For patients with moderate hair loss or hair thinning that do require or want hair restoration surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery Associates in Houston, Texas offers several nonsurgical hair restoration options. Facial plastic surgeons Dr. Russell Kridel and Dr. Angela Sturm are pleased to offer NeoLTS light therapy, PRP, and Hair Medica products that stimulate the growth of hair follicles and increase hair thickness. NeoLTS is made by the same company as the NeoGraft hair restoration surgery system to boost the results of a hair transplant or to work alone on patients that have moderate hair thinning. Platelet-Rich-Plasma, PRP, injections stimulate the hair follicles to grow thicker, healthier hairs. Hair Medica is a line of products that use natural ingredients to stimulate hair growth in dormant hair follicles and to thicken existing hair. NeoLTS, PRP, & Hair Medica can be used alone or combined with hair restoration surgery. Drs. Kridel and Sturm will help each patient decide their best treatment options for thinning hair or bald spots.
"The fact that Dr. Kridel only does faces makes him an expert in his field. Everything about my procedure was top notch. I was well prepared for my surgery and had realistic expectations due to the computer imaging. It's fun to see what you are going to look like. My procedure was painless and I love the way I look. I am 53 and had a lower face lift. Now, I look like I am in my early forties. Dr. Kridel's claim-to-fame is that you do not look overdone; I look very natural. His staff is also courteous and helpful. And the follow-up care I am receiving is also wonderful. How many doctors send you flowers?If you are considering facial plastic surgery he should be your only choice."- Anonymous / Vitals / Mar 15, 2016
"Excellent work and care provided. - n/a"- Anonymous / Vitals / Oct 28, 2017
"Rhinoplasty - Could not be more pleased with my surgical outcome!"- Anonymous / Vitals / Oct 27, 2017
"Wonderful experience and thrilled with the results - I had a neck and lower face lift about three months ago. I visited with three doctors over a six month period and selected Dr. Kridel because of his experience and the quality of his staff. The results are very natural; friends and family members have commented about my weight loss. I haven't lost weight but that's the typical reaction I receive. For the first time in 6 years since I had my last baby, I feel like my neck and face align with the rest of me. So very happy and highly recommend."- Anonymous / Vitals / Oct 27, 2017
"Two thumbs up - I have absolutely no grievences or complaints with Dr. Sturm or any of the work she did. Everything was perfect except we were not aware of all the surgical center costs so payment was not clear throughout the process."- Anonymous / Vitals / Oct 27, 2017
While men tend to experience widespread hair loss, women tend to have thinning hair and hair loss throughout the head. Because hair loss in women is more diffuse and tends to center on the top of their scalp, nonsurgical treatments can be very helpful. NeoLTS light hair restoration treatments have been shown to improve hair growth and thickness. This can be done alone or in combination with Hair Medica products to optimize hair growth. Also, platelet-rich-plasma injections stimulate the hair follicles to grow thicker, healthier hairs. These are simple, in-office injections and can be repeated for best results.
NeoLTS Light Therapy
The NeoLTS is a painless, relaxing light treatment that safely stimulates hair growth on all skin and hair types. The light stimulates dormant hair follicles into becoming active so new hair is grown, while improving the health and thickness of existing hair follicles. The NeoLTS can be used in combination with the Hair Medica System and/or platelet rich plasma injections to boost hair growth without surgery. The NeoLTS light therapy treatment also works well as a complement to the NeoGraft hair transplant for enhanced hair growth. There is no downtime or skin changes, so you can have a NeoLTS treatment over your lunch hour and no one will know.
Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP)
We can use your own healing abilities to stimulate hair growth. The growth factors in your blood are isolated and injected into the scalp in a series of injections. These growth factors help “wake up” your hair follicles and encourage them to grow again. This procedure is relatively quick, can be done in the office and has minimal downtime.
Hair Medica Products
Hair Medica products use a hormone-free, scientific approach to promote hair growth. Hair Medica creates a supportive environment to promote your own body’s ability to grow hair. Hair Medica uses natural ingredients to stimulate the growth of dormant hair follicles, increase the thickness of existing hairs, and maintain the health of existing hair. Hair Medica does not have unwanted side effects, like sexual problems or facial hair growth in women, which can be caused by other hair growth medications.