Hair Loss Types and Treatments

How to Help Prevent Male Pattern Hair Loss

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If you’re experiencing male pattern hair loss at an early age, you may feel like you can’t relate to anyone. It’s isolating to feel like you’re suffering from an issue that, visibly, many other people may appear not to be. Even if you feel alone, male pattern hair loss is actually pretty common. And better than that, there are some things you can do.  Figure Out What’s Causing Your Hair Loss While it’s pretty easy to determine if you’re losing your hair, it can be a lot harder to figure out why it’s happening. Many people think it’s due to […]

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Common Myths That Shouldn’t Scare You Away From a Hair Transplant

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If you’re thinking about getting a hair transplant, you’ve likely done a lot of research on the subject. And chances are you’ve stumbled upon a fact or two that might have scared you away from hair transplants completely. But what you saw online might not have actually been true! Here are a few common myths about hair transplants you shouldn’t believe. MYTH: You Need to Have it Done When You’re Younger Many people believe it’s better to get a hair transplant when they’re younger versus when they’re older. But that might not be the smartest idea. When you’re young, your […]

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What to Look For in a Hair Loss or Restoration Surgeon

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Finding the perfect hair surgeon is key in making sure you get the most out of your procedure. But if you’ve never looked for one before, you might not be sure what great hair loss surgeons should do. So how do you ensure you’re working with genuine experts in the hair restoration field? The best hair surgeons should be able to show you a minimum of 10 before and after photos, which should be proudly posted on the doctor’s website. These photos should be taken at the same angle, have the same background, and use the same lighting. You might not […]

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Osteoporosis Drug May be a New Hair Loss Solution

Osteoperosis drug might be linked to hair loss

A drug originally created to treat osteoporosis has been found to have an effect on hair growth and, therefore, may be a solution to hair loss. This is very exciting, considering the psychologic toll that balding has on individuals. Hair plays a significant role in many cultures, leaving many feeling a loss of sense of self and loss of control over their identity when hair loss and thinning occurs. The demand for balding remedies as well as efforts to find new remedies is increasing. While “there are many other drugs in the making to treat hair thinning and loss, we […]

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Can Egg Yolks Actually Promote Hair Growth?

Hair growth by egg yolks

Egg yolks have long been used for beauty treatments including hair masks to improve hair growth, strength, and appearance. It’s been promoted by the do-it-yourself and homemade beauty insiders recently (see video below), but it was unknown how exactly the egg yolk could be beneficial to stimulating hair growth. In this video, a YouTube user shows her users how she applies egg yolks to her scalp to remedy hair loss and documents her results. In a recent study published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. and the Korean Society of Food Science and Nutrition in the Journal of Medicinal Food, egg […]

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Could the Cure for Baldness be Found in McDonald’s French Fries?

Can French Fries cure McDonalds

In recent headlines, the topic of curing baldness with McDonald’s French fries has been capturing the attention of many. This news is exciting, considering the french fries are cheap, easily accessible, and let’s not forget, delicious! However, we would like to clear up any misconceptions and provide our readers with the truth. Here are the facts: According to a study published in Biomaterials by a research team from Yokohama National University in Japan, a chemical used while making McDonald’s French fries called dimethylpolysiloxane may be what promotes hair growth. The chemical is added to the french fries so that there […]

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African American FUE Hair Transplant with Travellini (Mamba)

African American FUE

For many years, it was thought that African Americans would not have successful results with Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE). However, with new techniques, Dr. Mohebi is able to do FUE transplants on African Americans as easily as anyone else. In this case, Dr. Mohebi will perform the treatment on a young African American male with isolated crown baldness. The front does not need any treatment and the crown area will be restored with 1500 FUE to eliminate baldness. His Exam Results: Hair Loss Class: Isolated Crown Balding Hair Color: Black Skin tone: Dark Hair Character: Curly Hair Thickness: Thick Donor […]

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Transgender Hair Transplant

MTF Transgender Hair Transplant Surgery

When an individual embarks the gender change journey, the question of how to restore a hairline can be concerning. This is especially true when considering the significant differences in male and female hairline characteristics. Differences Between Male & Female Hair Loss Differences in male and female hairlines include the location from the eyebrow level at both the midline and laterals in addition to the temples, which have a distinct pattern depending on the sex. Direction and orientation of hair shafts also differ in males and females, affecting the masculinity or femininity of the hairline and face. Therefore, having an experienced […]

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