypotrichosis (Overview)

Hypotrichosis is a clinical finding in which there is decreased growth of hair, sometimes resulting in baldness.


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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. Chad Levitt
92 doctors shared insights

Hypotrichosis (Overview)

Hypotrichosis is a clinical finding in which there is decreased growth of hair, sometimes resulting in baldness.


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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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Reducing Ingrown Hairs (Checklist)

See a dermatologist for topical and/or oral antibacterials if needed
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I am 25 year old male, have hair loss and thin hair. What can I do to prevent hair loss ? Can dead hair roots grow back ?

I am 25 year old male, have hair loss and thin hair. What can I do to prevent hair loss ? Can dead hair roots grow back ?

Topical and pills: Male pattern hair loss is irreversible once the hair root has "died". There are things to help prevent: Topical Rogaine (minoxidil) Hair transplants Finasteride pills - used for enlarged prostate and NOT without side effects/risks. These are: enlarged breast tissue slight incr risk of high grade prostate cancer can affect liver can alter PSA test results Consult with MD first! ...Read more

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Is there a genetic condition resulting in very thin hair?

Is there a genetic condition resulting in very thin hair?

Yes: There is a condition called ectodermal dysplasia that often times presents with thin hair, decreased or absent sweat galnds and defects of the teeth. There may be other conditions that could cause thin hair. ...Read more

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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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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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Managing Hair Loss (Checklist)

Eat foods high in protein, low in sugars
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Don't tie your hair too tightly
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Use deep oil conditioning at least weekly
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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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