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How Much Does A Hair Transplant Cost?

Jan 12 2021
Numerous products are said to facilitate the growth of more hair or increase volume. The problem is, the majority of them give poor results. A hair transplant is the best method for increasing or adding hair to an area. You must be wondering how much a hair transplant costs. Well, there is no definite price. You will have to pay for both treatment and recovery, and the two have several things that will ... Read More
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Everything You Need To Know About Beard Transplant?

Jan 12 2021
Many guys can't grow a beard even when they stop shaving for a while. Normally, stubble doesn't grow evenly on their faces, and instead of a stylish beard, they get patchy facial hair. Maybe your lack of or little facial hair runs in the family. So, if your facial hair isn't growing, you can opt for a beard transplant, just the way people with a receding hairline transplant their own hair. ... Read More

Topical Finasteride hair loss solution

Nov 26 2017
Are Topical DHT Blockers as Effective as Oral Finasteride?   Dihydrotestosterone is a chemical that is found in the male body. When your body produces too much DHT you’ll begin to loose hair. There are medicines that limit the production of DHT and help slow down the chemical process that causes hair loss.   Patients ask us what is more useful against fighting baldness, oral fina... Read More

Latest hair transplant & hair loss topic

Sep 26 2016
Follicular unit extraction is one of two primary ways to attain follicular units for hair transplant surgery. FUE (follicular unit extraction) is harvesting individual units that are extracted from the patient’s donor area and then utilized for hair transplantation. It’s different form strip-harvesting because a strip of hair is removed from the donor hair then dissected into individual units to... Read More

What is Acell

Sep 26 2016
Acell is a new advancement in regenerative medicine, that uses naturally occurring collagen to heal and remodel damaged cells. Acell uses a re-absorbable  extracellular matrix to stimulate the body’s own cells to encourage new tissue growth, known as “auto cloning”. This product is then implanted into damaged  tissue, such as acute wounds and burns or to compliment other surgical... Read More

What questions should I ask at my complimentary hair loss consultation

Sep 26 2016
If you feel like your experiencing hair loss, you may prefer to speak to a specialist regarding treatment. While hair loss is most commonly caused by genetics, there could be one or more underlying factors that may be contributing to your hair loss. Some questions you might want to ask at your consultation are: Based on my health history, could medical issues be contributing to my hair loss? Coul... Read More

Hair Loss News: Hair Cloning

Sep 26 2016
Will we ever be able to solve the age-old problem of hair loss? Current surgical methods and products in the market today, simply cannot produce new hair. The art of surgical hair restoration is rearranging the patient’s existing DHT-resistant hair follicles for an appearance that looks fuller. But no new hair is added. Current surgical methods are very labor intensive. The obvious key to improving... Read More

Selfies Increase Demand for Hair Restoration..

Sep 26 2016
Well, it’s official- the selfie has dominated social media! In the quest for the perfect selfie, some folks seem to have decided that no photo-editing app is good enough to smooth out the wrinkles: nothing less than old-school cosmetic surgery will do. An annual study showed that one in three surveyed doctors have seen an increase in requests for surgery due to patients’ dissatisfaction with ... Read More

Robotic Hair Transplant vs Manual Hair Transplant

Jan 11 2018
A Robotic hair transplant is a procedure where a physician guides the robot in the FUE hair transplantation. While a robot is performing the procedure the physician and the medical techs are assisting in the graft selection, along with mapping out the desired donor area. The main difference during a personal procedure at BHHR is the physician in selecting the grafts as he’s personally harvesting the g... Read More

Why do you lose hair?

Jan 09 2018
Why do you lose hair? Hair loss is common in women and men, either way, it’s emotionally draining. There are plenty of reasons for losing hair. The process can be simple and temporary with an issue such as vitamin deficiency or more complicated, like an underlying health condition. Both men and women can suffer from hormone imbalances that cause hair loss or hair thinning. A simple evaluat... Read More

How often will I need PRP?

Jan 05 2018
Platelet Rich Plasma will help maintain your hair’s density along with aiding the prevention process. Each case is unique and we customize our treatment plans to fit your level of hair loss. We recommend our patients come in every 6-9 months for a follow-up injection. In the same respect as Botox, SmartPRP® needs to be maintained. Committing to regular visits will only benefit your hair’s de... Read More

Award Winning Hair Restoration Surgeon, Dr. John Kahen

Jan 04 2018
Beverly Hills Hair Restoration is proud to have Top Hair Restoration Surgeon, Dr. John Kahen. The Aesthetic Award has been given to Dr. Kahen 2 years in a row: 2016-2017, along with the Aesthetic Everything award in 2017. Dr. Kahen is honored to be recognized as the best hair restoration surgeon by his colleagues. Having the best hair restoration surgeon work on your hair goals is the difference between ... Read More

What is a Beard Transplant?

Jan 03 2018
While it's always been a go to accessory for a man, it’s no secret that beards are a current trend. Some men opt to stick with a simple goatee or they may go as far as sporting the “wilderness” man look for Movember (we love to help bring awareness to mens health, as well). Either way it's nice to have options. Unfortunately, some men might have trouble growing out a beard. So... Read More

What is a hair graft?

Dec 16 2017
A graft is the generic term used for any piece of hair-bearing tissue that is extracted from the scalp. When performing an FUE or FUT you’ll have an estimated number of hair grafts extracted. Each graft can have 1-4 hair follicles. The hair grafts are extracted from a donor area in the back of the head. This area is genetically programmed to grow hair for life. This ensures your hair transplantation w... Read More

What happens after my hair transplant surgery?

Dec 14 2017
Hair transplant surgery removes hair follicles from the back and lower sides of the head, hair follicles are then transplanted to the affected areas. Both methods of transplant surgery: follicular unit extraction (FUE) and follicular unit transplantation (FUT), have a common question, “what happens after my hair transplant surgery?”   When Will My Hair Grow In? Every patient is unique... Read More

What does a free personalized hair restoration consultation consist of?

Dec 11 2017
First and foremost, we never pressure our patients into agreeing to a hair transplant surgery. Unlike other hair restoration clinics, we don’t consider our consultations a sales pitch; we consider ourselves educators! Hair transplantation surgery isn’t a one size fits all surgery. Each patient has individual goals and unique hair loss situation. We’ll give our patients a full rounded hair ... Read More

Can combing my hair make it fall out?

Dec 09 2017
A lot of patients ask if combing their hair too much can make it fall out. The average person can lose up to a hundred strands of hair a day. As for brushing, if you brush your hair too hard it can cause the hair cuticle to flake and strip away. If your hair is already damaged from any of these factors a simple brush can cause it to fall out. Other factors can attribute to hair loss including damage due to ... Read More

Female Hair Loss

Dec 06 2017
While there are many factors that can contribute to female hair loss we generally see most cases related to androgenetic alopecia. Our highly experienced hair restoration specialist will conduct a thorough consultation to ensure we diagnose the patient properly before any hair restoration is conducted. We never assume a female is losing hair due to androgenetic alopecia. Androgenetic alopecia can begin at a... Read More

Regrowing your hair with FUT (follicular unit transplantation)

Dec 01 2017
FUT (follicular unit transfer) is also known as the strip procedure, this term refers the the strip of hair that is harvested from the back of the head. The reason we harvest the hair from the back of the head is because it is genetically programmed to grow for life. The grafts are individually extracted from the strip of hair. Patients with advanced hair loss tend to receive an FUT procedure since the phys... Read More

Hair loss detrimental to a woman self-esteem

Oct 17 2016
Hair loss is a difficult experience for any one. But for women, it’s a different demon. Feelings of anxiety and helplessness can set in when they begin to experience female hair loss. We have talked about the possible causes of female hair loss and the varying solutions – but what about how the woman feels? We are living in an environment where we are convinced we need to stay looking young &... Read More

Los Angeles Hair Restoration Clinic offers Laser Hair Therapy in conjunction with hair transplant surgery

Oct 17 2016
HairMax Laser Comb is a breakthrough laser phototherapy device designed for the general public. Laser light therapy, also called phototherapy in the scientific community. The way it works is a process by which laser energy is delivered to the hair follicle. While the exact mechanism of action is unknown, it is hypothesized that the laser Photo Therapy stimulates growth factors within the hair follicle. P... Read More

Celebrities and Hair Restoration

Oct 14 2016
As much as we may hate to admit it, our first impression of someone is largely based on what they look like. We see eyes, we see a smile and we definitely see their HAIR – or lack thereof in some cases. Hair restoration is a pioneering way to solve the problem of hair loss and the effects can be life changing! Just look at the people we fawn over and idolize; celebrities! Celebrity hair restoration... Read More

Psychological Effects of Hair Loss

Oct 14 2016
There are many psychological effects in both men and women when they experience hair loss and hair thinning. Mostly because hair is a large part of an individuals identity. Almost every society in the world associates hair with youth, beauty, and good health so it is no wonder why hair loss possesses psychological effects on a person. Hair loss has numerous causes usually genetics or health conditions such ... Read More

Which kind of hair transplant is right for you?

Oct 14 2016
If you've been considering hair restoration and have researched it you probably already know there are two basic techniques. In follicular unit extraction (FUE), hair follicles are removed one at a time from the back of the scalp and carefully transplanted one at a time to the recipient area. Dr. Kahen uses customized, highly refined follicular unit extraction tools, coupled with microsurgical tools to... Read More

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) in Conjunction with Hair Restoration

Oct 14 2016
"Men and women who are considering hair transplantation are likely to research the subject first. A Web search of 'hair transplantation' and related terms may turn up references to 'platelet rich plasma' or its acronym PRP. PRP is described as a procedure to enhance healing and hair growth after hair transplantation" (ISHRS, 2014). It's safe to say the goals of hair restorat... Read More

Robotic Hair Transplant- How it works

Oct 14 2016
The ARTAS Robotic Hair Transplant brings a new level of precision and accuracy to hair transplantation. It normally takes seven to eight hours to individually harvest, by hand approximately 1,000 grafts. Since the surgery is tricky and time consuming, fewer than 10% of hair restoration surgeons perform this method of hair restoration. The new ARTAS can gather grafts for hair transplant quicker and with l... Read More

Hair Loss News: Hair Cloning

Oct 14 2016
Will we ever be able to solve the age-old problem of hair loss? Current surgical methods and products in the market today, simply cannot produce new hair. The art of surgical hair restoration is rearranging the patient's existing DHT-resistant hair follicles for an appearance that looks fuller. But no new hair is added. Current surgical methods are very labor intensive. The obvious key to improving s... Read More

Q&A: Will my hair transplant really look natural?

Oct 14 2016
  I am a 35 year old male suffering from male pattern baldness. Over the years, I have tried a lot of products for hair loss but nothing has really worked for my hairline. I’ve noticed my temples have receded quite a bit. For the past months, I have been thinking about undergoing a hair transplant but my only concern is how natural will it look? Will people around me notice I had a hair transp... Read More

Psychological Consequences of Hair Loss

Oct 14 2016
There are many possible causes for hair loss (Alopecia). Some of the most common causes of hair loss are genetics, medications, hormones and stress. Research has shown that hair loss is as psychologically stressful for men as it is for women.  Almost every society in the world associates luxurious hair with youth, beauty and good health.  In fact, for many people hair is what makes them feel beaut... Read More

Hair loss: Temporary or Permanent?

Oct 14 2016
Many people question whether their hair loss is temporary or permanent. Natural hair loss is completely normal, as humans lose an average of 100 hairs a day.  This number varies person to person and some people may experience more extreme hair loss. If you are noticing you are losing more hair than usual, you may be experiencing temporary hair loss. Temporary hair loss can be caused by a variety of dif... Read More

Transform your look in California this holiday season

Oct 14 2016
The holiday season is a time of giving, and right now for a limited time, Beverly Hills Hair Restoration is offering a free flight for those looking to treat themselves to hair restoration surgery. Hair Transplant specialist, Dr. John Kahen understands that hair is an important part of your look, and what better way to celebrate the holidays, than with a getaway to Beverly Hills. Fly for free, when booking ... Read More

Beverly Hills Hair Restoration Reviews and Patient Satisfaction Rate Released

Oct 14 2016
Beverly Hills Hair Restoration has conducted an extensive survey of over 560 patients who had hair restoration within the last two years, to gauge customer satisfaction. It was concluded that patients have a 98% satisfaction rate when it comes to results and patient care received at our Los Angeles hair restoration clinic. In our survey, we focused on client satisfaction after having hair restoration su... Read More

Corrective Hair Restoration Surgery

Oct 14 2016
Often times patients come to Beverly Hills Hair Restoration seeking corrective hair transplant surgery.  Hair transplant surgery when done incorrectly can leave  a large scar or leave patients with hair grafts that are misplaced.  Misplaced grafts grow in irregularly, creating a very unnatural looking hairline.  Patients with visible scarring look for a fix to this problem, as it can cau... Read More

Demand Increases and Prices Fall for FUE Procedures at Beverly Hills Hair Restoration

Oct 14 2016
The demand for Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) increases at Beverly Hills Hair Restoration clinic, as new improved hair transplant techniques allow the surgical hair restoration to be performed at a faster pace with minimal scarring. Resulting in a superior outcome for hair restoration patients and lowering the cost of hair transplant surgeries. Beverly Hills, California (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 The ... Read More

Beverly Hills Hair Restoration Offers New Advanced PRP and ACell Injection Treatments for Hair Loss

Oct 14 2016
Offering the best in advanced hair restoration services , Beverly Hills Hair Restoration now introduces PRP and ACell injection treatments, either in conjunction with a hair restoration procedure or as a standalone service for hair loss. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 The Beverly Hills Hair Restoration Center is now offering the advanced service of PRP and ACell injection treatme... Read More

Hair Transplant Procedures More Affordable Than Ever

Oct 14 2016
Breaking the trend of sky-high prices that clinics charge for hair transplant surgeries, Beverly Hills Hair Restoration Center has many pricing options to reach a vast market of clientele. Offering a limited time special available until October 31, just $3 per graft. Beverly Hills, CA September 17, 2013 The Beverly Hills Hair Restoration Center aims to heat up the hair restoration industry w... Read More

Beverly Hills Hair Restoration Launches Spanish Website

Oct 14 2016
Pouncing on the incredible success of its hair restoration outlets in California, the Beverly Hills Hair Restoration Center has announced the launch of its Spanish language website at http://www.bhtransplantedecabello.com/ The website has been designed primarily to cater to the Hispanic audience and the Latino market to help a larger number of people overcome their hair woes. Beverly Hills, CA (P... Read More

Specialist Hair Transplant Center Beverly Hills Hair Restoration Offers Complimentary Consultation & Opens Outlet In Corona, California

Oct 14 2016
Aiming to fight ageing, genetics, and a wide range of hair issues, the Beverly Hills Hair Restoration Center has announced the opening of a new branch in Corona, California, along with a complimentary consultation offer. Corona, California (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 In the years gone by, hair transplants were reserved mainly for a few unlucky souls. However, an increasing number of people have start... Read More

hair transplant over scar tissue

Oct 14 2016
Hair Transplant over healed scar tissue Question: I had a cyst removed from my skull 3 years ago and when the wound healed, it didn't grow hair follicles. Is it possible to transplant hair follicles over the scar? Answer: It depends on the nature of the scar and if the scar tissue has blood supply. It is sometimes possible to successfully transplant hair into scar tissue from a healed wound. Blood... Read More

Q&A: In Follicular Unit Transplantation, how many grafts on average are there in a 10 cm donor strip?

