About Medical Hair Restoration

At Medical Hair Restoration, our team of highly specialised doctors has considerable expertise in the field of helping people through medical hair restoration. As the only clinic in South Africa that treats hair loss exclusively, we’re able to focus on the most successful methods of combating balding and shedding. In order to stay at the forefront of our speciality, we keep up to date with the latest international techniques. With visits to overseas congresses, and participation in local conferences, our physicians constantly strive to bring you the most effective treatments.

WhatClinic – Patient Service Award 2018

For Immediate Release: 13 March 2018 Medical Hair Restoration, 4th Floor, De Waterkant Centre, 9 Somerset Road, Green Point, Cape Town, South Africa, 8005; RATED BEST FOR SERVICE BY WHATCLINIC Medical Hair Restoration of Cape Town has been recognised with an annual award based on patient service excellence ratings from healthcare search engine WhatClinic. WhatClinic looked at 12 months of [...]

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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?!?! […]

By |February 22nd, 2017|Hair Loss Articles|Comments Off on Yeditepe University develops a new hair growth cream

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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Restored by doctor’s scalpel

Before November 25, Julia Murray* disliked what she saw in the mirror - a higher and wider forehead than she wanted. Two hours after surgery, her life had changed forever.The 33-year-old Cape Town designer became the first South African to undergo a new surgical procedure that reduces the size of a forehead by as much as 3cm. Murray said her [...]

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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 Patient Diary

Day of surgery: I was a little jittery the morning of my op as it was my first time and I had no idea what to expect. The staff at MHR were top class and assured me I had nothing to worry about…they were right! Once the anesthetic kicked in I literally felt zero pain or discomfort. Even though I was aware my [...]

By |October 14th, 2014|Patient Diary|Comments Off on Hair Transplant Patient Diary