Medical Conditions

Are Short Men More Likely to Lose Hair?

Short men and hair loss

With the National Institute of Health reporting that more than 50 percent of men will suffer some form of hair loss by age 50, it’s no wonder that men frequently try to determine what their personal health risk is for androgenetic alopecia. Androgenetic alopecia is the formal name for the most common type of hair loss in men. From considering the history of hair loss on both mother’s and father’s side to listening to old wives’ tales relating stories of hair loss and hairiness elsewhere, men want to anticipate any potential problem and act to counter it as soon as possible.

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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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Bariatric Surgery and Hair Loss

Bariatric Surgery and Hair LossThere are many reasons why RHRLI treats hair loss, and one reason is related to obesity. Obesity has become an epidemic in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the obesity rate among adults is 39.8 percent or about 93.3 million Americans. Obesity boosts a patient’s chances of having heart disease, stroke, and type-2 diabetes. As of 2008, the last year we have statistics for, obesity costs the US $147 billion. [Read more…] about Bariatric Surgery and Hair Loss

Wrestling with Cancer and Hair Loss

Cancer and Hair LossA cancer diagnosis involving you or a loved one creates powerful emotions. It can be numbing, it can cause great sorrow, and sometimes it will trigger great anger. Coping with cancer means that your life is going to change in many different ways. One particularly difficult part of a cancer diagnosis is anticipating the hair loss that’s a common side effect of cancer treatment. RHRLI specializes in hair restoration and we know how difficult it is for cancer patients who are struggling with a terrible disease and its side effects.

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Facts About Hair Loss Vs Myths About Hair Loss

a male looking up towards his baldish head pondering his hair lossThere’s no getting around it. We worry about our hair constantly. We worry about how it looks. Is it too long or too short? We wonder if we’re wearing the right hairstyle. We fret about hair products we use. And if you think your hair might be thinning, most people begin to get really concerned. We hear all sorts of stories about hair loss and very often it’s difficult to determine what’s true and what isn’t. RHRLI knows it’s important for our patients to understand the truth about their hair loss.

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Vitamins and Hair Loss

vitamins and hair lossWhen you’re concerned about hair loss, you’re looking for anything that will stop it and for products that promote hair growth. At RHRLI, we get questions all the time about diet and hair loss, whether nutrition can improve hair growth, and how vitamins play into all of this. You’ve probably heard a lot about vitamins and hair and you may be confused about the relationship between vitamins and hair loss. RHRLI wants to tell you all about the relationship and correlation between vitamins and hair loss. We also want to tell you about our permanent solution to thinning hair.

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