Oct 14 2016
Question: In an FUT (follicular unit transplantation) procedure, how many grafts on average are there in the donor strip of 10 cm by 1 cm that is removed from the back of the scalp? Answer: The answer to this question varies, and some factors include hair characteristics, number of hairs per graft, and your hair restoration goals. A person with average density in the donor area would likely have about 10... Read More

Would multiple hair transplant surgeries affect the scalp and its elasticity?

Oct 14 2016
Question: Over the years, I have had multiple hair transplant surgeries and my last procedure was for 1500 grafts. My Doctor said I would be able to have another procedure for more density but I'm hesitant. I asked him about the donor area and how many procedures it can handle and he mentioned my donor site is good for another. Is there a limit? Can the scalp really take this much stretching without any... Read More

How is the hair transplant recipient area sites made during the procedure?

Oct 14 2016
Q: How are recipient sites made in hair transplant surgery? A: At Beverly Hills Hair Restoration, the hair transplant recipient area sites are created using custom-made, ultra-fine blades that range from 0.6 mm to 1.2 mm. To create the hair transplant recipient area sites, customized blades are designed to fit the size of the transplanted hairs and the sites created for transplantation. Follicular uni... Read More

How long do I have to wait before I get a second hair transplant session?

Oct 14 2016
Q: I am looking to do two hair transplant sessions - after the first session, how long do I have to wait for the second hair transplant? Will the hair follicles from the second session destroy the grafts from the first session? A: The grafts transplanted during the second session hair transplant procedure would not damage or affect the growth of the grafts from the first session. The hair transplant sur... Read More

Los Angeles Hair Transplant Clinic Launches New Website

Oct 14 2016
Los Angeles Hair Transplant Clinic Launches New Website, Focuses on World Class Hair Restoration in Beverly Hills Beverly Hills Hair Restoration, a hair transplant clinic dedicated to natural results, launches new website. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Read Full Press Release Here. Renowned hair transplant surgeon Dr. John Kahen of Beverly Hills Hair Restoration is pleased to announce the... Read More

Question: Can I get a hair transplant in the same area as the first session?

Oct 14 2016
Hair transplant surgery is a very refined technique and, unfortunately, not all of the results are desirable. The good news is, it is completely possible to perform a hair transplant procedure in the recipient area that was the same area for a first session hair transplant procedure. For example, if a patient gets a hair transplant in the temple region and the density is not optimal (meaning the recipient a... Read More

Minimally Invasive Procedures up 6% as Economy Improves, New FUE Technique to Cover Scarring Adopted by Hair Transplant Clinic

Oct 14 2016
Minimally Invasive Procedures up 6% as the Economy Improves, New FUE Technique to Cover Scarring Adopted by Hair Transplant Clinic The economy is improving and an increase in cosmetic surgeries in 2012 proves the fact, according to a recent report by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). A Los Angeles Hair Transplant clinic adapts to the demand for scar revision procedures by offering a new te... Read More

Before and After FUE Hair Transplant: What does it look like two weeks after?

Oct 14 2016
Follicular Unit Extraction has become very popular in hair transplant surgery and many of our patients specifically request it during their free consultation. But many patients do want to know when they can go back to work - and what their scalp is going to look like after the FUE procedure. Right after the FUE procedure, there will be small red dots in the recipient and donor area where the follicular unit... Read More

Why has Follicular Unit Extraction become so popular in hair transplant surgery?

Oct 14 2016
It seems as if Follicular Unit Extraction is becoming the more popular hair transplant technique option for those suffering from genetic hair loss. But why, exactly? The Strip Harvesting Technique can be very effective as a permanent solution and if performed by a skilled surgeon, can leave behind such minimal scarring it's undetectable (thanks to a technique called tricophytic closure). But Follicular ... Read More

Hair Loss Reveals Surprising Heart Attack Risks in Men, Study Finds

Oct 14 2016
Hair loss, or baldness, could be an indicator of more serious health risks later in life, such as heart attack and heart disease, according to a new study by the American Heart Association. Hair loss could be an indicator of more serious health risks, according to a new study by the American Heart Association. The study found that people with three visible aging signs are at a higher risk for heart attac... Read More

Increasing Demand for FUE Procedure in 2013 at Beverly Hills Hair Transplant Clinic

Oct 14 2016
As hair transplant techniques continue to become more innovative with the goal of little to no scarring left behind, many patients at a Los Angeles hair transplant clinic are starting to request techniques that yield the most natural results with minimal scarring. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 11, 2013 As innovations in surgical techniques continue to advance, there has been a significant focus on a... Read More

Q: What is the technique used to make recipient hair transplant incisions?

Oct 14 2016
Question: What is the technique used to make recipient hair transplant incisions during a hair restoration procedure? Answer: At Beverly Hills Hair Restoration, our patients are usually concerned with if the hair transplant results will be natural - and we usually see concerns of the results looking "pluggy" as they did in the past with less innovative techniques in hair transplant surgery. The... Read More

Do I need to use minoxidil after a hair transplant procedure?

Oct 14 2016
Question: Do I need to use minoxidil after a hair transplant procedure? Answer: If you were using minoxidil before the hair transplant procedure and the cause of the hair loss is genetic, pattern baldness, we recommend to continue any hair loss prevention treatment after the procedure as well - once the grafts heal, of course. A hair transplant is one of the most permanent and natural solutions for hair ... Read More

Sutures, Staples, Trichophytic | What's the best closure | Hair Transplant Scar

Oct 14 2016
There are many closure techniques used by skilled hair transplant surgeons in strip harvesting hair transplant surgery for a minimal hair transplant scar. These include closure techniques such as sutures, staples and tricophytic closure to name a few. In Strip Harvesting, a strip of skin is removed from the back of the scalp (called the donor area), the follicular units are then dissected into individual fo... Read More

Understanding Hair Shock Loss From Hair Transplant & How it Happens

Oct 14 2016
Hair shock loss from hair transplant is a concerning topic for hair transplant patients. During the consultation process, patients express their concern about hair shock loss from the procedure. At Beverly Hills Hair Restoration, we explain to our patients that this is a potential risk. How it happens and how to prevent it Hair shock loss can occur in hair transplant surgery and is usually not permane... Read More

Trending: Non-Surgical alternatives for hair loss

Oct 14 2016
  Some hair loss sufferers are asking about non-surgical procedures for hair loss.Here at Beverly Hills Hair Restoration, Dr. Kahen has a different alternative for those seeking nonsurgical alternatives that is so simple. ?For patients with small patches of hair loss, often a symptom of Alopecia Areata, Dr. Kahen injects steroids into the affected area. Most of our patients start seeing resul... Read More

Hair Transplant Q&A: Is a hair transplant painful?

Oct 14 2016
Question: Is a hair transplant painful? Answer: If your question is whether or not the procedure is painful during or after, the answer is - neither. Hair transplantation is one of the most minimally invasive cosmetic surgeries and some have even described it as being less painful than going to the dentist. The only pain the patient feels at our hair transplant clinic is a tad bit of pain during administ... Read More

Q: Is it normal for the hair transplant surgeon to use assistance during the procedure?

Oct 14 2016
Question: I had a hair transplant procedure done recently and my question is this - Is it normal for the surgeon to use assistance during the procedure? Answer: This is the standard in hair transplant surgery. The hair transplant surgeon and his team work together, and it's important also that the surgeon is maintaining quality control of the surgery as well. This means that he/she is overseeing the ... Read More

PRWeb Press Release - February 14, 2013

Oct 14 2016
Los Angeles Hair Transplant Clinic’s Results Are in For Patient: Maximum Density Achieved in Just Two Sessions A patient came to the hair transplant clinic a year ago last January, seeking a permanent solution for his hair loss. Now, a year later the results are in. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 14, 2013 It’s hardly an enjoyable experience to wake up at the age of 36 to notice a more... Read More

PRWeb Press Release - February 21, 2013

Oct 14 2016
Expert Hair Transplant Surgeon Los Angeles Offers Three Quick Tips When Researching a Clinic for Cosmetic Surgery, Recommends Patients Consider Traveling for the Right Surgeon With the boom in cosmetic surgeries reported by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons this month, Medical Director of Beverly Hills Hair Restoration Dr. John Kahen offers three quick tips when researching a surgeon and recommend... Read More

PRWeb Press Release - February 28, 2013

Oct 14 2016
Tip Sheet from Beverly Hills Hair Restoration: 5 Ways to Check for Hair Loss & Causes Beverly Hills Hair Restoration, a Los Angeles hair transplant clinic dedicated to natural results, offers these five tips to check for hair loss Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 28, 2013 When first determining if someone is experiencing genetic hair loss, there are several tests a hair transplant surgeon or de... Read More

Why FUE for Me and Not FUT? | Follicular Unit Extraction

Oct 14 2016
Question: How come some people are good candidates for FUE and others are recommended for FUT? Answer: FUE and FUT are both highly innovative techniques in hair restoration surgery. However, not everyone is a good candidate for one or the other, and it’s important that the hair transplant surgeon determine this at the consultation. For someone who is a good candidate for FUT, it may be that th... Read More

FUT vs. FUE : Hair Transplant Terminology

Oct 14 2016
Hair transplant surgery is more advanced today than it has ever been, and the techniques are more innovative and less invasive for the patient. During a hair transplant consultation, the surgeon typically goes over the entire procedure with the patient. This also includes the type of technique. So, what exactly is FUE and how is it different from FUT? Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT): What is it? ... Read More

Play Poker While You Wait: Pain from Hair Transplant is Not So Conventional

Oct 14 2016
The same is not true for the pain from hair transplant surgery. Although it is considered a surgery, it is a virtually painless procedure performed typically in the clinic by both a skilled surgeon and technicians. The picture here says it all – a patient can literally be on his or her phone playing poker during the hair transplant surgery. Comfort is very important during a hair transplant proce... Read More

Hair Loss Stages and Hair Restoration | Los Angeles Hair Restoration

Oct 14 2016
For men and women, there are different stages of genetic hair loss that are experienced by the sufferer, both the Norwood Scale men and the Ludwig Scale for women. At our Beverly Hills clinic, a Los Angeles Hair Restoration center, patients experiencing hair loss can sometimes be as young as in their early 20's. When determining if hair restoration is a feasible treatment for hair loss, it's importa... Read More

Beverly Hills Hair Restoration | Unparalleled Results

Oct 14 2016
Beverly Hills Hair Restoration | Dedicated to Natural Results Hair loss affects millions of people, both men and women, and most people will start to notice some sort of hair loss within their lifetime.  Although women and men both experience the condition, it can affect everyone differently. Those who choose to do something about their hair loss typically do a lot of research on the treatments an... Read More

How Alcohol, Cigarettes and Drugs Can Affect Hair Restoration Surgery

Oct 14 2016
With all the innovations and advancements in hair transplant surgery, the risks and complications from the surgery are lesser than ever before. Hair restoration is an outpatient procedure that can be done in one day and one session. Sometimes, additional sessions are needed and discussed during the consultation. The goal is to create as much density in one session for the patient. Although it is a minimally... Read More

Hair Transplant Results

Oct 14 2016
Hair transplant results matter - Results. Results. Results. After a hair transplant, is there really anything better? Once the procedure is done and the scalp has healed, all that matters now is the growth. Many patients at our Los Angeles hair transplant clinic want to know what's normal, what's not and finally - when will I see growth? The First Five Months The first five months after the p... Read More

Rare side effects hair restoration - Recipient Necrosis

Oct 14 2016
With a poorly executed procedure, there is a chance of side effects hair restoration, but they are usually rare and easily avoided. Hair restoration is a truly innovative cosmetic surgery, due to such things as advanced hair transplant surgical techniques and the healing capabilities of the scalp. It is one of the most effective treatments for hair loss and among the most non-invasive procedures. Howev... Read More

Causes hair loss in men and women - An Infographic

Oct 14 2016
Causes Hair Loss in Men & Women - A breakdown of those seeking treatment What causes hair loss in men and women can vary. Hair loss affects both men and women and can have a huge impact on the self-esteem of the one experiencing the condition. Genetic hair loss affects millions of people and that is just in the United States alone. Below is an infographic about hair loss between men and women, those ... Read More

Hair Restoration Techniques - Behind the skill

Oct 14 2016
Hair restoration techniques adopted by surgeons varies, as well as the results from the hair restoration procedure. The skills vary based both on the technique and skill of the surgeon, how many years they have been in practice, for example – as well as the type of hair restoration that is being performed based on the patient and how many grafts needed. Grafts can have anywhere from 1 to 4 hairs ... Read More

Hair Restoration Results - When to expect hair growth

Oct 14 2016
Q: It's been two months since my hair transplant procedure and I don't see any hair restoration results. Is this normal? When should I start seeing some growth? A: When choosing a hair restoration procedure for your hair loss, it's understandable to inquire about the hair restoration results. There are many questions that need to answered by the patient before the surgery and even after the p... Read More

MarketWire: Nutrition for Healthy Hair

Oct 14 2016
Nutrition Tips for a Lifetime of Healthy Hair BEVERLY HILLS, CA–(Marketwire – November 22, 2010) –  There are many causes of hair damage and hair loss, but according to hair restoration surgeon, Dr. John Kahen, director of the Beverly Hills Hair Restoration medical clinic, nearly 95% of the time the underlying cause is genetic. “But don’t let a genetic predisposition to... Read More

MarketWire: Premiere Hair Transplant Surgeon Offers Natural Results

Oct 14 2016
Premiere Hair Transplant Surgeon John Kahen, M.D. Offers Natural Results With Innovative Techniques LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - April 5, 2009) - Hair restoration surgery is considered to be a minimally invasive procedure but treatment still requires the expertise of a qualified hair restoration surgeon. Dr. Kahen, the founder and medical director of Beverly Hills Hair Restoration, also one of th... Read More

MarketWire: Is the Balding Economy Restoring?

