SkinCare Physicians

Hair Thinning

The impact of thinning hair can go beyond appearance; as it can make people feel self-conscious and insecure. While the majority of people who are balding or have thinning hair are men, surprisingly many women are impacted too. SkinCare Physicians is a trusted resource for safe, effective, personalized hair restoration options, including hair transplant surgery, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) treatment and medical solutions. In greater Boston, MA, our facility is known for providing exceptional treatment with genuine care and consideration for each patient.

Our physicians and nurses understand the process of hair thinning in both men and women. They have specialized training and experience in safely treating both medical and genetic causes of hair loss. To find out about your hair replacement options in greater Boston, request a consultation online or call our office at (617) 731-1600 to schedule an appointment.

Treatment Options

Medical evaluation and treatment by an experienced provider from our team address causes of hair loss, which can include hormones, stress, genetics, and certain diseases.

  • Hair transplants involve removing hair from areas of the scalp that are not prone to hair loss and transplanting it to bald or thinning areas. The hair is placed in tiny groupings of approximately 1 to 5 hairs with special attention to the natural aesthetics of hair growth. This is an effective treatment option for both men and women.
  • Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) treatment is an all-natural, non-invasive hair restoration technique that utilizes the patient’s own biologic material, and helps to stimulate hair regrowth as well as reduce the effect of thinning. It is most commonly used to successfully treat a variety of hair loss conditions in both men and women. The procedure involves drawing blood, processing it to harvest the PRP, and finally injecting the scalp with the patient’s own PRP.
  • Propecia® (finasteride) is an oral medication that may be prescribed for patients with confirmed male pattern baldness (androgenic alopecia). In most cases this medication is not appropriate for women.
  • Rogaine® (minoxidil) is an over-the-counter topically applied product that has been demonstrated to reduce hair loss in many people who use it. It can be used by both men and women.

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Our Promise

Our team of renowned physicians and experienced support staff is committed to excellence in medical skin care and cosmetic procedures with a patient-centered focus for women and men in the greater Boston area and beyond.

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Chestnut Hill, MA (617) 731-1600

SkinCare Physicians®
1244 Boylston Street (Route 9)
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467

Phone: (617) 731-1600 Fax: (617) 731-1601

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SkinCare Physicians®
1244 Boylston Street (Route 9)
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467

Phone: (617) 731-1600 Fax: (617) 731-1601

Medical Website Design & Marketing by Etna Interactive

The dermatologists and other medical professionals at SkinCare Physicians specialize in a wide range of dermatology treatments and services, including laser hair removal, laser skin treatment, hair transplant, eyelid surgery, body contouring, psoriasis, skin cancer, BOTOX® Cosmetic, fillers, and Thermage®. From their offices in Chestnut Hill, they serve Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, Newton and Wellesley.