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At and extreme NW 7 on the scale of male pattern baldness, this patient would be turned away by any other hair restoration clinic in the world as a hopeless case. That was his experience before he visited Dr Umar at DermHair clinic in Redodo beach Caifornia. He was forced to use a hairpiece to [...]

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Variables Affecting Hair Loss

December 10, 2012

A full head of hair represents youth and vitality in society. When hair loss occurs, people can experience negative self-esteem and decreased self-confidence. One of the most important factors in order to treat hair loss, hair thinning or balding is to first understand the underlying cause. Different factors contribute to hair loss, which distinctly affect men and [...]

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Hair transplants can be tricky. It seems almost instinctual that anyone experiencing hair loss would run to fix the problem. Young men who have an earlier onset of male pattern baldness—which can begin as early as late teen years—will likely be Propecia regulars and Rogaine pros throughout their 20’s. But at what point do these [...]

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Going bald is considered a painful process by many. It may seem so common to the majority of us that we don’t think twice when we see a man with a thinning crown or receding hairline. It seems normal and they appear to be okay with the condition. But what many aren’t aware of is [...]

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How Does Propecia Work?

April 5, 2011

Propecia, a finasteride drug, is among the most commonly used products on the market in the face of hair loss. An embarrassing problem at best, male pattern baldness starts with thinning hair on the scalp, which can lead to a balding crown and/or a receding hairline. Dihydrotestosterone, or DHT, is the main cause of male [...]

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Before this patient came to Dr. Umar, he tried a common approach to hiding his male pattern baldness – combing his hair over the problem are and hoping no one noticed. Using the advanced technique of Follicular Unit Extraction, Dr. Umar transplanted 2,500 individual grafts of hair from the nape of the patient’s neck and [...]

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Androgenic alopecia, more commonly referred to as male pattern baldness, is caused by the enzyme 5-alpha-reductase converting testosterone into dihydrotestosterone, or DHT. DHT, dominant in the scalp, attaches to the receptor sites of hair follicles, causing them to atrophy and die. Hence, we have male pattern baldness. However, the determining factor that leads to one’s [...]

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Hair loss can occur for various reasons. Stress, diet, health, sleep, drug use, etc. But male pattern baldness, scientifically termed androgenic alopecia, is the most common cause of hair loss. Male pattern baldness technically starts in the womb. Your predetermined genetics will manifest in male pattern baldness 20 to 40 years later depending on whether [...]

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  Hair Loss Level: NW 3 level of hair loss who wanted an aggressive hairline and minimal use of head donor for the restoration. He did not want beard hair used either. Surgery: Dr. Umar used follicular unit extraction – BHT by SFETto derive 5,000 grafts from the head, nape, shoulders and chest. Of this, [...]

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Hair Loss Level: NW 3 hairline recession with NW5 area of thinning. Surgery: Dr. Umar uses the FUE hair transplant procedure to refine and advance a NW3 case using 3500 grafts derived from the head donor area and nape to create a soft natural hairline and restore him from NW 3 to a state of [...]

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