Hair on Air
Hair on Air
Dr. Gorana Kuka Epstein
Podcast 004 with Dr. Edwin Epstein: The Propecia talk
45 minutes Posted Jun 28, 2021 at 7:23 am.
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Propecia (finasteride) is one of the two FDA approved medications for the treatment of hair loss. It is commonly prescribed drug for the treatment of androgenetic alopecia, but also for a some types of scarring alopecia. In the past 10 years, there have been lots of alerts about its side effects, some even listed as "permanent". Dr. Gorana invited to this episode Dr. Edwin Epstein, a urologist and hair transplantation surgeon to present his understanding and recommendations on this medication. 

Dr. Edwin Epstein earned his MD from Georgetown University. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Urology and a fellow of American College of Surgeons. In 1995. he founded Stuart Medical Group, and served as Medical Director until he joined Bosley in 206. He has been practicing hair restoration since 1990, and is a Diplomate of American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery. Host: Dr. Gorana Kuka Epstein, plastic and hair restoration surgeon