Hollywood funnyman Steve Carell: actor, director, writer, producer, and… hair transplant patient? He’s appeared in plenty of big films over the years but he’s perhaps best known for his role as Michael Scott – regional manager at Dunder Mifflin in NBC’s The Office. But in the first series of this hit sitcom, Steve Carell was very noticeably balding. So how did he regain his hair?
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It’s a hair loss myth we’ve all heard: bald men are more virile, have higher testosterone levels, and so on. But is it actually true? Or just an old wives’ tale? Well, hormones do play an important role in androgenetic alopecia – but there’s more to it than just testosterone. So, do bald men have more testosterone? Let’s take a look at the facts behind the myth. Continue reading Do Bald Men Have More Testosterone?
It’s another TOWIE transplant! But this one hasn’t gone on the top of the head – it’s a beard transplant! Yes, they do exist, and Mario Falcone has definitely had one! In the first few series of The Only Way is Essex, he had just a few wisps of facial hair. Now, though, he’s got a full beard. So what caused this dramatic change? Did he finally go through puberty – or was it a beard transplant?
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Never heard of FUE or SMP? FUE stands for Follicular Unit Extraction and refers to a method of hair transplantation. SMP stands for Scalp Micropigmentation, a cosmetic procedure that gives the illusion of very short hair. These two hair loss treatments can be combined together to create the appearance of a full head of hair – even if you’ve lost a significant amount already. Continue reading FUE and SMP Combination: Dual Treatment for Advanced Hair Loss
We all know that androgenetic alopecia is a genetically inherited condition – the clue’s in the name. But why do some men avoid male pattern hair loss despite having bald parents? And what if your father’s bald – are you destined to lose your hair too? In this post we’ll look at the genetics behind androgenetic alopecia as well as some common questions like: is baldness inherited from Mom or Dad?
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Vitamin D is an important regulator of many functions in the body. But it’s only recently that a link between vitamin D and male pattern hair loss has been suggested. Mice with mutated vitamin D receptors don’t grow hair. Men and women with androgenetic alopecia have been shown to have lower levels of vitamin D receptors. So is vitamin D the key to curing hair loss? Continue reading Vitamin D and Male Pattern Hair Loss: Is There a Link?
I know – it sounds crazy. But a gossip magazine has recently made the claim that Kim Kardashian has had a hair transplant. I mean, we’re used to seeing male celebrity hair transplants, but what about women? Hair loss affects them too. And to be fair, the reality TV star has been through a lot – different hair styles, two kids, the stress of being married to Kanye West… So, has Kim Kardashian had a hair transplant? Continue reading Has KIM KARDASHIAN had a Hair Transplant?
In case you’re wondering what the image above is all about, it’s a figure from a recent hair loss study with exciting results. The research suggests that plucking hair in a specific pattern can make more grow – a finding that could lead to a cure for androgenetic alopecia. It’s a bit more complicated than just randomly pulling hairs, though. So before you reach for the tweezers, here’s the latest on this exciting new science. Continue reading Quorum Sensing: How Plucking Could Reverse Hair Loss
Surely not! The Rocky and Rambo star is far too tough to be concerned with a little male pattern baldness, right? Well, apparently not. Sylvester Stallone‘s hair line is significantly lower than it was a few years back. He’s got fantastic hair for a man who’s just turned 70… but it’s a little too good. So what’s he done? Toupée? CGI? Hair transplant?
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Last month (July 2016) saw California-based biotech company Samumed complete its phase 2 trials for hair loss treatment SM04554. Although the results have yet to be made public, the company gave us an idea of how effective it is in its presentation to the American Academy of Dermatology in March. So, is it the ultimate cure for baldness? Or another disappointing failure? Let’s take a look. Continue reading SM04554 Phase 2 Results: Another Promising Future Hair Loss Treatment