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5 Essential Nutrients for Optimum Hair Regrowth Jun 2nd, 2023

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could simply take a vitamin each day and enjoy lush, thick hair as a result? Sadly, no magic hair growth pill exists, but ensuring that you get certain nutrients can help keep your hair healthier.  Dr. Dana Brownell and her staff at NeoGraft Hair...

Oral or Topical: Which Prescription Will Work Best for Your Hair Loss? May 1st, 2023

Regardless of the reason, if you’re losing your hair, you’ve probably at least considered medication to help it grow back. And, if you’ve done even a little research into what’s available, there’s a good chance you ended up confused.  At NeoGraft Hair Restoration, Dr. Dana Brownell and her staff recommend...

The Link Between PCOS and Female Pattern Baldness Apr 4th, 2023

Chances are that when you hear someone say, “male pattern baldness,” you know what they’re talking about and can probably even picture it. Less widely known is a condition called female pattern hair loss. At NeoGraft Hair Restoration in Westport, Connecticut, Dr. Dana Brownell and her staff treat both men...

Does a Facial Hair Transplant Look Natural? Mar 7th, 2023

Facial hair transplantation is an increasingly popular procedure, and for good reason. Men who are unhappy with their facial hair now have a solution. Feeling great about how you look can change how you present yourself to the world; having more confidence translates to more success professionally, socially, and personally. ...

How Long Until I See Results From My Eyebrow Restoration Procedure? Feb 8th, 2023

Talk to any beauty professional, watch a few YouTube makeup tutorials, or read a few fashion magazines, and you’ll quickly learn that your brows frame your face. They’re a crucial part of your expressiveness.  If your brows are barely there, you have a few options, but Dr. Dana Brownell and...

Things You Can Do for Healthier, Stronger Hair Jan 18th, 2023

Hair restoration can be life-changing, but after spending years being concerned about losing your hair or watching it thin, you may have some anxiety about keeping your newly restored hair healthy and strong. We’re here to help!When Dr. Dana Brownell performs hair restoration, she places healthy follicles on your scalp using the NeoGraft® hair...

What to Know About Postpartum Hair Loss Dec 5th, 2022

Although all hair loss may be distressing, not all types of hair loss are the same. Sometimes, hair loss is temporary — though that doesn’t mean it’s enjoyable.  At NeoGraft Hair Restoration in Westport, Connecticut, Dr. Dana Brownell and her outstanding staff specialize in hair loss for women, regardless of the cause, and we offer hair...

Where Store-Bought Hair Restoration Falls Short Nov 1st, 2022

When it comes to hair restoration, you have many options. In fact, you may even feel as though there are too many choices — and most of them are accompanied by slick marketing that make them seem like the absolute best choice. That’s one important benefit of working with a...

Hair-Friendly Diet Tips You Can Embrace Today Oct 6th, 2022

When it comes to healthy hair, there’s good news and bad news. The good news is that a well-balanced, nutritionally rich diet can help improve the health of your hair and may even encourage better hair growth. The bad news is that most people struggle with consuming a well-balanced, nutritionally...

Can Hair Restoration Give Me a Thicker Ponytail? Sep 8th, 2022

Your hair is likely a vital part of your self-perception, and your self-perception affects all of your interactions. Whether you’re considering applying for a new job, going on a date, or joining a new sports league, the more comfortable you are with yourself, the better your chances of success.  Dr....

Hair Transplants vs. Medication: Which Is Right for Me? Aug 4th, 2022

Hair is often a central part of a person’s identity — if it begins to fall out, you may not be comfortable. Although hair loss is common, you don’t have to live with it. You have restoration options, but understanding which ones are real, science-backed treatments can be confusing.  At NeoGraft...

5 Reasons to Consider Facial Hair Transplants Jul 12th, 2022

About 33% of American men choose to always keep a beard. Others only have a beard when it’s cold out, opting for shaving during summer. Nearly 75% of men surveyed say they feel more attractive with facial hair.  The experts at NeoGraft Hair Restoration, led by Dr. Dana Brownell, know that when you feel...

What to Expect After Eyebrow Restoration Jun 1st, 2022

Your brows are central to your appearance. They frame your face, give you expression, and, for better or worse, are frequently part of beauty trends.  At NeoGraft Hair Restoration, Dr. Dana Brownell and her staff have helped many people who are unhappy with their brows, either due to over-plucking, dermatological conditions, or injury....

Bad Habits That Contribute to Hair Loss May 1st, 2022

There’s a lot of conflicting information in circulation about things that can cause hair loss. Are you shampooing too often? Not often enough? Do you need to cover your hair when you’re outside to prevent sun damage? Should you stop wearing a hat? In this post, we present some habits...

Lesser-Known Facts About Hair Loss in Women Apr 1st, 2022

Experts estimate that more than half of women experience noticeable hair loss. It’s far less talked about than male hair loss, though, so many people don’t realize that it’s such a problem among women.  Dr. Dana Brownell is highly knowledgeable about the reasons for hair loss as well as the best ways to...

Does Hair Loss Run in Families? Mar 1st, 2022

Yes, hair loss can be due to genetics. In fact, that’s the case often enough that there’s a so-called balding gene.  Dr. Dana Brownell and the team at NeoGraft Hair Restoration in Westport, Connecticut, can help — even if you’ve inherited the tendency to lose hair. Here’s what you need...

A Closer Look at FUE for Hair Loss Feb 1st, 2022

Did you know that physicians have been providing hair transplants in the United States since the 1950s? It’s true! But the technology and the methods used have changed dramatically since then.  If you’re considering a hair restoration procedure, you can trust Dr. Dana Brownell and her staff at NeoGraft Hair...

