28
Dec
2016

The Evolution of Hair Transplants

Posted by Hair transplants have been used to treat hair loss for nearly 200 years. One of the first hair transplants recorded took place in Germany in 18221. Diffenbach, a medical student, along with his professor, Dr. Unger, successfully transplanted hair from one area of the scalp to another1. They were able to effectively perform...

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11
Nov
2016

“You want to ‘laser’ my head?!” Laser light therapy for hair loss

Posted by Low level laser therapy (LLLT) is a non-invasive, non-pharmacological treatment for androgenetic alopecia (AGA) in both men and women. The ‘laser’ in LLLT is actually red light, which is emitted from diodes in a LLLT device. Devices can be helmets or caps that patients place on their head or, there are combs that emit...

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10
Nov
2016

Treatments for Hair Loss – Medication, Transplantation & Concealers

Posted by As a diverse condition hair loss affects diverse people including both men and women with various treatments available. Medication, surgery and concealers are three top options on the market today. Medication                 There are two main hair growth stimulating medications on the market today;...

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22
Oct
2016

A New Hair Growth Therapy – PRP

Posted by “Doctor, you don't know what it is to doubt everything … you couldn't with eyebrows like yours.” – Bram Stoker, DraculaPRP (platelet-rich plasma) a.k.a. the vampire treatment is a hair growth therapy that is becoming increasingly popular. This hair growth therapy consists of two main steps; retrieval of plasma (main...

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20
Oct
2016

How to Categorize Your Hair Loss Using the Norwood Scale

Posted by The Norwood scale (also referred to as the Norwood Hamilton scale) is a hair loss classification system that is commonly used to describe hair loss1. This scale is based on the typical hair thinning patterns found in men; hair loss starting at the temple and crown areas and progressing along the scalp2. There are 7 different...

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