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What are your thoughts on topical finasteride?

June 11th, 2021

Q: What are your thoughts on topical finasteride? I am hesitant to use this because I cannot find any good studies on this let alone what the potential side effects may be with prolonged use. A: Although there are no controlled studies to date, our sense is that topical finasteride in the right formulation may […]

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How do you best manage the irritation that comes with minoxidil?

June 11th, 2021

Q: How do you best manage the irritation that comes with minoxidil? I have patients that report burning, and this causes them to stop treatment prematurely. A: We start with minoxidil solution and if the patient gets irritated, switch to the foam (which doesn’t have the propylene glycol that is contained in the solution). If […]

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Stress and Hair Loss

April 2nd, 2021

There are many reasons you can experience hair loss. Stress can be one of the main causes, , but hair loss from stress is not necessarily permanent. As you get your stress under control, stress-related hair loss can improve. Your doctor’s advice can be helpful in addressing these issues. How do I know my hair […]

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5 Ways Your Hair Changes as You Get Older

April 2nd, 2021

Your skin isn’t the only feature that shows the signs of aging. As you get older your hair begins to change, too. Here are the most common changes in your hair that you may notice as you get older, including advice on how to address these issues. Graying Graying is due to the loss of […]

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Dr. Shaver Presents at ISHRS

December 11th, 2020

This year, Dr. Christine Shaver represented Bernstein Medical – Center for Hair Restoration at the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS).

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Hair Loss and COVID-19

August 12th, 2020

Since the COVID-19 pandemic reached the U.S., more Americans are experiencing hair loss as more are also suffering from coronavirus. However, is this a new symptom of the virus or is it a separate medical condition? Speaking to Men’s Health, Dr. Christine Shaver said, “we’ve seen many more patients with shedding who are stressing out […]

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Dr. Shaver Explains Hidden Breakage

April 24th, 2020

Honored as a top doctor by Schweiger Dermatology Group, Dr. Christine Shaver leads the NYC division of Bernstein Medical where she performs FUE and FUT surgeries daily.

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