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Why Do We Go Bald but Our Body Hair Seems to Remain?

While age takes a toll on the body in various ways, a bald head tends to be the worst fear of many people. Although females can suffer from hair loss, men are more inclined to lose the hair on their heads sooner and more frequently than women. Why do we go bald on our heads…
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What is Invisible Baldness?

Did you know it is normal to lose hair each time you brush your hair? A typical head of healthy hair has about 100,000 hairs and each hair goes through a growth process and a shedding phase. Therefore, hair loss in this manner is typically acceptable since you can lose hundreds of hairs a day…
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Hair Loss and Hair Transplant Myths

A hair transplant is an effective way to improve thinning hair or to transfer hair to an area of the head that has become lacking. While there are many myths about why we lose our hair, there are also myths about receiving hair via a hair transplant. Let’s take a look at some of these…
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Why Realistic Expectations Matter

Hair transplant is a wonderful option for people who wish to permanently restore lost or thinning hair. However, it is important for individuals considering a hair transplant to understand what hair restoration can and cannot accomplish. Having realistic expectations helps set accurate goals which can contribute to a successful outcome. Realistic expectations make individuals less…
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What Your Beard Says About You

Culture plays a big part in the style of facial hair. The first beard movement, in the 2nd century, was established by Roman Emperor Hadrian who grew a beard to begin a new standard of manliness. Charles Darwin believed that the purpose of beards was to attract females. However, research shows that most women are…
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Reasons People Consider a Hair Transplant

As a person ages, thinning hair or a receding hairline impacts countless men and women. When this begins to happen, many people consider having a hair transplant. A hair transplant can provide a person with thicker hair and a more youthful appearance. However, making the decision may not be easy for some people. Hair transplants…
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What Percentage of Men Actually Experience Propecia Side Effects?

Q: What percent of men experience the side effect (decrease in sexual desire) when using Propecia? Whether you take 1 mg or 5 mg Propecia, does it have to be daily or it could be every other day? A: Based on scientific studies, 1-2% of people who experience actual side effects from Propecia have a…
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Does Propecia Shampoo Work?

  Q: Is there any Propecia shampoo or any other shampoos that could slow down hair loss (like Nioxin shampoo)? A: Most shampoos that have DHT blockers are not effective, since the absorption of these molecules are very minimal from the skin surface. There has not yet been any study showing that Finasteride (Propecia) in…
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Topical Propecia. Does it work?

Q: Is there any liquid Propecia (for local treatment) and if there is would it be locally as effective as systemically? For example, could a regular 5mg Propecia tablet get dissolved in a liquid and be used locally? A: Topical DHT blockers like solutions of Finasteride (Propecia) or Saw Palmetto for hair loss treatment have…
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FUE vs. Strip Hair Transplant Study

FUE Hair Transplant has been on the rise in the last decade thanks to the availability of more efficient techniques and higher qualities. Despite the fact that FUE has been around as a viable options for those with hair loss for about 20 years, no one has compared its results objectively with the more traditional…
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