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Yeditepe University develops a new hair growth cream

A research team from Yeditepe University in Turkey recently announced that they will be launching a hair growth cream within the next two weeks. The team is headed by Prof. Fikrettin Sahin, head of the Department of Genetics and Bioengineering at Yeditepe University. The product reportedly contains molecular derivatives of stem cells taken from newborn foreskins. Say what?!?! […]

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A Safety and Efficacy Study of Bimatoprost in Men With Androgenic Alopecia (AGA)

Further study details as provided by Allergan: Primary Outcome Measures Change From Baseline in Target Area Hair Count (TAHC) Time Frame: Baseline, Month 6 Designated as safety issue: No TAHC was measured using digital imaging analysis and was reported in terminal hairs/centimeters squared (cm^2). A positive change from Baseline indicated improvement (increase in the number of terminal hairs) and a [...]

By |October 7th, 2016|Hair Loss Articles|Comments Off on A Safety and Efficacy Study of Bimatoprost in Men With Androgenic Alopecia (AGA)

Dr. Brotzu – Exclusive interview for Bellicapelli

ANSWERS OF DR. BROTZU TO QUESTIONS The answer to your question is complex and it is almost impossible to answer all individually. I must clarify the mechanism of action of the lotion and on what principles it is based. The alopecia (androgenetic alopecia totalis and) have the basis of a blood flow deficit at the level of capillaries that reach [...]

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Hair Stimulating Complex (HSC)

Hair Stimulating Complex (HSC) Histogen’s lead product application is Hair Stimulating Complex (HSC), which is a soluble formulation developed as an injectable for hair regrowth. The cell conditioned media that comprises HSC is produced by neonatal cells grown under simulated embryonic conditions of hypoxia (3-5% oxygen) and suspension. Under these conditions, the cells become multipotent and there is a significant [...]

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DSC Cell Therapy – Treatment for Androgenetic Alopecia

RCH-01 Development Status RCH-01 is an autologous cell therapy utilizing dermal sheath cup (DSC) cells isolated from the hair follicle to treat androgenetic alopecia.  RepliCel’s proposed Phase 2 trial will enroll 160 male subjects in good health with mild to moderate androgenetic alopecia.  Dermal sheath cup cells will be isolated from a small punch biopsy taken from the back of [...]

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Platelet-Rich Plasma or PRP

Hair loss can affect anyone at any age. In our society the lack of having a full head of hair cannot be overstated. If you’re one of the millions of men and women living with thinning hair or hair loss, we’ve got some good news for you. Until now, hair loss treatment for men and women has been limited to [...]

By |October 7th, 2015|Hair Loss Articles|Comments Off on Platelet-Rich Plasma or PRP

Patient Diary – An Epic Journey

"Hair Implant Surgery South Africa"..... Search! After suffering with hair loss for such a long time and trying out hundreds and thousands of Rands worth of shampoos, magic potions, head massage techniques, follicle stimulating massages, follicle tablets and creams that supposedly instantly sprout hair, sending 4 photos of my head seemed like a walk in the park. THE BEST DECISION [...]

By |December 1st, 2014|Hair Loss Articles|Comments Off on Patient Diary – An Epic Journey

Hair Transplant Repair

A strip excision done by a prominent Plastic Surgeon in Gauteng.   Another Bad hair transplant by a local doctor in Gauteng. Our clinic sees many patients who have had bad procedures done by INEXPERIENCED doctors who think they can "dabble" in this highly technical field of hair transplantation.   A totally INVISIBLE scar performed [...]

By |September 19th, 2014|Hair Loss Articles|Comments Off on Hair Transplant Repair

Things to Remember After Your Transplant

Thousands of people suffering from hair loss undergo surgery to remedy the situation each year. The medical field is continuously evolving and developing better ways to help people who are concerned about the condition, which leaves many distressed and in need of the help of a hair clinic to restore their confidence and tresses. If you are considering going for [...]

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Correct Expectations

A patient’s expectations for their hair transplant procedure can tend to be affected by several aspects, including the severity of the hair loss as well as the age of the patient. Younger patients are still all too familiar with the former density of their hair and are also more than likely at a stage where they are losing their hair [...]

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