Category Archives: hair loss treatment

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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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…
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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…
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FUE or FUT hair transplant through strip technique – which one is for me?

Often times we at US Hair Restoration receive questions about the difference between the FUT Strip Method and the FUE procedure. Some will make claims that one option is superior, while the other is inferior. Both hair transplant techniques are done in US Hair Restoration and have their own adavntages and disadvantages.  Here is a…
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Hair Loss Medications Don’t Work on Me

Q: My doctor put me on propecia at 21 when I told him about the hair loss and I took it for about six months but it had no effect on my hair loss. I also started to use rogaine around age 23/24 for a couple of months but stopped because it made my hair…
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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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Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) for hair restoration

Q: Hi Dr Mohebi, Can you tell me your opinion on products like iGrow (low level laser therapy). Thanks so much, A: Hello, Unfortunately, there has been very little research done on different types of laser treatments for hair restoration and most studies are done in small numbers, lacking significant results.  As you already know…
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Liquid Minoxidil

Q: I've been using 5% topical minoxidil in liquid form for five months and see some positive results (I think) but I have two side effects: 1) itchiness--it's mild, I can live with it 2) a crust forms that's dry and I can pick it off, little dry flakes--that is. Questions are simple: 1) Can/should…
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