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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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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Am I a Good Hair Transplant Candidate?

Am I a Good Hair Transplant Candidate?

There are a few things you should take into consideration to determine if you are a good candidate for a hair transplant.1,2 One of the most important factors to consider is expectations. If you are expecting to regain your adolescent hairline or a full head of hair, you are setting

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More hair, less dandruff: ketoconazole and hair loss

More hair, less dandruff: ketoconazole and hair loss

Male pattern baldness is commonly called androgenetic alopecia, which is the shrinking of hair follicles leading to loss of hair. Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) is the main hormone involved in these changes to the hair follicle. Despite the high prevalence of male pattern baldness (up to 70% of men and 40% of

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