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Medical Reference Related to Hair Loss

  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. History of Surgical Hair Restoration

    Modern hair restoration procedures date from Japan in the 1930s. Learn more about hair restoration history in this article.

  3. 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.

  4. Women’s Hair Loss and Hair Restoration

    Some women with hair loss make good candidates for hair restoration surgery. Learn more here.

  5. 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.

  6. Hair Loss and Oral Contraceptives

    Many forms of contraception, including the pill, hormone injections, and implants, may trigger hair loss.

  7. Preparing for Surgical Hair Restoration

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

  8. 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.

  9. Surgical Hair Restoration: What to Look for in a Surgeon

    Looking for a reputable hair restoration surgeon? Here are questions to ask, considerations to keep in mind, and the type of surgeon or clinic to seek.

  10. 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.

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