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Hair Loss

Hair loss or Alopecia may present in different ways depending on the cause. You may notice sudden hair loss or gradual thinning of hair over time.

Hair Loss

Like the skin, the scalp may gradually lose the necessary nutrients and hydration that support healthy hair growth. On average, the scalp has 100,000 hairs that cycle through periods of growing, resting, falling out, and regenerating. An adult on average sheds about 100 strands of hair a day which will not cause noticeable thinning of the hair on the scalp because new hair is growing at the same time. But if the hair growth cycle is disrupted, or if a hair follicle is damaged, hair may begin to fall out more quickly than it is regenerated, leading to symptoms such as a receding hairline, hair falling out in patches, or overall thinning.

Our 3-in 1 Approach

Having experienced stressful events like childbirth and cancer treatment, both our doctors decided to develop affordable, non-surgical combination of treatments for hair loss.

Step 1 : Fotona Laser for Hair Restoration

The Fotona Laser offers a range of treatment modes that are minimally-invasive and require no downtime afterwards. This dynamic system utilizes laser energy for safe, predictable, and natural hair restoration results. It is clinically proven to restore natural hair growth in just a few short treatments.

Er:YAG energy is delivered deep beneath the surface of the scalp to the targeted hair follicles. A cellular response is activated within the underlying layers of the scalp. The natural production of collagen is activated, which is effective at replenishing damaged tissue. The regeneration of healthy tissue is also encouraged which effectively repairs and restores damaged hair follicles.

Following treatment, the scalp is replenished with essential nutrients and hydration for reclaiming natural hair growth.

Step 2 : Application of Calecim® Professional stem cell serum

The Calecim® Professional stem cell serum is derived from a patented source of umbilical cord lining, it contains high concentration of proteins, cytokines and growth factors, to improve scalp health and promote hair rejuvenation. The proteins work to strengthen the tissues, while growth factors increase cell turnover, for faster hair growth. The cytokines in the Calecim® serum also help to increase skin cell turnover and improve the condition and general health of the hair.

The Calecim® Professional serum is delivered into the scalp through tiny pores created on the scalp to improve the topical absorption of the serum.  By massaging and increasing blood circulation of the scalp, the serum can penetrate better to the dermal layers thereby inducing hair follicle regeneration.

Step 3 : Miriqa Hair Supplement

In addition to external treatments, the doctors would also recommend the intake of oral supplements to further encourage hair loss/ hair growth, an approach which is consistent with how they tackle pigmentation woes.

Miriqa® Hair is an oral dietary supplement specifically formulated to improve hair health for both men and women suffering from lacklustre hair. Its proprietary blend of 100% drug-free nutraceutical ingredients is clinically-proven to improve hair growth. Anchored by the Tocotrienol Botanical Complex, the formulation also includes a blend of vital nutrients such as Saw Palmetto Berries, Keratin Forte, Tripeptide Collagen, and Biotin that have being clinically proven to improve hair growth, increase hair thickness and reduces hair loss.

While a combination of the above therapies has yielded results for our patients over the course of 3 months, it is important that you speak with a doctor to establish the cause of hair loss and determine if this treatment is suitable for you.

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Female Hair Loss

Female pattern baldness, also called androgenetic alopecia, is hair loss that affects women. This pattern differs from men. In men, hair loss starts in the front of the head and recedes to the back until they go bald. Women lose hair from all over their head, starting at their part line. Hair at the temples may also recede.

The good news is, women are less likely to go completely bald, but you may have a lot of thinning throughout your hair. The bad news is, this situation is irreversible: The sooner you get treated, the faster you’ll be able to reduce the loss — and possibly even regrow hair.

 Doctors divide female pattern baldness into three types:

  • Type I is a small amount of thinning that starts around your part.
  • Type II involves widening of the part, and increased thinning around it.
  • Type III is thinning throughout, with a see-through area at the top of your scalp.

Up to two-thirds of women experience hair loss after menopause, likely due to hormones. Less than half of women tend to make it past age 65 with a full head of hair.

Common Causes of Hair Loss

  • Genes
  • Hormonal changes
  • Medications and supplements
  • Certain hairstyles and hair treatment
  • Stress
  • Poor diet
  • Medical conditions
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Certain signs include:

Overall thinning

Gradual thinning on the top of the head is the most common type of hair loss. It affects both men and women. While men tend to see a receding hairline, women generally notice thinning in the crown area.

