AESTHETIC MEDICINE

Advanced aesthetic treatments to help you look and feel your best.

Regenerative Medicine

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) to help build healthy discs, tendons, cartilage, ligaments and bones.

CONDITIONS & TREATMENTS

Treatments for excessive sweating, tendons and ligaments and pain management.

Androgenetic Alopecia 

This treatment is offered in our clinics of: Jonquière

 

TREATMENT OF ANDROGENETIC ALOPECIA WITH PLASMA RICH IN PLATE (PRP)

WHAT IS PLASMA RICH IN PLATELETS?

Platelet rich plasma, or PRP, is composed of blood plasma with an increased concentration of platelets. We find an immense reservoir of bioactive proteins, mainly growth factors, which are essential to initiate and accelerate tissue repair and regeneration. These bioactive proteins initiate the healing of connective tissues such as tendons and ligaments and thus promote the creation of new blood vessels and stimulate the healing process of the follicles needed to regrow your hair.

HOW DOES THE PRP ACT?

A small amount of blood is taken from the patient. This blood is then centrifuged and the PRP is extracted. This process increases platelet concentration and growth factors by 500%. PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) consists of multiple superficial injections into the scalp of blood serum microdroplets from which red blood cells and white blood cells have been removed to retain only the platelets. Once injected under the scalp, platelets release very strong growth factors that act on the hair follicles to stimulate their development and slow down their aging. The quality of the hair is therefore greatly improved (texture, thickness, pigment) and density, especially if baldness is at an initial stage and it is still possible to reverse the process.

CANDIDATES FOR TREATMENT WITH PRP?

The PRP treatment is for anyone suffering from a mild to moderate stage of androgenetic alopecia (hereditary baldness) or wishing to improve the quality of her hair.

Any patient undergoing a hair transplant is also a candidate for this treatment to improve the survival rate of the grafts and stimulate more quickly the regrowth.

STEPS IN TREATMENT?

Step 1 preparation. Step 2 Preparation of the scalp with local anesthesia and disinfection of the areas to be injected. Step 3 Injection into the balding areas with micro needles. An amount of 0.1 ml to every square centimeter at a depth of 2 mm.

TREATMENT PROTOCOL?

The treatment protocol varies from one individual to another depending on the sex and severity of baldness, but it usually requires 3 monthly sessions. Then treatment every six months will be necessary to maintain and improve the results. It is indeed impossible to stop baldness permanently because of its hormonal and hereditary origin, hence the importance of rigorous monitoring and maintenance sessions.

The treatment is simple, fast, painless and has no recovery time.

SIDE EFFECTS AND RISKS?

(See below) the pre and post treatment.

 

Before treatment:

  • Are you a smoker? The effect of smoking delays the reconstruction of bone tissue, nicotine decreases collagen production, carbon monoxide uptake hinders oxygenation of tissues by decreasing blood flow through its vasoconstrictor effect. The treatment will not be optimal, it is for these reasons that we advise to stop smoking.
  • Please, ask Dr. Sylvain Simard and his team to explain your condition, treatment plan and alternative treatments. Such as Rogaine, propecia and grade IV medical laser.
  • Stop NSAIDs (anti-inflammatory) such as Aspirine, Advil, Morin, Naprosyn, Celebrex, Aleve, etc. one week before treatment and one month after. However you can continue to take the other medications that are prescribed to you as well as Tylenol and turmeric.
  • No corticosteroids 2 weeks before the injectable or oral treatment and one month later.
  • If you are on Coumadin, Plavix, Lovenox, Pradaxa and other blood thinners, notify Dr. Sylvain Simard or his team before treatment.
  • Notify Dr. Sylvain Simard or his team of allergy to anesthetics, bandage, disinfectant or latex.
  • No fasting is necessary and drink plenty of water before the procedure. Avoid certain foods and a Mediterranean diet is recommended (see appendices).

Common contraindications:

General: Pregnant women, breastfeeding, cancer, serious or local infections, platelet dysfunction syndrome, lack of platelets, oral cortisone intake or recent cortisone infiltration, anti-inflammatory or antiplatelet regimen in the last week and allergy to anesthetic.

Specific: Thyroid Dysfunction and malnutrition or other diseases contributing to hair loss.

After the treatment :

  • Call us if you make the temperature up to 100.4F or 38C.
  • To relieve pain, use Tylenol and turmeric or a prescription will be given to you.
  • Apply cold 10 minutes to 2 hours if necessary, but not directly on the scalp.
  • Do not take an anti-inflammatory for 4 weeks after treatment.
  • To join us, you can do it between 8 am and 4 pm at 1-418-548-1477 or in case of emergency, contact the assistant of Dr. Sylvain Simard at 1-418-944-9871.

