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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.
 

Comments (0)POSTED BY: Dr. D Yates DATE: 07.22.2014

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.

Comments (0)POSTED BY: Dr John P. Cole DATE: 07.07.2014

Alopecia in black women: are more black women suffering hair loss?

Female hair loss occurs in all races. However, recently Dermatologists reports African American women in particular seem to be a growing trend. Why is that?

 

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 06.11.2014

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.
 

Comments (0)POSTED BY: wrassman DATE: 06.02.2014

Propecia Side Effects: Facts vs Myths

There are many rumors and discussions around the hair loss drug Propecia (Finasteride) that we would like to clarify.
 

Comments (0)POSTED BY: esehairmd DATE: 05.27.2014

Hair Restoration and the Scarred Scalp

Baldness (alopecia) secondary to certain dermatologic diseases or scalp injury and subsequent scarring is called cicatricial or scarring alopecia. In medical terminology a scar is called a cicatrix.
 

Comments (0)POSTED BY: hairflap DATE: 05.19.2014

Understanding the cost of treating hair loss

Depending on the treatment a physician recommends, most patients use more than one treatment option. 

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 05.15.2014

Emotional Stress

Extreme emotional stress, like losing a loved one, can play a huge part in the shedding of hair especially in women.  Some women lose hair at an alarming rate when under these conditions.
 

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 05.06.2014

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.

Comments (0)POSTED BY: Dr Cooley DATE: 05.01.2014

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.

Comments (0)POSTED BY: Dr Nilofer Farjo DATE: 05.01.2014

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