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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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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How to conceal hair transplant scars – Introduction to SMP

How to conceal hair transplant scars - Introduction to SMP

Hair transplants are a common way we can adjust our hairlines and create coverage in our thinning areas. There are many different techniques used in hair transplants. Strip excision, follicular unit extraction (FUE) and partial longitudinal-follicular unit transplantation are examples of some techniques used today. Although all of these can

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An introduction to non-surgical treatment for hair loss

An introduction to non-surgical treatment for hair loss

Before considering hair transplantation, patients often try any number of medications or natural supplements to induce hair growth and prevent further hair loss. A quick internet search for “treatment for hair loss” returns over 25 million entries! Rogaine® (generic name: minoxidil) is the only FDA- and Health Canada approved medication

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