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Did You Know Some Illnesses Can Cause Hair Loss?

Crohn's Illness

A large number of people suffering from hair loss think the main cause of the condition is genetics. While genetics does play a part in hair loss, it is not the only reason a person might be suffering from a lack of hair on their scalp. Here are three illnesses that can result in hair loss: Crohn’s Disease – This disease is a severe inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. Along with other inflammatory bowel diseases, Crohn’s can result in hair loss because it limits the absorption of essential nutrients through the area known as the gut. Vitamins and nutrients are […]

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New Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP) Techniques Now Offered at Parsa Mohebi Hair Restoration

SMP After Hair Transplant

One of my main goals is to make you look your best with every procedure. One technique growing in popularity is Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP) or trichopigmentation. Our office is one of the pioneers in using SMP to help patients achieve the appearance of hair on the scalp. Thanks to the latest methods and techniques available for SMP, we are still in the forefront of improving and fine-tuning our procedures. We offer SMP to our previous patients in order to make their earlier results look even better. We also offer it to patients who want to just shave their head but […]

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What Group Of Men Is More Likely To Go Bald?

Men Hair Loss Study

It’s been said that hair loss doesn’t discriminate and that it can impact almost anyone. However, a study earlier this year suggests there is one group of people who might be more likely to have some amount of hair loss. Who is this group of people??? According to research published earlier this year in Nature Communications, white men on the shorter side of the size spectrum might have a greater chance of male hair loss than other men. The research studied and identified genetic associations among such factors as greater rates of premature hair loss, earlier occurrences of puberty, reduced […]

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Can A Soccer Ball Cause Hair Loss?

Hair Loss for Soccer Players

Some people call it football while others call it soccer. No matter the name, soccer is a huge sport in the United Kingdom. It was recently suggested that a link can be made between players heading the soccer ball and premature hair loss. According to UK hair transplant surgeon, Dr. Edward Ball, soccer players head the ball in an area of the head where the forehead and the hairline meet. Dr. Ball claims the repeated trauma to the area where the ball bounces off the head can cause a chronic inflammation of the region. In turn, this can lead to […]

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Make a Summertime Hairline Change with Dr. Mohebi

Is making a change in your appearance important to you this summer? If so, join us for our summer Open House on July 29th from 3pm-5pm at our hair restoration facility in Encino. Meet Dr. Mohebi in person and also watch him perform a live hair transplant during the Open House. Don’t worry…You’ll have a chance to ask questions while he is performing the surgery. Bring a friend or family member with you and take advantage of our group discount. Both of you can get a discount on the total cost of your hair transplant procedure if your friend or […]

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A Real Life Hair Transplant Story

I’d like to introduce you to one of my recent patients, Scott. Like many men, Scott started to suffer from male hair loss early in life. Rather than do something about it at that time, Scott let his hair loss progress to the point that he was almost completely bald. His hair loss got to the point where he knew it was time to make a change. After doing some research, he scheduled a consultation appointment at my office. Our initial chat went so well that he decided to trust me with achieving the hairline of his dreams through a […]

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Is Summer Hair Loss A Real Thing?

Losing Hair in the Summer

One of the oldest myths about hair loss is that a person loses more hair during the summer. Is this simply a story that has been passed down through the years or is this myth actually a valid fact? And the answer to the question is??? Yes, a person does lose more hair during the summer and this is especially true when it comes to women. According to a recent article from the magazine, InStyle, research suggests that females have telogen effluvium rates that are slightly higher during the month of July. Since telogen is the resting phase of the […]

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Shaved Mice Lead To an Unexpected Discovery

Shaved Mice Research

It seems like every week brings news detailing a new cause of balding and this week is no exception. As reported in the journal, Cell, researchers recently discovered a method that could help regrow hair while they were not even searching for that information. They were actually studying the role played by Tregs (anti-inflammatory immune cells) in the area of skin health. The scientists had discovered a means to remove the Tregs (on a temporary basis) from the skin of lab mice. The researchers shaved these test mice so they could more easily observe the effects of the test. Once […]

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