When you think of hair loss, men usually come to mind. You don’t see a lot of women walking around with receding hairlines or shaved heads as a result of hair loss. However, nearly 40% of women experience some form of hair loss by age 60. This hair loss is usually triggered by every woman’s favorite period of life: menopause. Since it’s a lot less socially acceptable for women to show signs of hair loss, balding can be emotionally devastating for many women.
Dr. Krejci, Limmer Hair Transplant Center’s medical director and physician, was recently featured in Cosmetic Town Journal for her expertise in hair transplantation. In the article, she discusses eyebrow and facial hair transplants. These procedures are very similar to standard hair transplant methods. Hair is harvested from the donor area on the back of your scalp and transferred to areas that are experiencing hair loss.
Hairstyles go beyond appearance. Not only do they say something about your personality and taste, but hairstyle trends also act as a reflection of a generation. Trends can give you a good look into what people from a certain time valued as a whole. This is one of the reasons we love hair so much at The Limmer Hair Transplant Center! Let’s take a look at some of the most prevalent trends over the past eight decades.
Most patients don’t elect to have a hair transplant with the idea that they’re going to shave their head soon afterwards. However, sometimes people want or need to wear their hair short after a transplant for one reason or another. Unfortunately, all current hair transplant procedures leave scars, though some are a lot less noticeable than others. Let’s take a look at the two primary transplant procedures so that you know what your scar might look like if you decide to shave your head.
As with any medical procedure, the methods in which they are performed are constantly being re-evaluated, re-tuned, and sometimes, discarded of completely in favor of better, more technologically advanced ways of doing them. And hair transplant procedures are no different.
It’s understandable to want to rush into the operating room the second you find chunks of hair in your brush. Many men begin losing their hair in their early 20s. But getting a hair transplant at that age can lead to your hair looking worse than before. Today, our hair restoration experts discuss the best age to start thinking about a hair transplant so that you can make an informed decision for your hair.
Hair loss is an emotional experience. One day you have a thick, full head of hair, and the next you find handfuls of your hair in your hands or brush. Thankfully, there are ways to slow down hair loss and even grow your hair back thicker that don’t cost an arm and a leg. Various at-home hair loss remedies may promote hair growth. We even offer advice on the most effective supplement solutions at the Limmer Hair Transplant Center.
By now, you’d have to be living under a rock not to know the dangers of smoking cigarettes. But what about e-cigarettes? Though they are commonly said to be safer than cigarettes, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found nicotine and cancer-causing substances (carcinogens) in two popular brands of electronic cigarettes. Even more interesting and less talked about, the common chemicals found in both cigarettes and e-cigarettes could be linked to hair loss and balding.
Are you experiencing hair loss or thinning? Instead of finding a temporary fix, the Limmer Hair Transplant Center has a permanent solution that will give you a full head of hair again for years to come. Watch this video to see what it’s like to receive a hair transplant at our San Antonio center!