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Hair Loss in Women: When Is Hair Transplantation the Optimal Treatment?

Women with a family history of hair loss may be especially alert for any indications of thinning hair on their own scalps. If medical treatment to halt hair thinning is ineffective, the woman may turn to hair transplantation as a means of restoring hair in areas of hair loss.
 

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 06.01.2007

Hair Loss and the Appearance of Aging

The perception of hair loss as a cosmetic "defect" influences the way in which both men and women may be assessed, but it is often a detriment to women more than to men.  Bald men are viewed as a "Mr. Big" image but for women, thinning hair is an age-related cosmetic detriment.

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 06.01.2007

Male and Female Pattern Hair Loss: Gene Driven but Not Your Genetic Fate

Androgenetic alopecia-male- and female-pattern hair loss-is known to have a genetic basis. It is an inheritable condition, commonly described as "running in the family".
 

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 04.01.2007

Eyelash Transplantation: Who, Why and How

There are a number of causes to the loss of eyelashes such as a physical trauma-facial injury and scarring due to traumatic events such as automobile accidents, industrial accidents, chemical and thermal burns, eyelid tattoos, and traction alopecia associated with long-term use of false eyelashes.

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 01.01.2007

Medical Boards, Medical Specialization and Medical Competence: Medicine's Self-Regulation in the Public Interest

Hair restoration surgery is a medical and surgical subspecialty that has matured to the point of needing a standards-setting mechanism for assuring the highest level of knowledge and skill in practitioners of hair restoration surgery.
 

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 11.01.2006

Expectations and Decision-Making in Hair Restoration Surgery

The patient's expectations for hair restoration must be clarified for both patient and physician. After expectations are fully explored and understood, patient and physician can begin to discuss surgical and/or nonsurgical approaches to satisfying the patient's wishes.
 

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 11.01.2006

Understanding Someone Else's Hair Transplant

Understanding the reasons for someone else's hair transplantation should be no different than understanding the reasons for someone else's elective medical procedure.
 

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 10.01.2006

Male- and Female-Pattern Hair Loss: Are They Predictable?

Is Male-Pattern Hair Loss in Your Future?

If you are an adult male with male-pattern hair loss in your close male relatives, you will probably want to know:

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 06.01.2006

Hair Color: Why Do You Have Blond, Red, Brown or Black Hair, and Why Does It Turn Gray and White?

The color of your hair is largely determined by the genes that you inherited from your parents and their ancestors. There are a few exceptions, mostly associated with disease or congenital anomalies that induce change in hair color.

 

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 05.01.2006

Hair Restoration in the Scarred Scalp

The method of hair restoration is usually hair transplantation to scarred areas of the scalp.
 

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 01.01.2006

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