Hair Restoration in African-Americans

Surgical hair restoration in blacks is similar in most respects to surgical hair restoration in whites and other ethnic groups. Blacks with hair loss should have no hesitation in consulting with a hair restoration doctor.
 

Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP)

Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP) is a tattoo technique where tattoo pigments are placed on the scalp in a stippling pattern to look like a shaved head of hair.
 

Hair Sciences: a review of follicular cell implantation and stem cell hair regrowth

In a recent issue of the Forum, I reviewed some of the relevant research on follicular cell implantation (“hair cloning”) over the last ten years.1 In this column, I’ll review recent studies that relate to this topic as well, and in particular a recent report from Cotsarelis and his group (cited above). Although these reports add even more complexity, they also give us new hope that cell therapy may someday actually work.

Hair Loss & Innovations - Cutting Edge Research - Part 1

As with any medical field of practice, innovation continues to drive results. So what is happening in the research field of Hair Loss? One area that continues to be growing is with ongoing research and testing in the area of genetics. “Clock Controlled” genes, for example, have been found in the normal hair cycle but to date, no findings yet on how to “turn off/on” the clock to help in genetic hair loss.

Revolutionizing Treatment for Hair Loss

A recent study published in Nature,finds 2 distinct fibroblasts in the skin layers; the upper layer that produces hair folicles and lower layer responsible for making skins collagen fibres. Read more on how scientists may have revolutionized treatment for hair loss, scarring and more!
 

The Difference between FUE and FUT Donor Harvesting Techniques

A detailed review of the two most common hair restoration procedures are Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) and Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT). Dr. Robert True talks about the differences between these two donor harvesting techniques.
 

The Facts: Scarring From FUE & FUT Donor Harvesting

Many are touting FUE as "scarless" procedure and FUT as a "likely scarring" procedure within the world of hair restoration. Dr. Robert True lays out the facts about scarring with both procedures.
 

Hair Transplants So Natural Your Stylist Won't Even Know

Dr. Edwin Epstein discusses how advancements and techniques in hair restoration has dramatically changed over the last 15 years. With follicular unit transplanting, doctors move natural occurring hair groupings into areas for natural hair growth.

VIDEO: Is Recovery From Hair Restoration Surgery Painful?

Typically hair restoration surgeries are relatively pain-free post surgery. Dr. Robert True talks about how to treat any potential discomfort or pain as a result of your hair restoration procedure.
 

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