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Medical Reference Related to Hair Loss

  1. Surgical Hair Restoration

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

  2. Hair Loss: The Science of Hair

    What is hair, how does it grow, and how does hair loss happen? Some science behind hair is explained here.

  3. Hair Loss: Procedures to Avoid

    Some hair restoration techniques ¿ such as flaps, line grafts, and scalp reductions ¿ are out-of-date and even risky.

  4. Types of Hair Loss in Women

    Women's hair loss, like men's hair loss, takes the form of various types of alopecia and effluviums.

  5. Hair Loss: Infectious Agents

    Infectious agents and infection-related conditions can also be behind hair loss, including ringworm and folliculitis.

  6. Causes of Hair Loss in Women

    Women's hair loss shares many of the same causes as men's hair loss, in addition to such conditions as pregnancy, childbirth, and menopause.

  7. Understanding Surgical Hair Restoration

    How surgical hair restoration works: where donor hair comes from, how hair type and skin color play a role, and other factors.

  8. Hair Loss in Children: Introduction

    Like adults, children suffer from hair loss. It accounts for a number of pediatrician visits each year. WebMD takes a look at children's hair loss.

  9. Telogen Effluvium and Other Effluviums

    Effluviums are a certain type of hair loss condition. They affect different phases of the hair growth cycle. This article describes the definition, the cause, and treatments.

  10. Hair Loss: Resources

    Looking for more information about hair loss? These nonprofit and consumer organizations offer plenty of resources.

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