Robotic Hair Restoration

The Difference Between ARTAS® and Biograft

Man combing his hair 5 months after hair transplant
Lately, Biograft is getting some attention as the latest hair loss treatment but how does it compare with ARTAS®? While both are surgical procedures they have key differences. Let’s examine both techniques.

For thousands of years, hair replacement involved various forms of wigs. Surgical hair restoration techniques were a game-changer. Actual transplanted hair grows normally and once successful, requires no follow-up for maintenance. It’s real hair, unlike hair weaves or hair extensions. [Read more…] about The Difference Between ARTAS® and Biograft

Trans Women, HRT, and Hair Loss

Trans Women and Hair LossWhen preparing to transition, trans women have to consider many health factors, such as how hormone replacement therapy (HRT) might affect other medications they’re taking or existing health conditions, but androgenetic alopecia, also commonly referred to as “male pattern baldness”, often isn’t at the top of the list. Despite that, hormone-treated transgender women and hair loss can be complicated.
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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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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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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

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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Can Psoriasis Contribute to Hair Loss?

Psoriasis and hair lossThere are few conditions that are as frustrating as psoriasis. It’s a skin condition that can cause itching, swelling, and other discomfort. It can change your appearance in painful ways. There are many issues related to psoriasis that you may be concerned about but what about hair loss? Is there a relationship between psoriasis and thinning hair and just how serious a problem is it? So what are the links between psoriasis and hair loss?

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What is The RHRLI Edge?

The RHRLI Edge

There are a few things that are more personal than undergoing a medical procedure and if the procedure is a hair transplant, that can be as personal as it gets. At RHRLI, we know you’re going to be somewhat apprehensive about your hair restoration procedure which is why we’re committed to creating the most comfortable patient experience you can find. It’s also why we’re proud to be the only hair loss treatment center on Long Island that carries the ARTAS® System, our state-of-the-art, minimally invasive solution to hair loss. It’s all part of The RHRLI Edge. We want you to understand why we’re the area’s top choice for hair restoration.

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Everything You Need to Know About ARTAS®

ARTAS® Robotic Hair Restoration SystemLosing your hair can be overwhelming at times. It’s difficult because hair is connected to youth, physical appearance, and self-esteem. If the negative feelings that hair loss brings up aren’t enough of a problem, considering what to do about it can be just as stressful. Everywhere you look, it seems like someone is touting a treatment or cure for thinning hair so it’s hard to sort through what’s effective and what isn’t.

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