Hair & Scalp

Pointers with Dr Portela: Treating Dandruff
April 20, 2022

In this week’s Pointers with Dr Portela, the 208SkinDoc lists the top 5 ingredients to look for when patients are choosing over the counter solutions.

Determining the Incidence and Prevalence of Alopecia Areata
April 18, 2022

A multicenter investigation provides information on the prevalence and incidence of alopecia areata in children.

Pointers with Dr Portela: Explaining Alopecia
April 14, 2022

In this week’s Pointers with Dr Portela, the 208SkinDoc highlights alopecia, discussing the different types, and the emotional impact of hair loss.

DefenAge Receives 2 US Patents
April 05, 2022

The skincare manufacturer and distributer announced that it has received patents for hair growth and melasma.

Treat the Medical and Mental Health Challenges of Alopecia
March 30, 2022

Christopher Bunick, MD, PhD, offered pointers on how to address the physical and mental aspects of this complex disease in this exclusive interview in conjunction with the American Academy of Dermatology 2022 Annual Meeting.

Pointers with Dr Portela: Collagen Supplements
March 30, 2022

In this week’s Pointers with Dr Portela, the 208SkinDoc answers the question, “Should I be taking a collagen supplement?” He breaks down the evidence as the answer is not as simple as it may seem.

Alopecia Areata in 2022
March 25, 2022

In this video interview, we sit down with Natasha Atanaskova Mesinkovska, MD, PhD, FAAD, to discuss her 2022 AAD annual meeting presentation on alopecia areata. We dive into pipeline possibilities, what current treatments are missing, and more.

The Cutaneous Connection: New Devices for AGA
February 03, 2022

This episode of The Cutaneous Connection podcast dives into androgenetic alopecia or AGA is a common form of hair loss in both men and women. Maryanne Makredes Senna, MD, assistant professor of dermatology at Harvard Medical school, and director of the Mass General Hospital Hair Loss Clinic and clinical research trials for hair loss disorders in Boston, Massachusetts, highlights current treatment challenges, new regeneration devices, and how to help patients with texture hair.

Essential Treatment Tips for Textured Hair
February 03, 2022

A dermatologist needs to know how to treat every patient, regardless of skin or hair type. These pointers will help guide conversations with patients for the best possible hair care.

Androgenetic Alopecia Study Reveals Unmet Treatment Needs
January 26, 2022

A poster presentation from Follica at the 2022 Winter Clinical Dermatology Conference and 2022 Maui Derm for Dermatology meeting found that 56% of survey responders did not seek treatment for their hair loss, and that 19% of respondents who attempted treatment quit because of lack of efficacy or cost.