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

Table Of Contents1 Introduction2 Quick beard facts3 Transplanting hairs, here and there4 Replenishing the beard with existing hair5 Conclusions6 References 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

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Literature News – A Scientific Perspective on Why Hairstyle Matters

Literature News - A Scientific Perspective on Why Hairstyle Matters

Table Of Contents1 Introduction2 Tanaka (2018)3 Reflections from Tanaka (2018)4 References 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

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

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

Table Of Contents1 Introduction2 A singular treatment3 A brilliant design4 Contributions5 Life long pursuit6 Reference 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

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Platelet-Rich Plasma for Hair and Skin Rejuvenation

Platelet-Rich Plasma for Hair and Skin Rejuvenation

Table Of Contents1 Introduction2 What is Platelet-Rich Plasma?3 PRP for Skin Rejuvenation4 Replenishing Thinning Hair and Hair Loss5 Conclusions6 References Introduction Platelet-rich plasma, or PRP, is often mentioned outside of the medical field due to its increasing popularity in social media and endorsements by celebrities. Often, these people are referring

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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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Hair, A Primer

Hair, A Primer

Table Of Contents1 Introduction2 Follicle Anatomy3 Hair Growth Cycle4 Hair Fibre and Curl Anatomy5 Hair Colour6 Hair density and hair caliber7 Permanent versus non-permanent hair regions8 Common hair disorders8.1 Androgenetic alopecia8.2 Alopecia areata9 Conclusion10 References Introduction Hair truly is an amazing thing! It is one of our most distinct visual

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