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Can I do an FUE procedure if I have previously had a strip FUT done?

Yes you can. The old type of hair transplant, FUT or the “strip” procedure, leaves a large linear scar across the middle of the back of the head. With the FUE procedure, grafts are selected individually, there isn’t any linear scar left behind. With the FUE, you can work around any existing scar, and select […]

Why should I do a PRP treatment on the day of a hair transplant?

Platelet rich plasma (PRP) is a relatively new treatment for hair that is used to treat hair with growth factors from the platelets in the patient’s own blood. The plasma is take from a patient’s blood and then injected into the scalp. The platelets release many growth factors around the follicles of the hair and […]

Does Daily Hair Loss Lead To Balding?

Many people worry about thinning hair and balding when they see hair falling out in the shower or when they run their hands through their hair. This could be an early sign of balding but is usually the natural process your body goes through as new hair grows in place of the hair that falls […]

Does Shaving Your Head Cause Balding?

No, shaving your head will not cause your hair to fall out. The hair grows from the follicle, which is several millimeters underneath the skin. Even if you shave your head down to the skin, you are cutting that hair several millimeters above the follicle, and the follicle itself is not damaged at all. It […]

Can Shampoos Help Stop Hair Loss?

There is no shampoo that can completely stop hair loss. However, there are options that can prevent certain problems that can cause hair thinning. Below are a few general classes of shampoos that can attack hair loss from slightly different angles. Many hair loss shampoos have some combination of these ingredients. Prescription Shampoos: These shampoos […]

Hereditary Hair Loss (Why am I the only one in my family losing hair?)

There are multiple causes of hair loss. The most common is male pattern baldness, also known as androgenic alopecia. This type of hair loss is caused by Dihydrotestosterone (DHT), which attaches to receptors on the hair follicles and causes thinning of the hair shafts for susceptible hairs. This type of hair loss is genetic and […]

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