PRP for Androgenetic Alopecia – A Review of the Evidence

PRP for Androgenetic Alopecia – A Review of the Evidence

PRP is a hair treatment technique that uses a patient’s own blood to help encourage hair growth through the delivery of concentrated growth factors to hair follicles1–3. Seven randomized controlled trials have been recently published that examine the effects of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) in androgenetic alopecia (AGA) patients. One of

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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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Am I a good hair transplant candidate: Top 5 considerations when choosing a hair transplant for scarring hair loss

Am I a good hair transplant candidate: Top 5 considerations when choosing a hair transplant for scarring hair loss

Scarring hair loss, or cicatricial alopecia, is a form of permanent hair loss whereby hair follicles are destroyed and replaced with scar tissue1,2. Once the disease has been stable for at least two years, there are several treatment options which can be considered3. These include hair transplant, excision of the

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Difficulties and solutions for treating scarring hair loss with hair transplantation

Difficulties and solutions for treating scarring hair loss with hair transplantation

Scarring hair loss, or cicatricial alopecia, is a form of permanent hair loss whereby hair follicles are destroyed and replaced with scar tissue5. There are many conditions which can lead to scarring hair loss such as dissecting cellulitis, eosinophilic pustular folliculitis, follicular degeneration syndrome, folliculitis decalvans, lichen planopilaris and pseudopelade

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Facial Hair Restoration

Facial Hair Restoration

Over the last couple of years, facial hair transplants (particularly beard transplants) have grown in popularity. Various media outlets have noticed this growing trend.(1) Facial hair restoration can be used to create natural appearing facial hair where hair is sparse or completely absent. This can include restoring hair to the

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