Many prospective hair transplant patients want to know the level of risk involved with a hair transplant procedure. It’s a good question. So just how risky is hair transplant surgery? The short answer is that, compared to other types of surgical procedures, hair transplant surgery carries relatively low risk. Since the procedure is done while you’re awake and the post-operative period is very predictable, the risk is minimal.
According to a recent study published in the Journal PLOS Genetics and reported by WebMD, a group of researchers in Scotland have successfully found 287 genetic “coding regions” linked to severe hair loss in men. Researchers performed genetic analysis of 52,000 subjects, ages 40-69, making this the largest study of its type to date.
Eyebrow hair loss can occur for many reasons – age, over plucking, thyroid disease, or even trauma. But when it comes to losing your eyebrow hair, there are a number of things you can do to help make it less noticeable. You can leave it as is and let nature run its course; you can fill your brows in with makeup; or you can opt for a more long-term fix.
In this article, we’ll explore two of the most common, longer-lasting options–eyebrow transplants and microblading.
When it comes to female hair restoration, there are a few things to take into consideration when determining if you are a good candidate for the procedure. When you being to lose hair in certain areas of your head, you may not always have the surgical option to help increase the fullness that you once had. In the video above, Dr. Krejci discusses the various things that make up a good candidate for female hair transplant surgery and helps outline what you can expect from a procedure.
There are many different reasons why a person may lose their hair during a lifetime. Disease, medications, genetics, stress, or the unavoidable aging process, can all have a detrimental effect on a person’s hair. Those of you who’ve experienced hair loss have likely also experienced the feeling that you’re losing part of your identity. Well, you’re definitely not alone. Physically, hair is part of you, but it’s also part of the bigger you, the way you see yourself and how others perceive you.
What is attraction? What is attractiveness? When it comes to finding a partner, natural selection and evolution of humans share many similarities with the animal kingdom. The ultimate goal for advancing the species is making a reproductive choice that will benefit the collective gene pool, thus ensuring the future survival of the species. Whether humans realize it or not, they look for many of the same positive characteristics as other animal species.
Noticing a receding hairline can be devastating, but knowledge is power.
Receding hairlines can affect men and women of all ages for different reasons. The most common cause for men is male pattern baldness, caused by genes that make the hair susceptible to dihydrotestosterone (DHT). DHT makes hair follicles shrink, leading to hair loss. Women can also experience receding hairlines but more often, female hair loss is diffuse. It can be related to DHT, but it’s typically a result of lowered estrogen levels with menopause.
There’s no time like the start of a new year to break bad habits, especially when it comes to hair loss. For many people, a few simple lifestyle changes can help keep the hair on their heads.
Here are some simple things you can do to help curtail hair loss.
Researchers have recently discovered that Xeljanz, a popular drug used to treat patients with rheumatoid arthritis, could help with hair loss in a way that’s never been seen. This revelation comes from a recent study conducted at Stanford, Yale and Columbia. Patients suffering from alopecia areata, an autoimmune disease that leads to hair loss, were prescribed Xeljanz in pill form, resulting in positive hair growth.
So what about using Xeljanz for male pattern baldness?
For centuries, Santa Claus has been easily identified by his bright red suit and snow white beard. Clement C. Moore’s poem, “Twas the Night Before Christmas,“ published in 1822, gives one of the earliest descriptions of Santa’s iconic beard: “And the beard of his chin was as white as the snow.”