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Medical Reference Related to Hair Loss

  1. Male Pattern Baldness Causes

    Male pattern hair loss stems from hair follicles on the scalp that are genetically sensitive to dihydrotestosterone (DHT), a by-product of testosterone. DHT harms the follicle so that hair does not grow.

  2. Male Pattern Baldness Treatments

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

  3. Preparing for Surgical Hair Restoration

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

  4. Hair Loss: The Science of Hair

    What is hair, how does it grow, and how does hair loss happen? Some science behind hair is explained here.

  5. 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.

  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 With Cancer

    Learn how to help your child deal with hair loss that often comes with cancer treatment.

  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. Hair Loss: Introduction

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

  10. Women’s Hair Loss and Hair Restoration

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

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