Oct 14 2016
Is the Balding Economy Restoring? BEVERLY HILLS, CA--(Marketwire - May 8, 2012) - When the economy is down, people struggle to afford the bare necessities. Hair transplant procedures are not at the top of the list despite the amazing results they provide. When the economy starts improving, people have more disposable income that allows them to opt for cosmetic procedures like hair restoration. In a ... Read More

Hair Cloning

Oct 14 2016
Hair cloning, that is meant for the treatment of androgenetic alopecia (common genetic hair loss), is still being researched by physicians as a hair loss treatment. It is being called The 2012 Trend for hair loss treatments and solutions. In hair cloning, a sample of the hair follicle cells are multiplied outside the body, known as in vitro, and then they are re-implanted into the scalp with the hope tha... Read More

Robotic Hair Restoration

Oct 14 2016
FUE hair trans­plant pro­ce­dure. On April 14, 2011 the FDA granted a 510k dol­lar clear­ance to the ARTAS Sys­tem for fol­lic­u­lar unit extrac­tion of the scalp on andro­genic alope­cia patients. In 2007, the Inter­na­tional Soci­ety of Hair Restora­tion Surgery (ISHRS) meet­ing was pre­sented with the ini­tial test results of ... Read More

Hair Transplant Surgery - Behind the history

Oct 14 2016
n cosmetic surgery, everyone is always looking for the latest technique, the most innovative approach and the newest surgical options. This makes sense - as a patient, why wouldn't you want the most modern approach to a cosmetic procedure? Since most of the research towards a more modern surgical technique typically means that the procedure yields a natural look with minimal scarring and detection. T... Read More

Quality Control: An important factor in hair transplant surgery

Oct 14 2016
Choos­ing the right hair trans­plant sur­geon in Los Ange­les or in any city is tricky in itself. When you’re not look­ing for a bar­gain, it’s impor­tant to make edu­cated deci­sions about the sur­geon, the clinic — and most impor­tantly, the hair trans­plant.. When you even­tu­ally choose your hair trans­plant ... Read More

Hair Loss in Teenagers

Oct 14 2016
When you think of the con­di­tions bald­ness or hair loss, you usu­ally assume it is refer­ring to an adult male or female. How­ever, teenagers and kids can also expe­ri­ence hair loss. Hair loss dur­ing ado­les­cence can be due to many vary­ing fac­tors. Although they may not need to con­sider hair restora­tion in Los Ange­les, ... Read More

Does LaserComb stop hair loss?

Oct 14 2016
With all the money spent on treat­ing hair loss, from creams and sprays to injec­tions and hair restora­tion, in Los Ange­les, and mostly any­where else, achiev­ing a full head of hair is some­times a chal­lenge. While some are opt­ing for Prope­cia and oth­ers grab­bing the Rogaine, another option is laser ther­apy. The Hair­Max Laser­Co... Read More

Vegan/Vegetarian diet and hair loss — Is there a link

Oct 14 2016
The Huff­in­g­ton Post posted an arti­cle the other day stat­ing that Veg­e­tar­i­ans Live Longer. And we couldn’t help but won­der — does a veg­e­tar­ian or vegan diet influ­ence the causes of hair loss? What can you do to stay healthy and pre­vent hair loss with food. With a vegan or veg­e­tar­ian diet, you ha... Read More

Study shows multivitamins may prevent cancer, hair loss

Oct 14 2016
A study pub­lished in the Jour­nal of the Amer­i­can Med­ical Asso­ci­a­tion Wednes­day showed that a mul­ti­vi­t­a­min “slightly low­ers the risk of can­cer in older men,” as reported in the LA Times. The men in the trial, 14,641 male doc­tors aged 50 and older who were fol­lowed for 11.2 years... Read More

Coffee reduces pain, aids in weight loss, prevents hair loss

Oct 14 2016
A new study showed that among the many other ben­e­fits of cof­fee, it might also reduce pain. An arti­cle in the LA Times titled “Sci­en­tists find a new ben­e­fit of cof­fee: It reduces pain,” reported that sci­en­tists in Nor­way have deter­mined that cof­fee, along with pro­mot­ing weight loss and pos­si&... Read More

Follicular Unit Extraction — Los Angeles Hair Restoration Clini..

Oct 14 2016
A con­clu­sion from the Inter­na­tional Soci­ety of Hair Restora­tion Surgery annual meet­ing in the Bahamas last week: Every­body is talk­ing about Fol­lic­u­lar Unit Extrac­tion. And more Los Ange­les hair restora­tion clin­ics and cen­ters all over the coun­try are hear­ing requests for it by those pat... Read More

Scarring and hair restoration — What are the risks

Oct 14 2016
Hair restora­tion in Los Ange­les – okay, hair restora­tion in gen­eral is a stress­ful deci­sion. What’s the cost of a hair trans­plant? How long will I be out of work? Will it leave a scar? When will I see growth? All these ques­tions you have as a patient are valid and nec­es­sary. We received this ques­tion from a patient just the oth... Read More

Robotic Hair Restoration — Benefits

Oct 14 2016
Tech­nol­ogy in hair restora­tion is always chang­ing. And, lately, inno­va­tions in hair trans­plant surgery have been improv­ing for the bet­ter, for both patients and prac­tices. The days of plugs are long behind us, and instead are being replaced by refined and advanced fol­lic­u­lar unit trans­plan­ta­tion. The lat­est is&nbs... Read More

After a Hair Transplant

Oct 14 2016
We get a lot of ques­tions from our patients at our Los Ange­les hair trans­plant clinic about scar­ring, the pro­ce­dure, the post-op. And with good rea­son — it’s a surgery and you earn the right to get all of your ques­tions answered. One ques­tion that’s impor­tant is. “What should I expect after the hair restora­tion&... Read More

Temporary hair loss — hair restoration clinic

Oct 14 2016
The med­ical rea­sons behind hair loss are such a vari­ant — it’s not some­thing you can just Google for an answer. Genetic hair loss is one vari­ant, but it’s not the only rea­son behind hair loss. Tem­po­rary hair loss, also called tef­flum efflu­vium, occurs for sev­eral rea­sons and is one of the main rea­sons for female hair loss. So... Read More

Hair Transplant Surgery — Will it change the texture of my hair..

Oct 14 2016
The say­ing “less is more” is true for some things, but not when it comes to your hair. When you decide to get hair trans­plant surgery, your main goal is to achieve a full head of hair. One ques­tion we often get asked by our patients dur­ing their con­sul­ta­tion is “Will the hair restora­tion surgery change the tex­ture of my hair?... Read More

Does medical therapy actually work for hair loss — Hair transplant, ..

Oct 14 2016
Some 40 mil­lion peo­ple in the U.S. are los­ing their hair. Whether from the tem­ples, the crown or an over­all thin­ning, every­one is look­ing for a solu­tion from hair restora­tion to med­ical ther­apy and Rogaine. Many of the male patients at our Los Ange­les hair trans­plant clinic inquire about Prope­cia. What are the sid... Read More

From LoveYourHairTransplant.com, An infographic about hair loss

Oct 14 2016
Did you know that 60% of those suf­fer­ing from hair loss would rather have more hair than money or friends? Hair loss is a dif­fi­cult and daunt­ing chal­lenge that many Amer­i­cans face. There are about one mil­lion peo­ple world­wide seek­ing pro­fes­sional treat­ment for their hair loss. Hair trans­plant tech­niques have been in use sin... Read More

Spotlight: Before and After hair transplant for a feminine hairline

Oct 14 2016
This patient came into Beverly Hills Hair Restoration in the hopes that a hair transplant would finalize her transformation. She had two procedures done previously that left her with "plug-like" hair transplant where the doctor had done the transplant. She wanted a natural feminine hairline that was more rounded and full. Dr. Kahen performed the Follicular Unit Extraction procedure to achieve a... Read More

Transgender hair restoration at Los Angeles office

Oct 14 2016
There are many reasons our patients seek hair restoration - some want a hair transplant to further along in their career - maybe a Los Angeles agent in the entertainment industry - or simple someone who wants to enhance their appearance and fix something that will lift their self-esteem. Today we want to talk about those patients that are seeking hair restoration to accomplish a complete transformation. ... Read More

Top 10 Foods for Healthy Hair - by Beverly Hills Hair Restoration

Oct 14 2016
We know it's not completely in your control when you start losing your hair, and for some a hair transplant is necessary. But there are some secret tips for those trying to prevent hair loss in the future. One is diet: Did you know there are some foods that are specifically beneficial to the hair and scalp? Below are the top 10 that we found. Salmon Beans Oysters Dark Green Vegetables N... Read More

The link between haircare & hair loss - What we hear at Beverly Hills Hair Restoration

Oct 14 2016
We have many patients in our Los Angeles hair transplant clinic asking about common haircare routines to stop hair loss. Here are some common questions we hear about the causes of hair loss, and some of them are complete myths! Hair dye makes your hair fall out. MYTH: There is absolutely NO link between hair dye and hair loss. However, a bad dye job could cause hair breakage - for example, if bleach i... Read More

The cost of hair transplant

Oct 14 2016
Hair loss can affect men and women, and can be a cause for loss of confidence, affecting a person's happiness and quality of life. Hair transplantation is recognized as the safest, most effectively proven technique for restoring hair permanently. The procedure is carried out under local anesthesia and patients are in the clinic for about 6 hours. As a leading hair transplant clinic, we carry out a ma... Read More

The right doctor for your hair restoration - The issue of non-physicians performing HR

Oct 14 2016
Hair transplantation is definitely a niche industry and takes a certain level of skill to create a natural hair transplant. There are so many horror stories of “plug-like” results. But the reality is – NO ONE’S hair grows at a perfect 180 degree angle, so why should your hair transplant be that way? When choosing the right hair transplant surgeon, there are several key factors to ... Read More

Male pattern baldness - The Norwood Way

Oct 14 2016
At our Los Angeles Hair Restoration clinic, we see many different patterns of male baldness. One of the most widely known is the photo above. The Norwood Class A pattern has been around since the '70s and is characterized by front to back hair loss. Class I represents an adolescent or juvenile hairline and is not actually balding. The adolescent hairline generally rests on the upper brow crease. ... Read More

Neograft - The Technique and the Controversy

Oct 14 2016
 The NeoGraft Hair Transplant automates the FUE (follicular unit extraction) procedure, and "involves a short, quick, rotational spin allowing for safe, fast and gentle extraction of the hair follicle." What sets the NeoGraft apart from other automated devices is the low risk it has of harming the hair follicle - allowing the surgeon to make very precise incisions without breaking the follicl... Read More

Eyebrow Restoration at Los Angeles Clinic

Oct 14 2016
Eyebrows are the window treatments of the face. We look silly without them. Luckily, there is a solution for those experiencing patchy or complete loss of eyebrows. Hair restoration has benefited more from the technical advancements in hair grafting than eyebrow and eyelash restoration. These hairs not only play an important role in facial aesthetics, they also help to protect the eyes. These procedures ... Read More

ACell+PRP Injections - A nonsurgical option for hair loss

Oct 14 2016
It is not easy to go ahead with an elective surgery, and it is very common to seek nonsurgical alternatives (so many do at our Los Angeles hair restoration clinic) to not only avoid anything invasive, but also to save on the cost (the cost of a hair transplant is a worthwhile investment.) One option is ACell+PRP injections to treat hair loss. ACell uses the body's own tissue regeneration mechanism to... Read More

Don't be nervous for your hair transplant

Oct 14 2016
At our Los Angeles hair restoration clinic, our patients are unnecessarily nervous before the surgery and pleasantly surprised afterwards. A natural hair transplant is the goal – Allow us to explain… The pain and discomfort of a hair restoration procedure is minimal compared to a routine cavity filling at your dentist’s office. No matter how many times we say it, in all the different w... Read More

9 Ways You're Losing Your Hair

Oct 14 2016
You're running your hands through your hair while sitting in morning traffic - it's typical that two or three hairs end up in your hand, since on average we lose about 50 to 100 hairs a day. It's when you start noticing an abnormal amount of hair loss, such as hair on your pillow in the morning, for example. If it's enough hair to notice it, then you are probably losing your hair. Female hai... Read More

7 Ways to Prevent Hair Loss

Oct 14 2016
Hair loss can get to a point where it is literally irreversible without a hair transplant. However, there are ways to prevent it early, both for men and women with hair loss, read below.. 1. Understand why hair loss happens. Hair loss (alopecia) occurs mainly on the head but it can also occur on other parts of the body. Also, it can happen at any age and affects about 30 to 40 percent of any populatio... Read More

Propecia side effects warning

Oct 14 2016
Propecia and its side effects are the most concerning question right now when deciding whether to take the drug or not for hair loss. On April 11, 2012 the FDA expanded the warning label on the drug Finasteride-5mg (Proscar), which is used to treat symptoms in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and is also approved to reduce urinary retention risk or the need for surgery related to BPH. Finasteride... Read More

Is the balding economy restoring?

