Despite recent advances in understanding and treating hair loss, there is still unfortunately an abundance of misinformation and misconceptions surrounding what exactly causes hair loss, who is at risk, and how to treat it.
Alan J. Bauman, M.D. is an ABHRS-certified hair transplant surgeon and early pioneer of hair loss treatments such as microsurgical hair transplants, follicular unit extraction (NeoGraft FUE), eyelash and body hair transplants, low level laser therapy and prostaglandin analog therapy. A member of the Pantene Institute, Dr. Bauman has conducted clinical trial work for Procter & Gamble’s hair science division and other beauty and healthcare companies. His work has been featured on TODAY, Good Morning America, Dateline, CNN, as well as in Men’s Health, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar and numerous other national and international news outlets. www.baumanmedical.com
Genetics are often to blame for hair loss, and rightfully so, at least in many cases. But while genetics are the most common cause of hair loss in both men and women, for some, hair loss can be caused by a variety of other reasons.
08/02/2016 04:26 EDT
We can thank, or blame, our mothers for a lot of things. But is hair loss one of them? We've all heard it before; hair loss is passed down from your mother's side, but how much truth is there to this saying?
05/04/2016 10:23 EDT
We've yet to discover a "cure" for baldness, that doesn't mean there aren't breakthrough treatments out there -- and 2014 could be a banner year for several important new hair loss treatments. If you're one of the 80 million American men and women who suffer from hair loss, here are four key treatments that could become more widely available to you in 2014.
01/14/2014 12:12 EST
Most of us remember to take extra care of our skin during winter, but unfortunately, we often forget to do this with our hair. Dry, cold air outside and dry heat inside can quickly become a dull, static-y, frizzy nightmare if you don't prepare for and take care of your hair through the harsh winter months. Here are three all-too-common winter hair mistakes. Thankfully for your hair, these mistakes are easy to avoid!
12/04/2013 05:21 EST
There are a lot of treatments out there that promise much, but don't always deliver. It's important for consumers to speak directly with a medical doctor who specializes exclusively in hair loss before starting any treatments or undergoing a surgical procedure.
04/11/2013 08:21 EDT
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