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Can Cold Winter Weather Cause Hair Loss?

Hair Loss and Cold Weather

Hair loss is determined by a number of factors including genetics, stress and the overall health of the patient. One aspect of hair loss that has been discussed over the years is whether or not the time of year can cause greater hair loss to happen to a person. The cold of winter is one time of year that is heavily suspected of causing larger amounts of hair loss. Can cold winter weather cause the hair to fall like snowflakes? Does the need to wear caps to shield the scalp from the cold have an influence on the amount of […]

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Why Hair Loss Doesn’t Bother Some Men?

Hair Loss: Does it Bother You?

While hair loss doesn’t happen to all men, it does happen to a good number of males from all walks of life and a variety of ages. Hair loss does seem to have an effect on the self-confidence of males. A 2013 study in Berlin showed that even a minor amount of balding caused a large emotional burden on men and brought about lower self-confidence, psychological disorders and even impaired the quality of life for some men. Hair loss hits some men so hard that a 2009 study by the International Society of Hair Restoration found that 60% of men […]

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Can Stem Cells Aid In Regenerative Medicine For Patients?

Stem Cell Aid

The use of stem cells to promote healing in patients has been discussed, as well as studied, for years in the scientific community. A recent study showed nestin-expressing stem cells of the hair follicle able to cause the formation of outer-root sheaths of the follicles as well as neurons and a number of other non-follicle cell types. These nestin-expressing stem cells were named hair-follicle-associated pluripotent stem cells or HAP stem cells. How do the HAP stem cells play a part in the repair of peripheral spinal cord and nerve injuries? The hair follicle stem cells split into glial and neuronal […]

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Are There Side Effects Of Hair Transplant Surgery?

Hair Transplant Side Effects

Just like any other surgery, a hair transplant can have some side effects following the procedure. Whenever the phrase “side effects” is used, people immediately jump to the conclusion that something very bad is going to be the result of the side effects. While there are certainly some negative side effects that can happen as a result of the restoration surgery, many of the side effects of getting the hairline you’ve always desired are temporary and can be easily cured. Let’s take a look at some of the side effects of a hair transplant surgery: Bleeding – One common side […]

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Can Plucking Your Hair Combat Hair Loss?

Plucking Hair Study

While the shaved head look has been back in fashion for the last few years, many men adopt that look because they don’t have enough hair to cover their scalp. However, there might be help on the way for those who suffer from hair loss. One possible cure seems to go against the idea of losing your hair: Plucking a certain number of hairs from the scalp as well as plucking them in a specific formation. Hair follicles have stem cells that divide and provide the push behind the growth of new hair. A recent study performed on mice was published […]

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The Psychological Effect On Hair Loss On Women

Women Hair Loss

While we recently took a look at the psychological effects on hair loss on men, it’s important to remember that women suffer from hair loss as well. Hair loss can be especially hard on women as a full head of hair is often viewed as a symbol of beauty, youth and femininity to others. In general, there is more of a social stigma attached to female hair loss than male hair loss which leads many females to have psychological issues with their condition. Research has found that women are likely to suffer from low self-esteem due to thinning hair and […]

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Are Celebrities Still Stars Without Their Hair?

  Have you ever been curious what your favorite celebrities would look like without their famous locks of hair? Would Chris Hemsworth be “Thor” or a “bore” without hair? Would Christian Bale be a better Batman if the mask hides his bald spot? Would Justin Timberlake be “NSync” with audiences if he suffered from hair loss? Would Leonardo DiCaprio be a “Wall Street Wolf” with patchy hair? While these celebrities don’t have to worry about hair loss in their lives, we want to see what the biggest stars look like without hair. You can view the results of our experiment […]

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Learn More About the Art of Hair Transplants at Our July Open House!

Interested in having a hair transplant?  Want more information about undergoing a hair restoration procedure from a board-certified doctor?  Get all of your questions answered at our next Open House Event! Join us Saturday, July 23rd from 3pm-5pm at our state of the art hair restoration facility in Encino. It’s your opportunity to learn more about the art of hair restoration in a one-on-one setting. Meet the doctor and his staff Watch as Dr. Mohebi performs a live hair transplant procedure See and touch the kind of results you can expect from our expert, and skilled, staff Get inside information […]

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