Follicular Unit Extraction vs. Older Methods of Hair Transplantation

Punch grafts, scalp reductions, scalp extensions… In the past, as the names of these earlier procedures indicate, undergoing a hair transplant was a painfully unpleasant process. Men with receding hairlines and balding scalps often resorted to the unnatural-looking, and often ridiculed, toupee to avoid the pain, slow healing, and scarring of a transplant. Because of

DHT and Hair Loss

DHT hair loss affects both men and women. DHT stands for Dihydrotestosterone which is the resulting product of direct contact between the enzyme 5-alpha-reductase, found in the skin and the scalp, with the hormone testosterone. DHT hair loss is caused by the DHT binding to receptor sites on the scalp and hair follicles which interrupts

DHT and Hair Loss

DHT hair loss affects both men and women. DHT stands for Dihydrotestosterone which is the resulting product of direct contact between the enzyme 5-alpha-reductase, found in the skin and the scalp, with the hormone testosterone. DHT hair loss is caused by the DHT binding to receptor sites on the scalp and hair follicles which interrupts

Hair Loss – The Reasons

Hair Loss – Reasons – General: Hair is constantly going through cycles of growth, resting, shedding. When hairs that are lost are not replaced. When more hair follicles go into the resting phase, hair loss becomes noticeable. While there is ongoing debate regarding hair loss reasons, the list below shows many of the common contibuting

What Is Normal About Hair Loss?

It is important to note that shedding of hairs is a natural process with anything from 100 to 300 hairs randomly shed each day. In this article we’ll look at two distinct aspects of normal hair loss. Firstly, we’ll examine what is actually involved in the hair growth cycle. Secondly, we’ll assess the natural progression

Coping With Telogen Effluvium

Telogen effluvium is a hair loss condition that is characterized by a general thinning of the hair over a period of months. It is usually found in people who have recently experienced trauma with common causes including childbirth, major surgery and severe illness. It occurs when one or more factors interfere with the normal growth