I am 22 and have some pretty bad hair thinning. I think I am too young for hair transplant at this point. I know medication is an option but I was wondering if growth factors could be an alternative for young guys my age? Yes, growth factors are an option for any patient who is […]
Growth Factors is an injectable treatment that has recently been used to treat hair loss, as well as being used in conjunction with a hair transplant procedure. For almost eight months, Dr. Epstein has been using growth factors in conjunction with a hair transplant in a few different ways, including injecting growth factors into the […]
Are growth factors effective for women with androgenetic hair loss? It sounds promising for men. Is there any reason it would not work for women? Yes growth factors would be as effective for women as men with genetic hair loss. However, it is still unproven and the verdict is still out as to whether or not […]
Growth factors, we have been using them now for almost a year and have been very happy with the results when applied during cosmetic surgery procedures. Growth factors are concentrated plasma and platelets which comes from the patient’s own blood which is obtained by putting some of the patient’s blood in the centrifuge which then […]
We saved and stored my son’s growth factors after birth. I know there are a lot of possibilities in using growth factors to treat certain cancer and other diseases. In the future is there any possibility that it could be used to treat hair loss? Yes. It is possible that in the future growth factors […]
Although thick, full eyebrows are in right now, not everyone has them. Some people are born with naturally thin brows or have very light or blonde hair along their browline, making their eyebrows barely visible. Some people might have started out with thicker brows, but years of tweezing or waxing to shape and thin the […]
Coping with thinning eyebrows can be difficult when it affects your appearance and personal confidence. Here are several tips on managing thinning eyebrows. Eyebrow Pencil An eyebrow pencil is an affordable way to deal with eyebrow thinning, particularly in the short term. Choose a natural color that matches your hair color. There are many guides […]
Alopecia is the medical term for a loss of hair on your body. Most people think of alopecia as only affecting the scalp, but alopecia can actually cause hair anywhere on your body to fall out, including your eyebrows. There are several reasons why your eyebrows may get thin or fall out including: illness, skin […]
If you have naturally thin brows, or plucked or waxed your brows into oblivion a few decades ago, you can counteract the damage with a transplant! Just as a hair transplant can restore hair to the top of your head, an eyebrow transplant can restore hair to your brow. You can have the procedure performed […]
I lost my eyebrows as a result of a minor lab accident with a Bunsen burner about 2 years ago and am thinking about having them restored. The skin healed fine but the eyebrows have not yet grown back. I’ve heard this is a difficult process and am wondering how it is performed.
I am trying to schedule a hair transplant during my vacation time toward the end of the year and I was wondering how long after the hair transplant do I have to wait to go out in the sun without my head being covered? Would it be more than two weeks?
I have very fine baby hair, however I’m not balding. I’ve always had thin hair. It’s so fine you can actually see my scalp at the top of my head. Could I consider hair replacement as an option to thicken up my hair even though I’m not actually losing hair?
I swim laps on a regular basis and was just wondering how soon after my hair transplant I can begin swimming again. Also does it make a difference if I swim in a pool or in the ocean?
Hi, I was born with a mild case of ichthyosis and when I run my comb through my hair I get flakes of skin coming off my scalp. I was wondering with this disease, will it block the hair follicle from transplanting into the scalp and would you be able to perform such a transplant with my disease? Thank you.
Yes, the Foundation doctors and their staff are constantly traveling throughout the United States and the world to visit patients in a variety of different cities. Each year, a number of cites are selected for special one-day only or two-day only visits where complimentary consultations are offered with the Foundation doctors. Over the last year, we have been to the following cities and plan to return to these cities approximately once every year to two years.
I’ve had minigrafts that are unaesthetic, and have been told that a graft excision with suturing will generally give a better result than FUE extraction, since a graft excision removes the underling scar tissue as well as the plug. In addition, the shape of the follicles in scar tissue are often distorted, making extraction difficult and leading to more transaction (damage to follicles). Is this true?
How common are the side effects with Propecia and what are they?
Are hair loss medications like Rogaine and Propecia as effective in African Americans?
Hair loss is a serious problem. One of my friends was having the same problem so he opted for hair transplants and now after a successful hair transplantation he is happy.
Yes, hair transplants can quite effectively restore hair and, if performed properly, can really look natural.
My hair is falling out and I am 27 yrs old african male. My hair is in between afro and straight (curly). It is very depressing each and everytime I think about it. I have oily dandruff in my hair no matter how many washes I can’t seem to get it out. I am starting to looking like bald. Can you help? I am loosing hope and can’t afford much. Please help! Lee