In a surprise announcement yesterday, it has been revealed that you can now have your hair follicles preserved for the future with something called hair banking. What is hair banking? Hair banking is the process of extracting hair follicles from the donor area of a hair loss patient and then those follicles are stored in a special container at -180C. Then, as the patient continues to lose more hair, it is hoped that the hair banking process will be able to provide new dermal papilla cells to rejuvenate hairs that … read more
Propecia testicular pain is spoken about quite a bit and some of them are very real. This doesn't mean that they can't be tolerated while they eventually dissipate because many times, in my own experience, this is exactly what happens. The caller in this clip from a recent episode of "Spencer Kobren's The Bald Truth" talks about Propecia testicular pain he was experiencing and he wasn't sure what to do about it. Spencer and I both share that we both experienced the exact same thing as we've both mentioned our … read more
It is guaranteed that you already know that hair loss treatments, and the marketing that comes with it, is an absolute travesty of human nature. For decades, and even centuries, man has played on the fears and low self esteem of others by promising luscious locks of hair, and the rewards it brings with it, through the use of various lotions, potions and gadgets that are of course never free. This is true in many aspects of life but the market occupied by the hair loss sufferer has been a … read more
One of the most frequent emails I've received this year is from people asking about how my PRP results from Dr. Cooley has turned out. I learned that a LOT of people are interested in my PRP results because obviously people are always looking for new options in the follicular fight. Well, the wait is over so you can now see my PRP results at five months (which is early) and my thoughts on the experience.
PRP for hair loss is a controversial issue and it has been since it … read more
I am very happy to announce the first ever true hair transplant pro-bono repair program. This program is called Project Repair. Project Repair has been somewhat of a dream of mine for many years. I have always wanted to be able to provide an opportunity for hair transplant surgery victims to receive the repair they desperately need. Unfortunately, due to overwhelming hair transplant cost that most patients are subject to many patients cannot afford the repair that is necessary for a normal and natural appearance. I was once one … read more
I've been working hard on a new project and it is finally ready to share. With the expansion of scalp micropigmentation in the hair restoration world there have been a lot of questionable claims and even more questionable results. In addition, there has been no real structure to the scalp micropigmentation industry and it has left every company fighting tooth and nail for your bald scalp.
I've read, heard and seen it all. Stem cells is such an overused term that it no longer has any sort of meaning or significance for me. However, my wife was perusing the interwebs this morning and this story popped up on her Facebook feed (but not mine???) and she pointed it out to me. I at first gave it only 1.3 seconds of my time but then she kept reading it and then I got a bit more interested. This seems to be the most promising, yet still unsubstantiated, … read more