Oct 14 2016
When the economy is down, people struggle to afford the bare necessities. Hair transplant procedures are not at the top of the list despite the amazing results they provide. When the economy starts improving, people have more disposable income that allows them to opt for cosmetic procedures like hair restoration. In a recent interview, John Kahen, M.D., a top hair transplant surgeon in Los Angeles and ow... Read More

ARTAS Robotic Hair Restoration

Oct 14 2016
Hair Restoration-ARTAS Robot Technology has done it again! Hair restoration surgery performed by a robot. Restoration Robotics, a company founded by Dr. Frederick H. Moll, developed the ARTAS System. This completely automated machine is the first and only robot designed to carry out the scoring aspect of the now popular, FUE hair transplant procedure. On April 14, 2011 the FDA granted a 510k dollar clearanc... Read More

Hair loss and what you need to know

Oct 14 2016
If you are one of the many individuals considering a hair loss treatment, here is an overview of the most important things you need to know, including the basics of hair loss and hair growth. How Hair Growth Works Hair is made up of a protein called keratin (can also be found in nails) produced in hair follicles in the outer layer of skin; follicles produce new hair cell... Read More

Breakthrough in Prostaglandin Leads to Answers for Hair Loss in Men and Women

Oct 14 2016
Recent breakthrough by the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have found that an abnormal amount of a lipid protein called Prostaglandin D2 in men with androgenetic alopecia may be the cause for hair loss in men and women. The derivative of prostaglandin in a certain receptor is inhibiting hair growth in both human as well as animal subjects. Earlier research last year found th... Read More

Hair Transplant Versus Hair Replacement System

Oct 14 2016
So you've lost a significant amount of hair. Can we really prevent hair loss? Can the hair be restored? Can we 'cover' the hair loss? 90% of the products you see advertised for hair loss are not really intended to treat hair loss at all. The majority of the time it is just a marketing tool intended to trick consumers into buying it. You've seen them, countless advertisements and websites for... Read More

Thinning Hair Ends: Causes and Prevention

Oct 14 2016
“Trim your ends every two weeks and condition only your ends when showering.” This is every hairstylists’ advice regarding split/thinning ends. But before you start trimming or treating your thinning hair, have you wondered what is causing the ends of your hair to thin? This is important! This information will help you prevent running into the same problems down the line. Women experience ... Read More

Female Pattern Baldness Treatments

Oct 14 2016
There are many causes of female hair loss. Clinical features of pattern baldness in women usually occur during early teens and late middle age. This is shown by the gradual thinning of hair over the frontal area. Usually, pattern baldness in women is not accompanied by increased shedding of hair, but unlike telogen effluvium, hair loss may be seen from the start. The scalp becomes more and more visible as t... Read More

Hair Loss | DHT The Hair Killer

Oct 14 2016
Did you know that 95% of pattern baldness for both men and women is caused by a hormone known as dihydrotestosterone? This nasty hormone sneaks up on your hair follicles and silently kills them, and the end result is female pattern baldness. Dihydrotestosterone is male hormones combination commonly found in both men and women of all ages. When an excess of this hormone is produced, it can lead directly t... Read More

Why good nutrition is essential for hair growth

Oct 14 2016
Contrary to popular opinion, the majority of the hair is already dead. Nothing we apply to our hair will make our hair any healthier. Nourishment and permanent changes to our health must be made from within. This is important so that the roots, the only live part of the hair, can be nourished. Most people are aware that many vitamins, especially B vitamins and vitamin E, have been long recommended as a c... Read More

Getting Cheap Hair Transplant Surgery

Oct 14 2016
When you think about purchasing luxury items, fancy cars, exotic vacations, and dream homes - these aren't the only casualties of a rocky economy. Some who once planned to revise their hair line to boost their self-esteem are thinking twice about going under the knife, leading to a drop in patients opting for hair restoration procedures. Twenty years ago people thought only movie stars and rich men h... Read More

Hair Transplant Surgery | Stop Living With Hair Loss

Oct 14 2016
Thanks to hair transplant surgery, you don’t have to live with hair loss for the rest of your life. This article looks at four important tips that can help you get great success with the procedure. Tip #1: Do your research, to get the right surgeon. Hair replacement surgery can give you very successful results. Many people now have full as well as natural-looking hair after just one surgical sess... Read More

Hair transplant Surgery Frequently Asked Questions

Oct 14 2016
Am I a Candidate? Only after careful observation of experts can such a question be answered. The density of the hair in the Donor site, thickness and color of hair must all be taken into account. Will the implanted hair remain forever? The Follicular units from the side and rear parts of the scalp are genetically characterized so as not to fall out. When these follicles are implanted in the Balding... Read More

What is the difference between female pattern baldness and male pattern baldness?

Oct 14 2016
Some hair loss is an inevitable part of the aging process. As we grow older, our hair cycle begins to slow down and we may lose more hair than we replace. This happens to just about everyone. It's just nature taking its course. However, permanent hair loss may develop due to a medical condition causing pattern baldness. In men, it is called male pattern baldness (MPB) and in women, it is referred to as ... Read More

Beverly Hills Hair Restoration Hair Transplant Result

Oct 14 2016
Happy New Year! Start the New Year with a new you. Hair transplant procedures have come a long way since they were first used on a large scale beginning in the United States in the 1950s. The first large round sized plugs that were used at that time have now evolved into five different transplant grafts, all with different sizes that can be used for different purposes and to create different appearances. ... Read More

Safety and Efficacy of Propecia

Oct 14 2016
False and negative media reports on the drug Finasteride has increased the number of men who choose not to include it in their hair loss treatment. These sources are NOT being provided by experts or leading hair loss specialists. However, in efforts to combat the false media reports of Post Finasteride Syndrome, the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) sent a press release out internati... Read More

Hair Cut Before Hair Transplant Surgery

Oct 14 2016
A commonly asked question by patients prior to surgery is: Do I need to cut my hair before the procedure? In all hair transplant procedures, we are able to transplant into areas of existing hair without it having to be cut. The question of whether hair needs to be cut in the donor area depends upon the way the donor hair is obtained (harvested). With a FUE (follicular unit extraction) procedure, using si... Read More

Scalp Micro-Pigmentation

Oct 14 2016
Scalp Micro Pigmentation is a new and innovative technique practiced at Beverly Hills Hair Restoration in adjunct with hair transplant surgery, and more often with follicular unit extraction. It merges the treated area with its surroundings, enhancing the visual appearance and a creating a soft, natural look. Hair transplant surgery can create a completely natural appearance using the patient's own hair... Read More

Transplanting Gray Hair

Oct 14 2016
If a person getting hair transplant surgery is graying on the top and sides and the donor hair comes from the back of the head, how will the top look after the procedure? Using FUE the donor hair will come from the back and sides of the head of the patient and randomly transplanted into the desired area causing the color of the harvested hair to mix and match perfectly. The sun causes hair to be lighter ... Read More

Traction Alopecia and Hair Extensions

Oct 14 2016
Traction Alopecia is hair loss as a result of constant pulling and force applied to the hair follicle. Wearing pony tails, braids and pigtails, and even hair extensions are common causes for this form of hair loss. While hair extensions were designed to add length and fullness to hair, many have realized the potential for them to cause permanent hair loss. There have been cases recorded of patients that ... Read More

FUE Transplant at Los Angeles Clinic

Oct 14 2016
Follicular Unit Extraction is an advanced, non-surgical alternative for hair transplant treatment that is as safe as it is effective. Employing suction (pneumatic pressure) FUE allows the removal of hair follicles to be a gentler one. Hair follicles are then placed in a sterile holding reservoir, after removal in which they are preserved to their full integrity. Faster that alternative hair transplant metho... Read More

FUE at Beverly Hills Hair Restoration

Oct 14 2016
Beverly Hills Hair Restoration is a leading Los Angeles hair restoration center solely dedicated to hair restoration and hair transplant surgery. Our clinic brings FUG and FUE to Beverly Hills, CA using the latest hair transplant technique. FUG (Follicular Unit Grafting) and FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) are minimally invasive hair transplant procedures that bring about a natural looking hairline resulti... Read More

Los Angeles Follicular Unit Extraction Hair Transplant

Oct 14 2016
Los Angeles hair transplant surgeon Dr. John Kahen brings two leading hair transplant surgery methods to Beverly Hills Hair Restoration Clinic in Los Angeles, California. Follicular unit extraction and follicular unit grafting are minimally invasive hair transplant techniques producing a natural looking hairline as well as broad and excellent coverage. Both of these methods places hairs the way they would n... Read More

Minimally Invasive FUE Cost

Oct 14 2016
With FUE, we are able to extract follicular units on an individual basis from the donor area with out the need for a scalpel and most importantly: No linear scar. FUE hair transplantation is a minimally invasive procedure designed to heal more quickly and allows for the patient to have less post-operative restrictions. Follicular unit extraction has several exciting benefits for people that like to wear ... Read More

Follicular Unit Extraction Hair Transplant NeoGraft

Oct 14 2016
Follicular unit extraction is one of two primary ways to attain follicular units for hair transplant surgery. FUE (follicular unit extraction) is harvesting individual units that are extracted from the patient's donor area and then utilized for hair transplantation. It's different form strip-harvesting because a strip of hair is removed from the donor hair then dissected into individual units to the... Read More

Donor Scar and Micropigmentation

Oct 14 2016
Micropigmentation is just another name for aesthetic tattooing. Although it is widely used for under and over the eye lid to mimic eyeliner, as eyebrow enhancer, cosmetic tattooing for hair loss is sought by patients for recreating lost or underdeveloped facial hair, creating the appearance of hair on a balding scalp, and also for reducing scar appearance after follicular unit transplant. Micropigmentation ... Read More

Robotic assisted Hair Transplant Surgery-ARTAS Restoration Robotics

Oct 14 2016
Earlier this year the FDA approved an exciting new hair transplant technology that is going to revolutionize the way hair transplant surgery is currently being performed.  The use of robotics is widely used in many fields of medicine especially in surgical procedures. The Restoration Robotics ARTAS System is a state-of-the-art, computer assisted, interactive system that facilitat... Read More

Post-Surgical Matter: Folliculitis

Oct 14 2016
Hair transplant surgery can sometimes have a post surgical inflammation to one or more hair follicles called Folliculitis. This however is a minor post hair transplant infection of transplanted grafts after hair transplant surgery which is a common complication that will resolve with or without treatment. When presented with Folliculitis, little red pimple like bumps will appear on the hair transplanted ... Read More

Scalp scabs after hair transplant surgery

Oct 14 2016
Patients should be very careful if they pull scabs off and should be aware that they put themselves at risk of removing the graft. There are actually two types of scabs; one of the two is stuck only to the hair and the other type is stuck to the actual surface of the graft. In a study it showed that for the first two days, pulling on a scab always resulted in a lost graft, the chances of the graft being com... Read More

What causes poor hair growth after a hair transplant?

Oct 14 2016
Grafts need to be properly cared for immediately after being taken from the donor strip, if not they could which will cause the grafts not to grow. There are numerous reasons that can contribute to poor hair growth after a hair transplant however it is very unpredictable and has been reported with every technique utilized in hair transplant surgery. One belief is the grafts planted are dying before they are... Read More

Stress induced hair loss

Oct 14 2016
If you notice thinning or even large amounts of hair falling out, and have been under a lot of pressure or stress, this could be a sign of stress-induced hair loss. Hair loss that is stress-induced is caused by a condition called telogen effluvium. Physical stress, emotional stress relating to a death in the family, pregnancy, severe weight loss and surgery can all cause stress- induced hair loss. T... Read More

Normal side effects after a hair transplant

Oct 14 2016
The side effects a patient experiences after having a hair transplant are very normal and should not be of any concern. Normal side effects are as followed. One very normal side effect after hair restoration is shedding. The hair follicles go through the “Telogen phase” which is the phase where the hair falls out. After a few months the hair goes through the “Anagen phase” this is th... Read More

Hair loss after pregnancy

Oct 14 2016
Hair loss that is connected to pregnancy usually occurs after delivery. The reason for this is due to the fact that our hair grows and falls out in phases. Approximately 90% of your hair is growing at any one time, while the other 10% enters a resting phase and begins shedding. During pregnancy the rise in hormones prevents women from going through this resting phase. After delivery, hormones return to thei... Read More

How long does it take to see the final results after a hair transplant?

Oct 14 2016
It takes 8 months to a year to see the full results after a hair restoration procedure. After undergoing a hair transplant the grafts go through a bit of an adjustment period. Hair has two main growth phases; Telogen which is the growing phase and Anagen which is the dormant phase. When hair grows it grows continuously for a few years. Once this telogen phase comes to an end the hair goes into the anagen ph... Read More

Balding: The early signs and prevention

Oct 14 2016
Hair loss affects both men and women, but balding remains a fate reserved mostly for men. If addressed early Beverly Hills Hair Restoration can help find the right treatment, we have made it entirely possible for men to prevent baldness and even re -grow lost hair. Early signs of hair loss symptoms include thinning hair on top of the scalp and the gradually appearance of a bold spot (developing a widow&rsqu... Read More

How hair shaft abnormalities can cause hair loss?

