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Anesthesia: Maximizing Patient Comfort in Surgical Hair Restoration

An important-and for some prospective patients the most important-question regarding hair restoration surgery is: Will it be painful?
 

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 12.01.2007

Hair Graft Placement: The Final Step in Hair Transplantation

A graft is the tissue unit of one or more hair follicles that has been removed from a donor site on the scalp, to be inserted into an area of hair loss.
 

Comments (1)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 11.01.2007

Smoking, Drinking, Medications and Herbal Products Can All Affect the Course of Your Hair Restoration Surgery

The connection between smoking, drinking, medications, herbal products and surgery is their potential to contribute to excessive bleeding during the operation, and bleeding or "oozing" after the operation.
 

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 08.01.2007

Hair Characteristics: A Major Consideration in Hair Transplantation

Hair characteristics are important in establishing a unique identity for each individual person.  Some of the characteristics noted are color, caliber and geometric property.
 

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 08.01.2007

From Cathode-Ray Tubes to Flat-Screen TV, and From Plugs to Microtechnology in Hair Transplantation

Advanced biological science and improving technology took hair transplantation from the era of the transplanted hair plug to today's microtransplantation that is so "natural" that it is difficult to distinguish from hair that was never lost.

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

Dutasteride: Clinical Trials May Add a New Drug for Medical Treatment of Male Pattern Hair Loss

5-alpha reductase inhibitor is a drug that inhibits the action of the enzyme 5-alpha reductase that converts testosterone into DHT and is successful in lowering the level of DHT available to hair follicles.

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 03.01.2007

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

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

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