Should I treat inherited hair loss with medication?
This information will help you understand your choices, whether you share in the decision - making process or rely on your doctor's recommendation.This Decision Point is for people with inherited hair loss (androgenetic alopecia) only. If your hair loss has another cause, talk with your hair professional about your treatment choices.Key points in making your decisionEveryone has some hair loss ...
Hair Loss in Women
Hair loss is not just a problem for men. Many women are afflicted by the condition as well.
Surgical Hair Restoration
Most people considering surgical hair restoration are not aware of the scope and the pitfalls of this medical specialty.
Male Pattern Baldness
An overview of male hair loss, which affects most men at some point in their life.
Hair Loss: Introduction
Hair restoration includes surgical and nonsurgical techniques to replace lost hair, including hair transplantation, and other techniques.
Hair Loss and Oral Contraceptives
Many forms of contraception, including the pill, hormone injections, and implants, may trigger hair loss.
Hair Loss in Women: Treatments
Hair loss in women is often treated with a topical solution (Rogaine), some oral contraceptives, a medicated shampoo, and other drugs.
Preparing for Surgical Hair Restoration
Some things to know for the day of your hair restoration surgery.
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.
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.