Oct 14 2016
Trichorrehexis nodosa gives hair a paint brush like look. This is because the hair fiber has a defect that damages the cuticle layer resulting in the disruption of the cortex; this is just one example of a hair shaft abnormality. There are many types of hair shaft abnormalities; one of the most common is Trichorrhexis Nodosa. Trichorrehexis nodosa is a focal defect in the hair fiber. The cuticle layer is co... Read More

What is Hypotrichosis?

Oct 14 2016
Hypotrichosis is a rare condition that is congenital; which means individuals suffering from this condition were born without hair in the affected area, and will not have hair in the affected area unless opting to undergo correctional surgery. Hypotrichosis is a condition that can be described as the scalp never having any hair growth. Alopecia describes any condition where there was once hair growth, but a... Read More

Follicular Unit Extraction

Oct 14 2016
Follicular unit extraction is a method used to harvest grafts in the least invasive way.  Follicular unit extraction enables the surgeon to extract hair follicles using a tiny punch, without the need to remove a strip of hair baring skin. This method of harvesting hair follicles is what makes FUE different from the standard hair restoration procedure. In the typical surgical hair restoration p... Read More

Effects of Graftcyte on Transplanted Hair Growth

Oct 14 2016
GraftCyte improves the healing process after a hair transplant in several ways. Effect of Graftcyte on Growth Transplanted Hair (0 = none, 1 = mild, 2 = moderate, 3 = extensive)   Placebo — Average Score GraftCyte — Average Score Week     4 1.3 1.6 ... Read More

Smoking and hair loss: is there a connection?

Oct 14 2016
Smoking does contribute to many health issues including hair loss. This is due to the fact that smoking contains almost 4,000 lethal and damaging chemicals that can cause hair loss. What happens is smoking stops the flow of an adequate amount of oxygen and nutrients through your blood, which is what causes the hair to fall out and brake off.  Dr. Kahen recommends if at all possible quitting smoking and... Read More

Alopecia Universalis

Oct 14 2016
Alopecia Universalis can be characterized as hair loss throughout the body. Alopecia Universalis can be defined as the most severe alopecia condition, individuals with this condition experience total hair loss of the scalp and body.  Many individuals with alopecia universalis are born with the condition but are healthy otherwise. There are not enough studies to verify specifically what causes alopecia ... Read More

The Life of a Transplanted Hair

Oct 14 2016
Each Strand of Hair consists of three Layers: An innermost layer or medulla The middle layer known as the cortex. The cortex provides strength and both the color and texture of hair. The outer layer is known as the cuticle. The cuticle is thin and colorless and serves as a protector of the cortex. Hair Grows in three phases-The first is the ANAGEN phase also known as the growth phase, approxi... Read More

Hypothyroidism Can Cause Hair Loss

Oct 14 2016
There are a lot of health issues that start to occur when you have Hypothyroidism. The problem that causes the most concern is hair loss. Hypothyroidism can cause many problems; one of the most common problems is hair loss. The severity of hair loss varies, it may be as small as the hair thinning, to large chunks of hair falling out, or it could be just a change of texture making it become dry, brittle a... Read More

Shedding after a hair transplant

Oct 14 2016
After receiving hair restoration shedding may occur and this often worries the patients, when actually it is very normal and your hair will grow back.Typically, the majority of the newly transplanted hairs will fall out within the first 2 to 4 weeks. This is perfectly normal and patients should be informed prior to their procedure that shedding is common, and should not be a cause of any concern. It must be... Read More

How does Latisse work?

Oct 14 2016
Latisse is the first FDA approved eyelash prescription that gives you longer, fuller, and darker lashes. What is the mechanism that produce the affect The precise mechanism of action is unknown, although it is found that theses mechanism are thought to be involved in the development of regrowth - Bimatoprost which is the active pharmaceutical ingredient in the formulation of Latisse and is a structural ... Read More

Is Demodex Folliclorum a factor in hair loss?

Oct 14 2016
Demodex Folliclorm are a species of mites, it has also been called "face mite". Demodex Folliclorm varies in size from .1mm to .4mm long, it lives in your pores and hair follicles, typically on your scalp, nose, eyebrows and often in the roots of your eyelashes. Demodicides are very worm like with tiny claws and scales all over its body, this make it easier for it to anchor itself in the hair foll... Read More

Beverly Hills Hair Restoration performs Eyebrow Transplant Procedures

Oct 14 2016
Eyebrow restoration is certainly a viable option for women suffering from the self-consciousness associated with permanent eyebrow hair loss. Using single follicle grafting techniques, Dr. Kahen can put literally hundreds of new follicles into each brow in a single session, permanently. Using single-hair grafts will give the flexibility for insertion into the tiny puncture, along with permitting meticulous ... Read More

Hair Transplant Plug Repair

Oct 14 2016
Many early hair transplant techniques used large grafts; this old technique caused “plugs” which are not aesthetically acceptable by today’s standard. It is no longer necessary to be stuck with the dissatisfaction and embarrassment of plugs.  By transplanting ultra micro grafts we are enable to alter the unnatural look of old technique.  Also, in some cases we are able to remove ... Read More

Micro Follicular Hair Transplant Dense Packing Technique

Oct 14 2016
Follicular Evolution- from Big grafts to micrografts. It has reformed from “the plug” to “mini Micro grafts” smaller Blades incisions and grafts. Microsurgical blades are even smaller today then the size of hair grafts. This enables us to make even smaller (tiny) graft incisions utilizing coronal slits. Dense Pack- 40 to 60 follicular unit grafts per square centimeter. This Graft ... Read More

Designing the Natural Hairline

Oct 14 2016
Aesthetic talent is vital in a hair transplant surgeon. It is important to understand the concept of design and how best to make the hairline (the frontal line on the upper forehead) as natural as possible. A truly well designed, the aesthetic hairline is created with one follicular graft at a time on the hairline. This area of the head is called the “hairline zone” and it covers about 1.5 cm at... Read More

Hair Transplant Surgery Beverly Hills

Oct 14 2016
Beverly Hills Hair Restoration is committed exclusively to the treatment of hair loss. We offer the very latest in surgical hair transplant surgery for both men and women. While hair transplant surgery is certainty a technical and medical technique, it is also an art and Beverly Hills Hair Restoration hair transplant surgeon, John Kahen, M.D. is proficient both technically and artistically. He’ll d... Read More

Post Hair Transplant Surgery: Nutrition

Oct 14 2016
What is the reason one undergoes hair transplant surgery? For one important reason: appearance improvement!  Is the importance of appearance really that important? You bet!  For many, reasons vary and are but not limited to: To have a youthful and vigorous self-image To look as good as one feel’s inside To have better self-esteem in personal and business relati... Read More

Battle against bald | Alternative treatments for hair loss

Oct 14 2016
Alopecia areata is a relatively common, non-scarring type of hair loss. The pathophysiology of alopecia areata is still unclear, but an autoimmune mechanism is the most widely accepted theory. Based on current available data, Alopecia Areata appears to exhibit a TH1 cytokine profile. IL-1 has been found to be associated with alopecia areata, and is a potent inhibitor of hair growth in vitro. Furthermore IL-... Read More

Does Hair Transplant Surgery really work?

Oct 14 2016
One of the most common question hair loss sufferers ask is if hair transplant surgery really works..The answer is absolutely! Of course hair transplant surgery works, and will continue to work for years to come with the right care of not just the implanted hair but by also stopping smoking - if you do, taking a few weeks of rest post the hair transplant procedure, and a strict regimen of shampooing and cond... Read More

Beverly Hills Hair Restoration - Dr. John Kahen

Oct 14 2016
Beverly Hills Hair Restoration is a leading center solely focused and dedicated to the practice of hair restoration and hair transplant surgery.  Dr. John Kahen founder and medical director of Beverly Hills Hair Restoration is highly skilled in the art of hair restoration surgery, working with the most advanced techniques, professionalism, and integrity.  Dr. Kahen is one of the ... Read More

Hair Loss Dyeing and Bleaching

Oct 14 2016
Self-esteem and sex appeal are so closely linked that a recent survey has revealed that over 24% of women have thinning hair or are experiencing hair loss completely.  One of the hair’s primary functions as a secondary sexual characteristic is to keep us attractive.  We live in a culture of full, sexy hair being the definition of femininity and attraction.  Approximately 30 million... Read More

Beverly Hills Hair Restoration: Committed to Confidentiality

Oct 14 2016
We have patients from all around the world, from many different walks of life. Some of our patients are constantly dealing with the struggles of being in the public eye. The last thing they need is to have to wonder if their privacy is being compromised by their doctor. Beverly Hills Hair Restoration has clientele in and out of the public eye; people come from all over the world to see Dr. Kahen for his ... Read More

Hair Transplant Surgery: What to Expect Initially

Oct 14 2016
Is it normal to feel anxiety pre-hair transplant surgery  Absolutely!  Preparation can go a long way to relieving most — if not all the mental and physical pre-surgical jitters, and that you have the best hair transplant surgeon. Beverly Hills Hair Restoration Clinic is a hair loss treatment center solely dedicated to the practice of hair transplant surgery and hair loss pr... Read More

Post Hair Transplant: What to Expect

Oct 14 2016
Hair transplant surgery is an out-patient surgical procedure - it is a minor surgery.   Going back to work the next day might be very realistic, it is up to the time it takes for you to recover, and the suggestion of your hair transplant surgeon. Here is a step-by-step idea of what you can usually expect post hair restoration surgery: Time Hair Transplant Area ... Read More

Hair Transplant: Getting to the Root

Oct 14 2016
It seems like not even a month goes by without having another male celebrity share their experience with hair transplant surgery. Hair transplant clinics that are partnering up with celebrities for endorsement partnerships are a growing trend nowadays.  It’s estimated that annually 10,000 men are resorting to surgical help to aid them with their hair loss and hair thinning issues.  Hair... Read More

Stop Living With Hair Loss

Oct 14 2016
Thanks to hair transplant surgery, you don’t have to live with hair loss for the rest of your life. This article looks at four important tips that can help you get great success with the procedure. Tip #1: Do your research, to get the right surgeon. Hair replacement surgery can give you very successful results. Many people now have full as well as natural-looking hair after just one surgical sessio... Read More

Genetic Testing: HairDX

Oct 14 2016
HairDX is a genetic test that will aid the doctor in determining your hair loss pattern before it occurs aiding in determining what is the best course to follow in the treatment that will have the highest likelihood of success in hair loss prevention. The X and Y-chromosomes determine your gender, while androgens are the hormones that determine secondary sex characteristics, which hel... Read More

Can your Shampoo be causing unnecessary hair loss?

Oct 14 2016
Most shampoos cause hair loss, SLS (Sodium Lauryl Sulfate) is a key component in 95% of shampoos that have been singled out as the culprit.  Is your shampoo such a bad boy  It doesn’t have to be, SLS is a potent de-greaser, leaving your hair clean by binding the grease and dirt together leaving it bouncy and clean. The problem starts after you rinse your hair due to the residue ... Read More

FDA Approves "Hair Transplant Robot"-But it's not for Everybody

Oct 14 2016
The United States regulator, Food and Drugs Administrator (FDA) has approved a machine called the Artas System for commercial use in hair restoration. According to manufacturers Restoration Robotics, Artas is “an interactive, computer-assisted system utilizing image-guided robotics to enhance the quality of hair follicle harvesting” by combining “several features including an interactive, ... Read More

Eyelash Hypotrichosis and How Latisse can Help

Oct 14 2016
Latisse, a prescription medication that makes your very own eyelashes longer, thicker, and fuller.  Latisse is 0.03% Bimatoprost, which is the same active ingredient as Allergan’s glaucoma medication, Lumigan. Doctors found that one of the side effects of Lumigan was an increase in the darkness, thickness, length, and number of eyelashes. Lumigan, a prescription eye medication... Read More

Hair Loss Remedies

Oct 14 2016
If you just started losing your hair, finding a permanent hair restoration solution that really works is a priority on your list of things to do.  For many reasons, as human beings that we are, our hair or lack thereof is inexorably tied to our self-image, as well as our self-esteem. Losing your hair, whether mild or severe, cause most of us to try any hair loss restoration solution that we can find, i... Read More

Hair Transplant Expectations

Oct 14 2016
A common hair transplant misconception is that the person will have a full head of hair right after the procedure is done. For a many reasons, this is not the case and it can take up to a full year, or even longer, for the hair transplant results to be finalized. While hair transplants are safe and efficient procedures, they also hold a long term process. For the average hair transplant person, the initi... Read More

Dealing with Hair Loss

Oct 14 2016
Dealing with hair loss is not easy and not something anyone wants to go through, no matter the age. However insignificant hair loss may seem to those who have not experienced it, hair loss can be an overwhelming disease that chews away at a person’s self-esteem, and leads to considering hair restoration in Los Angeles – or any city. Approximately 40% of men will suffer from hair loss, and many o... Read More

Hair Transplant Cost

Oct 14 2016
Today hair transplant costs are vastly better value, than they did just a few years ago. Increased competition combined with the increased ability of a specialized clinic to produce large sessions of follicular units at reduced hair transplant costs and has resulted in patients getting vastly better results and increased density at lower prices. Just a few years ago it was not unusual for a clinic to cha... Read More

Hair Transplant Procedures

Oct 14 2016
Hair loss is one of the things people hate to deal with. Unfortunately, not everyone is lucky enough to escape this problem. For those unfortunate people, hair loss would eventually hit them as they age with their scalps reacting to extraneous factors badly. To some, experiencing hair loss is an unavoidable event. However, those who are destined to end up being bald can now choose to avoid their inevita... Read More

