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Medical Reference Related to Hair Loss

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Hair Loss: Introduction

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

  4. 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.

  5. Women’s Hair Loss and Hair Restoration

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

  6. Hair Loss: Tips for Buying a Hairpiece

    What to look for, what to avoid when buying a hairpiece.

  7. 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.

  8. Scarring Alopecia

    Scarring alopecia affects both men and women, and it can cause irreversible damage of the hair follicles, replacing them with scar tissue. This article describes its definition and treatments.

  9. Preparing for Surgical Hair Restoration

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

  10. 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.

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