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News by : Bill Seemiller


Hair Transplant Patient Experience with Dr. True of New York

Thursday, November 8, 2007

Below is a detailed account of a hair transplant patient's experience with Dr. True of New York, who is a member of the Coalition of Independent Hair Restoration Physicians. You can read this hair transplant patient's experience on our hair restoration forum.

Hair Transplant with Dr. Alan Feller of Great Neck, NY

Wednesday, November 7, 2007

There is nothing like reading hair transplant experiences from real hair transplant patients. Below a hair transplant patient shares his detailed hair restoration surgery with Dr. Feller with us.

My Experience with Saw Palmetto and General Information About Herbal Hair Loss Treatments

Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Many hair loss sufferers are looking for "all natural" hair loss treatments as an alternative to Propecia and Rogaine for fear of potential side effects. It is important however, before buying into the marketing hype of any hair loss product to do proper research to determine whether or not a hair loss treatment is proven as an effective hair restoration treatment. Here I share a bit about my experience with Saw Palmetto as a consumer and general information I have learned about various herbal hair loss treatments.

What if I lose more “native” hair after a transplant?

Sunday, November 4, 2007

“Native” hair can be defined as any natural hair that on the scalp that wasn't transplanted. Because hair loss is a progressive condition that may very well continue after hair transplantation, subsequent hair transplant procedures may be necessary. After all, though transplanted hairs are permanent, hair transplantation is not a hair loss cure.

Who is a Qualified Hair Transplant Candidate?

Friday, November 2, 2007

Many hair loss sufferers will ask whether or not they are a qualified hair transplant candidate on our hair restoration forum. Though only a qualified hair transplant physician will truly be able to determine whether or not you are a qualified hair transplant candidate, below you will find some general principles to consider about hair restoration surgery.

How Do I Treat My Diffuse Thinning Hair?

Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Many people often confuse "diffuse pattern baldness" with "diffuse alopecia". Though some characteristics of the two conditions are the same - the cause of the hair loss condition is extremely different and therefore must be treated differently. This article will differentiate between them and supply possible hair loss treatments for each.

Proscar Verses Propecia

Friday, October 26, 2007

Many people ask whether or not Proscar can be substituted for Propecia (one of the two FDA approved medications for hair loss). Proscar contains the same active ingredient as Propecia which is finasteride. The difference between the two is the dosage. Proscar contains 5mg while Propecia contains 1mg. Read this article to see why switching may be beneficial on the wallet.

Measuring Genetic Male Hair Loss

Monday, October 22, 2007

Dr. James Hamilton first introduced the Hamilton-Norwood Scale which is now commonly referred to as the Norwood scale after Dr. O'Tar Norwood made a revision in the 1970s. The norwood scale can be used as a guide to determine one’s level of baldness, typically in men although it is true that some women follow this pattern of hair loss also.