The Normal Cycle of Hair Loss

Oct 14 2016
The normal cycle of hair growth lasts for 2 to 3 years. Each hair grows approximately 1 centimeter per month during this phase. About 90 percent of the hair on your scalp is growing at any one time. About 10 percent of the hair on your scalp, at any one time, is in a resting phase. After 3 to 4 months, the resting hair falls out and new hair starts to grow in its place. It is normal to shed some hair eac... Read More

Not all Hair Loss Aides are Useless

Oct 14 2016
If you are experiencing hair loss, you might be feeling frustrated and unhappy with your appearance.  You may have already tried the numerous hair loss cures on the market without any real success.  Not all hair loss aides are useless.  Hair loss cures depend mostly on hair replacement costs.  Technology has given us many ways to successfully restore our hair once it starts falling out. ... Read More

Hair Transplant Methods

Oct 14 2016
Hair Transplant Methods Hair restoration technology is continuously providing patients with better options for hair loss treatments. Transplants have come a long way since the 70’s and 80’s, when hair plugs were used to treat hair loss. These hair plugs consisted of grafts with about 15 to 25 hairs in each. These plugs gave the hair transplant a very unnatural and obvious look. Goals of a ... Read More

Permanent Hair Loss in Women

Oct 14 2016
The most common type of hair loss in women occurs in a diffuse pattern. Diffuse hair loss is most often hereditary.  It can also be caused by underlying medical conditions, medications, and other factors.  Common or “hereditary” baldness in women, also called female pattern alopecia, is genetic and can come either the mother or father’s side of the family. It is caused by the act... Read More

Hair Transplant Cost

Oct 14 2016
Hair loss in men and women is a condition that has been around for centuries.  Innovative technology available to us today is helping thousands of hair loss sufferers in restoring their natural hairline.  Hair transplant cost might discourage many individuals that may want to undergo this procedure. Depending mostly on how many grafts you need, and/or how many sessions you need to complete, the... Read More

Coronal Slit Dense Packing Technique

Oct 14 2016
Dr. Kahen performs hair transplant surgery using smallest recipient site coronal dense incisions for natural results, highest density and quick recovery. Tiny incisions enable more ultra refined follicular hair grafts transplanted in bald spots. How it works Follicular Evolution- from big grafts to micro grafts. It has reformed from "the plug" to "mini Micro grafts" and smaller blades in... Read More

Can Stem Cells Replace Hair Restoration?

Oct 14 2016
The idea of a stem cell being used to regrow hair is not exactly new medical science.  First discovered in 1944, it has been known for decades that existing hair follicles transplanted elsewhere can regrow hair.  So why is this method not widely used already? Recent research shows that bald mice can grow hair after being implanted with “blank slate” stem cells. (These are ... Read More

Can Stem Cell Cloning Really Cure Hair Loss?

Oct 14 2016
Stem cell cloning is not a new idea. Since 1944 it has been known that existing hair follicles have the ability to grow new hair when implanted elsewhere. Recent research shows that bald mice can grow hair after being implanted with “blank slate” stem cells. (These are different from the embryonic stem cells that generate so much controversy). Stem cell cloning is not real cloning in the t... Read More

DHT- The Hormone That Causes Hair Loss

Oct 14 2016
Both men and women tend to lose hair due to some hormonal changes in the body. It is mainly the alterations in the metabolism of androgen in the body that brings about hair loss. Androgen is the male hormone that plays a very important role in both hair loss and hair growth. This metabolism of androgen gets involved with an enzyme, the 5 alpha reductase which tends to combine with the male hormone, testoste... Read More

Permanent vs. Temporary Hair Loss

Oct 14 2016
Permanent hair loss Male-pattern baldness (androgenetic alopecia). For men, pattern baldness can begin early, even in the teens or early 20s. It's typically characterized by a receding hairline at the temples and balding at the top of the head. The end result may be partial or complete baldness. Female-pattern baldness (androgenetic alopecia). Women with permanent hair loss usually have hair los... Read More

Shampoo 101

Oct 14 2016
Thin or fine hair: If your hair is thin or fine, use lightweight, thickening, or volumizing formulas that will add texture and plump up strands, while strengthening and reinforcing hair. Lavender oil, lemongrass, and rosemary are all known to promote hair growth, stimulate and balance the scalp and prevent hair loss. Nettle root extract helps improve scalp circulation and reduce dihydrotestosterone (DHT), a... Read More

Hair loss in women-hormones maybe to blame

Oct 14 2016
For women, thinning hair or outright hair loss is more than just a cosmetic concern. Besides being so important to first impressions, your hair is also a reflection of your overall health picture including your hormonal health. Once you understand the underlying causes of hair loss in women you’ll see how by consulting with a hair restoration doctor can help you slow the thinning process and with surg... Read More

Hair loss from hair extensions

Oct 14 2016
By 40, according to the American Academy of Dermatology, 40 percent of women show signs of female pattern hair loss, a result of genetics, hormonal changes, poor nutrition, crash diets, medical conditions, or certain medications. “With extensions, the positive is instant density,” It’s temporary, meaning you can take them out. It’s a very good solution but a bad extension job can ... Read More

Hair Transplant Repair Restore your hair and restore your life

Oct 14 2016
Today hair transplant surgery can achieve results that are so natural they are undetectable, even by a barber or stylist.  However, many early hair transplant techniques that used hair “plugs”, large grafts, or mini grafts that are not aesthetically acceptable by today’s standards. Many who have had these older hair transplant techniques can now complete or repair their previous hair ... Read More

Biotin for hair loss treatment

Oct 14 2016
Biotin is a coenzyme and a B vitamin, also known as vitamin H. As a supplement, biotin is sometimes used for diabetes, brittle nails, and other conditions. Biotin Uses Biotin plays a key role in the body. It supports the health of the skin, nerves, digestive tract, metabolism, and cells. Biotin may also help to treat some types of nerve pathology, such as the peripheral neuropathy that can result from... Read More

Stress induced hair loss

Oct 14 2016
Stress causes the hair follicles to revert back to a resting phase, which makes it stop growing temporarily. It is estimated that the amount of hairs switching to a resting phase go from a normal head’s 10 percent to as much as 30 percent of your hair.  Your hair has a way of telling you if your body is in balance. If you are healthy – physically as well as emotionally – you... Read More

Hair replacement services|Get your confidence back

Oct 14 2016
About Hair Loss Hair plays a very important role in any individual’s appearance. One only needs to see a person with different hairstyles to understand the role hair plays in deciding the overall appearance of a person. Since a lot of your confidence comes from the way you look, a receding hairline or a balding head can suck the confidence out of you and can thereby wreak havoc in your social and p... Read More

Hair transplant | Achieving a natural appearance

Oct 14 2016
Hair transplantation is a science-based medical and surgical procedure that the patient undergoes to achieve an outcome of esthetic improvement. The hair transplant physician must, therefore, be a master of surgical esthetics as well as surgical technique. The characteristics of hair which make a difference while hair transplantation is essentially for: Colour-blond, red, brown, black, and varying ... Read More

Hair restoration | solutions to end male hair loss

Oct 14 2016
Hair loss is something that affects millions of Americans. It is a problem that many find to be embarrassing and want to find a solution to. No one likes to lose their hair, but it is a reality most have to face. There are solutions that can help end male hair loss, and this article will list 3 solutions. 35 million men in the US are affected by hair loss. A majority of these men are looking for a way to... Read More

Nutrition Tips for a Lifetime of Healthy Hair

Oct 14 2016
After Caring for Thousands of Men and Women Living With Unhealthy Hair, Damaged Hair and Hair Loss, Beverly Hills Hair Restoration Surgeon, Dr. John Kahen, Shares Nutritional Guidelines for Improving the Health, Strength and Vitality of Hair There are many causes of hair damage and hair loss, but according to hair restoration surgeon, Dr. John Kahen, director of the Beverly Hills Hair Restoration medical... Read More

Maintaining your hairline

Oct 14 2016
Preserving your ideal hairline is an art. Roughly 25% of men begin losing hair by age 20, while a full two-thirds experience hair loss by age 60. To avoid undue stress, effective planning begins by learning to view hair loss treatment as a multifarious discipline that involves styling, prescription drugs, and for some, light surgical treatments (HTS). Depending on your balding pattern/rate, maintainin... Read More

Good Hair Upkeep Lowers Men Hair loss

Oct 14 2016
Of course, you know there are many reasons a man begins losing his hair. Many of the reasons for hair loss cannot be fixed by your own efforts. As an example, your genetics is a simple factor that can’t be changed. Proper hair care, on the other hand, can do quite a lot to help men keep their hair for as long as possible. Keeping the scalp and the hair healthy can help cut down on preventable hair los... Read More

Understanding Physiologic Alopecia

Oct 14 2016
The condition known as Physiologic Alopecia is the medical term for sudden hair loss. This type of loss can be seen in babies just after they are born. Whilst still in the womb babies are covered in hair, most of which is lost just before the birth and only the hair on the head remains. This is usually dark and is lost within a few weeks of being born after which the baby will grow their natural hair. Physi... Read More

Baldness causes and treatments

Oct 14 2016
Baldness and thinning hair is a very common ailment, by the age of 35 over two thirds of American men will suffer from some degree of hair loss. By the age of 50 approximately 85% of men will be dealing with some type of baldness or hair loss. Baldness in women is not as common as men, but approximately two thirds of women suffer also. Most women suffer from pattern baldness and more commonly hair loss and ... Read More

Hair follicle infection

Oct 14 2016
Hair follicle infection is one possibility of the underlying cause of your hair loss. It might feel inflamed and filled up by pus. Another name of the hair follicle infection is folliculitis. You might see it as a pimple (on your face), but it’s occurred on your scalp. Folliculitis could occur on your legs, scalp, beard, or maybe buttock. There’s a group of bacteria named Staphylococcus aureus o... Read More

Causes of Hair Loss in Women Over 50

Oct 14 2016
There are basically three phases of the hair life cycle: anagen, catagen and telogen. Anagen is the growth phase of the hair. Catagen is the resting phase of hair life cycle, while telogen is the phase in which the hair completes its life cycle and falls off. It is normal for women to lose about 50-100 hair everyday. This number is insignificant and barely noticeable. Hair loss becomes an issue of concern o... Read More

Natural hair loss treatments | Controlling hormones

Oct 14 2016
An equal balance of hormones is required to maintain healthy hair. One of the most critical hormones in maintain healthy hair is testosterone; known commonly as the predominant male hormone. Women also carry this hormone and when they go through menopause the body makes less of the female hormone estrogen to counter it. Consider taking supplemental estrogen to balance this out and to promote hair growth. ... Read More

Itchy scalp and hair loss in women

Oct 14 2016
Hair loss and Itchy scalp are pretty common issues which might be generally distinct issues in it, or it can be the reason for the problem. Baldness may be certainly hard for the patient to cope with, particularly if in women — this doesn’t mean that it is not tough for male sufferers, however, many women would establish their women’s characters with their locks. Additionally, hair ... Read More

Alopecia in children can stress be the case?

Oct 14 2016
To evaluate the clinical characteristics and psychosocial dynamics of children with alopecia, Ahn and Ro had reported alopecia in children from January, 1991 to March, 1995 in the First Tricontinental Meeting of Hair Research Societies in Brussels. This study was performed from April, 1995 to December, 2000. Among 854 new alopecia OPD patients 161(19.0%) were children under 15 year old with alopecia &nda... Read More

Cost of hair restoration

Oct 14 2016
Depending on your hair loss situation, the cost of a hair transplant can vary from person to person. For some, the cost of a hair transplant is a major concern. Especially is these times of economic crisis, spending thousands of dollars on a cosmetic procedure may seem a little extreme. A piece of advice I would give would be to do some thorough research when it comes to hair transplant cost. Due to the ... Read More

What's the best hair loss & alopecia treatment?