Complications :

The rate of serious complications is very rare:

Infections 1 out of 50,000 injections. The other possible reactions that have been observed are all minor:

Allergic reaction to anesthetic, temporary pain, vagal reaction, puncture of another structure (vessels, nerves), calcification at injection sites and formation of scar tissue.

WOMEN ALOPECIA ANDROGENIC LUDWIG SCALE

 

MEDITERRANEAN REGIME

The Mediterranean diet, also called Cretan diet or Mediterranean diet is a traditional food practice in several countries around the Mediterranean Sea characterized by the abundant consumption of fruits, vegetables, legumes, cereals, aromatic herbs and olive oil, a moderate consumption of dairy products, eggs and wine, limited consumption of fish and low consumption of meat.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mediterranean_diet

Opting for an anti-inflammatory diet reduces the chances of suffering from cardiovascular disease, asthma, Alzheimer’s, cancer and autoimmune disease. In addition, this semi-vegetarian diet increases life expectancy, strengthens the immune system and makes it easier for the body to adapt to changes in the environment. Chronic inflammation can be caused by junk food, so it is strongly advised to reduce the consumption of processed foods and eat more often plant foods. The glycemic index should be monitored since a correlation is to be established between foods with a high glycemic index and inflammation. Thus, foods with a low glycemic index and foods rich in Omega-3 and Zinc are preferred. We offer a short list of anti-inflammatory foods and pre-inflammatory foods.

Anti-inflammatory foods

  • Fresh vegetables: especially green leafy vegetables such as cabbage, broccoli, watercress, spinach and lettuce, but also onion, tomato and pepper, sweet potato, etc.
  • Fresh fruits: blueberry, blackberry, raspberry, orange, pineapple, cherry, lemon, avocado, peach, apple and pear.
  • Spices: ginger, turmeric, hot pepper, cayenne pepper and garlic.
  • Herbs: thyme, rosemary, mint, basil, parsley and coriander.
  • Dark chocolate.
  • Legumes: lentils, chickpeas, red beans.
  • Fish and seafood: oysters, clams, salmon, mackerel, trout, sardines and herring.
  • Whole grains: barley, brown rice, quinoa, spelled, cracked wheat, millet, amaranth, rye, bran and oatmeal.
  • Nuts: walnuts, almonds, hazelnuts, pistachios, cashews.
  • The seeds: flax seeds, pumpkin seeds, hemp seeds.
  • Soybeans and its derivatives (such as tofu)
  • The oils: cold pressed canola oil, extra virgin olive oil, walnut oil, linseed oil, and pumpkin seed oil.

Pre-inflammatory foods

  • Beer.
  • Potato.
  • White rice.
  • White sugar, honey, corn syrup and foods containing it.
  • Refined grains: white bread, white rice, pastries, pastries, white flour, crackers, biscuits, muffins, cakes, sweet cereals.
  • Banana and dried fruits.
  • Industrial juice and soft drinks.
  • Most dairy products: butter, cream, milk, ice cream, sour cream.
  • Cold cuts, sausages and cold meats.
  • Red meats: beef, pork, lamb, veal.
  • Poultry.
  • Frying.

Finally, although the diet that helps to reduce inflammation is quite large, inflammatory foods are often associated with an unhealthy diet. Weight loss is not a goal of this change in eating habits, but it is not surprising to notice one among those who used to eat a lot of foods in the list of inflammatory foods. . In short, it is not only inflammation that is likely to be treated with the adoption of this list, but a better overall health.

 

Partners

 

Our clinics

Jonquière

Address:
2655 Boulevard du Royaume, local 660
Jonquière  G7S 4S9

Business hours:

Monday: 8h to 16h
Tuesday: 8h to 16h
Wednesday: 8h to 16h
Thursday: 8h to 16h
Friday: CLOSED
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Our clinics

Jonquière

Address:
2655 Boulevard du Royaume, local 660
Jonquière  G7S 4S9

 

Business hours:

Monday: 8h to 16h
Tuesday: 8h to 16h
Wednesday: 8h to 16h
Thursday: 8h to 16h
Friday: CLOSED
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

 

Clinique de Jonquière

2655 Boulevard du Royaume
Faubourg Sagamie, local 660
Jonquière  G7S 4S9
Téléphone: 418 548-1477
Télécopieur: 418 699-1477
jonquiere@cliniquesylvainsimard.com