Dr. Mary Wendel

It is time to break the myths about female hair loss. In a field that caters mainly to men, Dr. Mary Wendel has made it her mission to give women a place to go for real answers about what’s causing their hair loss, and promising non-surgical solutions to reverse it.

Up to 50 percent of women will experience hair loss in their lifetime and women make up 40 percent of the hair loss population in the United States. However, unlike men, whose hair loss is most often prompted by genetic factors, the underlying reasons behind a woman’s thinning hair can vary.

Dr. Wendel, a board certified internist with 35 years of clinical experience, developed an interest in women’s hair loss when she saw the physical and emotional toll hair loss was taking on her female patients. For more than a decade she has specialized in the diagnosis and treatment of women struggling with hair loss, and in 2015 she opened Medi Tresse, a medical clinic in Wellesley, MA where women can seek treatment for their hair loss.

The first step when a woman walks through the door is to take a full medical history, which is aimed at diagnosing the cause of hair thinning. Once the cause of the problem is found, Dr. Wendel and her staff then customize a treatment plan for each patient from their non-surgical offerings, which include innovations such as Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy (often used to rejuvenate aging follicles or a Low-Level Laser Therapy (LLLT)). Dr. Wendel has successfully treated patients with all types of hair loss including Alopecia Areata, Scarring Alopecia, Traction Alopecia, and the most common, Androgenic Alopecia, also known as Female Pattern Hair Loss.

Treatment doesn’t just focus on the physical aspects of hair loss. Medi Tresse also provides the emotional support and a safe space for women to get the treatment they need.

Medi Tresse, Medical Hair Rejuvenation for Women
888 Worcester Street, Suite 95
Wellesley, MA 02482

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