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June 12, 2017

Laser Therapy for Hair Loss: New Data Reveals Promising Future

Hair Transplant & Restoration Center

In 1966, Hungarian physician Endre Mester first published an experiment in which he observed accelerated hair growth in rats treated with laser therapy, making alopecia the first legitimate therapeutic indication for laser therapy. 

May 23, 2017

Does Menopause Lead to Hair Loss?

Hair Transplant & Restoration Center

At some time in their lives; about one-third of women experience hair loss (alopecia), and amongst postmenopausal women, as many as two-thirds experience hair thinning or bald spots. In this post, we’ll take a look at the science behind this phenomenon, and inform women what they might expect in the way of menopausal hair loss. We’ll also share some potential treatments —some ways to minimize the effects of menopausal hair loss.

May 12, 2017

Alopecia Areata: What it is, What it looks like, How to treat it

Hair Transplant & Restoration Center

There are many potential causes for hair loss, and one of the most significant is the condition known as alopecia areata or AA. More than 4.5 million people in the United States are estimated to be affected with AA, according to the National Alopecia Areata Foundation. In this post, we’ll take a look at what this condition is, how it is diagnosed, and ultimately how it is treated.

April 25, 2017

When Your Children Are Dealing with Hair Loss

Hair Transplant & Restoration Center

Here at HT&RC, we hear from many parents who are worried about their children—children who are dealing with hair loss at what seems like an awfully young age. Note that, when we talk about children here, we are mostly talking about those in high school or college, or potentially just after college in their twenties. Note, too, that most young men and women who deal with early hair loss don’t call us of their own accord—it’s almost always concerned parents who do so.

April 11, 2017

Pregnancy and Hair Loss

Hair Transplant & Restoration Center

Having a baby is, of course, a joyous thing—but it’s not without some potential side effects. Hair loss is one that is especially frustrating. Here at HT&RC, we hear from many women who had a baby months or even years ago, and experienced thinning hair afterward. Often, these women wait, assuming the hair will grow back—but it doesn’t, perhaps because of stressful life events that further impact their natural hair growth cycles.

January 30, 2017

Links between androgenic alopecia and other diseases

Hair Transplant & Restoration Center

Male pattern baldness (also known as androgenic alopecia) is the most common type of hair loss in men affecting ~50% of men over 40 years of age and caused by the interaction of genetics, hormones, and lifestyle factors including smoking, alcohol and stress from a hormonal perspective. The primary contributor, dihydrotestosterone (DHT), results from metabolized testosterone and changes gene expression, leading hair follicles to shorten their growth phase and to miniaturize.

October 07, 2016

Excessive Hair Breakage: What You Need to Know

Hair Transplant & Restoration Center

The latest hairstyles and hair colors can seem exceptional in photographs splashed across magazines covers, and the internet, but creating these looks requires exposure of hair to heated styling devices and harsh chemicals that, in turn, can severely damage hair. Notably damaged hair can be suggestive of a disease, or a hair-shaft disorder, a condition our medical practice can diagnose and provide an individual treatment protocol for hair restoration.

September 11, 2016

Utilizing PRP Treatment for Alopecia Areata

Hair Transplant & Restoration Center

With over 6.8 million Americans and 147 million worldwide having had or will develop Alopecia areata at some point in their lives, Alopecia areata can be a very psychologically distressing disorder for both men and women, but fortunately, as technology advances, so have treatment possibilities. To understand PRP as a treatment for hair restoration, I think it's first important to learn how the disease operates.

August 25, 2016

Cicatricial Alopecia Post Series: Four

Hair Transplant & Restoration Center

How is it treated?

In this last post on Cicatricial Alopecias, I discuss details on treatments, hopefully providing more clarity on this group of disorders.

August 02, 2016

Hair Transplant & Restoration Center Relocating to North Macon To Accommodate Growing Number of Patients

Hair Transplant & Restoration Center

According to Dr. Arthur Gray, relocating Hair Transplant & Restoration Center was crucial to keep up with the influx of new patients traveling to Macon from across the Southeast in need of his practice's unique medical hair loss and restoration approach.

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