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Does a Hair Transplant Affect The Perception of Patients by Others?

Male with perfect hairline and hair

According to a study published last year in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery, men who had a hair transplant were perceived as being more approachable and successful as well as appearing to be more attractive and youthful. The study was conducted to determine if a hair transplant has a clear impact on the perceptions of others when it comes to looking youthful, enjoying social success and being attractive. How the Study Was Conducted A controlled study was performed from November 10th to December 6th of 2015 utilizing surveys (conducted on the Internet) of 122 people viewing photos of men and their […]

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Can You Trust the Results of Regrowz?

Regrow Hair Loss product study on results

Can You Trust The Results? This is an example for many hair loss products that come to market and present themselves as the ultimate solution for baldness. We get questions about these products and their actual values from our patients on a regular basis.   A private research company, Princeton Consumer Research (PCR), conducted a study last year to test the effectiveness of Regrowz, a hair care product that bills itself as a solution for hair loss. The makers of the product claim the patients that used Regrowz have a 100% success rate in growing hair. They even offer a […]

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Sharing Information About Hair Transplantation Around the World

I recently had the honor of being one of a select group of medical professionals to travel to the 5th Annual Meeting of the Asian Association of Hair Restoration Surgery (AAHRS). The meeting, held in beautiful Bangkok from March 31st-April 2nd, was my second opportunity to take part in this global event. The meeting included many presentations and lectures relating to hair restoration techniques as well as research and development of new hair transplantation methods. There were also discussions about the practical aspects of hair transplantation. I was fortunate enough to be invited to give two lectures during the meeting […]

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Gene Associated With Grey Hair Is Identified

A study led by researchers at University College London has identified the first gene associated with the hair turning grey. In a study published in Nature Communications, a research team examined a group of over 6000 people across Latin America. The study group consisted of people of various ancestral backgrounds in an attempt to identify new genes related to such factors as greying, the color of the hair, the curly or straight shape of the hair and its density. A First Time Discovery According to the lead author of the study, Dr. Kaustubh Adhikari, UCL Cell & Developmental Biology, “We […]

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Dr. Mohebi Receives Prestigious “RealSelf 500” Award

Realself 500 Award

Dr. Mohebi is proud to announce that he is one of only 500 doctors worldwide to receive the RealSelf 500 Award for 2016. This prestigious award honors the top influencers on RealSelf which is a website that provides information about elective cosmetic procedures to prospective patients and also connects doctors and patients in real time conversations. The RealSelf 500 Award recognizes doctors who showed a commitment to patient education by sharing their expertise with RealSelf community members searching for medical information as well as the right doctor to help them achieve their desired results. According to Dr. Mohebi, “It is […]

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Complimentary Consultation by Dr. Mohebi at Spring Open House

It’s your opportunity to have a Complimentary Consultation appointment with Dr. Mohebi at our Spring Open House on April 22nd from 3pm-5pm. What Is A Complimentary Consultation? A complimentary consultation is a shorter version of our standard consultation appointment. You will meet with Dr. Mohebi so he can examine your hairline while learning more about the type of results you hope to get from a hair restoration procedure. Due to time limitations during the Open House, we only have 6 consultation time slots available. Our normal consultation fee is $150 but your complimentary consultation is free! You will also get a […]

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Do Some Hair Loss Drugs Increase Suicide Risks?

Suicide Risk Due to Hair Loss Medication - True or False

A recent study shows that drugs used to treat male pattern baldness, as well as an enlarged prostate, might increase the chances of depression and self-harm on the part of patients. However, the drugs that were part of the study do not increase the risks of suicide. The study, conducted by a research team led by Dr. Blayne Welk of Western University in Ontario, focused on 5a-reductase inhibitors. This class of medications includes drugs used to combat male pattern baldness, such as Propecia and Proscar, which are also used to treat the medical condition known as an enlarged prostate gland. […]

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Can Cooling Devices Prevent Chemotherapy Hair Loss?

Chemotherapy and Hair Loss

One of the most common side effects from chemotherapy is the loss of hair by patients. However, recent evidence shows that cooling devices might be able to prevent hair loss due to the chemotherapy process. According to two studies recently discussed in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association), two scalp cooling devices were shown to prevent alopecia induced by chemotherapy in women suffering from breast cancer. The first study focused on 180 women undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer in the first or second stages. The women in the study were randomly assigned to have no cooling treatment at all […]

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