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  1. 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.

  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. Hair Loss: Procedures to Avoid

    Some hair restoration techniques ¿ such as flaps, line grafts, and scalp reductions ¿ are out-of-date and even risky.

  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. 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.

  6. Surgical Hair Restoration: What to Avoid in a Surgeon

    Hair restoration surgery is not regulated in the U.S. and legally anyone with an MD can do hair restoration procedures. It's best to seek an experienced surgeon if you're considering hair restoration surgery. Here's what to stay away from.

  7. Hair Loss: Infectious Agents

    Infectious agents and infection-related conditions can also be behind hair loss, including ringworm and folliculitis.

  8. 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.

  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. 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.

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