Treatment for Androgenic Alopecia

What is it?

Androgenic alopecia is a chronic hair loss (lasts more than 6 months) that evolves towards a miniaturization of the hair and causes a decrease in capillary density. Baldness, the most common form of alopecia, mainly affects men: 70-80% of men are affected throughout their lives, compared to 29-42% of women. In men it usually appears between ages 30 and 40,  but sometimes it can appear in young people around the age of twenty.

Androgenic alopecia is of hormonal origin and involves the androgen receptors present on the dermal papilla

Currently, there are many treatments available for androgenic alopecia. However, none of them are permanent and all offer long-term results. In many cases, it is necessary to maintain treatment for life. The initial goal is to slow down the process and then increase the density of the hair or thicken the hair.

How is it performed?

Depending on each case, different types of treatment are used. It can be pharmacological, with dutasteride or finasteride or a topical treatment with minoxidil or dutasteride microinjections. Also, a treatment with platelet-rich plasma, low-power laser, microneedling, or prostaglandin analogues is done.

What is the duration of microneedle treatment for androgenic alopecia?

The treatments are performed monthly in a session of just 15 minutes and last approximately 6 months or 6 sessions.

Is anesthesia required?

The treatment is well tolerated by patients, local anesthetic is applied for greater comfort.

What are the possible side effects of microneedling treatment for androgenic alopecia?

A slight redness that usually disappears within 5 days.

Recovery time


Who is a candidate?

This novel treatment is aimed at all those people who by genetics have a high sensitivity to testosterone at the capillary level.

How long until you see the results?

The results of this treatment are palpable from the second month, when the growth factors have acted on the cells and tissues of the scalp, cleansing the hair follicles and exerting an anti-aging effect in the cavities where the hair grows.

Treatment for Androgenic Alopecia
Androgenic Alopecia

How do I know if I Have Androgenic Alopecia?

If you regularly find a lot of hair on your pillow when you wake up, it is a sign that you are losing more hair than usual.

The typical symptom in male androgenic alopecia is the appearance of small areas without hair, especially on the forehead and crown. At first this is only noticeable when the hair is wet or the head is under strong light.

What Causes Androgenic Alopecia?

Androgenic alopecia is also called androgenetic alopecia since its cause responds to a genetic, hereditary factor that leads to baldness. This form of permanent hair loss is caused by an excess of male hormones called dihydrotestosterone (DHT).

Treatment for Androgenic Alopecia

The problems of fragility of the hair or hair loss are treated differently for both men and women since the causes are different, but in some cases it can be combined. Treatments for men are aimed at controlling excess sebum secretion and hypertrophy of the sebaceous glands.

Microneedling with growth factor agents and exomes

Through controlled micro-lesions the capillary micro-needle treatment (microneedling), we give the repair signal to the immune system and create permeability channels in the skin to infuse products such as vitamin supplements, blood plasma, and mesenchymal growth factors. This in order to regenerate the micro blood circulation and enhance the root of the hair bulb, strengthening and regenerating the hair cycles in depth.

capillary micro-needle treatment

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