Hair Transplantation

08
November
2010

Hair Thickness, Texture and Hair Counts

The actual number of hair follicles on a human scalp varies between 90,000 and 140,000 and is mainly determined by genetic factors. The number you are born with is the most you will ever have as they cannot be added to later in life. Each hair follicle goes through three growth phases. 85%-90% of hair follicles are in the growth phase...

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02
July
2010

World Hair Restoration Statistics for 2008 Released

The latest world hair restoration statistics for 2008 have recently been released, proving that the industry has been growing at a decent pace. The total number of hair surgeries handled around the world in 2008 were 252,000 as against 226,000 in 2006. Out of those 252,000 hair surgeries, 99,000 were conducted in the USA, 79,000 in Asia, 32,000 in Europe and...

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05
August
2009

Estimating the Cost of Hair Transplant Surgery

Hair transplant surgery is an aesthetic procedure and thus not covered by any health insurance policy. It is usually perceived as a big investment and many hair loss patients immediately turn it down as a potential treatment option. However, the affordability of hair transplant surgeries has improved over the past few years, as has their quality. Unlike other non-surgical...

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20
May
2009

Surgical Complications in Hair Transplantation

Hair surgery, like any other surgery, has its risks and possible side effects. Potential surgical and post-surgical complications arising from hair transplantation can be discouraging to many prospective hair transplant candidates. Most of the published literature on this matter deals with individual case reports rather than analysing series...

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19
April
2009

Transplanting Grey Hair

It is a common misconception to believe that grey hair cannot be transplanted. But contrary to this widespread belief, grey or white hair can be transplanted as successfully as normal, pigmented hair. Grey hair is normal healthy hair and has been observed to be...

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01
November
2008

Will Recent Advances in Hair Science Put Hair Transplant Clinics Out of Business?

Hair transplant clinics have been experiencing a tremendous rise in popularity and patient numbers in recent years, which is mainly due to improvements in the hair surgery techniques they use. Today’s hair transplants can give you a completely natural look, particularly thanks to the advent of follicular unit extraction technology...

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06
October
2008

All Roads Lead to Hair Transplant Surgery

Hair transplant surgery is, besides wearing wigs and using concealers, the only method of hair restoration that produces guaranteed results that everyone will notice. If you use medicinal drugs or believe in magic and employ herbal remedies to regrow your lost hair, it can take years to see any results and most likely you will be the only person to spot them...

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09
September
2008

Hair Surgery Risks and Side Effects

Hair surgery, like any other surgery, has its limitations and potential risks. Not everyone is a good candidate, since you need to have a sufficient hair density in the donor area. People suffering from diffuse hair loss - female pattern baldness - are usually bad candidates...

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31
May
2008

Hair Transplantation Market Statistics

Despite the notable advances of recent decades in the area of hair loss drug research and development, the current medicinal treatments of hereditary baldness do not give satisfactory results. The only existing option for patients wishing to achieve a fast and dramatic improvement in their hair condition is hair transplantation...

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