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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 [...]

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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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Celebrity Hair

See which celebrities pass and fail the Hair Q test The Hair Q Score system, which was developed by a medical doctor and experienced hair transplant surgeon, has calculated the best and worst in celebrity hair in Hollywood. On the top of the list are stars Ellen DeGeneres, Hugh Jackman and Jennifer Aniston who scored 9 points in the 10-point [...]

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Hair Transplant Statistics

40% of all women surveyed and 27% of men responded by indicating that they have at some point in their lives, tried using a hair restoration product. This was used in an effort to curb hair loss, hair falling and other related issues. Of the 27% of men polled, half of this number stated that the effects were highly overrated. [...]

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New Advancements in Medical Hair Restoration for Woman

As usual, she was standing in front of her mirror combing out her long, luscious hair. She then noticed the back section of her hair and started to panic. A massive bald spot was revealed and she became so nervous that she had to instantly cover it. This was not the end of her terrifying story though – hair started [...]

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Eyebrow Transplants

The top hair restoration surgeons have stated that the number of eyebrow transplants has in fact, doubled from last year. This is not a hasty decision to make either – the price can venture well up to R30, 000 or even R40, 000 in fact. Over-plucking can cause permanent damage, and many offenders do not even realise the extreme harm [...]

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Female Hair Loss Options

For those who are healthy, hair loss should never be discarded. When you comb your hair and an unusually large amount of strands are pulled free, it is time to worry, not to pull out a trendy hat to cover it. Overly thinning hair points to sickness and a fragile state; don't let this happen to you – contact Med [...]

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Hair Loss Fables

Hair myth (or fact) number one: Hair loss is said to originate from the mother's side of the family. In a recent South African poll, most were quoted as saying that they believed that hair loss only comes from the mother's side of the genetic pool. The truth of the matter is that hair loss can come from any side [...]

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Warning Signs of Alopecia

This is of course, a hereditary condition. If your dad used to proudly rub his gleaming dome, then expect the same shiny head in your autumn years. The condition displays itself as hair loss in both the front and centre of the head. For females, the most common display of hair loss is extreme thinning, a general scattering of hair [...]

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Brow Rejuvenation – Hair Implants Make it Happen

This relegates them to a lifetime of eyebrow pencils or wafer thin eyebrows that are barely noticeable. Young adults are some of the worst offenders, as they will go to great lengths in order to emulate a celebrity's appearance. One should never follow the trend of a famous individual though. Everyone's eyebrows need to be plucked according to their own [...]

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