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Can Lavender Oil Promote Hair Growth?

Lavender Oil and Hair Growth

A recent study was conducted to determine if there were any hair growth effects from the use of lavender oil on a test group of female mice. The mice were split into a number of groups including a normal group, a positive control group, a vehicle control group and two experimental groups. The backs of the mice were covered with a test compound solution that was applied topically at an interval of once per day, 5 times during the week for a 4 week period. Any hair follicle number changes, as well as hair follicle depth and dermal thickness, were […]

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Can Consuming Caffeine Give Patients Thicker Hair?

Thick Hair due to Caffeine

An article published back in 2014 in The British Journal of Dermatology discussed a study that treated hair cells, in a lab setting, by exposing the hair cells to caffeine. The study, conducted by Fischer et al., spotlighted the overall effects of caffeine on hair follicular cells. The study showed an increased number of cells in the outer root sheath of hair which is the part that is responsible for the elongation of hair shafts due to the enlargement of the hair matrix. The study investigation team reviewed the total effect of caffeine-studied growth factors in female and male hair […]

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Can Bee Venom Promote Hair Growth?

Hair Loss - Bee Venom

It’s spring and bees are buzzing around the plants and bushes found everywhere at this time of year. Did you know they can actually serve a purpose besides sending you running for cover? The venom from bees might actually be able to help combat alopecia! Alopecia is an issue that can occur in patients of all ages. While there have been studies that show bee venom can be used in the treatment of a number of diseases including MS and rheumatoid arthritis, a recent study was conducted that investigated the effectiveness of bee venom in preventing alopecia. In the study, […]

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Dr. Mohebi is Now on Snapchat

Dr. Mohebi is now on Snapchat

  Do you currently like us on Facebook? Do you follow us on Twitter? Are you a Snapchatter? If so, join Dr. Mohebi on Snapchat @drparsamohebi. Not familiar with Snapchat? It’s a mobile app that lets users upload pictures and videos that disappear within a 24 hours of a person uploading them. Dr. Mohebi will be sharing behind the scenes photos, videos of our office, live videos of hair transplant procedures and exclusive content directly on his Snapchat account. If you don’t have Snapchat on your phone yet, you can download the app for free. Just search for the user […]

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The Most Impressive Widow’s Peak in Politics

Paul Ryan has often been touted as one of the leaders of the Republican Party as well as a possible future candidate for the presidency. There is another aspect of his life that he is well known for besides politics. His widow’s peak has been called the best one in politics since Ronald Reagan. Would Paul Ryan be as sought after in the political world if he didn’t have his impressive widow’s peak? A study back in the 1980s showed that people were drawn to photos of politicians who possessed certain facial characteristics. When it came to the topic of […]

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Can High Paying Jobs Cause Hair Loss?

Hair Loss Causes

Many people dream of being successful at work and climbing the corporate ladder. However, there are some people who believe that high-paying, and stressful, jobs can be bad for the hairline. A 2014 survey in England showed that workers who earn a significantly higher amount of money, as opposed to those who are paid less, are more likely to think their hair loss is a result of the stress from their high paying positions. The survey, conducted by the hair product L’Oreal, found that almost three-fourths of women feel that stress is the main cause for their hair loss. Furthermore, […]

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Discovering the Power That Lives Within You

Seminar for Power

There are a variety of reasons that lead people to have a hair transplant. One of the most common reasons is the desire for self-improvement. I recently attended a Tony Robbins seminar called “Unleash the Power Within” which covered many areas of self-improvement and making a change in your life. I’ve known about Tony since my days in medical school when I read one of his first books which was also called “Unleash the Power Within”. The book had a deep effect on me and also had a big impact on my future goals. The seminar is designed to help […]

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Spring Open House

Interested in having a hair transplant but never been sure if you could afford one?  Did you get a refund on your taxes and want to learn more about the cost as well as the art of hair restoration procedures? Get all of your questions answered at our next Open House Event! Join us Saturday, April 30th from 3pm-5pm at our state of the art hair restoration facility in Encino. It’s your chance to learn more about the hair restoration process in a one-on-one setting. Meet the doctor and his staff Chat with some of our previous patients Watch a […]

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