Category Archives: hair loss treatment

Asian Hair

Q: hi I come from china ,I have a few questions: In your experience,usually Asians(chinese people) the normal growth of the number of roots Per cm² of hair? Head at the top and post-occipital whether there are different? using FUE technology,on one operation ,After the occipital Site  get the maxinum number of FU (Asians including 2-3…
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Risk of Losing Hair After Hair Transplant – Shock Loss

Q: I had a hair transplant surgery a month ago.  As it turns out, I have a huge amount of shock loss right now.  As i've never taken propecia before, do you think it's too late to combat this shock loss with propecia?  Any suggestions on how i could eliminate this shock loss from further…
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Donor Wound Care After Hair Transplant

Q: When I do look down placing more tension or pull on the tight donor area, I noticed it is also pulling my neck muscles and there is no laxity at all (compared to the right).  There is no up or down movement possible of any subcutaneous tissue or the galea at the donor site.…
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When to Stop Propecia After Hair Transplant

Q: I started the Propecia at the beginning of March (8 months ago), prior to the procedure last March. Should I still be on it? A: Finasteride was mostly prescribed for prevention of shock loss after hair transplant or losing native hair on the balding areas after a hair transplant. You have significant miniaturization on…
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Hair Growth in Woman’s Mouth

There was an interesting case report on a very unusual location for hair growth recently published in the Journal of Oral Surgery and Oral Medicine the other week.  The case study was reported by Femiano et al. at the Second University of Naples, in Naples, Italy. He reported a woman who was found to have…
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Will a Hair Transplant Help Your Job Prospects?

Earlier this year, in an L.A. Times story, business columnist David Lazarus said he had visited a hair transplant center's open house and noticed a lot of men in attendance. A lot more than he expected. He spoke to the director of the business and found out that, these days, a lot of the men looking for…
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Medical Hair Restoration – Effective or Not

The effectiveness of medical hair restoration alone with hair restoration medical options that are currently available such as finasteride or Rogaine has always been questioned.  Medical hair restoration without the surgical option (hair transplant), might work for some people, but should not be recommended to all as a cure-all solution, as you may find in…
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Saw Palmetto for Hair Loss

What is Saw Palmetto? Saw Palmetto is an extract of the fruit of Serenoa Repens. It is rich in fatty acids and phytosterols. It has been used in alternative medicine for a variety of indications, most notably benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Indications: Prostate treatment Saw Palmetto has also been used in treatment of benign prostatic…
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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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