male pattern baldness

Should DHT Shampoos Be Part of Your Hair Restoration Strategy?

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  • DHT Shampoos and Hair Restoration

Products are constantly being developed to address people’s needs. When it comes to common cosmetic issues, there is no lack of merchandise which promises to get rid of wrinkles,  large pores, brown spots and even treat hair loss. There are shampoos, for example which are intended to diminish DHT levels on the scalp.  Should they be included in your plan for restoring your hair? DHT And Hair Loss A marketing tactic that is often seen in beauty and grooming products is to include scientific terms on the labeling. This, of course is done to establish a sense of legitimacy. It […]

FUE Hair Restoration for Younger Patients

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  • Young Patient | Advanced FUE Hair Transplant

Typically, hair clinics will not perform FUE hair restoration (or any other hair transplant surgery) on candidates under the age of 24. This is due to the fact that male pattern baldness is progressive in nature and a premature hair loss would undermine the long-term results. The implanted hair would stay put as the continuation of baldness would persist in surrounding areas, yielding an unnatural-looking island of hair. There are sometimes extreme cases, which create an exception to this general rule of thumb. These exceptions exists for the following reasons: The candidate understands that a second, or even third procedure […]

Body Hair Transplant with uGraft Restores Extreme NW 7 Hair Loss

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  • Hair Transplant Cost| Info For Patients

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 conceal the badly balding top half of his head. When he came to DermHair Clinic, he was wearied of his confinement to the hairpiece and wanted the freedom of permanent, real hair. Body hair transplant (BHT) the uGraft methods was the solution he was looking […]

Variables Affecting Hair Loss

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  • Patient With Male Pattern Hair Loss

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 women. Men tend to lose hair based solely on genetics. Women typically experience temporary hair loss due to psychological factors and permanently due to aging and hormonal imbalance. The most common factor in hair loss for men and women is androgenic alopecia, or pattern baldness. […]

Psychological Effects Of Hair Loss On Men

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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 the adverse emotional affects hair loss silently has on millions of men. Approximately two-thirds of men in the U.S. will experience some degree of hair loss by the age of 35. This number increases to 85% by the age of 50. And for 25% of […]

How Does Propecia Work?

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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 hair loss. The purpose of Propecia is to restore the hair and to stop testosterone from converting into DHT, thus preventing hair loss. Propecia is typically taken orally once a day at 1 mg. It is contraindicated in women and children. Because the hair follicles’ […]

Comb-over No More with Follicular Unit Extraction: 2,500 Grafts Using Head and Nape Hair

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  • Before FUE Hairline Restoration

The patient in this video sought Dr. U’s help for addressing the progression of his hairline restoration. He tried to keep this concealed by wearing longer hair lengths in the front. But as his condition worsened, this strategy of combing his hair over the problem became less effective. Fortunately though, the patient still had enough donor hair grafts on his scalp.  Using the hair transplant technique known as Follicular Unit Extraction, Dr. Umar extracted 2,500 grafts of head and nape hair to recreate a flattering hairline and temples for the patient. Since nape hair grafts are very thin and fine, […]

Male Pattern Baldness: What are the odds?

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  • Hair loss info|Male Pattern Baldness

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 hormonal balance and production of DHT is genetic. Is Male Pattern Baldness Genetic? Ultimately, male pattern baldness is a genetic condition, stemming predominantly from the maternal X-chromosome. This chromosome carries our androgen receptors, which are significant in deciding hair loss probability. Male pattern baldness comes […]

Male Pattern Baldness – What Is It?

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  • FUE Hair Restoration Cost| Information For Patients

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 your mother passed it down to you through her X chromosome. Men whose mothers’ fathers suffer male pattern baldness have a much higher chance of experiencing the condition. And men whose fathers suffer male pattern baldness are also more likely. This is due to the […]

Restoring Hairline With 5000 Body and Head Hair Grafts

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  • Restoring Hairline With 5000 Graft BHT Surgery

  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, less than 2,500 came form the head donor. The patient got the result he wanted. Using the “Umar Procedure”, Dr. Umar is able to expand the available donor supply by adding hair from the beard and body areas into the head donor pool. The result is […]