Male Hair Loss

How To Know If You Are A Good Candidate for a Hair Transplant?

Author: Sachin Parikh, MD Can I Get A Hair Transplant? Chances are, if you’re considering a hair transplant, you’ve probably experienced some of the devastating effects – a loss of confidence, being treated unfairly because of the way you look or simply not feeling like yourself – that hair loss can have on a person.  If…

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How To Stop Thinning Hair Non-Surgically

Author: Sachin Parikh, MD As we age and experience hormonal shifts, hair thinning happens to almost everyone.  It’s often unnoticeable at first, but gradually hair around the temples or crown begins to fall out. Sometimes the center part gets wider and wider or hair all over begins to shed leaving lush locks suddenly thin and brittle.…

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Why Alopecia Affects Men More Than Women

What is Alopecia? Both men and women can experience hair loss – the most common type of hair loss being androgenetic alopecia. Androgenetic alopecia, also called male or female pattern baldness is much different from just hair shedding or telogen effluvium. While both sexes experience this type of hair loss, it’s interesting to note that men…

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7 Deadly Causes of Hair Loss (and how to fix it)

There are many types of hair loss that result for different reasons. Before resorting to radical and expensive treatments, it’s important to know whether your hair loss could have a more simple or non-invasive solution. To help, we have broken down these common causes of hair loss into three groups and classified them as the…

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5 Facts About Hereditary Hair Loss

For those who are experiencing Hereditary hair loss and researching hair transplant methods, it’s an understatement to say that you may have heard many explanations for your condition. These range from old wives’ tales to the clinically proven. You might have heard that hair loss comes from your grandfather on your mother’s side…or maybe a friend said that…

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What Tops the List of Men’s Cosmetic Procedures?

What exactly are men having “done”? According to Dr. Douglas Steinbrech, a Manhattan-based plastic surgeon, “over the last three to five years, there’s been a huge boom in men’s aesthetic surgery.” It’s no longer polarized for women, celebrities, or the vain. Aesthetic procedures are becoming mainstream body maintenance  for men. For many, facial plastic surgery…

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How To Correct a Bad Hair Transplant

Can NeoGraft correct a bad hair transplant? The old methods of hair restoration would use large plug grafts that resulted in a doll’s head look: a very bad hair transplant. Surgeons would place large plugs of hair into a bald area and they’d subsequently contracted in size. If all the hair survived the procedure, this…

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Rogaine, Minoxidil and Vertex Balding

What is Minoxidil? Minoxidil, the active ingredient in Rogaine (5%), has been shown to provide cosmetically acceptable hair growth in 40% of patients with Alopecia Areata, or Male Pattern Baldness. However, there’s skepticism as to why Minoxidil only claims to improve vertex baldness. Minoxidil is a stimulating hair treatment method, not one that prevents DHT.…

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