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A Hair Raising Confession from a Super Bowl Announcer

Hair Loss of Joe Buck

Once the World Series and Super Bowl are over, it is normally the slow time of the year for Joe Buck in terms of his broadcasting duties. In the past, he spent that downtime flying to New York for a hair transplant. As revealed in his memoir last November, Buck had an addiction to hair transplants that almost cost him his career. Buck has suffered from a fear of hair loss ever since he was younger. In 1993, he underwent his first hair transplant. It was a combination of vanity and a fear of losing his TV job due to hair […]

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Do Rogaine and Propecia Cause Sexual Side Effects?

Finasteride Sexual Side effects

While Rogaine and Propecia can help reverse the effects of hair loss, many men worry about possible sexual side effects. Some of the issues male patients worry about include a low libido and erectile dysfunction. Is this something men should be worried about or is it simply an urban legend? When it comes to minoxidil (Rogaine), no clear connection has been made between the use of the product and sexual dysfunction. Men that take Rogaine and end up having issues with their libido, or ability to perform, often find another factor is contributing to the problem. Rogaine does have side […]

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Is The Mystery Behind Donald Trump’s Hair Solved?

Donald Trumps Hair and Finasteride

The question of whether or not Donald Trump’s hair is real or a transplant has been a topic of debate for many years. We’ve even tackled the hair raising situation about his hair in the past. It looks like the true answer might have been revealed to the public courtesy of Trump’s doctor of many years. Dr. Harold N. Bornstein, the longtime physician to Trump, stated in a recent interview with The New York Times that Trump takes medication for three medical conditions on a regular basis. One of the medicines is a drug related to prostate care that also […]

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3 Hair Restoration Techniques Showing Promise For Patients

Hair Restoration Techniques for promising results

New techniques are constantly being tested and researched to try and combat hair loss. Some might show promise and be marketed to consumers while others will never get out of the research phase. Here are some techniques currently being studied to help those who suffer from hair loss: Hair Multiplication A partnership between the RIKEN Research Institute of Japan as well the Japanese electronics company, Kyocera, and Organ Technologies is studying the science of hair multiplication for dealing with hair loss. The research team plans to extract the hair follicles of a patient and then multiply them through the use […]

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Tiger’s Battle Against Hair Loss

Tiger Woods and Hair Loss

We’ve discussed professional athletes and their hair loss in the past. From Lebron James to Tom Brady to Jose Canseco, many athletes have dealt with hair loss in both the public eye and behind closed doors. One athlete that has spoken out in recent years about his hair loss is professional golfer Tiger Woods. Woods spoke to Fox Sports a few years ago about his hair loss. He admitted to losing his hair and said that while he is comfortable with aging it appears that his hairline is apparently not as comfortable with the idea. He even admitted that he […]

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Clinical Research Study

The FUE Advancement Committee (formerly known as the FUE Research Committee of ISHRS) continues to work towards improvements in the field of FUE hair restoration. Founded by Dr. Mohebi in 2012, the committee includes the most talented hair transplant surgeons across the globe. The committee also continues to create and implement studies designed to fine-tune the techniques and instruments that help improve the quality and end result of FUE procedures. The ongoing studies are conducted in several countries and in several centers across the globe. Currently, they are performing several studies and are actively looking for participants to take part in the studies listed […]

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Get The Hairline Of Your Dreams In The New Year!

Hair Transplant by Dr. Parsa Mohebi

Is making a positive change in your appearance one of your 2017 resolutions? If so, join us for our first Open House of the year on January 21st from 3pm-5pm. This informative and intimate event is taking place at our state of the art hair restoration facility in Encino. It’s your chance to meet Dr. Mohebi in person as well the opportunity to take advantage of our group discount! Plus, we have an opportunity for you to watch as Dr. Mohebi performs a live hair transplant during the Open House. You’ll have a chance to ask questions while he is performing the […]

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Promising Results from an Alopecia Areata Study

Alopecia Areata

The findings from a pilot trial, published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation/Insight by Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers in September, showed the results of a study involving twelve patients with moderate to severe baldness caused by Alopecia Areata (AA). Alopecia Areata is an autoimmune disorder that can cause the loss of hair in every part of the skin. The researchers are working on treatments to eliminate the disorder or, at the very least, help with the associated symptoms and side effects. The patients were given the JAK inhibitor, ruxolitinib, which has been previously used in animal studies. The […]

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