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17 February, 2020


A bill may pass that allows Nurse Practitioners to work autonomously without physician supervision. A bill like this could mean that it's only a matter of time before Nurse Practitioners start performing surgeries. Click on the article to learn more. Read More

6 February, 2020


The hair transplant industry was unregulated and unmonitored for years. Now, there are some sites upholding accountability, but few patients know about the importance of responsibility for actions. Click on the article to learn more. Read More

30 April, 2017


Samumed is a biotech startup based in San Diego, California. Recently, the firm presented promising data from phase 2 trials of a potential treatment for androgenetic alopecia (AGA) known as SM04554. Read More

23 September, 2010


In my opinion, your clinic is right. Everything should be just fine. After having two hair restoration procedures myself, I know how it is to over analyze everything but, the truth is, everyone heals differently and there are no hard rules regarding when and how scabs will form and fall off. Read More

19 September, 2010


Every hair loss patientís surgical experience is different. While some report a moderate degree of discomfort, others have virtually none. As a veteran of two hair restoration procedures myself, I can safely say that I found the pain to be minimal. Read More

15 September, 2010


It is important to understand that, in most cases, hair transplant surgery will not result in a return to natural density but rather create an illusion of density. Read More

1 September, 2010


It can take up to 200 grafts per side to restore temple points depending on the degree of hair loss. Since follicular unit excision (formerly known as follicular unit extraction) (FUE) runs between $6 and $10 per graft on average, the total cost of such a procedure should be about $2,000. Read More

6 August, 2010


Although grafts are securely anchored by 10 days after hair restoration, it is recommended that hair loss patients wait at least three weeks before applying chemicals such as hair dye and permanent wave lotion. Read More

7 October, 2009


No non-surgical hair loss treatment is proven to grow new hair. Drugs like Propecia (finasteride) and Rogaine (minoxidil) can help stop future hair loss and strengthen existing thinning hair. Hair replacement systems and strand by strand techniques can conceal your baldness and make it appear like you have real hair... Read More

30 June, 2008


Hair replacement systems can be a viable option to cover or conceal hair loss. However, the ones that look natural are typically quite expensive and high maintenance. As you are doing your research, be careful not to be confused by fancy jargon or technical terms. Deception in marketing is everywhere so it's important to read all disclaimers. Even the most natural... Read More

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