NEWS

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 »

November 16, 2009

Gene Therapy for Hair Loss

Over the last few decades, different therapies which effect wound repair have been proposed. The connection between wound healing and hair growth was already proposed by Dr. Catsarelis at the University of Pennsylvania through the WNT pathway (some molecular process that controls would healing and hair growth). Now, we review the emerging fields of gene and stem cell therapy in hair… Read More »

November 15, 2009

Medical Hair Restoration – Effective or Not

The effectiveness of medical hair restoration alone with hair restoration medical options that are currently available such as finasteride or Rogaine has always been questioned.  Medical hair restoration without the surgical option (hair transplant), might work for some people, but should not be recommended to all as a cure-all solution, as you may find in… Read More »

November 12, 2009

Saw Palmetto for Hair Loss

What is Saw Palmetto? Saw Palmetto is an extract of the fruit of Serenoa Repens. It is rich in fatty acids and phytosterols. It has been used in alternative medicine for a variety of indications, most notably benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Indications: Prostate treatment Saw Palmetto has also been used in treatment of benign prostatic… Read More »

November 8, 2009

Eyebrow Enhancer Product – Talika

  Q: I have used Talika to restore my eyebrows with not much help.  What do you recommend for eyebrow hair restoration? A: Talika and many other agents which increase hair volume can be found in the market as cosmetic products. They do not necessarily enhance the density or the thickness of hair shafts permanently. … Read More »

May 7, 2008

Thinning Hair with Reddish Scalp Tone

Q: hi, why do men with thinning hair seem to have a reddish color to their scalp and men with thick a thick head of hair seem to have a whiteish color to their scalps……i find it a condition that exists in alot of cases several of the men i observed wear caps when they… Read More »