NEWS

January 26, 2010

Liquid Minoxidil

Q: I’ve been using 5% topical minoxidil in liquid form for five months and see some positive results (I think) but I have two side effects: 1) itchiness–it’s mild, I can live with it 2) a crust forms that’s dry and I can pick it off, little dry flakes–that is. Questions are simple: 1) Can/should… Read More »

January 22, 2010

The Hair Pulling Test: What Is It?

This type of “hair test” is done by a hair transplant surgeon or dermatologist to find out the rate of telogen hiar. It’s a simple procedure. The doctor pulls hair to find out the number of hair follicles in the resting phase. The way the test works is that the doctor grasps a couple of… Read More »

January 10, 2010

Asian Hair

Q: hi I come from china ,I have a few questions: In your experience,usually Asians(chinese people) the normal growth of the number of roots Per cm² of hair? Head at the top and post-occipital whether there are different? using FUE technology,on one operation ,After the occipital Site  get the maxinum number of FU (Asians including 2-3… Read More »

January 6, 2010

Risk of Losing Hair After Hair Transplant – Shock Loss

Q: I had a hair transplant surgery a month ago.  As it turns out, I have a huge amount of shock loss right now.  As i’ve never taken propecia before, do you think it’s too late to combat this shock loss with propecia?  Any suggestions on how i could eliminate this shock loss from further… Read More »

December 15, 2009

Donor Wound Care After Hair Transplant

Q: When I do look down placing more tension or pull on the tight donor area, I noticed it is also pulling my neck muscles and there is no laxity at all (compared to the right).  There is no up or down movement possible of any subcutaneous tissue or the galea at the donor site.… Read More »

December 10, 2009

When to Stop Propecia After Hair Transplant

Q: I started the Propecia at the beginning of March (8 months ago), prior to the procedure last March. Should I still be on it? A: Finasteride was mostly prescribed for prevention of shock loss after hair transplant or losing native hair on the balding areas after a hair transplant. You have significant miniaturization on… Read More »

November 30, 2009

Hair Growth in Woman’s Mouth

There was an interesting case report on a very unusual location for hair growth recently published in the Journal of Oral Surgery and Oral Medicine the other week.  The case study was reported by Femiano et al. at the Second University of Naples, in Naples, Italy. He reported a woman who was found to have… Read More »

November 18, 2009

Will a Hair Transplant Help Your Job Prospects?

Earlier this year, in an L.A. Times story, business columnist David Lazarus said he had visited a hair transplant center’s open house and noticed a lot of men in attendance. A lot more than he expected. He spoke to the director of the business and found out that, these days, a lot of the men looking for… Read More »