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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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What Is A Miniaturization Study And Why Is It Important?

When attempting to determine a person’s level of hair miniaturization and future patterns of balding, a miniaturization study is critical. This method reveals the rate of hair thinning in comparison with the surrounding normal healthy hair. The hair found on the back and sides of the head in most cases lasts a lifetime since these hairs are…
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FUE or FUT hair transplant through strip technique – which one is for me?

Often times we at US Hair Restoration receive questions about the difference between the FUT Strip Method and the FUE procedure. Some will make claims that one option is superior, while the other is inferior. Both hair transplant techniques are done in US Hair Restoration and have their own adavntages and disadvantages.  Here is a…
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Hair Loss Medications Don’t Work on Me

Q: My doctor put me on propecia at 21 when I told him about the hair loss and I took it for about six months but it had no effect on my hair loss. I also started to use rogaine around age 23/24 for a couple of months but stopped because it made my hair…
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Accutane and Hair Loss

Q: Hello. I am considering getting a hair transplant and had some questions for you. I am 27 years old and began losing hair around age 21 immediately after using the drug accutane. I was on a very high dose and took more than the recommended amount during those couple weeks because I thought I…
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Treatment Options for Alopecia Areata

Alopecia areata (AA) is a type of local hair loss due to autoimmune reaction of the patient’s body against hair follicles.  Alopecia Areata generally presents as circular coin shape hair loss lesions, but it can progress to involve larger areas of the scalp (Alopecia Capitis) or even the entire body (Alopecia Universalis). Several treatment options…
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Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) for hair restoration

Q: Hi Dr Mohebi, Can you tell me your opinion on products like iGrow (low level laser therapy). Thanks so much, A: Hello, Unfortunately, there has been very little research done on different types of laser treatments for hair restoration and most studies are done in small numbers, lacking significant results.  As you already know…
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