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  1. Congenital Hypotrichosis

    This condition indicates not hair loss, but no hair growth at all. It seems to be a genetic disease, and can happen at birth.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Hair Loss: Introduction

    Hair restoration includes surgical and nonsurgical techniques to replace lost hair, including hair transplantation, and other techniques.

  5. Preparing for Surgical Hair Restoration

    Some things to know for the day of your hair restoration surgery.

  6. 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.

  7. Alopecia Areata

    Alopecia areata is a common hair loss condition that seems to be related to immune system dysfunction. It appears as well-defined circular bald patches on the scalp, and can affect men, women, and children.

  8. Hair Loss: Hairpiece Basics

    This article covers the basics of hairpieces: materials used, how they are attached, options available.

  9. Women's Hair Loss: Diagnosis

    A number of tests can determine the extent of a woman's hair loss. The Savin Scale is another useful tool that shows types and patterns of hair loss.

  10. Hair Loss: Procedures to Avoid

    Some hair restoration techniques ¿ such as flaps, line grafts, and scalp reductions ¿ are out-of-date and even risky.

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