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Medical Reference Related to Hair Loss

  1. Female Pattern Baldness

    Mistakenly thought to be a strictly male disease, women make up a significant percentage of American hair loss sufferers. Forty percent of women have visible hair loss by the time they are age 40, according to the American Academy of Dermatology.

  2. Alopecia Areata

    Alopecia areata, nails. Pitting in organized transverse rows giving the nail a "hammered brass" appearance.

  3. Telogen Effluvium

    TE appears as a diffuse thinning of hair on the scalp, which may not be even all over. It can be a bit more severe in some areas of the scalp than others.

  4. Alopecia Areata

    Alopecia areata is a type of hair loss that occurs when your immune system mistakenly attacks hair follicles, which is where hair growth begins. The damage to the follicle is usually not permanent.

  5. Cosmetic Procedures for Hair Loss

    WebMD looks at ways to slow or correct hair loss through the use of medications or hair replacement procedures.

  6. Hair Loss in Women

    Hair loss is not just a problem for men. Many women are afflicted by the condition as well.

  7. Surgical Hair Restoration

    Most people considering surgical hair restoration are not aware of the scope and the pitfalls of this medical specialty.

  8. Male Pattern Baldness

    An overview of male hair loss, which affects most men at some point in their life.

  9. Surgical Hair Restoration: What to Look for in a Surgeon

    Looking for a reputable hair restoration surgeon? Here are questions to ask, considerations to keep in mind, and the type of surgeon or clinic to seek.

  10. Surgical Hair Restoration: What to Avoid in a Surgeon

    Hair restoration surgery is not regulated in the U.S. and legally anyone with an MD can do hair restoration procedures. It's best to seek an experienced surgeon if you're considering hair restoration surgery. Here's what to stay away from.

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