Tips for Maintaining Healthy Hair Jan 1st, 2022

Once you’ve experienced the benefits of having your hair restored, you want to take care of it so that it remains as healthy as possible. For the most part, maintaining healthy hair after successful restoration is the same as maintaining hair that hasn’t been restored — with a few additions. ...

Why Am I Losing My Hair? Dec 1st, 2021

Hair loss is incredibly common, and while most people think it usually happens to men, the truth is that alopecia, the medical name for hair loss, can affect men and women. However, just because something is common doesn’t make it comfortable or desirable.  The talented staff at NeoGraft Hair Restoration...

How We Can Help You Get the Perfect Brows Nov 1st, 2021

Your options for creating the appearance of fuller eyebrows are expanding. You can make use of cosmetics, microblading, or give special serums a try. But none of those offers a permanent, natural-looking result. At NeoGraft Hair Restoration, Dr. Dana Brownell and her staff recognize just how important your brows are...

Male Pattern Baldness? We Can Help Oct 4th, 2021

Androgenetic alopecia, a genetically predetermined condition known in men as male pattern baldness, is the main reason men lose their hair. In fact, 95% of hair loss in men is due to male pattern baldness. Other causes, such as thyroid disorders and drug-induced hair loss, are far less common.  At...

Hair Transplants on Scars: What You Should Know Sep 14th, 2021

Regardless of the reason, hair loss can make you feel less confident. When you’ve lost hair due to scarring, it can seem even worse. Scar tissue and regular skin tissue are different, and hair doesn’t grow on scar tissue — but with a hair transplant, it can.  At NeoGraft Hair...

Everything You Need to Know About Eyebrow Restoration Aug 17th, 2021

Fashion is fickle, and trends come and go, even when it comes to brows. The problem is, if you happen to live through a time when it’s fashionable to have very thin brows, they may not recover. When fashion dictates a fuller, thicker brow is more preferable, you may be...

How Long Before I See Results From My NeoGraft® Procedure? Jul 25th, 2021

Hair loss isn’t a medical condition, but it can have an outsized impact on your self-confidence. When you don’t feel good about your appearance, you interact with the world differently. And when you don’t like how you look, you have additional stress, which can affect your health.  Dr. Dana Brownell...

Are You a Good Candidate for a NeoGraft Hair Transplant? Jun 1st, 2021

American men and women are no strangers to hair loss — by the age of 35, two-thirds of men in the United States will experience some degree of hair loss and women make up a whopping 40% of hair loss sufferers. If you’re not ready for the aging effects that...

Eyebrow Hair Transplants Become Popular In Connecticut Aug 23rd, 2014

Women who have had a hard time putting down the tweezers when it came to their eyebrows may be excited to learn about a solution. Patients have been turning to new procedure that, according to a Connecticut doctor, can restore over-plucked eyebrows. Experts say that “thin” isn’t “in” anymore, so...

Arthritis Drug May Help With Hair Growth In Balding Men Jul 8th, 2014

For the bald, this is good news. A man with almost no hair on his body has grown a full head of it, including eyebrows, eyelashes as well as facial, armpit and other hair, with a drug meant to treat arthritis. The patient was diagnosed with alopecia universalis, a rare...

Smoking, Drinking, Medications And Herbal Products Jan 24th, 2013

Do you smoke? Do you drink alcoholic beverages? What medications do you take? Do you use herbal “health food” products? These are questions a patient will be asked before undergoing hair restoration surgery-or, for that matter, any type of surgery. What is the connection between smoking, drinking and surgery? What does it...

Finding A Hair Restoration Doctor That’s Right For You Jan 15th, 2013

Before you choose a physician for hair loss treatment, or for any other purpose, here are the basic things you should want to know about: The Physician’s Training and Credentials The Physician’s Experience The Manner in Which the Physician Practices The Comfort-Level You Feel With the Physician You should ask the physician...

Follicular Unit Transplantation & Extraction Jan 13th, 2013

Follicular unit transplantation and follicular unit extraction (FUE, also known as the FOX Procedure) are recent and widely discussed surgical procedures for hair restoration. Follicular unit (FU) extraction is a procedure for obtaining follicular graft units from donor areas on the scalp. Follicular unit transplantation is the surgical procedure for transplanting...

Finasteride And Prostate Cancer Jan 3rd, 2013

Courtesy of International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery HEADLINE FACTS AND FIGURES The Influence of Finasteride 5 mg (Proscar®) on the Development of Prostate Cancer: What Does This New England Journal of Medicine Paper Mean for Users of Finesteride 1 mg (Propecia®)? The Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial reported in the July 17, 2003,...

Hair Restoration Surgery Risk Factors Jan 3rd, 2013

Courtesy of International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery You may think of surgical hair restoration as minor surgery compared to major procedures such a hip replacement and organ transplantation. While those and other major surgical procedures are long, complex operations, hair restoration surgery is not major surgery and has proven to be very safe. As with all...

Psychological Effects Of Hair Loss In Women Jan 3rd, 2013

Courtesy of International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery As psychologically stressful as hair loss is for a man, it is likely to be even more so for a woman. A number of scientific studies have shown that women are more likely than men to suffer psychologically painful effects due to hair loss, and that the psychological...

Common Questions About Hair Restoration Jan 3rd, 2013

Courtesy of International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery Here are some common questions and their answers concerning hair loss and hair transplants. What causes hair loss? The most common cause of hair loss is heredity. Men and women inherit the gene for hair loss from either or both parents. In men, the hormone dihydrotestosterone causes a gradual miniaturization and eventual...