Hair, A Primer

Hair, A Primer

Introduction Hair truly is an amazing thing! It is one of our most distinct visual characteristics and presents in an incredible amount of diverse presentations. The field of hair medicine uses specific terminology to accurately describe hair. In this article today we present a primer on all the salient characteristics

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History of Hair Transplantation

History of Hair Transplantation

One of the true pioneers of surgical hair restoration, a true global pioneer in the field is Dr David J Seager. Dr Seager founded The Seager Hair Transplant Centre and was the first to perform high density “one pass” sessions, high-density sessions meaning in excess of 3,000 grafts at a

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Extreme Shedding: Could I be going bald?

Extreme Shedding: Could I be going bald?

With the exception of the obvious excitement of the arrival of a new baby, there wasn’t much that I enjoyed about pregnancy. One symptom that I did appreciate was that my hair seemed to be getting thicker and longer. I couldn’t see my toes for months but at least I

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The Hair Growth Cycle

The Hair Growth Cycle

Hair growth occurs from within the hair follicle in the skin. The hair follicle goes through a cycle of growth containing four main stages: Anagen – active growth Catagen – regression Telogen – rest Exogen – shedding Each individual strand of hair is at a different stage of development in

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