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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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FUE Hair Transplant – Today and Tomorrow

FUE Research Committee International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery established a FUE Research Committee at its latest annual scientific meeting in the Bahamas.  The new committee is solely focused on Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) hair transplant procedures and the techniques that could be utilized to improve the quality of the FUE procedures. The FUE committee will…
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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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Can Stress Cause Hair Loss?

Some hair loss is correlated to stress. This type of hair loss is generally reversible and does not require medical treatment or hair transplant. Hair loss induced by stress usually occurs after severe stress, such as surgery, starvation, emotional stressful situation or illness. Stress and hair loss don't have to be permanent. Getting your emotional stress…
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Hair Multiplication using Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells

There is an increasing buzz throughout the medical world that is filtering down to the public regarding the possible benefits from stem cell medical treatments. Hair Restoration is not immune to the excitement that perhaps hair loss would be remedied in the near future from such an innovative medical treatment. In my time as a…
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The Webinar Series Continues!

Reframing the Face With Hair Transplant Surgery - Webinar by Dr. Mohebi Join us, yet again, with US Hair Restoration Medical Director Parsa Mohebi, MD as he discusses popular hair loss topics. So often we receive phone calls and email inquiries regarding common questions people have about the art and science of hair restoration and…
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What Needs to Be Known About Female Hair Restoration

There is always the question as to why there is little talk of women getting hair transplantations? This question and others about female hair loss treatment options are commonly asked about.  The answer is found in the differences between common male hair loss and that of women.  Some of the differences between male and female hair…
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The Hairline and the Rule of Thirds

Most people merely consider hair transplant surgery to simply be the permanent remedy for hair loss or complete baldness. It is true modern day hair transplantation is the only truly natural, proven, and permanent option for reversing the effects of hair loss. This art and science continues to improve the lives of thousands of individuals…
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New Development in the Scientific Understanding of Hair Loss

The new study published in the Science Translational Medicine Journal has shown there is an association of prostaglandin pathways in hair growth.  The study was done at the University of Pennsylvania and was published in March 2012 by Catseralis et. al. which reveals a new pathway for balding.  This has the potential to be a…
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Hair Stem Cells 2012 – Multi-layered Environment for Hair Growth

Hair stem cell research is one of the most promising areas for hair restoration in the future.  Currently there are many advanced techniques for hair transplantation; however a long journey remains in order to provide hair loss sufferers with an unlimited source of hair, and stem cells might be an answer to this need.  In…
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