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Shock Loss

Shock loss or effluvium, the shedding of native hair after hair transplant surgery can potentially effect any hair transplant patient, but in most cases is a temporary phenomenon in which the shocked or shed native hair will regrow.

Physician Answered Q & As

Can you provide me with information of Dutasteride?

Finasteride, which is the generic name for Propecia, has been approved for the treatment of Male Pattern Hair Loss since 1998. Finasteride works by inhibiting the enzyme ,5 alpha reductase type II, that forms DHT. There has been a lot of interest by both patients and physicians in dutasteride, which is a...

Top Q & As

had a hair transplant when I was 20 and would prefer now to just have a buzz cut. I have a straight scar in the back...

I am 22 years old and I have a receding hairline. My father started thinning in the front in his early 50′s and has a pretty de...

This might seem like a silly question, but can I keep my head shaved to a military cut if I have a hair transplant? I’d...

I had one hair transplant procedure some 12 years ago which has left me with a lengthy single incision scar from the donar area, to me...

What’s the best way to camouflage a scar left behind from a scalp reduction that I had in 2001? I am currently wearing Dermatch to co...

What risks, if any should be told to a patient with a VP shunt before doing a hair transplant procedure, and should the risk of...

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The International Alliance of Hair Restoration Surgeons is a consumer organization that selectively screens skilled and ethical hair transplant surgeons. The IAHRS does not offer an open membership policy to doctors practicing hair transplatation, and is the only group that recognizes that all surgeons are not equal in their skill and technique. Its elite membership seeks to represent the best in the discipline, the true leaders in the field of surgical hair restoration.