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Medical Reference Related to Hair Loss

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  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: The Science of Hair

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

  7. Hair Loss: Introduction

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

  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. History of Surgical Hair Restoration

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

  10. 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.

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