Photosensitizing medications in hair treatment

One of the major questions from our patients is about laser sessions, whether for hair removal, acne, tattoo removal, etc., and medication. Some medications can have photosensitizing properties. In hair treatment, two medications with this contraindication are minoxidil and cetirizine. It is important to ensure all safety measures before undergoing any type of laser session. […]

vitaminas naturales para el pelo

Finasteride and Dutasteride, their safety

Two of the most commonly used drugs by trichologists for the treatment of different types of alopecia are Finasteride and Dutasteride. Despite having a very high safety profile, these medications often raise concerns among patients. These concerns are completely unfounded and influenced by package inserts and popular opinion. Adverse effects listed for these medications are […]

Mesoterapia capilar en México

Hair Mesotherapy in Mexico

Dr. Espinosa Custodio and the Instituto Médico del Prado land in Mexico City. The opening of a new clinic in the doctor’s home country will allow thousands of Latin Americans to access the top-quality services offered by the doctor. One of the specialties will be hair mesotherapy in Mexico. This hair treatment is a supply […]

Medicación oral y trasplante capilar

Oral medication and hair transplant

Oral medication and hair transplant should go hand in hand. So much so that it’s the basis of a good ending. Without regular treatment prescribed by the doctor, the final results may be altered or not as good as expected. Therefore, it is important not to neglect dosages and to maintain consistency. It should be noted […]

estrés y alopecia

Stress and alopecia, it’s all related

Stress is an inevitable part of life, and its impact on health is well known. One of the most well-known effects is its relationship with hair loss. Stress and alopecia have a relationship that can manifest itself in various ways, one of the most common types is androgenic alopecia, which affects both men and women. […]

Rosacea e injerto capilar

Rosacea and hair transplant, is it allowed?

Certain conditions can affect the skin and be an inconvenience in the face of hair transplantation. We have already talked in different posts about Poliosis, folliculitis or psoriasis. Another chronic disease that can coexist on our scalp is rosacea. However, rosacea and hair grafting may not be satisfactory in case you suffer it. First of […]

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Hormonal bloodwork and hair transplant

One of the essential requirements at the Instituto Médico del Prado, for hair transplant is the taking of oral medication. Thanks to Finasteride, Dutasteride and Minoxidil, mainly, you can stop the advance of alopecia as well as grow stronger follicles still existing in our head. As we always explain at the Instituto Médico del Prado, […]

Alopecia cicatricial

Cicatricial alopecia, what is it?

Alopecia is one of the most widespread pathologies in the population. About 50% of men and about 30% of women suffer from it throughout their lives. However, although the vast majority is usually androgenic, there are others such as areatas, universal or cicatricial. The latter, cicatricial alopecia, will be the one we will deal with […]

Hair transplant preparation

One of the big concerns of patients before surgery is the preparation for a hair transplant. Choosing a good clinic for the intervention will always be the first big decision. We can count on the clinic to be prepared to welcome us and do the best job. Then it will be the patient who will […]


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