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Q: Does FUE Hair Transplantation Work for Ethnic or African-American Hair? A: In a word, YES!  FUE transplants can work very successfully in men and women of African / Caribbean descent. However, genetically the hair follicles of those of African or Caribbean ethnic heritage are typically...

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Does Birth Control Cause Hair Loss? --Dr. Alan Bauman, MD, ABHRS, IAHRS, FISHRS According to the CDC, more than 99% of sexually active women between the ages of 15 and 44 have used at least one form of birth control. For a little more than 25%...

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Q: Is Minoxidil / Rogaine Safe When Pregnant? Topical Minoxidil Pregnancy Warnings A: Minoxidil, the active ingredient found in topical solutions like rogaine, generic, solutions, foam, and pharmacy compounded Formula 82M, has been assigned by the FDA to pregnancy Category C. In Category C, animal reproductive...

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Q: What is the optimal concentration of platelets in PRP for hair regrowth? A: Research suggests that a concentration of ~1.5M platelets/microliter is the “sweet spot” for stem cell proliferation & migration (Haynesworth 2002) and new blood vessel formation (Giusti 2009) and the addition of ECMs...

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CapillusRx Laser Therapy Cap - By Physicians Only Provides Maximum Power and Coverage in the Shortest Treatment Time The CapillusRx 312 Laser Therapy Cap is an FDA-cleared hair regrowth device that provides both men and women with a safe, effective and easy-to-use drug-free hair loss treatment...

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Advances in FUE Robotic Hair Transplants:  4 Patient Questions By Dr. Alan J. Bauman, MD, ABHRS, FISHRS Permanently restoring one’s hair to a more youthful and healthy state with a hair transplant can make you look and feel great. But, what’s new...

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Q: Do Short Men Go Bald Prematurely? A: Genetic Research Reveals Link Between Height and Hair Loss.   "Do Short Men Go Bald Prematurely?"  -   At Bauman Medical, we assumed that men of shorter stature opt for hair transplantation and other hair loss treatments for...

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  When your body thinks it’s starving, it doesn't make 'luxury' items like hair. This can be bad news for the millions of Americans who have spent the last month going to extreme measures to lose the pounds the packed on during the holiday season. What...

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Could Holiday Hair Loss Really Be a Thing? AARP Article by Lois Joy Johnson, Featuring Dr. Alan J. Bauman of Bauman Medical in Boca Raton, Florida - Nov. 28, 2016 At first I thought I was imagining it: Every Jan. 1, my already-fine hair seemed to...

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Many Patients Ask "What's New for Hair Loss in 2017?" Listen to Hair Loss Expert, Dr. Alan J. Bauman, M.D. as he returns to SiriusXM Doctor Radio to discuss the latest in hair transplants and other medical therapies for hair restoration.  

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Is an ARTAS robotic hair transplant painful? Listen to Richard describe his ARTAS robotic-assisted hair transplant experience with Dr. Alan Bauman of Bauman Medical Group in Boca Raton. We caught up with Richard in the hallway at Bauman Medical where he was talking about how...

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FAQ's - Frequently Asked Questions about PRP Hair Growth The increase in research, availability and success of PRP Platelet Rich Plasma in a variety of fields of medicine has generated many Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the treatment.  Hair Restoration Physician, Dr. Alan...

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- NeoGraft FUE FAQ’s - First in Florida with NeoGraft FUE was board-certified hair transplant surgeon Dr. Alan J. Bauman, M.D. For questions regarding the cost of a NeoGraft FUE hair transplant or what you can expect in terms of results from NeoGraft FUE procedure, contact...

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Trichology, derived from the Greek word “tricho” meaning “hair,” is the study of the anatomy, growth and diseases of the hair and scalp. An unhealthy scalp can make growing healthy hair a challenge. Trichology treatments help manage excess sebum, dandruff, toxins and impurities—improving scalp...

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Yes, it's considered risky for those susceptible to hair loss. We know in the body, testosterone gets converted to DHT dihydrotestosterone, a known trigger for hereditary hair loss or androgenetic alopecia. Although we don't know the specific action or effectiveness of many of these "testosterone boosting"...

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For both men and women, hair transplantation is the best way to lower a receding hairline*. The hairline is a highly visible area so therefore care must be taken when designing an appropriate shape, including the temples and temporal point areas, so the end...

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Because medical research has yet to identify the specific trigger for female pattern hair loss, there is no one particular treatment option that is the 'magic bullet.' While most women are looking for the 'miracle cure,' unfortunately the answer for the vast majority of...

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Because hair fibers are produced at a growth rate of about 1cm per month, even with consistent use it can take six to twelve MONTHS to see visible changes in your hair* in the mirror. However, by using an accurate scientific measuring device like...

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HairCheck® is a quick, painless, non-invasive way to measure and track the amount and quality of hair growing in a given area of the scalp (called the Hair Mass Index, HMI, "HairNumber," or "HairScore"). The HairCheck device is a highly sensitive hand-held ‘trichometer,’ which...

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Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is derived from a person’s own blood platelets which may be used to enhance hair growth as a stand-alone treatment or to improve the recovery and results of hair transplant surgery. In the field of cell therapy and tissue regeneration,...

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For each photo, ask the name of the surgeon who performed the surgical procedure on the patient. This is important because in some chains and group practices, you may be presented with pictures of patients who underwent a procedure with a doctor who is...

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Normal shedding can equal about 100-200 hairs per day. Normal shedding is due to the cycling of hair follicles on and off. Out of the ~100,000 hair follicles on your scalp, about 14% are not producing hair any given day. Each day some follicles...

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You are born with about 100,000 scalp hair follicles to start with, but it varies with natural hair color. Blondes have an average of 150,000 hairs, the average redhead has 90,000. Those with black or brown hair average 110,000 to 100,000 hairs. *There are about...

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Disclaimer: *All patient or client images, videos and testimonials are based on the personal experiences of our patients and represent individual diagnoses, medical conditions, goals and results. Every individual case is unique therefore, results may vary from person to person. All testimonials are provided voluntarily by our patients and clients without monetary compensation and all photos and videos have been consented to for public release and have not been altered in any way. The content contained herein is for education only and should not be considered medical advice. Medical advice may only be given through a one-on-one, private consultation with a physician.

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