How to treat alopecia areata: Corticosteroids

How to treat alopecia areata: Corticosteroids

Once diagnosed, alopecia areata treatment decisions will most likely depend in part on the severity of the disease. All treatment options are considered off-label but there are examples with a long history which have been used regularly with some success. For instance, corticosteroids are often used as front line therapy.

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Top 5 Questions To Ask Before Getting a FUE Hair Transplant

Hair loss in both men and women can cause physical and psychological issues. Losing hair can be a result of various conditions or trauma. Living with hair loss can be devastating, especially in severe cases where an individual loses almost all their hair. Different hair loss treatments are available for

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The Rise of Beards and Beard Transplants

The Rise of Beards and Beard Transplants

Introduction People either love or hate beards – it is hard to find someone who stands in the middle! However, it seems that beards are becoming more prevalent, for a variety of reasons. Beards are considered by many individuals, and even by entire cultures, to be a symbol of masculinity.

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Literature News – A Scientific Perspective on Why Hairstyle Matters

Literature News - A Scientific Perspective on Why Hairstyle Matters

Introduction In this news summary, we will discuss why hairstyle—as in hair length—matters to people; herein, we draw from works by Tanaka (2018) to discuss why a woman’s hair length can be ‘a big deal’—from a scientific perspective. Without conducting a survey, nor searching the literature, a consensus we all

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Norman Orentreich (1922-2019) – The Father of Hair Transplantation

Norman Orentreich (1922-2019) – The Father of Hair Transplantation

Introduction We at Sure Hair would like to honour the achievements of one of the founding researchers of Hair transplantation, Norman Orentreich (Fig 1) (1). Norman Orentreich developed the first and only permanent solution to hair loss making him truly the father of hair transplantation. He discovered that hair maintains

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Hair Cloning Update

Hair Cloning Update

Introduction The ability to generate new hair from your old hair would be an incredibly powerful tool. Current treatments for hair loss focus on keeping the hair you have or transplanting the limited permanent hair of the scalp to areas where hair has been lost. Hair cloning, sometimes called hair

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