Hair Loss Types and Treatments

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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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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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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