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Genetic Hair Loss, Alopecia Areata, or Something Else?

12 March, 2018


Typical male pattern genetic baldness (androgenic alopecia) can start with thinning hair and/or a bald spot in the crown. On the other hand, alopecia areata can cause a bald spot to form rapidly and in random areas of the scalp or body... Read More

Topical Ketamousse for Hair Loss

19 February, 2018


"Ketoconazole is also available as a topical mousse, using patented Versafoam technology, marketed under the brand name Ketomousse. In clinical studies, the Versafoam proved to be a superior mechanism of delivery to the shampoo. Currently it is only available in Europe." Read More

Why Are Medical Hair Loss Treatments Recommended after Hair Transplant Surgery?

16 November, 2017


Most hair restoration physicians recommend that their hair transplant patients use the medical hair loss treatments ​Propecia (finasteride) and Rogaine (minoxidil) after surgery. Read More

What Is Stress Related Hair Loss?

27 October, 2017


Most hair loss is genetic in nature. However, external factors such as traumatic stress can trigger thinning hair even in those individuals not genetically susceptible to the effects of pattern baldness. Read More

The Importance of Medical Hair Loss Treatments to Successful Hair Restoration Surgery

9 October, 2017


Most younger guys with some degree of hair loss will only progress to higher Norwood Scale levels over time. Surgical hair restoration can work wonders but is limited by the amount of available donor grafts, so it's important to exploit every tool at our disposal. Read More

What Is Topical Finasteride and Is It as Effective as Pills for Hair Loss?

1 October, 2017


Finasteride is the active ingredient in the clinically proven and FDA approved hair loss drug Propecia. Though known for its ability to slow the progression of male pattern baldness and regrow hair, it is also known for producing mild to serious sexual side effects in about 2% of users according to its manufacturer Merck. Read More

Can Smoking Kill a Hair Transplant?

25 September, 2017


Does smoking kill a hair transplant? I've heard that some hair restoration doctors even let their patients smoke while operating on them. Read More

Is It Safe to Use Nizoral Shampoo after Recent Hair Transplant Surgery?

17 August, 2017


Dandruff shampoo Nizoral has quite a mixed reputation. Some guys swear by it as being an effective adjunct to hair growth treatments like Rogaine (minoxidil) and Propecia (finasteride), while others claim it has exacerbated their hair loss. Read More

Hair Loss on one Side of my Mustache - What is Causing This?

27 June, 2017


Genetic hair loss is the most common type however, there are other causes of baldness that may cause random hair loss in various areas of the scalp, face and body. Recently, a few individuals have contacted us about hair loss on one side of their face such as the mustache or bearded area. It is likely that this patchy or random hair loss is called Alopecia Areata. Read More

Hair Surge Shampoo by Ultra Labs: Effective Hair Loss Treatment?

19 June, 2017


Hair Surge Shampoo by Ultra Labs is one of the most popular hair growth products on But, do the results justify a cost of around $50 per 8 oz. bottle? Read More

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