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April 11, 2018

Can Medications Cause Hair Loss?

Hair Transplant & Restoration Center

The answer is “yes”.  Some medications CAN lead to hair loss, called Telogen Effluvium. Telogen effluvium is a form of diffuse, nonscarring hair loss that is usually temporary but could be more permanent and results from premature shedding of hair. Medication isn’t the only source of TE; major surgery, serious illness, childbirth, dieting, and severe emotional stress can also prompt shedding.

March 22, 2018

My Hair is Thinning, What Should I Do?

Hair Transplant & Restoration Center

Sometimes we avoid doctor appointments because we hope our ailments will pass, dread the experience, or simply don't have the time. But the truth is - with any condition - an early evaluation can be the key to recovery and hair loss is no exception. However, you might only look into medical hair restoration treatments after another person observes more scalp is visible, unfortunately, even at this point, your hair is well into miniaturization, so time is of the essence.

March 09, 2018

Does Exercise Cause Hair Loss?

Hair Transplant & Restoration Center

The topic of exercise causing increased hair loss is frequently brought up by my male patients, and even a quick google search will show that this is something the general public is discussing at great length. However, the exercise and exertion in and of itself are not the primary cause of a sudden increase in hair loss for men who actively work out. So why are some men experiencing hair loss and others not? There is a relationship between testosterone, supplements, and more importantly genetics that must be understood to answer this question.

February 21, 2018

Celebrities – They’re Just Like Us

Hair Transplant & Restoration Center

Did you know that at least 25 million women in the United States are suffering from hair loss? It’s a staggering number, considering how little hair loss is talked about in women and the social stigma compared with men. This figure also includes women who are even bigshot celebrities and super models, so if you're experiencing hair loss as a woman; you're not alone by a long shot.

February 15, 2018

Shedding: Telogen Effluvium or Androgenetic Alopecia?

Hair Transplant & Restoration Center

Shedding, both normal (60-100 hairs per day depending on washing frequency) and increased (in the early days of onset androgenetic alopecia and telogen effluvium) is common knowledge to the majority of us. But I want to introduce a new concept to many of you suffering from androgenetic alopecia and telogen effluvium: the idea that shedding may not occur in a vacuum.

February 08, 2018

FUE for Men: Consider Follicular Unit Extraction Before a Lifetime of Shaving Your Head

Hair Transplant & Restoration Center

Many men experiencing hair loss eventually seem to arrive at a similar fork in the road. Should they figure out their medical treatment options, or shave their head and "own it" because they already have short hair and assume all transplants will leave behind a linear scar?

January 24, 2018

New Findings: Female Pattern Hair Loss & PRP

Hair Transplant & Restoration Center

The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons recently had their 25th annual meeting in Prague where numerous lectures and discussions were held surrounding new findings in all aspects of hair restoration, including PRP. Among the many speakers on PRP was Dr. Neil Sadick. Dr. Sadick is an influential and renowned dermatologist and researcher, authoring, or co-authoring more than 500 articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals and has contributed to more than 80 chapters of medical books.

January 03, 2018

New Hair For the New Year: A Resolution You Can Keep for 2018

Hair Transplant & Restoration Center

The days when hair loss had to be accepted as an inevitable fact of life are long behind us. If you've been resolving to do something about hair thinning or pattern baldness, HT&RC can provide the solutions to keep that resolution this year, once and for all. We offer the full spectrum of comprehensive medical and surgical treatments to stop and reverse hair loss, all tailored to suit your individual needs.

December 27, 2017

Understanding Thyroid Disease and Hair Loss

Hair Transplant & Restoration Center

You may be surprised to learn that human hair does not grow continuously. Each individual hair follicle goes through cycles of growth and rest. The resting period of the follicle is called the telogen phase.

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