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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Trends: 3 Top Male Athletes Who Have Had Hair Transplants
Recently, rapper Tyga admitted that his lush locks were the result of a successful hair transplant. However, Tyga isn’t the only famous male face who has undergone a hair transplant to restore his receding hairline, even if he is one of the few celebrities to admit undergoing…
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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
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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Prevent and Slow Down Progressive Pattern Hair Loss
Wearing caps and hoods can only do so much to cover up hair loss in men. Male pattern hair loss will progress if left untreated. It is important to identify hair loss as soon as possible. If you have male pattern hair loss in your family, you may have…
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Brian Urlacher’s New Hair Transplant

Losing your hair can be devastating. The person you see when you look in the mirror can be tough to look at when you are unhappy with your appearance. One of the biggest insecurities most men face is thinning hair. Many men lose confidence…

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Top Ten Hair Care Tips to Keep Your Hair Healthy
At GHR our goal is to maximize all aspects of hair care. To that end we would like to educate our patients about general common sense lifestyle principles which we believe will help them maintain their hair as well as possible. It should be understood that in most cases genetic inheritance…
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Hair Loss Progression And The Importance Of Maintenance
This question often arises at the time of consultation for pattern hair loss in both men and women. Will hair replacement surgery fix my hair loss permanently? As a physician who understands and treats pattern hair loss, it is incumbent upon me to explain the overall process of pattern hair…
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Hair Transplant Recovery Timeline and After Care Tips
Many patients who come to the Griffin Hair Restoration Center of Philadelphia have concerns about the recovery period following a hair transplant. Follicular Unit Transplant (FUT) is an ambulatory (same-day) surgery, meaning you can return home after the procedure has been completed. Dr. Griffin will send you home with…
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