Pattern Baldness

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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The Evolution of Your Hair Loss

The Evolution of Your Hair Loss

If you’re losing your hair, it’s quite possible that you may have looked at yourself in the mirror and asked, “How did I get to this point?” Hair loss is something that happens slowly and progressively. You see the results in front of you, but you may be wondering whether your progression is normal and how and why people lose their hair in the first place. At RHRLI, we make it a point to spend time with our patients so they understand their hair loss and treatment and we also have the best permanent solution available. We want to tell you about this solution and about the evolution of your hair loss.

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How Hormones Affect Hair Loss

Hormones and Hair Loss

There are a lot of things that go through a patient’s mind when they’re losing their hair. One question they often ask themselves and ask us here at RHRLI is, “Why?” Patients want to know what causes their hair loss and they also want to know what kind of permanent solution they can find. When you’re looking at causes of hair loss, you’ve probably heard mention of hormones. Hormones can affect hair loss, but the involvement of hormones in the most common cause of hair loss is a little bit complicated.

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Micropigmentation vs. Microblading: What’s the Difference?

Microblading vs Micropigmentation

There are many ways people lose hair, and there’s many types of treatments for hair loss or thinning hair. At RHRLI we offer a permanent solution for conditions like androgenetic alopecia, also known as male or female pattern hair loss, called the ARTAS® System. It’s a Follicular Unit Excision (FUE) which uses robotic technology to give you minimally invasive hair transplants. Some people seek other more invasive transplants, while others seek treatment to cover up thinning hair. You may have heard of treatments such as scalp micropigmentation and microblading and wonder what they’re about.

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Do I Need a Hair Transplant?

Are you noticing thinning hair?

You see the signs every time you look in the mirror. You’re losing your hair.  While we all lose hair as part of the natural hair growth cycle, if your hair loss is becoming noticeable, it could mean you may benefit from a hair transplant. Your hair loss may be farther along and you could already know that a hair transplant is a strong possibility.  If you’re thinking you might want a hair transplant, you need information about what lies ahead. RHRLI wants to give you that information and wants to tell you about our hair transplant that can be a permanent solution to your hair loss.

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Hair Loss and Aging

How does aging affect hair loss?

There’s one thing common to all of humanity. Every single one of us is aging. Some of us show the signs of advanced aging sooner than others, some of us look remarkably young even as the birthday cake candles start crowding out the icing. But what about the relationship between aging and hair loss? Many people are concerned about losing hair as they grow older, and they want to know how much aging plays into this. At RHRLI, we know our patients want to know as much as they can about what causes hair loss.

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Too Young for a Hair Transplant?

How young is too young for a hair transplant?It’s often frustrating to be young and also be losing your hair. It can be a particularly difficult time to deal with the self-confidence issues and the psychological effects of hair loss when you’re in your 20s or 30s. Some patients even begin to lose their hair when they’re in their teens.
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The Connection Between Testosterone and Hair Loss

The Connection Between Testosterone and Hair Loss

You’ve probably read or heard a lot about the causes of hair loss and thinning hair or what factors may play into those causes. One topic much discussed in connection with hair loss is testosterone.  You might have heard that this hormone directly causes hair loss, while you also may have heard the connection is not so clear.

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The Connection Between Hats and Hair Loss?

Connection Between Hats and Hair Loss from RHRLI

You’ve probably heard a number of theories about what the causes of hair loss are. Some of them are true and based on science and others are based on myths passed down for years. One of the most common theories about hair loss that you’ve likely heard is that there’s a connection between wearing hats and losing your hair. You may have also heard variations of the theory, such as the possibility that wearing your hat too tight may trigger hair loss. RHRLI wants to help you sort out the facts and the fiction related to hair loss and thinning hair. We’re experts in the field and if you’re looking for a permanent solution for your hair loss we can help. We’re the only hair loss treatment center on Long Island that has the ARTAS® System, a state-of-the-art robotic hair transplant system that can give a healthier head of hair. [Read more…] about The Connection Between Hats and Hair Loss?