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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. Hair Replacement

    Nonsurgical hair replacement can be an effective option for those who have suffered hair loss.

  3. Women’s Hair Loss and Hair Restoration

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

  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. Hair Loss: Procedures to Avoid

    Some hair restoration techniques ¿ such as flaps, line grafts, and scalp reductions ¿ are out-of-date and even risky.

  6. Hair Loss: Hair Shaft Defects

    Damage to the hair fiber can lead to hair loss. This article describes some hair shaft defects that cause hair loss.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. Surgical Hair Restoration: Are You a Candidate?

    Not everyone or every hair loss condition lends itself to hair restoration surgery. Who are the best candidates? Find out here.

  10. Hair Loss: Hairpiece Basics

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

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