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95% of Hair Loss is Treatable.

Tell a doctor about it and we’ll send your prescription directly to your local pharmacy.
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95% of Hair Loss is Treatable.

Tell a doctor about it and we’ll send your prescription directly to your local pharmacy.
Start Online Visit

How it Works

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Online Hair Loss Assessment

Upload photos of your hair loss, and tell us about your symptoms.

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Get Evaluated

Our medical team determines which treatment is right for you.
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Pick Up Your Prescription

We send your hair loss prescription to a pharmacy near you within 1 day.

We only prescribe medically proven hair loss treatments.

Finasteride 1mg (Propecia)

Finasteride works by blocking the production of DHT, a hormone that causes male pattern baldness. It’s the safest and most effective treatment you can buy to treat hair loss.

Finasteride 5mg (Proscar)

Similar to the 1mg, but costs 90% less. Use a pill cutter to quarter your pills and take one 1.25mg piece every day. It’s kind of like buying in bulk.

Dutasteride 0.5mg (Avodart)

Dutasteride is a stronger form of finasteride. It’s not officially approved to treat hair loss, but it’s been shown to be even more effective at regrowing hair. Learn more about it here.

The most convenient way to regain control of your hair.

Reduce Stress of Doctor Visits

No waiting rooms, no awkward face to face conversations. Handle everything discretely.

Open 7 Days a Week

The majority of our patients are able to get their medications same-day or within one day of their request.

Generic Prescriptions

We prescribe generic prescriptions which are 80% cheaper than name brand, and work just the same.

Canadian Medical Professionals

Our medical team is trained and licensed in Canada and experienced in hair loss treatment.

How much will this cost me?

$39

initial visit

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$19 to refill your prescription after 3 months.

 

Includes:

✔ Full hair loss evaluation and ongoing care by our medical team

✔ Hair loss prescription sent to a pharmacy near you every 3 months

✔ Switch between any of our hair loss treatments at any time

✔ Prescription guaranteed or a full refund if you are declined the prescription

What our patients have to say

Essential Clinic made a sometimes difficult process, easy. I was able to consult online with a doctor who understands hair loss. My prescription was ready for pick up the next business day.

- Edmonton, AB Patient

I would have rated it 5 but because of the long window (3 hours), I gave it a 4. Other than that, it was excellent.

- Hamilton, ON Patient

Filled out the questions and attached photos of my hairline and crown. Received a message by email from a doctor and they gave me a prescription for 5mg finasteride the next day and was ready to pick up at the nearest pharmacy.

- Anonymous Reddit Patient

Frequently Asked Questions

How does hair medication work?

Both finasteride and dutasteride work by blocking the conversion of testosterone into DHT, a hormone that causes male pattern baldness. You’ll notice less hair fall and thicker hair within 3-6 months of starting treatment, and increased hair growth with continued use.

Are these treatments effective?

In short, yes, but as with all medicines, they don’t work for everyone. DHT blockers regrow hair in 65% of patients and stops further hair loss in most other patients. If you stop taking the medication, it stops working. 

Does the consult cost include price of prescription?

No. Prescription pricing is set by the pharmacies and payable on pick up. Your price also depends on any drug insurance coverage you may have. 

How much does the medication cost?

Finasteride 1mg ranges between $30-$50/month, or $6/month if you quarter 5mg tablets. Dutasteride ranges between $10-$20/month.

Is the fee covered by employee health insurance plans?

Yes, this fee is reimbursable by most benefit plans that include a flexible health spending account. Check with your insurance provider for your exact policy. We’re happy to provide receipts compatible with your insurance provider’s reimbursement requirements.

What is your refund policy?

Your fee will be automatically refunded if you are declined a prescription.