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Sudden Hair Loss May Be Alopecia

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Alopecia is an autoimmune condition that occurs when your body attacks hair follicles and causes them to stop producing hair, leading to hair loss. Types of Alopecia Several types of alopecia exist, including: Alopecia Areata – This type of alopecia is seen when you have one or more coin-sized patch of hair loss on your…

8 Tips to Combat Winter Hair

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The cold, windy, dry weather during our Atlanta, Georgia winter months can unfortunately wreak havoc on your nice head of hair.  Split ends can start to develop, hair is more susceptible to breaking, and your scalp can become dry and itchy. To help combat some of theses effects that winter has on your hair and…

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) And How It Relates to Hair Loss

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PCOS is a hormonal condition that affects the function of a woman’s ovaries. Having PCOS causes irregular menstrual cycles, weight gain and high levels of male hormones, called androgens. If you’re a woman in Atlanta with PCOS, you’re not alone. How Does PCOS Relate to Hair Loss? Androgenic hormones such as testosterone cause women to…

Are Your Hair Brushing Habits Hurting Your Hair?

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Do you long for that beautiful, shiny, smooth hair that the Hollywood stars have? Your brushing habits may have a lot to do with why you’re far from achieving that goal. Here are some common habits that people have when it comes to brushing their hair, which are actually doing more harm than good. Using…

How to Battle Dandruff

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Flakes in your hair and an itchy scalp are the main symptoms of dandruff. Seborrheic dermatitis, not shampooing enough, a yeast called Malassezia, or an allergy to certain products are all common causes of dandruff. The following are some ways that you can prevent or get rid of dandruff for good. Using the Right Shampoo…

What Is Scalp MicroNeedling?

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Microneedling is a minimally invasive hair restoration procedure. The process of getting microneedling uses a special device that contains small, fine, needles that puncture the top layer of the scalp. Doing so creates a controlled skin injury that triggers the wound healing response on the scalp. As a result, the growth factors and proteins within…

Will My Hair Transplant Last Forever?

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Considering a hair transplant in Atlanta, Georgia to treat male pattern baldness is a big step. You may be wondering how long the treatment will last and if it’s worth it. How Long Does A Hair Transplant Last? When performed by a trained, experienced hair restoration specialist like Dr. Stong, a hair transplant procedure can…

At What Age Should You Get A Hair Transplant?

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A hair transplant in Atlanta, Georgia is a successful surgical treatment that’s done to replace lost hair.  This procedure is typically performed to treat male pattern baldness; however, some women can have it done too. The surgery involves removing hair follicles from one part of the body and transplanting them in the balding area. Hair…

Non-Surgical Hair Restoration Options

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There are several treatments available for people in Atlanta, GA who want to achieve a fuller set of hair, but don’t want to undergo surgery. Non-surgical treatment options are great for slowing down the hair loss process, and enhancing and keeping the results that you achieve from hair transplant surgery. Hair Medications If you’re in…

FUT vs. FUE Hair Transplants

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When you’re getting a hair transplant in Atlanta, you’ll have to decide how you want the donor hairs to be harvested.  There are two methods to choose from: the Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT/Strip) method, or Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE). What is FUT? With Follicular Unit Transplantation a long, thin sliver of tissue is removed from…

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