Surgical Hair Restoration
Most people considering surgical hair restoration are not aware of the scope and the pitfalls of this medical specialty.
Hair Loss Causes
Hair loss - the medical term is alopecia - is a number of diseases caused by several factors. This introduction opens WebMD's guide, Help for Hair Loss.
Male Pattern Baldness Diagnosis
Male pattern hair loss is diagnosed based on the appearance and pattern of the hair loss. The Norwood Scale is a common tool for determining the type and extent of hair loss.
Hair Loss: Infectious Agents
Infectious agents and infection-related conditions can also be behind hair loss, including ringworm and folliculitis.
This condition indicates not hair loss, but no hair growth at all. It seems to be a genetic disease, and can happen at birth.
Women’s Hair Loss and Hair Restoration
Some women with hair loss make good candidates for hair restoration surgery. Learn more here.
Surgical Hair Restoration: Are You a Candidate?
Not everyone or every hair loss condition lends itself to hair restoration surgery. Who are the best candidates? Find out here.
Hair Loss: Glossary
Find definitions of common terms related to hair loss here.
Hair Loss and Oral Contraceptives
Many forms of contraception, including the pill, hormone injections, and implants, may trigger hair loss.
Scarring alopecia affects both men and women, and it can cause irreversible damage of the hair follicles, replacing them with scar tissue. This article describes its definition and treatments.