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Do Hair Vitamins Make Hair Grow Faster?

  • Dr Shelly Friedman, DO
  • August 21, 2017
  • Hair Growth
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Patient’s Question: Hi Again Dr. Friedman, I wrote to you a few weeks ago about natural hair loss cures, and thank you for answering my question. In that email, I forgot to ask you about vitamins for hair growth. There was a time a when my wife and her friends were taking these Biotin hair…

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Does Saw Palmetto or Chili Powder Stop Hair Loss?

Patient’s Question: I’ve been searching the internet for the latest info on hair restoration medicine that regrows lost hair, or at least stops hair loss, and I come across things like people using Saw Palmetto as DHT-blocker, or using chili powder on their scalp to promote blood flow. Does that stuff really work? Dr. Friedman’s…

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After Hair Transplant Surgery, Can I Wear My Hair Short?

Patient’s Question: I would like to keep wearing my hair short after a hair transplant but I don’t want a noticeable scar. Is this possible? Dr. Friedman’s Reply: Absolutely! We offer two methods of hair transplantation: Follicular Unit Transplanting (FUT)—the so-called “strip method”—and Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE). With FUT, a strip of hair is excised….

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What is the average hair transplant price?

Patient’s Question: Price ranges for hair transplants seem to vary dramatically. What should be an average price range per follicular unit or graft?   Doctor’s Answer: Each doctor sets their own prices per graft or per region of scalp. A majority of the doctors choose to charge per graft, an actual monetary number per graft….

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Who is most vulnerable to hair transplant shock loss?

Patient’s Question: Are there certain people or conditions in which shock loss is more likely to occur after a hair transplant? Are there any ways to avoid this?   Dr. Friedman’s Answer: Whenever we transplant into areas that still have existing native hair (remaining hair), there is always the possibility of causing shock that is…

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What is the best treatment to stop thinning hair loss?

Patient’s Question: I’m in my early 60s and tried hair loss medications years ago with no real results. My hair just keeps getting thinner and I’d like to know if there are any truly effective treatments that stop thinning.   Doctor Friedman’s Answer: Prior to the 1990s there were a number of non-FDA approved topical…

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