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February 22, 2013

Doctor, Is There Any Hope for Me?

A few days ago, I have seen a patient in my office whom I did not recognize. After, reviewing his file, I remembered that he was a patient that we transplanted about a year before. He could not come to see us at his 6 Such conditioner it especially online pharmacy tadalafil 10mg www.diamondbequipment.com exert… Read More »

February 19, 2013

Shave or Not Before Hair Transplant

Q: Does the head have to be shaved to perform this surgery or can my hair stay its’ present length? – A: It is not required for a patient to shave their head for a strip follicular unit hair transplant surgery. However, if you choose to have an FUE procedure, then the back (donor area)… Read More »

February 13, 2013

Who Makes a Good Candidate for FUE Transplant

  Q: Who makes a good candidate for FUE? Are the cost’s higher than with other techniques you use? A: An FUE transplant is best suitable for those who have not experienced a tremendous amount of hair loss and are not expected to advance any further to a higher stage of hair loss. The ideal… Read More »

February 5, 2013

Mechanism of Shock Loss after Hair Transplant

New Research in Study of Shock Loss A new study from the Department of Dermatology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine demonstrates that one of the inflammatory pathways present in the healing process could be responsible for what we know as shock loss after hair transplantation. Shock loss is when a patient experiences hair loss… Read More »

January 24, 2013

Studies Indicate Vitamin D Effects Hair Growth

 Vitamin D and Hair Growth 35 million men in the US have male pattern baldness along with several million women who have hair loss. The Wall Street Journalreported on studies throughout the world that indicate that the ‘sunshine vitamin’ does have a positive effect on receptors that directly relate to hair growth. Various studies are… Read More »

January 17, 2013

Comparison of FUE and Strip FUT Transplants

Today’s hair transplant surgeries differ greatly than the previous decades.  Patients no longer end up with results that appear as an artificial ‘doll like’ look as in the era micro-grafts and plugs thanks to the modern Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT) methods.  In the Follicular Unit Transplant, hair grafts are harvested with different techniques; Strip and… Read More »

January 14, 2013

Can Minoxidil Accelerate Growth of Hair After Hair Transplant

Q: What do you think about starting Minoxidil if you want to help speed up hair growth?   A: There is no evidence that minoxidil (Rogaine) can improve the growth of transplanted hair after a hair restoration surgery.  However it could minimize the risk of shock loss which is losing hair when you are transplanting… Read More »

December 5, 2012

FUE Hair Transplant – Today and Tomorrow

FUE Research Committee International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery established a FUE Research Committee at its latest annual scientific meeting in the Bahamas.  The new committee is solely focused on Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) hair transplant procedures and the techniques that could be utilized to improve the quality of the FUE procedures. The FUE committee will… Read More »

November 29, 2012

Don’t Succumb to Hair Loss Scams

The amount of money spent on bogus hair loss products and treatments since the e founding of America may well be enough to pay off our national debt. Or at least put a serious dent in it! Hair loss patients are too often the wishful or unwitting dupe to charlatans proposing the miracle cure to… Read More »

November 27, 2012

Can Stress Cause Hair Loss?

Some hair loss is correlated to stress. This type of hair loss is generally reversible and does not require medical treatment or hair transplant. Hair loss induced by stress usually occurs after severe stress, such as surgery, starvation, emotional stressful situation or illness. Stress and hair loss don’t have to be permanent. Getting your emotional stress… Read More »