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WOMEN’S HAIR LOSS CAUSES

Most hair loss is due to genetic causes (link) but as women experiment with new hair styles, unique and stunning hair looks and more tortuous hair weaves and braids, they put themselves at risk for hair loss from a variety of non genetic causes.  If you are suffering from any of the hair disorders below, make an appointment with a …

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GABBY DOUGLAS AS HAIR ROLE MODEL

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Gabby Douglas as hair role model? We here at the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery are Olympics’ fans like everyone else. Normally, you wouldn’t think the Olympics would create a hair controversy, but this year, we caught a whiff of a media stir that merits our comment. When U.S. gymnast Gabby Douglas was winning gold medals for her tumbling …

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HAIR TRANSPLANTATION IN WOMEN

Hair loss occurs in women as well as in men, and increasing numbers of women seek medical or surgical treatment for thinning hair. The time is long past when women were unwilling to recognize their hair loss, or accept it as an inevitable consequence of aging. Hair transplantation is a hair-loss treatment option chosen by many women whose loss of …

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HAIRPIECES, HAIR WEAVES AND EXTENSIONS

Some people want “a little extra” to enhance medical or surgical hair restoration (hair implants). Other people are temporarily or permanently unable to grow hair and are therefore not candidates for transplantation. And some may want to avoid any type of surgical procedure (hair implants) or may be attracted to the promise of unlimited density and fullness. In these instances, …

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HAIR LOSS IN WOMEN: ASSESSING THE LOSS AND DEVELOPING A TREATMENT PLAN

I’m losing more hair than usual when I comb, brush and shampoo. Am I Going to Lose All of My Hair? What Can I Do to Stop Losing Hair? Early signs of hair loss are difficult to interpret in women. In men, the most likely cause of hair loss is androgenetic alopecia, also called male-pattern hair loss (Click on About Your …

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