Surprising Hair Facts

Considering that we all have hair on our head (to one degree or another) it’s surprising how much about hair remains a mystery to most people. Of the surprising hair…

Stress and hair loss—is there really a connection?

“I was pulling my hair out from worry!” We’ve all heard idioms about stress and hair loss. And while pulling one’s own hair out, a psychological obsessive-compulsive disorder called trichotillomania,…

Which side of the family does your baldness gene come from?

There are a lot of myths and misinformation about the genetic causes of male pattern baldness (MPB). One of the most enduring is that a man inherits the baldness gene from…

What age is too young to get a hair transplant?

What age should you get a hair transplant? When is it too late for a hair transplant? These are common questions among those suffering male pattern hair loss, the first…

Hair loss prevention — 3 myths and 5 facts

I could write an entire chapter about the myths and facts of hair loss prevention…and as a matter of fact I have. The Internet age has been a boon for information…

Does baldness skip a generation?

Male-pattern baldness (MPB) is a genetic condition that “runs in the family.” If your father and uncles are all in varying stages of baldness does this mean you are destined…

Can you really stop hair shedding?

Every man and woman who comes to my clinic is concerned about hair loss. It can be quite demoralizing to see your precious hair strands literally go down the drain.…

Stem Cells for Hair Loss? Don’t Believe It

There is currently no scientific evidence that supports claims that stem cell therapies can halt or reverse hair loss.  If you are suffering from male pattern baldness or female pattern…

Hair Grafts – What Are They Actually?

If you are considering a hair transplant, you may already know that you will need a specific number of hair grafts transplanted into the bald or thin areas of your…

Is platelet rich plasma hair treatment for women the next frontier?

If you are a woman suffering from temple recession or overall female pattern baldness, a treatment for thinning hair may be very much on your mind. You may have heard…