Hair Transplant Blog

Welcome to the Forhair clinic blog. In our blog, you’ll find a lot of information regarding
hair loss, hair transplants, recent studies, and industry-related news.

History of Hair Transplantation Surgery

Introduction Hair loss due to disease, scarring and in particular, androgenetic alopecia, has troubled members of the human race since the dawn of history. A prescription for restoring hair is included in the Ebers papyrus of ancient Egypt which has…

Patient Expectations, Education and Physicians Responsibility

We place a great deal of emphasis on patient satisfaction. We never like to hear about a patient who did not meet their expectations. We do everything possible to meet these expectations and stand behind our work. We have not…

Hair Transplant in The Young Patient

Hair transplant surgery in the young patient can be dangerous. We do not have a crystal ball and we cannot predict your future. If you begin surgery when you are young, you may find your hair loss exceeds your donor…

Androgenetic Alopecia in Women (Hair Loss)

Clinical Features of AGA in Women Androgenetic Alopecia (AGA) also known as female pattern hair loss in women is a genetic condition and is caused by androgens in both men and women. The incidence of this condition is the same…

Comparison Study of Propecia VS Avodart

SUMMARY •  No long-term ( > 2 years) clinical trials have directly compared the efficacy and safety of Avodart vs finasteride. Without such trials, conclusions regarding the relative efficacy and safety of one agent over the other may not be…

The use of Avodart with Male Pattern Baldness

SUMMARY 1. The treatment of androgenetic alopecia is not an FDA-approved indication for Avodart (dutasteride). Therefore, Glaxo Smith Kline may not make recommendations on the use of Avodart for the purpose. 2. Avodart inhibits the conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone…

Hair Growth Study

Richard L. De ViIIez, MD Associate Professor Division of Dermatology University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, Texas Contents Introduction The Growth and Development of Hair Microstructures of the Follicle and Hair The Hair Bulb Cortical Cells Hair Cuticle…

Hair Mass Index and Hair Mass Transferred

Comparative results between patients are typically assessed by the number of grafts transferred. Other times they involve the density of grafts in the recipient area. In fact, we know that individual hair characteristics are not the same. It is the…

Anagen or telogen? The Answer is More Than Skin Deep

Please review the picture in Figure 1. Can you tell which hair is an anagen and which is telogen? As you may recall from your other reading on our site, growing hairs are in a constant cycle. An anagen hair…

Hair Loss Density Study

A thought began to brew in my mind last June at the ESHRS meeting in Brussels. Jean Devroye, MD introduced this thought to me. He noted that density studies done to date involved very irregular patterns. He suggested that his…
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