FUE: What is it?

FUE or Follicular Unit Extraction is a method of harvesting hair follicles from the donor area (the back and side of scalp where hairs won't fall out during the patient's lifetime).
 

Celebrity Hair Loss

Perhaps no where else in the world is one's appearance tied to their profession quite like Hollywood. And for male and female celebrities, the right hairstyles can shape careers and set the latest trends.
 

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.
 

BODY HAIR TRANSPLANT

There are many different sources for body hair. These include anywhere from the nape of the neck down to the top of the toes. These also represent many different types of hair. The variations are characteristic of the source. The source may include finer hair, straighter hair, curlier hair, coarser hair, shorter hairs, and potentially longer hairs. The wide variety alone make them far different than scalp 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.

New Hair Loss Treatments in Development

WebMD recently sat down with ISHRS' Dr. Kenneth Washenik to discuss the many treatments in the works. “The development of new treatments, including drugs and cell-based approaches for hair loss, is at an all-time high,” states Kenneth J. Washenik, MD, PhD.

At the American Academy of Dermatology's annual meeting in March, various treatment topics were highlighted.

Cell based Fair follicle regeneration - taking cells found around hair follicles and growing them in a lab.

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