Category Archives: Women hair loss

New Research on The Growth of Human Scalp Hair by Red Light Laser

There are two new studies showing the positive effect of laser therapy on the growth of scalp hair. Here is another good study that evaluated the effect of red laser on the growth of human hair in a double-blinded study. Lanzafame et al authored the study. This study uses a placebo group that uses incandescent…
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What Needs to Be Known About Female Hair Restoration

There is always the question as to why there is little talk of women getting hair transplantations? This question and others about female hair loss treatment options are commonly asked about.  The answer is found in the differences between common male hair loss and that of women.  Some of the differences between male and female hair…
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What Is A Miniaturization Study And Why Is It Important?

When attempting to determine a person’s level of hair miniaturization and future patterns of balding, a miniaturization study is critical. This method reveals the rate of hair thinning in comparison with the surrounding normal healthy hair. The hair found on the back and sides of the head in most cases lasts a lifetime since these hairs are…
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Accutane and Hair Loss

Q: Hello. I am considering getting a hair transplant and had some questions for you. I am 27 years old and began losing hair around age 21 immediately after using the drug accutane. I was on a very high dose and took more than the recommended amount during those couple weeks because I thought I…
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Treatment Options for Alopecia Areata

Alopecia areata (AA) is a type of local hair loss due to autoimmune reaction of the patient’s body against hair follicles.  Alopecia Areata generally presents as circular coin shape hair loss lesions, but it can progress to involve larger areas of the scalp (Alopecia Capitis) or even the entire body (Alopecia Universalis). Several treatment options…
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Gastric Bypass Surgery and Hair Loss

Q: I underwent a gastric bypass surgery about 2.5 years ago and since a few months after surgery my hair has been thinning. What do I need to do to prevent further loss? A: Losing hair or changing the quality and color of hair after gastric bypass surgery is commonly seen within the first few…
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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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