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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...