What Is Matthew McConaughey Using For Great Hair?

Dr. Melissa Toyos is an oculofacial surgeon specializing in FUE (follicular unit extraction) hair and eyebrow transplantation, CO2 facial resurfacing, and sculpting faces with injectables. A summa cum laude graduate and board-certified Ophthalmologist, she is a partner at Toyos Clinic and formerly was a partner at one of the largest eye care practices in the country. Dr. Toyos is a national researcher and lecturer. She trains other doctors on surgical techniques as well as cosmetic procedures. Her clinical research has been instrumental in many FDA approvals. She is the former President of the Missouri Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons. She has held various leadership positions with the AAO. Dr. Toyos has served as a mentor to young female surgeons, helping them understand how to balance a career and motherhood. 

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All right, all right, all right. Let’s talk about Matthew McConaughey’s recent revelation that he has been using a special “ointment” to regrow his hair and fill in bald spots. In the Daily Mail article, he admitted using a product called Regenix daily for the past two decades after seeing a big bald spot at his crown during the filming of the Wedding Planner. He also says that part of his hair regrowth secret was shaving his head under a full moon because he is, you know, still Matthew McConaughey.

Matthew swears he’s never had a hair transplant, even though he says that he’s heard rumors that some surgeons are taking credit for doing his transplant surgery. He also denies using topical or oral prescription meds like Propecia or minoxidil. So, what is Regenix? Here Haute Beauty expert Dr. Melissa Toyos reviews the case. This is what she found:

To be fair, I have never treated Matthew McConaughey and before reading the article, was completely unfamiliar with the Regenix product line. After doing research, what I’ve learned is this: Regenix is an online company that retails in some doctor’s offices and offers a natural line of non-FDA approved hair products (shampoo, conditioner, deep cleaner, styling gel, etc.) and supplements (saw palmetto and a b vitamin complex). The products contain common over-the-counter ingredients like witch hazel and chamomile, a natural anti-inflammatory. However, I didn’t see anything in the list of ingredients, natural or otherwise, that looked like anything that would regrow hair.

Regenix leans towards volumizing the existing hair, making it look and feel fuller instead of getting thicker or fuller. As a hair restoration expert, I would treat McConaughey through a more scientific approach that can provide the best vision and appearance possible. Through oral supplements, topicals, PRP, CapillusRX and SmartGraft, I can ensure long-lasting results for hair loss.

If you believe you are a good candidate for hair restoration treatment, we at Toyos Clinic invite you to come to learn more about the life-changing options with a free consultation visit.

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