Hair Loss

Can Smoking Cause Hair Loss?

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Androgenic alopecia, more commonly known as male or female pattern hair loss is the most common cause of hair loss. But it’s not the only thing that can trigger thinning hair.  Conditions such as skin infections, autoimmune disorders, and even emotional stress can cause you to lose your hair. In recent years, researchers have been looking into possible links between hair loss and a habit long known to be hazardous to your health: smoking. At RHRLI, we’re committed to helping our patients have a healthy head of hair. So we want you to understand the research linking smoking and hair loss and how fue transplants can help.

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What Causes Male Pattern Hair Loss?

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It’s a condition that affects about 50 million men, and 30 million women in the US, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). More than 50 percent of men over the age of 50 experience it. It sometimes goes by the scientific name androgenetic alopecia, but most people know it as either male or female pattern baldness or male pattern hair loss. Those affected by hair loss can become concerned about their appearance and even develop self-esteem issues. RHRLI would like you to understand the causes, symptoms, and science behind male pattern hair loss, so you’ll be better prepared to consider your treatment options like our state of the art robotic hair transplant system.

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Does Healthy Food Equal Healthy Hair?

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There are many things that can lead to thinning hair and hair loss. A very common condition is called androgenetic alopecia, which is also known as male or female pattern hair loss. Genetics play a big factor, as can scarring, and reactions to medication. Not every cause is immediately obvious. For example, some might be surprised to learn that there’s a connection between stress and thinning hair. You also might not know that there is a connection between eating healthy food and having healthy hair.

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Can a “Man Bun” Lead to Hair Loss?

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You may start out looking like Leonardo DiCaprio, but you could end up looking like Ed Asner.

Man buns,” the 21st-century hairstyle that’s favored by Hollywood movie stars and urban hipsters, can bring about hair loss, according to recent scientific reports. Constant pulling of hair can cause scarring of the scalp and even permanent loss. Robotic Hair Restoration Long Island would like you to understand the facts, dangers and hair loss treatment options connected with this style.

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Advantages of Robotic FUE Over Neograft

hair folliclesIf you’ve looked into treatment options for your thinning hair or hair loss, you’ve probably read quite a bit about the technology options that are out there. Like everything else in this hi-tech age, hair loss treatment has evolved, and you might be confused about what may be right for you. [Read more…] about Advantages of Robotic FUE Over Neograft

Your Hair Loss Treatment Options on Long Island

hair loss treatment on long islandIf you’re dealing with hair loss or thinning hair, the odds are that you want to know what solutions are out there for you. There is a lot of information about procedures, medications and other types of treatment. You want the best and most up to date information about all of your hair loss treatment options and RHRLI would like to help. Our experienced physician and his team use advanced technology to put together a hair restoration plan that suits your needs. [Read more…] about Your Hair Loss Treatment Options on Long Island

Hair Loss Treatment Options on Long Island

hair loss treatment on long islandIf you’re dealing with hair loss or thinning hair, the odds are that you want to know what solutions are out there for you. There is a lot of information about procedures, medications and other types of treatment. You want the best and most up to date information about all of your hair loss treatment options and RHRLI would like to help. Our experienced physician and his team use advanced technology to put together a hair restoration plan that suits your needs.
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What is Robotic Hair Restoration?

The ARTAS Robotic Hair Restoration System at Robotic Hair Restoration of Long IslandFor decades, people who have searched for solutions to hair loss or thinning hair had to wade through several options, which often involved bad results or uncomfortable side effects. But thanks to advances in technology, there’s a new method called robotic Follicular Unit Excision (RFUE). This is a more advanced version of traditional handheld FUE, a hair restoration procedure which removes one hair graft at a time from the back of the head. The robotic version is performed with incredible precision and accuracy, which has an enormous benefit for the patient over the handheld technique of FUE. This makes it easier and quicker to regain a full head of hair. It’s called the ARTAS® Robotic Hair Transplant System, and it’s a state-of-the-art procedure that can provide you with a permanent solution to your hair loss problems.

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What Young Women Need To Know About Hair Loss

Young women and hair lossHair loss is not usually something that young women spend much time worrying about. It’s easy to take a full head of hair for granted, that is until ladies begin noticing larger amounts of hair in the bristles of their hairbrush or the drain of their shower. If you’ve experienced thinning hair, you should know that you’re certainly not alone. Plenty of women struggle with hair loss. Take control of your hair health and your self-esteem by examining your hair restoration options. [Read more…] about What Young Women Need To Know About Hair Loss

Is Thyroid Disease Causing Your Hair Loss?

thyroid disease causing hair lossHair loss in women may be caused by a number of problems, including thyroid disease. Thyroid problems can also cause hair loss in men. The thyroid gland produces hormones that regulate the metabolism, among other functions. Hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism can both cause hair loss. Hyperthyroidism refers to the overproduction of thyroid hormone, which can cause the hair to become very fine. It also results in thinning hair all over the scalp. You can hear more about hyperthyroidism and its role in causing hair loss when you watch this video. [Read more…] about Is Thyroid Disease Causing Your Hair Loss?