How to Keep Your Hair Healthy This Winter
During the transition from warmer to colder weather, the combination of very low temperatures, low humidity, harsh winds, and dryness from indoor heating can be rough on your skin—and might also damage your hair if you aren’t careful. Winter hair care can certainly be frustrating, but there’s…
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What Causes Thinning or Sparse Eyebrows?
The hairs on your eyebrows are just like the hairs on your scalp in that it’s possible for them to become thinner or simply stop growing. Since the brows are such an important and noticeable feature that frames a face, it’s difficult to hide issues such as…
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5 Tips for Male Hair Transplant Aftercare
Hair loss can occur due to a variety of factors, including genetics, hormonal changes, and normal aging. No matter the cause, there are also a variety of advantages to hair transplants for men at our Philadelphia-based Griffin Hair Restoration Center. Consider boosted confidence, a lasting solution, minimal…
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What’s the Best Shampoo for Different Hair Types?
Washing your hair regularly is important for removing impurities and dead skin cells—not to mention it’s essential for scalp health. A healthy scalp equals healthy hair. However, if you aren’t cleaning your hair properly, it could be causing dry, brittle strands along with an irritated scalp. Since…
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5 Hair Care Hacks to Maintain Healthy Locks
Intense sunlight is rough on your hair and skin, but UV rays shouldn’t be the only concern for people enjoying warmer weather. Exposure to extra humidity, extreme heat, wind, chlorine, saltwater, dirt, debris, and everything else you get from being outdoors can also harm your hair. You…
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What Are the Signs of Healthy and Undamaged Hair?
We all want thick, lustrous locks, but all kinds of factors can have a negative impact on your hair health throughout life, including genetics, hormonal conditions, chemical damage, and UV damage. Don’t assume that your hair is thinning or “fried” just because you happen to be shedding…
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What Can You Do to Prevent Thinning Eyebrows?
Strong eyebrows are the key to defining your facial structure, accentuating the beauty of your eyes, and making your face look youthful. As you age, it’s not only your skin that goes through changes. Your eyebrows may also start to look different from how they appeared when…
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5 Things You Can Do to Improve Your PRP Results
We all want healthy, lush hair, but unfortunately hereditary conditions, stress, and other medical conditions can cause us to experience thinning hair at some point in our lifetime. Even mild hair loss can have a negative impact on the self-esteem, body image, and self-confidence of both men and women. Aside from…
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Am I a Good Candidate for a Beard Transplant?
Due to genetic factors that are outside of their control, not all men area able to easily grow a full beard. The process of trying to grow out their facial hair can be slow, frustrating, and still result in thin and patchy areas. If home remedies haven’t helped, and you’re still…
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3 Home Remedies for Making Thinner Hair Look the Best It Can
There’s no doubt that having a bad hair day can throw off your entire look and make you feel less confident. Your hair is one of those things that some people will remember most about you. Natural aging—along with lifestyle choices and daily habits—can often contribute to damaged hair and increase…
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Health: High-Tech Hair Treatment
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Hair loss is a problem for millions of people and now there’s a new kind of transplant that uses cutting edge technology. It’s the new high tech way to do hair transplants with a robot. It’s called Artas, a 3-D microscopic camera feeds images into a…
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Scarring Forms of Hair Loss
When we speak of hair loss disorders at Philadelphia’s Griffin Hair Restoration, we talk about scarring versus non-scarring forms. Most forms of hair loss are non-scarring. These include inherited pattern hair loss, which occurs under the influence of hormones and genetic predisposition, and alopecia areata, which is a…
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General Hair Care
During hair loss consultations, I’m often asked about general hair care. “What shampoo should I use?”. “Is it ok to color my hair?”. “Do hats cause hair loss?”. “Is it ok to do a perm?”. These are all valid questions driven by what people see advertised and…
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Female Pattern Hair Loss
Female pattern alopecia (FPA) is an inherited condition affecting approximately 50% of women, having the same incidence as male pattern alopecia does in men. However, whereas men may lose the majority of hair on their head, depending on inheritance patterns, women don’t generally go completely bald. Rather,…
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You Can Still Play Sports After A Hair Transplant
Many athletes and celebrities in the public eye have undergone hair transplants, which is obvious as they begin showing up to sporting events with thicker and healthy-looking hair. One of the advantages of having a hair transplant performed by Dr. Griffin is that it does not stop…
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PRP Treatment of Hair Loss
If you are researching methods for treatment of hair loss, you may have come across PRP in your reading. PRP stands for platelet rich plasma. It is a procedure whereby a patient’s blood is drawn, spun in a centrifuge to separate the platelets, which are then injected…
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Hair Transplantation Procedures: FUE vs FUT
For men or women who are researching hair loss and hair transplantation procedures, you will run across the terms FUE which stands for follicular unit excision and FUT which stands for follicular unit transplant. These terms refer to the method for harvesting follicles for transplantation. Both methods…
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Strategy for hair maintenance and replacement in men
Pattern hair loss in both men and women is progressive. This statement is the most important thing I tell my patients during a consultation for hair loss. Understanding the impact of this statement is essential to the treatment of pattern hair loss. What does it mean for…
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Strategy for hair maintenance and replacement in women
Pattern hair loss in both men and women is progressive. This statement is the most important thing I tell my patients during a consultation for hair loss. Understanding the impact of this statement is essential to the treatment of pattern hair loss. What does it mean for…
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Can Dyeing Your Hair Cause Hair Loss?
Dyeing is, perhaps, the most common chemical treatment for hair. Highlights, a radical change in color, or a touch up to hide grays are part of many people’s beauty upkeep routines. A big concern, of course, is whether dyeing can contribute to hair loss. While chemical treatments can harm…
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