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Can a Sunburned Scalp Hurt Your Hair?

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Ah, sunshine! It’s refreshing and rejuvenating, until we realize we’ve neglected to stay in the shade or use as strong of an SPF as we thought we needed…leaving our skin bright red and burning. And not only that, the top of your head is tender, too! It turns out you’ve developed white a burn across…

Two Non-Surgical Ways to Stimulate Your Hair Growth

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When your hair starts to shed more frequently, you may be tempted to rush out to the store for a box of minoxidil. Or maybe you get a hair spray color from Amazon to make your hair look fuller. But not all OTC products work well, and some of them don’t work at all. At…

Girl, Wash Your Hair!

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If you have long, thick hair, you want to do whatever you can to care for it and keep it beautiful. This may mean using heavy conditioning, thickening serums, or jojoba oil. For some people, maintaining their hair means forgoing the wash in favor of using a dry shampoo. The problem with using dry shampoo…

How Hair Loss Affects Your Head

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Your hair plays a big role in how you feel about yourself. Some of your earliest memories may be having your mom comb out and fix your hair or going to a barber shop for a cut. As a culture, we’ve been trained to care for our hair and their bodies carefully.  But what happens…

When Your Forehead Gets Too Big

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Have you ever felt like your forehead has gotten wider and wider? As you age and your hair thins, that ever widening space between your eyebrows and your hairline can make you look and feel older. Are you ready to turn back time and get a more youthful look?  Something called “forehead reduction” surgery can…

When a Hair Transplant Goes Wrong

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The days of “plugs” and chia pet looking hair transplants are gone. Skilled, artistic surgeons like Dr. Ben Stong are able to create new hairlines that look and feel natural. Technology like NeoGraft allow for precision in extracting follicles for transplant and placing them in the correct spot. But not all plastic surgeons and hair…

Put It Up for Summer!

In Atlanta, the summer is H.O.T. We are far enough inland that we don’t get that coastal breeze, and far enough south that the temperatures soar.  Figuring out what to do with your hair can be a challenge. It’s easy enough to crop your son’s hair very close or give your young daughter a pixie…

So, You’ve Had Surgery, Now What?

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Hair restoration surgery is different than any other surgery. It’s minimally invasive, but has the possibility of changing your entire life. While recovery from the procedure is relatively quick, the final results can take up to a year to see. This is what a timeline of your recovery might look like: Week 1-2: Redness from…

Three Questions About Hair Restoration

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As you investigate your options for hair restoration, there are three considerations that you’ll keep coming back to: pain level, scarring/noticeability, and lasting effect. There are plenty of answers to be found on the internet, but this is our take on hair restoration surgery using Follicular Unit Extraction. Will It Hurt? Hair restoration is performed…

Stress and Alopecia: How to Handle Anxiety and Regrow Your Hair

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If you’re under stress, your body will tell you.  Your blood pressure elevates, you might develop headaches, insomnia, heartburn or ulcers. And to top it off, your hair may fall out.  The good news is that with some modification of behavior and environment, you stand a reasonable chance of reversing your symptoms… including the hair…

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