Hair Loss

August is National Hair Loss Awareness Month

August is National Hair Loss Awareness Month

National Hair Loss Month

Hair loss isn’t just an inconvenience. It can be a sign of a health problem. Knowing the type of hair loss you’re experiencing is important to better understand your options. That’s why every August, we want to increase awareness for Hair Loss Month! Here are some interesting facts about hair loss you may not know.
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Family History and the Risk of Hair Loss

DNA-Family History and the Risk of Hair Loss-RHRLI-June-2019
It’s the question most men ask – how much does family history affect hair loss?

Hair loss happens to both men and women for a variety of reasons. The most common form around the world is androgenetic alopecia. That’s the reason more than 50 million people in the United States alone are affected by hair loss. One out of every three men has some degree of this type of hair loss by the time they’re 35.
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Hair Loss and the British Royal Family

Prince Harry's Hair

Hair Loss and the British Royal Family

The recent birth of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s first child is placing the couple back in the spotlight, and with it, mentions of Prince Harry’s hair loss. For a time, it looked like the younger son of Prince Charles and Princess Diana might have avoided the hair loss that affects other male members of the royal family, but photos from his 2018 wedding revealed a thinning spot in the back of his crown area.
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How RHRLI Trains Colleagues

Professor teaching classroom about robotic hair restoration with ARTASIf you’re learning about what we do at RHRLI, you probably know that we’re one of the only hair restoration treatment centers on Long Island that has the ARTAS® System, a state-of-the-art hair transplant that uses robotic technology to give you healthy hair. But ARTAS® is just part of the RHRLI edge. Everything about our practice is designed to give patients the best possible care and the best possible service. Our board certified surgeon, Dr. Baiju Gohil takes special care with all of our patients from initial consultation straight through to the ARTAS® hair restoration procedure. We give the highest quality care and that’s why RHRLI has been chosen to be a training center for other hair restoration practices.

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Can You Have Too Little Hair for a Transplant?

ARTAS® Robot on Long IslandWhile hair restoration procedures can bring back a natural hairline, there is no universal cure for hair loss. Hair thins for a variety of reasons, some of which can be treated and some can’t. A very common question people ask about hair restoration procedures is whether they have too little hair for a transplant. Unfortunately, the answer can be yes.

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RHRLI Celebrates Hairstyle and Hairstylist Appreciation Day

Madonna and Marilyn MonroeIf there’s one thing we stand for at RHRLI, it’s that we love hair! We love everything about hair. We love long hair, short hair and everything in between. We love cool hairstyles and we absolutely love the artists who create them. Hairstyles are special if they’re iconic or if they look good on you and hair stylists are special whether they’re world famous or if they simply make you happy. And April is a special month for hairstylists and the hairstyles we love. RHRLI is proud to celebrate Hairstyle and Hairstylist Appreciation Day on April 30th.

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Vegan Hair Loss

VegansIt’s a diet, a lifestyle and it’s becoming increasingly popular every year. If you have embraced a vegan diet or if you’re considering adopting a vegan lifestyle, you may be doing it for a variety of reasons. You could be doing it to avoid eating animal products for ethical reasons. Or you may simply want to live a healthier lifestyle. Eschewing animal products can also help the environment because of the resources used to raise animals.

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