Jennifer Baron, MD Dermatology and Mohs Surgery
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Dr. Baron Has Integral Role in Training New Doctors in Academic Dermatology

Throughout her dermatology career, Dr. Baron has given many lectures to other physicians, surgeons, nurses and students.  She has also presented her Mohs fellowship research work on scar prevention to her peers at the national conference level.  Now, she brings her educational contributions closer to home as she has been selected by the O'Connor Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program, affiliated with Stanford University, to provide one-to-one dermatology education for new physicians.  As always, her teaching time is completely on a volunteer basis since Dr. Baron believes in the goodwill of teaching and is grateful to her own teachers over the years.

Jennifer Baron, MD - Dermatology & Mohs Surgery
New Anti-Aging Face Mask!
Written by Jennifer Baron
Sunday, 19 August 2018 16:56
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Coming soon!  We are excited to introduce our newest skin care take-home treatment.  This is a hydrating and brightening facial mask with anti-aging ingredients.  It's perfect for pre-event face-prep (weddings, holidays, etc.) and for weekly (or daily) maintenance.  It will be available at our office and for online order in early November.  It's already getting rave reviews from our staff and friends.

Last Updated on Sunday, 19 August 2018 17:35
 
Hair Restoration with PRP
Written by Jennifer Baron
Saturday, 31 March 2018 15:36
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Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy in Hair Restoration

Hereditary factors, hormone changes, physical and emotional stressors, certain medications, diseases and other causes can lead to hair loss.  Over many years, much research in the medical community has been focused on prevention of hair loss and restoration and stimulation of new hair growth.  Dr. Baron is trained and experienced in several hair restoration modalities, ranging from medical to surgical procedures (hair transplantation), and has become one of the few physician-surgeons in the Silicon Valley area who is qualified to perform PRP, a breakthrough treatment for hair loss.  She approaches each case by assessing all potential hair loss factors, then carefully formulates a hair-restoration plan which may include a combination of systemic and topical therapies as well as the beneficial effects of PRP.  She performs PRP therapy for hair restoration as a safe and highly effective therapeutic option for male and female patients experiencing hair loss. PRP is an innovative, non-invasive option that utilizes the natural healing process of cell renewal, making this a safe and unique approach to hair restoration.

How Does PRP Work?

Human blood contains stem cells and growth factors that stimulate healing and renewal of several components of the skin appendages and anatomy, including hair follicles and collagen. For more than two decades, international medical literature confirms the safety and utility of PRP therapy in several fields, including hair restoration, wound healing, oral surgery, neurosurgery, dermatology and aesthetic surgery (i.e. acne scars, sun damaged skin, wrinkles), sports medicine and orthopedics.  

How Is The Procedure Performed?

Dr. Baron, also experienced in phlebotomy and laboratory science since 1996, draws samples of blood from the patient and spins these in a centrifuge in her lab/clinic.  The process is virtually pain-free, and measures are taken to maintain comfort, including regional anesthetics and warm compresses to increase scalp circulation.  She then separates the activated platelet-rich plasma and injects this into the scalp.  The procedure is repeated approximately 6 weeks later, and then semi-annually if desired.  New hair growth is usually seen within 3 - 4 months, a similar outcome time-frame as with surgical hair transplantation.  These results are optimized when combined with topical and oral therapy to reduce hair shedding while the new hair is restored.

Click here to read scientific trial study, see photos

Click here to read MedEsthetics January 2017 clinical article

Last Updated on Saturday, 31 March 2018 17:25