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December 26, 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.

December 19, 2017

Men Go Bald While Women Thin

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Hair loss occurs in both men and women but differs dramatically in the appearance and rate. The most common type is called androgenetic alopecia, also known as "male pattern balding" and "female pattern hair loss."

December 14, 2017

Can Hair Loss Be Predicted?

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Prediction of hair loss is a prevalent topic given how many people experience alopecia in some form. When a male comes in for a hair loss consultation, I'm trying to look into the “crystal ball” to question where the patient sitting in front of me will end up or which stage in hair loss progression could be the endpoint, so I can recommend appropriate treatment options.

November 28, 2017

Understanding Lupus Disease and Hair Loss

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Annually, 16,000 new cases of Lupus are reported around the country. While the disease primarily strikes women of childbearing age, it can hit men and teenagers as well, with an age range of 15-45. Research estimates about 1.5 million people in the US are living with the disease.

November 23, 2017

How to Choose? FUT or FUE Hair Transplant Procedure

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Which type of hair transplant procedure to have is one of the most important decisions a patient needs to make: FUT/Strip, FUE, or FUE No Shave.

November 09, 2017

Can Hair Loss Be Prevented?

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Unlike some cosmetic and health fields where treatment preventions can start before any symptoms occur, hair loss is a condition not everyone will experience. When we talk about prevention as it relates to hair loss, the focus of this discussion is preventing further hair loss, not preventing hair loss from ever appearing. Likewise, any "prevention" approach to hair loss, we only recommend after miniaturization has begun.

October 23, 2017

Hormones and Hair Loss: Androgenetic Alopecia

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Hormones play a huge role in regulating both hair growth and hair loss.  This blog will focus on androgenetic alopecia (AGA), and the role hormones play in it. 

October 04, 2017

October Brings Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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October brings us Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This annual international campaign is designed to increase awareness of this disease including the prevention, early detection strategies and possible treatments. Various charities participate in hopes of raising funds that may ultimately contribute to the eradication of this disease that affects about 1 in 8 American women and 1 in 1,000 men.

September 18, 2017

Shining a Light on Trichotillomania

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This September, let's increase awareness of a specific type of alopecia, Trichotillomania. Trichotillomania is an obsessive compulsive disorder that causes people to pull out their own hair.  At the root of an obsessive-compulsive disorder is a mental disorder in which people have unwanted and repeated thoughts, feelings, ideas, sensations (obsessions) and behaviors that drive them to do something over and over (compulsions). 

September 05, 2017

September Brings Alopecia Areata Awareness Month

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September brings us Alopecia Areata Awareness Month.  In the large family of alopecia and its causes, the focus this month is on Alopecia Areata. This is an autoimmune disease affects as many as 6.8 million people in America and causes hair loss that can range from patches of hair, typically circular and coin-size, to complete hair loss, otherwise known as alopecia totalis.

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