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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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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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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…
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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)…
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