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The DigniCap – A Scalp Cooling System that Prevents Chemotherapy-Induced Hair Loss

The DigniCap – A Scalp Cooling System that Prevents Chemotherapy-Induced Hair Loss

Chemotherapy-Induced Hair Loss Chemotherapy can be used to cure or control the spread of cancer1. Chemotherapy treatments are commonly associated with side effects as cytotoxic drugs can have a damaging impact on healthy cells2. Hair loss can be a distressing side effect of chemotherapy treatments, influencing a patient’s body image

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Low Level Laser Therapy is Effective: Seeing is Believing

Low Level Laser Therapy is Effective: Seeing is Believing

Medication (e.g., minoxidil, finasteride)1,2, hair transplantations (e.g., strip harvesting, FUE)3 and concealers (e.g., scalp tattooing, hair thickening fibers)4 are among the many hair loss treatments available today. If you prefer a more non-invasive treatment that doesn’t involve the use of medication, low level laser therapy (LLLT) could be the hair

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Alopecia Areata – Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy vs. Minoxidil Treatment

Alopecia Areata - Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy vs. Minoxidil Treatment

Alopecia Areata (AA) Alopecia areata (AA) or ‘spot baldness’ is a common hair loss condition, affecting over 2.4 million Americans1. In AA patients, actively growing hair follicles are attacked by the body’s immune system, making this hair loss condition an autoimmune disorder2. The onset of AA most commonly occurs in

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Trichorrhexis Nodosa – A Hair Shaft Disorder

Trichorrhexis Nodosa – A Hair Shaft Disorder

Trichorrhexis nodosa (TN) is a hair shaft disorder affecting all ethnicities1. Individuals with this disorder usually have fragile or easy to break hair due to cuticle loss (loss of the outer hair shaft layer)2. When the cuticle disappears, the exposed fibers separate and start to fray, looking a little like

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The Classification of Hair Loss

The Classification of Hair Loss

Hair transplant surgeons describe hair loss in patients using classification systems. Classification systems can provide several advantages. They can help to determine what therapies or surgical procedures to use and help to standardize hair loss terminology, enabling better communication between hair transplant surgeons. Some systems are more comprehensive than others

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Free PRP & Laser Hair Therapy For New Hair Transplant Patients

Free PRP & Laser Hair Therapy For New Hair Transplant Patients

For a limited time Sure Hair International is offering FREE Platelet Rich Plasma therapy and 3 months of laser hair therapy. 1 Platelet Rich Plasma Treatment (Valued at $1,500) 3 Months of Laser Hair Therapy (Valued at $1,500) This promotion will be available for transplants performed until the end of

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Ruxolitinib – A Treatment for Alopecia Areata

Ruxolitinib – A Treatment for Alopecia Areata

Hair loss can be caused by many different conditions such as chemotherapy-induced alopecia, androgenetic alopecia (male pattern baldness) and alopecia areata (spot baldness). Alopecia areata  or ‘spot baldness’ is an autoimmune disease where actively growing hair follicles are attacked by the body’s own immune system1. This condition can lead to

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Are Robots Taking Over Hair Transplants?

Are Robots Taking Over Hair Transplants?

Hate waiting for lines at the bank? How about waiting in line at the theatre? Debit machines and movie ticket kiosks are what I gravitate towards when I’m at the bank or seeing a movie as they dramatically shorten wait times. These technology based shortcuts can also be used in

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A Hair Transplant for a Younger, More Attractive, More Successful, More Approachable Appearance

A Hair Transplant for a Younger, More Attractive, More Successful, More Approachable Appearance

Hair loss is a common phenomenon which will affect most of us, especially men, as we age. There are a few treatment options, particularly in the early stages. Medications such as finasteride1 and minoxidil2 can help to prevent any future hair loss. Aesthetic camouflages such as thickeners, specialized tattooing3, scalp

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Tools of the Trade

Tools of the Trade

A wide range of tools, instruments and devices are used during a hair transplant. These instruments can include punches, robotic devices, suction-assisted devices and implanters. Punches have been used in hair transplants since the 1930s. These instruments allow hair follicles to be released from their surrounding tissues. Punches can have

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