Monthly archive for May 2015

Common Misinterpretations and Drawbacks of FUE Hair Transplant

Even though there is a lot of data available on the Internet about Follicular Unit Extraction Hair Transplantation, a few of the patients don’t understand what the process is all about, including the risks, needs and effects of the process from start to the post operation needed […]

Medication to Prevent Future Hair Loss and Re-Grow Hair?

Medications for hair loss
Topical minoxidil (Rogaine) and oral finasteride (Propecia) are the only treatments for male patterned baldness that have been approved by the US FDA. Their use is indicated in men older than 18 years with mild to moderate hair loss. Several well controlled studies have […]

Don’t want a hair transplant? Learn about wigs and hairpieces

Wigs and Hairpieces are the most common form of wearable hair, especially for those with total or substantial hair loss. But many people only have fine, thinning hair or partial hair loss in certain areas. If you need extra coverage but you still have some of your […]

Why am I losing my hair?!

Most people normally shed 50 to 100 hairs a day. But with about 100,000 hairs in the scalp, this amount of hair loss shouldn’t cause noticeable thinning of the scalp hair. In order to maintain a normal volume, hair must be replaced at the same rate at […]

Stem Cells: The Future of Hair Restoration?

As one of the follically-challenged, any new breakthroughs in the area of hair regeneration will generally get attention for hair loss sufferers. When stem cells first started to gain widespread media attention we thought a full head of hair was just around the corner. At any one […]

Rogaine and Finasteride aren’t working. Any other ideas?

Nizoral shampoo is commonly used to treat dandruff and other skin infections. However recently there are evidences from various studies indicating that Nizoral shampoo can actually stop hair loss and even promote hair regrowth. Nizoral It’s active ingredient, Ketoconazole, is approved for use as an anti-fungal agent […]

Can laser hair therapy help restore my hair?

Low-Level Laser Light can be effective therapies to treat hair loss. Currently, over-the-counter laser therapy devices for hair growth are available through convenient hands-free systems, or less convenient hand-held devices. They can be used at home, and does not require the supervision of a surgeon. How is […]

Benefits of Advanced Hair Transplants Using FUE

FUE is typically associated with a now outdated FUT technique. Here are a few of the main benefits of the advanced version of FUE: There are No Scars While doing the Follicular Unit Extraction, a physician uses special tools to remove the hair follicle grafts from the […]

Hair Transplants and SMP Scalp Pigmentation

Scalp Micro Hair Pigmentation (SMP) is an advanced non-surgical procedure, where a cosmetic tattoo is made to create the idea of a fuller head of hair. Unlike the ‘traditional’ tattoo, an SMP has the tendency to fade away with the time and eventually disappear. Organic pigments are […]