Oct 14 2016
There is no simple answer to this. No one treatment is spectacular for the average individual. However, there are a few treatments that yield decent results for a majority of people. (Decent is defined here as the cessation of further hair thinning and perhaps some regrowth, ranging from a little to moderate.) Some people do respond unusually well--but then some don't respond at all. Most fall somewhere... Read More

Hair loss treatment overview

Oct 14 2016
The fact is, if you are starting to lose your hair then the earlier you start to deal with the problem the longer you will be able to keep your hair. Like most other medical conditions, if you treat the underlying problem early it is much easier, and much cheaper, than if you wait till it gets out of hand. As soon as you start to see extra hairs laying on your pillow in the morning, or a clump in the shower... Read More

Revising scars in hair transplant repair

Oct 14 2016
Prior to revising a scar, it is important to take a careful patient history and find out specifically what, if anything went wrong with previous surgeries. It is presumptuous to think that just because a patient has scarring, the next procedure will make it better. One should carefully review the surgical history and, if possible, speak with the original surgeon to see if there are any techniques that could... Read More

Alopecia Barbae

Oct 14 2016
Alopecia Barbae is also called baldness. This is the exceedingly recognized ailment encountered by many today. The victims of this disorder belong to both genders. However, research reveals that the causative agents of Alopecia Barbae are responsible for the apparently different effects too in men and women. Baldness is widespread across the globe, victimizing 50% of males and a similar percentage of fem... Read More

How to promote rapid hair growth

Oct 14 2016
It is very important to know and understand your hair growing cycle in order trying to stimulate rapid hair growth. A hair growing cycle has three stages cycle. These stage or phases are known as telogen, catagen, and anagen. The first stage is called Anagen. In this stage, your hair grows and healthy at its average rate, and your hair looks beautiful and shiny every day. The second stage called Catagen,... Read More

Best method to treat hair loss

Oct 14 2016
Men and women who lose their hair, are either experiencing hair thinning, complete balding, or in most cases suffering from a genetic condition known as androgenetic alopecia. Alopecia means hair loss and hair loss is something many Americans are suffering from. It is important to know what your treatment options are. This is preponderance for losing one’s hair on certain areas of the scalp that ... Read More

Stop hair loss and grow your hair

Oct 14 2016
With the busy agendas we push ourselves to accomplish daily, we are bound to be stressed out and exhausted. We forget to slow down and take care of ourselves, which results in other stress-related conditions to occur. When you get up in the morning and are getting ready to work, if you were to run your hand through your hair, it will come away with multiple strands, more than the usual. And again when you w... Read More

How to tell if you are losing your hair

Oct 14 2016
If you’re starting to get worried because you think you’re losing your hair or just wondering if the amount you’re losing is natural, take a small handful of hair in your hand and tug it as hard as you can. If you have more than six strands of hair in your hand then you are losing hair. A natural loss would be less than six strands of hair a day. The “how to tell if you are los... Read More

Hair loss in women caused by menopause

Oct 14 2016
Hair plays an important role in the female world. Many women are defined by their outer appearance. Having beautiful healthy hair is a part of the equation that women use to measure their beauty and appearance. Although hair loss in women is just as common as it is in men, it is more difficult to deal with. Hair loss occurs for a wide variety of reasons and there are a handful causes at the center of this p... Read More

Male pattern baldness prevention and treatment

Oct 14 2016
Genetic factors may predispose males to hair loss, this is condition is often referred to as male pattern baldness. Male pattern baldness is more susceptible in males who have high levels of DHT (dihydrotestosterone) a gene that is found to be the culprit of balding. Preventing hair loss should be a matter of concern for those who are more susceptible to hair loss and beginning to experience male pattern ba... Read More

Solutions to Regrowing Hair

Oct 14 2016
Scientists and doctors have formulated various drugs, pills, solutions, and surgical procedures just to stop hair loss. In many cases, science has successfully controlled the rate at which DHT has been causing hair loss with products. Many of these products are also used to stop the onset of hair loss caused by certain body hormones such as DHT. These products included: Provillus Rogaine Nioxin ... Read More

Best Doctors in the Greater Los Angeles

Oct 14 2016
Make sure to pick up NEWSWEEK double issue: MAY 24 & 31, 2010 John Kahen, M.D the founder and medical director of Beverly Hills Hair Restoration is currently featured in NEWSWEEK magazine, an exclusive issue featuring BEST DOCTORS IN THE GREATER LOS ANGELES.

The Process of Balding

Oct 14 2016
When it comes to hair loss the male and female population will have experienced it before the age of 30. However, the process of hair baldness differs for each individual. For a number of people, baldness is a genetic condition like androgenic alopecia or progressive hair thinning, which is a common type of hair loss. Hairline in women will not recede as compared to men; however, the hair becomes thinner... Read More

Hair Transplant surgery is it right for you?

Oct 14 2016
With today’s advances in cosmetic surgery hair loss sufferers can regrow the hair they lost with a hair transplant procedure, but the harsh reality is not everyone is a candidate. To be a possible candidate, you must have a sufficient amount of donor's hair. The most common donor site for hair transplant surgery is on the head.  If the sides and back of your head have full lustrous hair,... Read More

Hair Restoration Innovative Technique

Oct 14 2016
Hair restoration procedures have changed in the decades since they were first done. The earlier methods of using hair plugs were not acceptable to society. Hair transplant patients appeared to have doll like hair. Now hair transplants are more natural looking due to the innovative methods being used, such as micro grafting. In general, most hair transplant surgeries today involve micro grafting. Micro g... Read More

Unnatural Pluggy Hairline

Oct 14 2016
Old Style grafts are circular pieces of scalp containing anywhere from 7-15 hair follicles. This old-fashioned technique is not typically used today, however, sometimes they are combined with smaller mini grafts and micrografts to create a more natural appearance. Since the 1970s through the 1980’s hair transplantation with Old Style grafts, or “plugs” as they are commonly referred to... Read More

Can a hair restoration procedure be reversed?

Oct 14 2016
Hair restoration reversals are usually designed to repair poor hair transplants rather than return a patient to his original bald state. In most cases, the “reversal” actually involves more grafts being added to the previous transplant. Today, most professionals refer to hair transplant reversals as “repairs” to be more precise about the nature of the operation. There are two ... Read More

The Root to Healthy Hair

Oct 14 2016
When it comes to healthy hair, it’s not just what products you use that contributes to its heath. Having healthy hair also includes having a healthy diet. If you were born with fine, thin hair, you’ll never have rope-thick tresses — no matter what you eat — but a well-balanced diet that includes plenty of growth-promoting protein and iron can make a difference. Read on for the top 5 ... Read More

Hair Restoration: The different types of Hair Transplant Procedures

Oct 14 2016
There are several variations available and the most popular and effective of which include: Hair Transplant Surgery Hair transplantation is a procedure in which the surgeon removes areas of hair-bearing scalp from the back or sides of the head and inserts the grafts? to the balding areas. The recognizable term for this technique is ‘grafting’. The newly relocated hairs grows in the transpl... Read More

History of Hair Transplantation by San Diego Hair Restoration

Oct 14 2016
The roots of modern day were cultivated in Japan in the late 1930s. In 1939, Japanese dermatologist Dr. Okuda detailed his groundbreaking work in surgical hair restoration for burn victims. He described using a punch technique to extract round sections of hair-bearing skin, which were then implanted into slightly smaller round holes made in the scarred or burned areas of the scalps of his patients. After th... Read More

Orange County hair restoration center reveals hair transplant facts

Oct 14 2016
When considering undergoing any type of cosmetic surgery, being concerned that there will be problems or side — effects is very natural. Learning the facts is vital for relief of any emotions that may be causing hesitance to go forward with a procedure. Hair restoration is a surgical procedure that both men and women are embarking to permanently correct their hair loss. Hair restoration is not a ma... Read More

Prevalent myths associated to female hair loss

Oct 14 2016
Hair loss is one of the most confounding conditions a woman could ever experience. Women consider their hair as kings consider their crown; an important part of one’s identity, an important part of one’s self. With that in mind, woman may often believe whatever they hear and do whatever they can just to sustain healthy hair. In most cases when women notice increased hair loss and thinning it ... Read More

Hair Loss: Medications

Oct 14 2016
With hair loss becoming a common cause of concern amongst millions of people across the world, every year a large number of medications, herbs, spices, nutritional supplements, oils, shampoos etc comes up in the market each claiming itself to be the panacea for hair loss. Each year, men suffering from hair loss spend billions of dollars in an attempt to treat their hair loss. Unfortunately, a large percenta... Read More

Causes of losing body hair

Oct 14 2016
While the loss of hair from the scalp- hair thinning, male pattern baldness, a receding hairline, and alopecia- is a very common and frustrating problem among both men and women, some individuals suffer from loss of overall body hair. There are five main causes of body hair loss- skin conditions, hormonal disorders, medications and other medical illnesses, stress, and diet. Certain skin conditions, such as ... Read More

DHT Hair Loss: Three important facts

Oct 14 2016
1. DHT Hair Loss: A Chemical Process Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) is a natural metabolite in the human body that is the main cause for hair loss.  The trouble starts once testosterone combines with an enzyme present in the oil glands found in hair follicles. DHT shrinks the hair follicle which causes the hair follicle gets smaller and finer. This is referred to as miniaturization with which the hair ul... Read More

The Science of Hair

Oct 14 2016
Hair Follicles Hair has two distinct structures - first, the follicle itself, which resides in the skin, and second, the shaft, which is what is visible above the scalp. Two sheaths, an inner and outer sheath, surround the follicle. These structures protect and form the growing hair shaft. The inner sheath follows the hair shaft and ends below the opening of a sebaceous (oil) gland, and sometimes an apocrin... Read More

Hair Loss: Infectious Agents

Oct 14 2016
Causes of hair loss induced by scalp infections. Folliculitis Folliculitis is a term for inflammation of hair follicles. It looks like acne with little rings of inflammation surrounding the opening of a hair follicle. In the early stages of a folliculitis, the hair fiber may still be present, but as the folliculitis progresses the hair often falls out. There are non-infectious forms of folliculitis, s... Read More

Female pattern baldness

Oct 14 2016
Mistakenly thought to be a strictly male disease, women make up a significant percentage of American hair loss sufferers. In female pattern hair loss some excess loss of hair is noted, but gradual thinning is the reason women seek professional advice from a physician hair restoration specialist. Normal hair shedding is approximately 100-150 hairs per day, in female pattern hair loss the shedding substa... Read More

Dandruff and hair loss

Oct 14 2016
Dandruff causes frequent irritation, inflammation and itching in the scalp. Individuals that that experience this type of irritation and itching in the scalp, often tend to scratch the area to relieve itching. Scratching the scalp frequently weakens the roots of the hair. This eventually leads the hair to fall out. A person can develop dandruff due to several reasons such as, over intake of sugar and fats, ... Read More

Hair Loss Myths

Oct 14 2016
Hair loss occupies all of us. If we are not experiencing hair loss, we have a close friend or relative who does. In fact, millions suffer from hair loss. It is only natural that there are many misconceptions about hair loss, and could be why so many have a difficult time distinguishing fact from fiction. When dealing with hair loss concerns it is best to search out the more common balding myths and gain... Read More

Proper hair care prevents hair loss

Oct 14 2016
Normal hair loss can be characterized as seeing hair on your comb after using it. Every one of us loses hair on a daily bases, it is a part of the many renewal processes that are built into our bodies system.  But if you find yourself constantly having to clean your home because of hairs on the floor, it is time to become aware of proper hair care to prevent hair loss. The problem could already exist, ... Read More

Women and hair restoration

Oct 14 2016
Women experiencing hair loss may have feelings of anxiety and helplessness that could lead to mental distress. Despite what you may think, as a woman — you do have options. Hair restoration is an option many women are opting to undergo to correct their hair loss and regain natural healthy hair. Follicular unit grafting is the most advance method being used in hair restoration to pinpoint precision gra... Read More

Can scalp infections cause hair loss?

Oct 14 2016
There are a wide variety of scalp infections that can cause severe hair loss. Fortunately, most scalp infections can be treated successfully and have a significant effect on the hair growth. The main causes of scalp infections are bacteria, fungus, viruses, or parasites. Folliculitis is a bacterial infection that affects a large area of the scalp. If the infection is deep in the hair follicles the damage ma... Read More

Treatments of alopecia

Oct 14 2016
Alopecia means hair loss and hair loss is something many Americans are suffering from. It is important to know what your treatment options are. The word alopecia means “hair loss”. It does not refer to any specific hair diseases. There are two types of Alopecia, permanent and non- permanent. Permanent alopecia is irreversible; the hair loss is associated with the destruction of the hair folli... Read More

Hair transplant graft dissection

Oct 14 2016
Using stereoscopic microscopes is a very sophisticated surgical technique that improves naturalness of your new hairline. Stereoscopic dissecting is the method we use at Beverly Hills Hair Restoration to dissect the follicle units. It is the most refined and ultimate form of hair transplantation. What the process involves is taking hair roots from the donor area in the back of the scalp, where the h... Read More

Cost of Hair Restoration

Oct 14 2016
Cost is never the same with hair restoration, there are many factors that influence the cost. The cost of a hair transplant is personalized for each patient based on the goals they wish to achieve. We take detailed factors into consideration with each patient, therefore in using this personal approach each patient receives exactly what they wish to achieve while making a very valuable investment as well.... Read More

Frontal hair loss

Oct 14 2016
According to the online Medical Libary, 25% of men show signs of baldness by age 30 and two thirds by age 60. Hair Loss affects toughly 40 % of men thats why men are starting to take action with hairtransplantaion when there is even a slight sign of balding The most dramatic area to lose hair is the frontal area (hair line). This tends to cause a man to look bald even with only a slight loss of hair. T... Read More

How Does a Hair Transplant Procedure Work?

Oct 14 2016
Follicular unit grafting is the current state-of-the-art grafting technique that restores the balding head.  This method allows a much better appearance and natural hair growth. It can enhance image and thereby restore youthful vitality. Most balding men tend to have hair on the sides and back of the head. It is here where the hair is extracted from the scalp for the hair transplant. It is called Do... Read More

Is Propecia right for you?

Oct 14 2016
- Are you tired of covering up your ever-expanding bald spot -Would you like to have the potential to keep the hair you have and possibly regrow some hair you've lost -Are you looking for a treatment that has the convenience of a once a day pill -Are you willing to stay with PROPECIA for a year   If you answered yes to any of these questions, then I advises that PROPECIA may be the r... Read More

Beverly Hills Hair Transplant Clinic's Top 4 Reasons for Hair Loss

Oct 14 2016
1.  Hormonal abnormalities. A variety of hormonal problems are known to contribute to hair loss. Too much or too little thyroid hormone is a common cause of generalized thinning or loss of scalp hair. This is usually easily diagnosed with a simple blood test. Elevated testosterone tends to cause loss of scalp hair and promote growth of facial and body hair. High levels of insulin, often found in people... Read More

Natural ways to prevent hair loss

Oct 14 2016
1. Eat a lot of protein! Protein contains five amino acids in particular that are very beneficial in preventing hair loss. Cysteine, methionine, argentine, and lysine are the proteins that have the greatest effect when it comes to hair gain and hair loss. It is very obvious that protein is a vital part of a healthy diet. If you lack protein, your hair will go into a resting phase and will fall out within... Read More

What is Trichotillomnia?

Oct 14 2016
People with Trichotillomania pull hair out at the root from places like the scalp, eyebrows, eyelashes or pubic area. There are cases that are so severe which leave these people with bald patches on the scalp or eyebrows. It may be hard to understand why someone would pull their own hair or eyelashes out, or why they wouldn't just stop. But Trichotilomania isn't just an ordinary habit that a person ... Read More

Beverly Hills Hair Transplant Treats Women Hair Loss

Oct 14 2016
Experts say our hair usually grows at the rate of about one-half inch per month — with each hair having a growth phase of two to six years. At that point the hair “rests” for a period of time, then falls out — and the follicle from which it sprang soon starts growing a new strand. And so the cycle continues, usually well into our senior years. In some people, however — those... Read More

What causes excessive hair loss?

