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Progressive Pattern Hair Loss Explained

Progressive Pattern Hair Loss

The end result of hair loss is the same for everybody: hair that winds up on the shower floor, stuck in a brush, on your pillow, or pretty much anywhere other than your scalp. But how that hair falls out, where it falls out, and why it falls out can vary from person to person. […]

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How to Minimize Traumatic and Traction Alopecia

Androgenetic Alopecia in Women

Most people who experience hair loss are at the mercy of their genes. Male pattern baldness and androgenetic alopecia are hereditary conditions and the most common reasons for hair loss. While we can effectively address these conditions through hair transplant surgery, medication, and other treatments, we can’t (yet) change the genes that cause hair loss […]

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Early Stages of Androgenetic Alopecia

Healthy Scalp

Over 95 percent of hair loss cases are caused by androgenetic alopecia, a hereditary hair loss condition that affects over three million Americans annually. This condition causes hair miniaturization, a phenomenon in which hair becomes thinner and finer each time it progresses through the growth cycle. Eventually, the hair falls out and ceases to grow […]

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The Hair Restoration Journey Series: Preparing for Your Surgery

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Having decided to have hair transplant surgery, you are no doubt excited to move forward, have the procedure, and see the results. After all, it has been a long journey from lamenting about your hair loss to deciding to do something about it to having a hair loss consultation to scheduling the date for your […]

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Is Hair Health Important?

Hair Plug Transplants vs. Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE)

For many men and women, hair health is not a priority. Their haircare routine is typically straightforward: shampoo, maybe conditioner and perhaps a little styling spray to look put together. Others take their hair health more seriously, particularly individuals who suffer from embarrassing hair loss conditions. But, does hair health truly matter? The answer is […]

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What is Menopausal Hair Loss?

Hot flashes, mood swings, irregular menstruation – menopause is a stressful time in any woman’s life. One of the lesser-known side effects during the change of life is menopausal hair loss. As the body adjusts to fluctuating hormone levels, women may notice general thinning and shedding across the scalp. Unlike male-pattern baldness, which typically materializes […]

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The 4 Most Common Hair Loss Conditions

Ludwig Classification

Hair loss conditions do not discriminate. Despite how often we hear about male pattern baldness, women account for 40 percent of cases. Overall, 3 million Americans suffer from androgenetic alopecia, or hereditary hair loss, annually. According to the American Hair Loss Association, approximately 95 percent of men’s hair loss is due to male pattern baldness, […]

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The Emotional Toll of Female Hair Loss

female hair loss

Almost 40 percent of all hair loss sufferers are women. Despite the astounding statistics, male pattern baldness is more commonly discussed – and aesthetically accepted – than female hair loss. Famous actors like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Vin Diesel make balding look fashionable. Women, on the other hand, rarely opt to shave their scalps, even […]

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Short-Term Hair Loss Solutions

women's hair loss

Hair loss compromises self-image, confidence and emotional well-being. However, being proactive by scheduling a hair transplant, using topical treatments, taking prescription medications or undergoing low-level laser therapy (LLLT) is a step in the right direction. While the aforementioned therapies are typically successful, growth does not happen overnight. In the meantime, patients have a few options […]

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