Hair Loss Types and Treatments

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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Doctor’s Review: Hydrobrush for Minoxidil Treatment

Hydrobrush for minoxidil application

If you’ve ever had to use minoxidil or other hair loss treatment serums, you know how frustrating it can be to apply the treatment to your scalp. Often times, more of the medication ends up in your hair instead of your scalp, where it is supposed to be applied. Thanks to this new fantastic new innovation called the Hydrobrush, you can say goodbye to the frustration of using your fingers or sprays to apply minoxidil or other hair loss treatments! No longer do you have to deal with the mess or greasy look of getting your hair loss treatment on […]

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Is Platelet-rich Plasma Effective For Treating Hair Loss?

PRP Treatment for Hair Loss

With so many promises of non-surgical hair restoration on the market, how do you know which ones actually work? At Parsa Mohebi Hair Restoration, we are open to new approaches, but we evaluate all new techniques and materials with a thorough analysis of the peer-reviewed scientific research combined with our experience before we recommend any procedure. In this article, we will review a new study on a controversial treatment, Platelet-rich Plasma. Platelet-rich plasma (also known as PRP) is used by some medical professionals to treat male patterned baldness or androgenetic alopecia. PRP is harvested from the patient’s own blood and […]

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Could Hair Transplantation Be An Effective Treatment for Scalp Psoriasis?

Scalp Psoriasis

Hair transplantation has a reputation of being a purely cosmetic procedure. However, the findings from my most recent publication beg to differ. In fact, we have documented evidence that hair transplant could be a viable treatment for scalp psoriasis. A Little About Scalp Psoriasis Psoriasis is a very common skin disease with presentations in various parts of the body, including the scalp. According to the National Psoriasis Foundation, “At least half of all the people who have psoriasis have it on their scalp.” Among the common symptoms of scalp psoriasis are itching & hair loss. Typically, it is treated with gels, creams, shampoos, […]

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Hair Transplantation For Cleft Lip Scarring

Hair Transplant for Cleft Lip

According to the CDC, “each year in the United States, about 2,650 babies are born with a cleft palate and 4,440 babies are born with a cleft lip with or a cleft palate.” The cleft lip is a congenital disorder that results in a physical split or gap in the upper lip. Since the cleft lip can cause a variety of health problems, kids are usually treated early on with surgery. The cleft lip surgery can successfully restore the continuity of the lips and their function, but typically leaves unpleasant scars where the patient cannot regrow hair. Recently, I had […]

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The 3 Latest Hair Restoration Methods You Need to Know About

Living in image-conscious Los Angeles, having good hair plays a big part in having a positive self-image. According to the American Hair Loss Association, approximately two-thirds of American men will experience an appreciable degree of hair loss by the age of 35. Fortunately, because of advancements in medicine and technology, treating hair loss has never been easier. Many people who were ineligible for hair loss treatment in the past now have many options that are virtually undetectable, thanks to advanced methods of FUE hair restoration.  In addition to the regular hair transplant via FUE or strip treatment, there are 3 new methods […]

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