November 28, 2016

Hair Transplant – Answers to your questions

 Hair is one of the most important features of how you appear. Healthy hair is imperative for a strong appearance. Balding can cause a serious impact on one’s personality as people tend to loose self confidence and self esteem, which further lead to anxiety and depression. Recent research suggests that the most common type of hair loss, male pattern baldness, can be triggered by faulty hair-making progenitor cells in the scalp. Researchers long believed that men whose hair progressively thins starting with a receding hairline, and then stretching to the crown lacked a sufficient number of these cells. Rather, it […]
September 9, 2016

What causes hair thinning on the crown?

Many of us tend to believe the fact that the moment you experience significant hair loss, we blame it on the natural ageing process and that one must simply learn to deal with. Thinning hair around the crown or vertex is the initial step of your journey towards baldness. Prevention is better than cure. Keeping this point in mind, it’s important to know the root cause of the same and take precautionary measures. Main Causes of Hair Thinning Hair thinning on the crown can be caused for a list of assorted factors which may range from the genetically driven factors […]
September 6, 2016

Why do men go bald?

Baldness occurs when certain factors interfere with this natural process of hair loss and replacement, preventing new hair from growing and replacing hair that has fallen out. According to a recent research, men are more prone to baldness because of androgenic alopecia, or what we call Male-Pattern Baldness, which results in hair loss to the front and top of the hair. For many men, hair loss on the scalp has been the underlying factor affecting self-esteem and confidence. Keeping this in mind, let’s understand the most common causes related to male pattern baldness. Genetics – Male-pattern baldness tends to be the […]
August 3, 2016

6 Myths on hair transplant

Myth #1: I am too old to consider hair transplantation: Age is not a deciding factor when opting for this treatment. The feasibility of hair transplantation is decided as per the density of the follicular units present, thickness of hair shaft, laxity of scalp and the type of hair (curly hair cannot be considered for the procedure). It is advised to meet the hair transplantation surgeon in person for an accurate decision. Hair transplants have been done for people as old as 68 with good results. Myth #2: Hair transplants are not permanent and the transplanted hair may fall out: […]
August 2, 2016

FUT vs FUE. Which is better?

With the state-of-art facilities and advanced medical technology, the field of hair transplant is hitting the ground everywhere. In hair transplant hair is extracted from the donor area – usually the back of the head where the hairs are not affected by DHT. These hairs are then transplanted or implanted to the crown or front portion of th ehair which is called the recipient area. In this article we look at the two most common extraction techniques Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT) – In FUT or strip method, a strip of the scalp (with hairs) is cut from the scalp. The doctor […]