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July 14, 2016

Cicatricial Alopecia (Scarring Alopecia) Post Series: Three

Hair Transplant & Restoration Center

How is it diagnosed?

This third blog post in a series on cicatricial alopecia continues with new learnings regarding associations with other illnesses, diagnosis, and seeking treatment. Much of the information provided is from the Cicatricial Alopecia Research Foundation or CARF. Their website is www.carfintl.org, and I encourage everyone seeking more in-depth knowledge to visit the site.

June 23, 2016

Cicatricial Alopecia (Scarring Alopecia) Post Series: Two

Hair Transplant & Restoration Center

What causes it?

In the last post on cicatricial alopecia, I shared information from the Cicatricial Alopecia Research Foundation or CARF, which is an excellent resource site for those suffering from one of these rare disorders, and I encourage you to go to their website: www.carfintl.org.

June 09, 2016

Cicatricial Alopecia (Scarring Alopecia) Post Series: Part One

Hair Transplant & Restoration Center

What is it? Although the cause of hair loss varies patient to patient, I see many patients in my practice who have been suffering from hair loss, sometimes severe, for many years before ever talking to a hair loss physician. Because of this, I wanted to highlight a group of disorders that I frequently diagnose - cicatricial alopecias - which are a very misunderstood family of complications that can masquerade as androgenic alopecia.

May 24, 2016

Four Reasons Why Using Beard Hair is a Great Donor Option for Hair Transplants

Hair Transplant & Restoration Center

Many hair loss patients I see assume they are not a candidate for a hair transplant only because no viable hair exists on their scalp. This feeling of "hopelessness" translates into other areas, and patients can end up resorting to hair styles reflecting this mindset.

April 21, 2016

The Two Main Hair Types

Hair Transplant & Restoration Center

Even though different ethnicities have different hair characteristics, there are basically two main hair types.

April 04, 2016

Classifications of Hair Loss Disorders

Hair Transplant & Restoration Center

Hair loss disorders are a large, heterogeneous group of conditions that have various clinical features, pathological findings, and etiologies. Hair loss may occur due to disorders of hair cycling, inflammatory conditions that damage hair follicles, or inherited or acquired abnormalities in hair shafts.

March 07, 2016

Understanding the Hair Cycle

Hair Transplant & Restoration Center

Our scalp contains about 100,000 to 150,000 hair follicles. Once these are formed in our development, they undergo a lifelong cycling characterized by periods of growth (anagen phase), transformation (catagen phase), and rest (telogen phase). Unlike man’s best friend, human hair cycling is not synchronous, meaning that individual follicles cycle independently, and thus we do not have mass shedding of hair.

February 25, 2016

Triple Therapy for Female Hair Loss

Hair Transplant & Restoration Center

As scalp and hair physicians, we are always looking for more proven ways to help the thousands of women suffering from FPHL (Female Pattern Hair Loss) and know using multiple medical therapies at once can create a synergism, which cannot be achieved by any one treatment alone. What sets our course of treatment apart from purchasing advertised “hair growth” fad products or gimmicks is the medical research performed to support the hair loss treatments we prescribe for FPHL.

February 11, 2016

What are My Options For Non-Surgical Hair Restoration?

Hair Transplant & Restoration Center

Years ago, people experiencing hair loss didn’t have many options for restoration. But today, advancements in medicine and technology have opened up numerous treatments for regaining a full and healthy head of hair.

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