San Antonio like most cities in Texas hit all-time highs this summer with a record 17 consecutive days over 105⁰ and 73 days over 100⁰! So while Texas summers might feel like an intense furnace, fear not, for the soothing embrace of autumn has graced us with its presence. San Antonio now beckons you to chill, albeit just a little.
While not everyone may find hair loss as interesting as we do here at the Limmer Hair Transplant Center, that doesn’t mean that you won’t find some of these hair facts fascinating. There are a number of amazing things we didn’t know about hair until we got into the hair loss field, so we thought we’d share some of these incredible facts with you today.
Oftentimes we’ll come across articles regarding scientific studies and experiments related to hair loss that we find interesting, but a lot of times these are just preliminary studies that show positive trends towards help with hair loss, but not necessarily in humans.
What is the last thing that you would expect someone who just underwent a hair transplant to do? Shave their head.
Hot tubs, close shaves, and hair transplant surgery all have something in common: they can all lead to cases of folliculitis.
In short, folliculitis is When hair follicles become inflamed or infected, which can result in those annoying little pimple-like bumps that pop up on your skin.
Finding clumps of hair in your hands or on your brush may cause you to panic and immediately start researching how to make it grow back, or possibly even look into a hair transplant. It’s fairly common for people to start losing their hair in their 20’s but there is no reason to immediately freak out.
It’s intimidating for anyone to go under-the-knife. After all, there are always potential health risks including infection, scarring or adverse reactions—even for minor surgical procedures.
But when it comes to hair transplant procedures specifically, what other complications could arise? Can a hair transplant procedure fail? And if they can, how can patients ensure they only receive the best results?
As we enter into the summer months, you’re undoubtedly spending more time outside in the sun. Most of us know to put on sunscreen to protect our skin from damage and skin cancer, but should you also be protecting your hair from the sun? While the vitamin D you can get from the sun is important for your hair, exposure to the sun’s rays without protection can quickly cause serious damage.
As technology continues to advance and new breakthroughs in medical science are discovered all the time, sometimes it’s hard to keep up with all the new developments that can help improve our lives.
Thanks to ever advancing technology in the world of hair loss, there are more non-surgical options than ever to help prevent a thinning scalp, and one of the newer ways is PRP Therapy, also known as Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy.