Being diagnosed with cancer can be extraordinarily difficult to cope with. According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), newly diagnosed patients will deal with shock, fear and anger. In addition to dealing with the discomfort of the disease, chemotherapy treatment can also bring difficulty. According to the University of California San Francisco, among the symptoms chemotherapy patients encounter are:
At RHRLI, we’re proud to offer the most state of the art treatment available for hair loss and thinning hair. It’s called the ARTAS® System and it uses robotic technology to transplant healthy donor hairs to where they’re needed. The precision of the ARTAS® System gives those looking for a permanent solution to hair loss a healthy head of hair. But ARTAS® is relatively new technology and we know some patients who’ve had other types of transplants and are still dealing with a number of the effects of the procedure.
At RHRLI, many of our patients are looking for a permanent solution to hair loss but can be a bit hesitant about seeking treatment. We often get patients who ask questions about whether the procedure will hurt. Others are concerned about how their hair will look after a hair transplant. Still, others have concerns about scarring and recovery time. We know that patients have anxiety going into the procedure, but we also know we can reduce that anxiety because we have the most state of the art hair restoration system available.
“Do hair transplants hurt?” It’s one of the most common questions we receive and one of the biggest concerns prospective patients have when they come to RHRLI. If you’re looking for a permanent solution to hair loss or thinning hair you’ve probably heard about different types of hair transplant procedures and maybe wondering what might be right for you.
Have you ever really considered the comb over? We’ll bet that if you do you will have some sort of reaction. Some might smile or laugh, others might feel embarrassed or sheepish thinking about this much-maligned hair style. At the same time, there are people from all walks of life who proudly sport this famous haircut designed to disguise hair loss.
They’re the generation the media can’t stop talking about. They’re shaping taste, marketing campaigns and the power structure of America. They’re millennials, young adults who are often children of the celebrated baby boom generation. While much of the hype around the millennial generation is dedicated to youth culture, they’ve grown into adulthood and are dealing with issues not normally associated with younger generations.