Surgical Hair Restoration
Most people considering surgical hair restoration are not aware of the scope and the pitfalls of this medical specialty.
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.
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.
Surgical Hair Restoration: Surgeons' Credentials
A detailed explanation of the credentials, education, and affiliations a hair restoration surgeon may cite as qualifications for performing hair restoration surgery.
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.
This condition indicates not hair loss, but no hair growth at all. It seems to be a genetic disease, and can happen at birth.
Hair Loss: Procedures to Avoid
Some hair restoration techniques ¿ such as flaps, line grafts, and scalp reductions ¿ are out-of-date and even risky.
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 Causes
Male pattern hair loss stems from hair follicles on the scalp that are genetically sensitive to dihydrotestosterone (DHT), a by-product of testosterone. DHT harms the follicle so that hair does not grow.
History of Surgical Hair Restoration
Modern hair restoration procedures date from Japan in the 1930s. Learn more about hair restoration history in this article.