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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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Who Makes a Good Candidate for FUE Transplant

  Q: Who makes a good candidate for FUE? Are the cost’s higher than with other techniques you use? A: An FUE transplant is best suitable for those who have not experienced a tremendous amount of hair loss and are not expected to advance any further to a higher stage of hair loss. The ideal…
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Mechanism of Shock Loss after Hair Transplant

New Research in Study of Shock Loss A new study from the Department of Dermatology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine demonstrates that one of the inflammatory pathways present in the healing process could be responsible for what we know as shock loss after hair transplantation. Shock loss is when a patient experiences hair loss…
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Studies Indicate Vitamin D Effects Hair Growth

 Vitamin D and Hair Growth 35 million men in the US have male pattern baldness along with several million women who have hair loss. The Wall Street Journalreported on studies throughout the world that indicate that the ‘sunshine vitamin’ does have a positive effect on receptors that directly relate to hair growth. Various studies are…
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Comparison of FUE and Strip FUT Transplants

Today’s hair transplant surgeries differ greatly than the previous decades.  Patients no longer end up with results that appear as an artificial ‘doll like’ look as in the era micro-grafts and plugs thanks to the modern Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT) methods.  In the Follicular Unit Transplant, hair grafts are harvested with different techniques; Strip and…
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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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