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American Hair Loss AssociationThe doctors who have contributed articles to Hair Loss come from all over the country and from different backgrounds, but all have one common goal in mind, to help the hair loss sufferer. There are a few different ways to combat hair loss today from medical treatments to surgical options. The hair loss and hair transplant information provided on this web site is here to help you make the most educated decision possible concerning your own hair loss. The method you choose to treat your hair loss is a very personal one, and no one can decide it for you, but you have an obligation to yourself to become as well informed as possible on the subject. Hair Loss is dedicated to bringing the hair loss information to you. Please contact us if you have any questions, we will do our best to guide you in a safe direction in treating your hair loss. 

:: Hair Loss Books Online  
Hair Loss has found the following online books to be an invaluable resource to the hair loss sufferer, and especially to those who are considering having a hair transplant.
The Patient's Guide To Hair Restoration
Patient Guide to Surgical and Medical Hair Restoration
Understanding Hair Transplants
The Patient's Guide To Hair Restoration
Robert Bernstein, MD & William Rassman, MD
Patient's Guide to Surgical and Medical Hair Restoration
John P. Cole, MD; Paul Rose, MD & Truett Bridges, MD

:: Meet The Hair Loss Article Authors  
The hair loss and hair transplant information provided on this website is made possible by the following doctors:
Hair Loss Article Contributor Dr. Robert Bernstein Robert M. Bernstein, MD

Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University
Hair Loss Article Contributor Dr. Ivan Cohen Ivan S. Cohen, MD

Has developed his own innovative techniques that are now being used by hair transplant surgeons throughout the United States.en
Hair Loss Article Contributor Dr. John Cole John P. Cole, MD

Dr. John Cole practices in Atlanta, Georgia, Chevy Chase, Maryland, Cleveland, Ohio, and Charlotte, North Carolina.
Hair Loss Article Contributor Jeffrey S. Epstein, MD Jeffrey S. Epstein, MD

A board certified facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Epstein has been specializing in hair transplantation since 1993.
Hair Loss Article Contributor, Blaine Lehr, MD Blaine Lehr, MD

Dr. Lehr runs the Norwood and Lehr Hair Transplant Clinic where they utilize 100% microscopically dissected follicular units.
Hair Loss Contributor, Paul J. McAndrews, MD Paul J. McAndrews, MD

Clinical Instructor of Dermatology at the USC School of Medicine, teaching the residents the latest advances in hair loss.
Hair Loss Contributor Article, Ron Shapiro, MD Robert H. True, MD

Robert H. True, MD is a senior partner of the Elliott & True Medical Group and Medical Director for the group's North East US offices.
Hair Loss Contributor Article, Ron Shapiro, MD Ron Shapiro, MD

The first physician to be asked do a live surgery demonstrating the technique of follicular unit grafting for his peers.
  Hair Loss Article Contributor, Bradley Wolf, MD Bradley Wolf, MD

Performs surgery in Cincinnati, Ohio and Aspen, Colorado where he is associated with the Aspen Institute of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

:: Understanding Hair Loss  

There are many causes of hair loss in men and women, including disease, nutritional deficiency, hormone imbalance, and stress. However, by far the most common cause is what is called adrogenetic alopecia. Alopecia is simply the medical term for hair loss. Androgenetic refers to the fact that both a genetic predisposition to balding, and the influence of androgens, or male hormones, play a part in this type of hair loss.

In fact, there is a third factor, which is the passage of time, or aging. In other words, in order for androgenetic alopecia to occur, there must be:

* a genetic propensity for balding
* the presence of androgens, or male hormones
* enough aging time to allow the first two factors to exert their influence on the hair folliclesGenetics

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Creating a Natural Hair line: Ron Shapiro, MD  
Hair Loss Causes
John P. Cole, MD
Guidelines For Hair Transplantation in The Young Patient:
Ivan S. Cohen, MD
Hair Loss - Why?
Bradley Wolf, MD
Hair Transplants in Women
Jeffrey S. Epstein, MD
Is Today's Hair Transplant Going To Look Good Tomorrow?
Paul J. McAndrews, MD
On The Origin of Folliclar Unit Hair Transplantation
Robert M. Bernstein, MD
Recreating The Crown Whorl
Robert H. True, MD
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