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November 23, 2017

How to Choose? FUT or FUE Hair Transplant Procedure

Hair Transplant & Restoration Center

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?

Hair Transplant & Restoration Center

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

Hair Transplant & Restoration Center

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

Hair Transplant & Restoration Center

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

Hair Transplant & Restoration Center

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.

August 21, 2017

Fungal Infections that Cause Hair Loss: Dermatophytes

Hair Transplant & Restoration Center

Hair infection from fungal agents, also called trichomycoses, is one of the common concerns in humans. Fungi or fungus are single celled or multinucleate organisms that decay and absorb the organic material in which they grow (including yeasts, mushrooms, molds, smuts, rusts and mildews). There are three common agents causing hair infections:

August 09, 2017

Ethnicity and Hair Loss Rates

Hair Transplant & Restoration Center

Male pattern hair loss is something a majority of men could experience at some point in time. Even though the severity of hair loss may vary person to person, it still begs the question why? Genetics (which controls ethnicity) is the primary cause of hair loss, and interestingly enough, specific races have higher rates of hair loss than other groups. Let’s take a look at different races and the varying likelihoods of baldness.

July 24, 2017

Identifying the Early Stages of Male Pattern Hair Loss

Hair Transplant & Restoration Center

Men’s hair loss is caused by different factors—but statistically, the most common factor by far is genetics. In fact, more than two-thirds of all men will deal with the symptoms of male pattern hair loss at some point in their lives. Recognizing this is critical: When you identify the markings of male pattern hair loss you can seek treatment, and the earlier you do so, the more likely it is that the treatment will have an effect.

July 09, 2017

What to Know About Trichotillomania

Hair Transplant & Restoration Center

Hair loss can be caused by many different conditions—and some of them are better known than others. In this post, we’re going to offer some details about trichotillomania—a hair loss condition that isn’t often discussed, but is surprisingly common and potentially very serious. We’ll identify some of the key signs and symptoms of trichotillomania, discuss its causes, and end with some notes about possible treatment.

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