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Medical Reference Related to Hair Loss

  1. Hair Loss: Introduction

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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Hair Loss in Children: Introduction

    Like adults, children suffer from hair loss. It accounts for a number of pediatrician visits each year. WebMD takes a look at children's hair loss.

  8. Hair Loss: Hairpiece Basics

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

  9. Male Pattern Baldness Treatments

    Two medications are approved for hair loss, and can be effective, especially if hair loss is caught and treated early.

  10. History of Surgical Hair Restoration

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

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