Bald spots

They may be circular or patchy. They may resemble coins in size and usually appear on the scalp. Your skin may even feel itchy or painful immediately before the hair falls out.

Handfuls of hair

You may experience very sudden hair loss, particularly after emotional or physical trauma. The hair may come out quickly while you’re washing or combing it, leading to overall thinning.

Full loss

In some medical situations, particularly with medical treatments like chemotherapy, you may notice hair loss suddenly and all over your body at once.

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    About Fusion Medical

    Fusion Medical was set up in the year 2015. Our founders, being passionate about offering one-stop quality healthcare services at affordable rates, decided to set up the first Executive Medical Centre in One-North. This centre is equipped with diagnostic and imaging equipment to provide convenience to our patients. Diagnostic and imaging equipment include X-Ray, Ultrasound, ECG treadmill, Spirometry, Tonometry, Mammogram, Electrocardiogram, Audiometry Tests and Bone Densitometry.

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    We are committed to meeting your specific needs at our clinic. Our clinic is fully equipped with diagnostic and imaging equipment to provide one-stop convenience for you.

    • Our Doctors

      Dr Wenus Ho

      Dr Wenus Ho is a family physician and a designated workplace doctor with more than a decade of clinical experience. She is also currently a postgraduate tutor for the Graduate Diploma of Family Medicine (GDFM) Training Program in the Yong Yoo Lin School of Medicine, Singapore....

      Qualifications

      • MBChB (Edinburgh)
      • Postgraduate diploma of dermatology with distinction, The University of London.
      • Postgraduate diploma from the Royal College of Physician, UK (MRCP UK)
      • Diploma of Obstetrics and Gynaecology from the Royal college of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, UK
      • Graduate diploma of family medicine, National university of Singapore
      • Graduate diploma of occupational medicine, National University of Singapore.
      • Diploma of aesthetic medicine, American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine
      • Certificate of competencies in dermal fillers, ablative laser, intense pulse light and chemical peels
      • Certificate of Korean Thread Lifting, The American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine
      • Certificate of Vaginal Rejuvenation treatment, The American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine
      • Certificate of Bioidentical hormonal replacement, Marion Gluck Academy, United Kingdom
    • Our Doctors

      Dr Juliana Latif

      After graduating from Guys’, King’s and St Thomas’ School of Medicine in the United Kingdom, Dr Juliana went on to complete her Graduate Diploma in Family medicine at the National University of Singapore. She is currently pursuing her diploma in Occupational Medicine. Dr Juliana applies her...

      Qualifications

      • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Kings’ College London, UK
      • Graduate Diploma in Family Medicine, National University of Singapore
      • Master of Science in Non-surgical Facial Aesthetics, Anglia Ruskin University, UK
      • Diplomate in Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine, American Board of Anti-aging & Regenerative medicine
      • Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine, American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine
      • Korean Thread Lifting Master Course, American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine
      • Certificate in competence in Skin Rejuvenation (Fractional Lasers), Chemical peels, Filler injection, Botulinum toxin injection, Laser for treating skin pigmentation and Assisted lasers or intense pulsed light for hair removal awarded by the Aesthetic Dermatology Educational Group, Singapore
      • Certificate of Vaginal Rejuvenation treatment, The American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine
      • Certificate of Bioidentical hormonal replacement, Marion Gluck Academy, United Kingdom
    • Our Doctors

      Dr Yong Lok Sze

      Dr Yong graduated from University College London, United Kingdom, with a Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery with distinction in medical sciences. She has more than 10 years of experience as a general practitioner, and was accredited as family physician by the Family Physician Accreditation...

      Qualifications

      • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University College London UK
      • Graduate Diploma in Family Medicine, National University Singapore
      • Postgraduate Diploma in Practical Dermatology with distinction, Cardiff University UK
    GET STARTED

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      Fusion Medical @ Wheelock

      501 Orchard Rd #04-11, Singapore 238880

      Mon-Fri :8:30am – 5:30pm

      Sat :8:30am – 1:00pm

      Sun / PH :Closed

      Fusion Medical @ Fusionopolis

      1 Fusionopolis Link, #01-05 Nexus
      @ One-North , Singapore 138542

      Mon-Fri :8:30am – 5:30pm

      Sat/Sun / PH :Closed

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