Depending on the treatment a physician recommends, most patients use more than one treatment option.
Hair Loss FAQ
Why is my hair thinning? What causes baldness? These are common questions asked by individuals suffering from hair loss.
The most common reason for hair loss in women and men is Alopecia Areata, also known as pattern baldness. Although it is inherited genetically, it is not always predictable. It can cause thinning hair or bald patches, and can sometimes be slowed with medications like Rogaine (Minoxidil) and Finasteride. Other causes include scarring, stress or pulling on hair, and damage to hair follicles.
Hair growth can be affected by external factors such as medications, illness, infection, or exposure to chemicals. Pregnancy can also occasionally lead to temporary hair loss in women. However, it is often difficult to know exactly what causes hair loss in men or women, so it is recommended to schedule a consultation with a physician.
Drs. Nusbaum and Washenick discuss important things to look for when choosing a hair restoration surgeon. Finding a known, qualified and respected doctor who dedicates his practice and specializes in hair restoration surgery. Make sure the medical team is established and is familiar with the process.
ISHRS makes it their mission to achieve excellence in patient outcomes and baldness treatment. Through member education, international collegiality, research and strong ethics, they bring public awareness about hair loss and best treatments for baldness available.
Harmless tidbits that don’t have any major effect on health care attitudes about hair loss.
Five questions you must answer about your hair restoration surgeon.
Your ethnicity is something your hair restoration surgeon accounts for when he or she plans your surgery.
It’s a good idea to ask your hair restoration surgeon a lot of questions so you can have confidence in your decision.
We are celebrating our 20th anniversary in October as a professional society devoted to promoting the art and science of hair restoration.
Surgical hair restoration actually results in less operative discomfort than many other surgical procedures.
Hair grooming and styling are the final steps in giving a person the desired appearance after surgical hair restoration.