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Other Hair Loss Causes

Alopecia areata (AA) is a recurrent disease, which can cause hairloss in any hair-bearing area. The most common type of alopecia areata presents as round or oval patches of hair loss most noticeably on the scalp or in the eyebrows.

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Hair Loss Diagnosis and Analysis

A hair restoration doctor will conduct a scalp examination to determine the cause of hair loss and a hair analysis lab test performed if a hair shaft abnormality needs to be assessed.

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Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE): Manual and Powered-Device-Assisted

Improvements in instrument technology and technique have made follicular unit extraction (FUE) a procedure competitive with strip harvesting for obtaining donor hair for hair transplantation.

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Low-Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) for Treatment of Male and Female Pattern Hair Loss

The interaction between laser light and living tissue is defined as photobiology. Photobiology can be subdivided into laser-tissue reactions defined as photochemistry and photophysics—that is, stimulation of chemical or physical reactions by laser light.

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Platelet-Rich Plasma in Hair Transplantation

Platelet-Rich Plasma is a procedure to enhance healing and hair growth after hair transplantation.

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Hair Loss in Women: Assessing the Loss and Developing a Treatment Plan

Early signs of hair loss are difficult to interpret in women. There are a number of causes to be considered for hair loss in women.

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Hair Restoration Medications: A Summary at a Glance

The gold standard for making a choice is approval of a product by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), for use in treating hair loss.  The most effective use of hair restoration medication is under the supervision of a physician hair restoration specialist.

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Transplantation of Graying and Gray Hair

Transplantation of gray hair is successful because gray hair is healthy hair produced by healthy hair follicles.

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Good Nutrition: Essential for Keeping Hair Healthy after Hair Transplantation

Well-balanced dietary intake is essential for cells in hair follicles that produce hair and cycle hair through its anagen-telogen-catagen phases. A diet that is severely deficient in essential nutrients, or deficient in essential nutrients over an extended period of time, can cause malfunction in cells, including the cells in hair follicles.

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 07.01.2008