Oct 14 2016
A number of things can cause excessive hair loss. For example, about 3 or 4 months after an illness or a major surgery, you may suddenly lose a large amount of hair. This hair loss is related to the stress of the illness and is temporary. Hormonal problems may cause hair loss. If your thyroid gland is overactive or underactive, your hair may fall out. This hair loss usually can be helped by treatment thyroi... Read More

Hair Loss Treatment at Los Angeles Hair Restoration Center

Oct 14 2016
Depending on your type of hair loss, treatments are available. If a medicine is causing your hair loss, your primary care physician may be able to prescribe a different medicine. Recognizing and treating an infection may help stop the hair loss. Correcting a hormone imbalance may prevent further hair loss. Medications may also help slow or prevent the development of common baldness. One medicine, minoxid... Read More

Is Hair Loss Genetic? Beverly Hills Hair Transplant Clinic Offers HairDX Genetic Testing!

Oct 14 2016
be inherited: A problem with a single gene that may or may not affect all men the same A problem with a pair of genes that are related to sex chromosomes A problem with multiple genes A person who experiences hair loss can have a family history of hair loss on either side of the family. On the other hand, there may be no family history of hair loss. The good news is if someone in your family suffers... Read More

Alopecia Areata

Oct 14 2016
There are several different hypotheses as to what causes alopecia areata. Genetic factors seem to play an important role since there is a higher frequency of a family history of alopecia areata in people who are affected. Alopecia areata appears to also have an autoimmune factor causing the patient to develop antibodies to different hair follicle structures. Certain chemicals that are a part of the immune s... Read More

Beverly Hills Hair Restoration, a Hair Transplant Clinic Post's Propecia Side Effects.

Oct 14 2016
The effects of Propecia and the side effects were noted on 1,553 males who took Propecia over a 2 year period. Clinical trials produced the following statistics for Propecia side effects: Decrease in sexual desire: 1.8% Problems with erection: 1.3% Decrease in semen volume ejaculated: 1.2% To put these figures into perspective, when monitoring Propecia's side effects,  3.8% experienc... Read More

Food for Amazing Hair Foods For Amazing Hair

Oct 13 2016
What can you do to help your hair grow stronger, more voluminous, longer, and faster and overall be healthier? You can EAT! One of my personal favorite past times is eating and that is one of the reasons I attribute to my hair being so thick, voluminous and strong. Obviously, it isn’t just eating any food – but food that is healthy and beneficial for your entire body. Protein and iron are two... Read More

The Myths of Hair Loss..

Oct 13 2016
Mythology is a complicated word. Most people associate it with ancient Rome or the Greek Gods. Today, there are many myths floating around the world – including the myths surrounding the loss of hair. While these myths may not be as commonly known as the story of Alexander the Great, they are still prevalent and effect the society we live in. One of the most commonly discussed myths surrounding... Read More

Why Am I Losing My Hair?

Oct 13 2016
Well, there is no simple answer; but there are some common explanations when it comes to explaining significant hair loss or hair thinning. Whether they are environmental, biological, social or physical – there are a vast majority of reasons why someone could be experiencing significant hair loss. These are just some. Hormones are usually the things that only teenagers worry about when they&r... Read More

Convenience of Hair Restoration

Oct 13 2016
So we know what hair restoration is. We know why we would get restorative hair treatment in all of its forms. We know when and how we would get it and of course we would know where: Beverly Hills Hair Restoration! But the next question to ask is WHY? The simple and accurate answer is CONVENIENCE. Hair restoration is simply so convenient for many reasons. There are many effects of hair loss, both physi... Read More

Why People Need Hair Restoration

Oct 13 2016
Body image is a defining component of our society today. All over billboards, commercials, movies, and posters (among others), companies hinge their marketing and advertising campaigns on the notion of beauty, perfection, and style. One of the more obvious examples of this new norm of self-image can be seen in the Carl’s Jr. advertising campaigns of their juicy burgers. Instead of focusing on the qual... Read More

Why Cosmetic Surgery is on the Rise

Oct 13 2016
Cosmetic Surgery (CS) is a fairly new medical phenomenon. It used to be a treatment that sort of had an unknown reputation. People were unsure about its liabilities and what such a procedure entailed. However, through all the uncertainty, CS remained an extremely appealing procedure because it was the first thing to ever really be able to make people look younger. In our society, the concept of “aging... Read More

Hair Restoration Expectations & Recovery

Oct 13 2016
A frequently asked question by those considering hair restoration surgery is regarding expectations and the recovery process. Hair loss and hair thinning can be a frusterating thing, but Los Angeles surgeon, Dr. Kahen at Beverly Hills Hair Restoration is here to help! Immediately following a hair transplant surgery, the scalp will be tender and blushed. Your surgeon will prescribe pain medication; howeve... Read More

Alopecia

Oct 13 2016
Combs, hair brushes, shampoo, conditioner, shampoo & conditioner combined, gel, pomade, Rogaine, and even cosmetic surgery. What do all of these have in common? They are industries built around hair. Yes, those thin self-producing follicles on the top of your head. Simple supply and demand economics tells us that because so many different supplies of hair product, shampoo, and gel etc… have been ... Read More

Hair Loss due to Telogen Effluvium

Oct 13 2016
Everyone loses hair. It happens during your morning shower, while you're blowing it dry, or when you give it a quick brush—and that's normal. "On average, we lose fifty to a hundred hair follicles a day," says Dr. John Kahen, M.D., a Los Angeles based hair restoration and hair transplant surgeon at Beverly Hills Hair Restoration. "That's just hair going through its cycles, a... Read More

Hereditary Hair Loss

Oct 13 2016
Hair loss that is genetic is known as androgenetic alopecia and is the most common cause of hair loss. The gene can be inherited from either your mother's or father's side of the family, though you're more likely to have it if both of your parents had hair loss. Hereditary hair loss is not really a disease, but a natural condition caused by some combination of genetics, hormone levels and the ag... Read More

Traction Alopecia Causes and Solutions in Los Angeles

Oct 13 2016
Everyone has their own favorite hairstyle. From braids to topknots, you always find yourself going back to the same style, whether you’re in a hurry and want something familiar, or just relaxing around the house. Traction alopecia happens when hair is pulled too tightly for prolonged periods in a repeated manner, says hair transplant surgeon, Dr. John Kahen M.D., from Beverly Hills Hair Restoration... Read More

Nutrition and Hair Loss..

Oct 13 2016
You will not be able to eat your way out of baldness, sorry. But there is legitimate research that shows certain foods are crucial for maintaining healthy hair, and thereby slowing the rate at which you lose it. “Protein tops the list since hair is, essentially, a long strand of protein,” says Beverly Hills hair restoration surgeon, Dr. John Kahen M.D. Daily servings of Greek yogurt, lean chicke... Read More

Hair Loss Options in Los Angeles

Oct 13 2016
There are many options for people who suffer from acute hair loss. Cosmetic treatments for hair loss exist such as hair transplants or Platelet Rich Plasma injections and there are also less invasive options such as hair fiber powders, hairpieces, wigs, hair extensions, shampoos, and laser treatments. Hair-fiber powders: Colored, powdery fiber sprinkles are commercially available and may work to camoufla... Read More

Does PRP really work? Is there any evidence to support it?..

Oct 13 2016
Platelet-rich plasma, or PRP, has long been thought of as a potential treatment for hair loss, and it has been successfully employed in other areas of regenerative medicine. There are many components of the treatment but many question its effectiveness as there’s been a lack of solid evidence to support the treatment. Finally, there are two newly published studies that showcase the favorable results o... Read More

Two-thirds of American men suffer from hair loss! What are your option

Oct 13 2016
About two-thirds of American men suffer from hair loss of varying degrees by the time they’re 35. If treated early, medications like Rogaine or Propecia or PRP injections can help thinning hair to grow thicker and healthier. But by the time hair follicles are dead, hair transplant surgery is the only viable option to regrowing hair. The good news is that these surgeries are highly effective and very s... Read More

Will my hair transplant results look completely natural?

Oct 13 2016
Q: Will my hair transplant results look completely natural? A: This is a question I get all the time. Hair transplants, when done right, can be completely undetectable. A scientific and artistic approach is required to design a very realistic looking hairline. Each person’s hair is different in texture, color and density. This means that the surgeon must make exact incisions with the proper angle f... Read More

Hair Transplant Myths Busted!

Oct 13 2016
Myth 1: Transplants Work Best in Young Men One myth about hair transplant surgery is that the sooner a patient has it done, the better. While no one wants to live with thinning hair or areas of baldness, in most cases, it’s better to wait until hair loss has progressed an ample amount. If the transplant is performed too soon, hair loss can continue, and because the hair loss continues and the donor... Read More

Alopecia Areata: Hair Loss

Oct 13 2016
What is Alopecia Areata? Alopecia Areata is a disease where partial or complete hair loss occurs on the head, face, or body. Anyone, both males and females, can experience hair loss. This usually develops gradually, but there are many causes. It can be hereditary, due to physical or emotional stress, medications, and even from hair styles that put too much tension on hair follicles. Whichever the re... Read More

Questions and Answers About Hair Transplants

Oct 12 2016
Q. How long do hair transplants last? A. Hair transplants are permanent. One’s own hair follicles from a donor site are transferred to a recipient site. The donor site is usually located at the back of the head because the hair follicles are not substantially affected by the most common cause of pattern baldness. The transplanted hair will commonly retain the characteristics such as color and textu... Read More

Topic: Hair Loss in Women..

Oct 12 2016
Hair Transplant Although women can experience hair loss just like men, it is not the same. Thefemale balding timing and pattern of hair loss is different. Women usually start to experience thinning of the hair around their 40’s and 50’s, but can start as early as their 20’s. Men typically start losing hair around their 30’s and 40’s. Men tend to lose hair around th... Read More

Q. What Other Hair Restoration Procedures Do We Offer?..

Oct 10 2016
  ACell + PRP Injection In addition to hair transplants, here at Beverly Hills Hair Restoration, we offer an ACell Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) treatment. Dr. Kahen is the pioneer in PRP and has given amazing results to his patients. ACell uses the body’s own tissue regeneration mechanism to strengthen small hairs. It also stimulates the growth of new follicles through st... Read More

Celebrity Hairloss..

Oct 07 2016
Aside from being in the public eye, celebrities are just like us and go through some of the same issues we do. Alopecia Areata (hair loss) is a very common disease. Some of these celebrities have undergone hair transplants while others have tried less permanent alternatives such as hair pieces. Here are some before and after photos of male celebrities you might be familiar with who have experienced hair los... Read More

Selfies Increase Demand for Hair Restoration

Feb 01 2015
Well, it’s official- the selfie has dominated social media! In the quest for the perfect selfie, some folks seem to have decided that no photo-editing app is good enough to smooth out the wrinkles: nothing less than old-school cosmetic surgery will do. An annual study showed that one in three surveyed doctors have seen an increase in requests for surgery due to patients’ dissatisfaction with ... Read More

Feel Fabulous February

Sep 01 2015
Forget about Cupid on the 14th. The only person you need to love is yourself…and when we say love yourself we mean it. Give yourself a Valentine’s gift for once and rid yourself of hair loss problems. This month Beverly Hills Hair Restoration is offering some pretty snazzy low rates because we believe in our practice and we love the natural results Dr. Kahen can achieve. We want to share our ex... Read More

Psychological Effects of Hair Loss

Sep 01 2015
There are many psychological effects in both men and women when they experience hair loss and hair thinning. Mostly because hair is a large part of an individuals identity. Almost every society in the world associates hair with youth, beauty, and good health so it is no wonder why hair loss possesses psychological effects on a person. Hair loss has numerous causes usually genetics or health conditions such ... Read More

What is Androgenetic Alopecia?

Sep 01 2015
Androgenetic alopecia is hair loss that occurs in male and females due to an underlying susceptibility of hair follicles to androgenetic miniaturization. Androgenic alopecia is the most common cause of hair loss and will affect up to 70% of men and 40% of women at some point in their lifetimes. Men typically start with hairline recession at the temples and balding at the crown, while women normally start to... Read More

Non Surgical Options for Hair Restoration

Sep 01 2015
There is little that men can do to stop from losing their hair, but Beverly Hills Hair Restoration can offer you some hair loss treatment options that may restore some hair loss and rid you from the stress of losing your youth. If you are considering treatment and wish to go the non-surgical route, then these medications may be your answer. There are currently two hair loss drugs that actually work. They... Read More

Why is Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) more expensive than Strip Harv

Sep 01 2015
When Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) first became popular it was considered to be exotic and unique and its high price appeared to be justified. Ten dollars a graft was considered a bargain and because few hair clinics offered it the price per graft was often as high as twelve and fifteen dollars. This isn’t an exotic and new procedure anymore. It is extremely common and is offered by almost every cl... Read More

Eyebrow Hair Transplant

May 11 2016
Eyebrows are a central part of a person’s face, which is why they are so important. Here is some basic information and frequently asked questions about eyebrow transplant. 1. How does eyebrow transplant work?  Eyebrow transplant involves the placement of hair follicles extracted from your scalp and then transplanted to the thinned or bald eyebrow areas. There are two approaches in perfor... Read More

Beard Hair Restoration

May 11 2016
When you’re a young man, you want to be just like daddy. In everything you do, in everything you say or act, you aspire to be just like them. When I was 7, I wanted nothing more than to be able to grow a beard just like my dad would. And then when I was 10, my older brother had a full beard and I wanted one just like him. Then I turned 15 and I started slowly growing a beard and could not be more exci... Read More
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