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Estrogen and Hair Loss in Men

Q: I have heard high estrogen in males can contribute to hair loss. Is that true? I am a 40 year old man with low sex drive and female patterned hair loss. A: High levels of estrogen in men could be seen in many other conditions such as estrogen-producing tumors, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, chronic alcoholism…
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Diabetes and Hair Transplant Surgery

Q: I have diabetes. Can I have a hair transplant procedure? A: Patients with diabetes can successfully have a hair transplant surgery if diabetes is under good control. Diabetes used to be a life limiting disorder and diabetic patients could not have many elective surgical procedures due to their increased risk of wound complications and…
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Hair Cloning – Hair Multiplication

Q: Is Hair cloning or multiplication being done anywhere yet? A: Hair cloning or multiplication has been in the news in the last few years. I prefer to use the term hair multiplication, rather than cloning because cloning refers to production of genetically identical organisms. Dolly the most celebrated sheep was the product of first…
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Common Causes of Hair loss In Children

Alopecia areata Alopecia areata is an autoimmune condition and causes patchy hair loss in any area in body. The bald areas of the skin usually look normal with no gross evidence of irritation or inflammation. A genetic association could be found in some cases and it could also be linked to other autoimmune disorders. Alopecia…
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