Friday, November 6, 2015
Hair transplant surgeons extract follicles in two ways: strip harvesting and follicular unit extraction. This article will take a closer look at the latter. In follicular unit extraction (FUE), the surgeon extracts follicular units (small groups of hair follicles) one by one directly from the scalp, as described by the Hair Transplant Network. The follicular units are usually sourced from baldness-resistant areas (e.g. the back and the sides of the head) called “donor sites”. The surgeon usually implants the follicular units immediately. With a great demand and attention from the hair restoration community, the practice of FUE continues to evolve and become better every day.
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Doctors and other professionals have recognized that baldness—in men, and especially in women—is not to be taken lightly. In many cases, this can lead to depression, anxiety, and loss of self-esteem. Fortunately, people suffering from baldness can now resort to a highly effective solution: hair transplants. The procedure has gained popularity in the last few decades, benefitting a large number of men and women all over the world. Nowadays, hair transplants are more affordable and viable than ever, especially in some countries where rates are generally lower. You may want to find out more about the cost of hair transplant in Mexico, for example, and see for yourself how much savings you can generate.
Monday, November 2, 2015
If you consider getting a hair transplant in Mexico, one procedure you’ll certainly encounter is Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE). Although time-intensive and comparatively costlier, it’s becoming more and more popular among men suffering from hair loss or thinning. The reason is obvious: FUE allows men to wear their hair short without being concerned about visible signs that they went through surgery. Nonetheless, being a relatively new advancement, FUE has yet to enter the mainstream consciousness. As such, many people have formed unfounded views on the procedure. In this article, we will address three of the myths surrounding FUE.
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Have you recently noticed too many hair strands on your bathroom floor? Does your hair feel thinner every time you brush your hand across it? If you have tried and was repeatedly disappointed by the numerous hair-regrowth shampoos that can’t deliver on their promises, you may need a hair transplant procedure. When it comes to hair loss solutions, the top procedures that people turn to are Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) and Follicular Unit Transplant (FUT). These two techniques have their own advantages and disadvantages. Find out which of these two is the right procedure for you.
Sunday, September 6, 2015
One of the common misconceptions is that hair loss only happens to older people (those who are above their thirties or forties). This, of course, is far from the truth. Hair loss may occur as early as the teenage years for some people. Hair loss only becomes more common with the older folks, but to say that the young is safe from it is absolutely false. It has been reported that more and more teens are now having hair transplant procedures in order to battle early hair loss. The popularity of the procedure among the younger generation is attributed to the growing “selfie” trend, with people encouraged to actively document their lives by taking pictures of themselves.
Friday, September 4, 2015
Improper hair care, a stressful event, a physical condition that alters your hormone levels—these are a few things that can literally make your hair fall out. You may notice your hair thinning or observe losing more strands than the normal amount. Most causes of hair loss, like too much hair bleaching or dye jobs, or styling the hair with tight braids and hair ties, can be altered to gradually get rid of the problem. In other causes, like pregnancy and chemotherapy, hair regrowth normally happens after. There are some factors, however, that you cannot control or those that are difficult to resolve, which would urge you to get hair transplants.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Unlike some people, such as the Maroon 5 front man and internationally known rock star Adam Levine, losing hair is not a choice for millions of American men. By age 35, you can experience some hair thinning, and in your 50s, you could start noticing severely sparse distribution of your locks or even see some bald spots. It’s not a drastic and cool hair makeover, but a drastic and possibly depressing change to your appearance. One solution that can restore the appearance of your head is hair transplantation, where grafts will be taken from your healthy “hair zones” and transferred to the balding areas. The procedure gives natural-looking results because of how it is done and where the transplanted hairs are taken. Most people who undergo the surgery regain the fullness and volume of their hair.
Sunday, August 9, 2015
The terms hair loss and baldness are often interchanged, but hair loss is a more general term used to describe a thinning scalp while baldness or androgenic alopecia is a hereditary pattern of hair loss that occurs in both men and women. Besides genetics, some medical conditions may also cause hair to fall off voluntarily, like fungal infection of the scalp, thyroid abnormality and anemia. Improper hair care and excessive styling are also known reasons for acquiring a hair disease. Many people with hair loss problems restore their vibrant crown with hair transplantation, a surgical procedure that involves relocating hair from high-density areas into the area that needs it. A popular and advanced method of transplantation used today is follicular unit extraction (FUE), which presents the benefit of “no visible scars” particularly for people with shorter locks.
Friday, August 7, 2015
Hair transplantation is an effective long-term solution for any form of alopecia, including common baldness. It is a surgical procedure that involves harvesting hair follicles from a donor area of the patient’s scalp and transplanting them into balding areas. When done successfully, the transplanted hair follicles are expected to grow and propagate, allowing the person to have a full head of hair once more. Understandably, hair transplant cost is one of the concerns of those who are interested in this treatment. Cost is affected by several factors. One of these is the clinic or the facility, as well as the location. The rates could vary greatly from one place to another, but to get the best possible results, it is always advisable to go to reputable hair replacement centers that has qualified practitioners and state-of-the-art tools and equipment.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Of all the different hair loss treatments out there, hair transplants in Mexico and elsewhere are touted to be the most effective. For the right candidate, that is. Done on an eligible patient, surgical hair restoration can improve anyone’s appearance and overall sense of well-being by leaps and bounds. Those who are seeking treatment, though, must have realistic expectations of the procedure before opting to undergo it. It is true that not everyone is a candidate for surgical hair restoration. A good number of hair loss sufferers have asked about their eligibility, though only a qualified physician from an established clinic in Mexico and beyond can truly determine if an individual is right for the procedure. In general, patients with mild hair loss are advised to try out medications such as Propecia and Rogaine for at least 6 months or even a full year before considering surgery.
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
A headful of hair nowadays is almost never considered an afterthought—both men and women value their hair greatly, considering it as a reflection of their identity. This is why hair loss is so devastating, even for men themselves. A 2005 European study found that 62 percent of men dread hair loss, claiming that it would adversely affect their self-esteem. Anybody can experience hair loss, men and women included. The most common type of hair loss is called either male or female pattern baldness, and is much different than simple hair shedding—a common phenomenon that any person can undergo when there’s something traumatic going on. Eventually, new hair will grow back to replenish the loss, but one still can’t fault the fact that hair loss still affects a good 70 percent of men and 40 percent of women. That said, why is a local hair transplant center in Mexico and many other places frequented by mostly men?
Sunday, June 21, 2015
The late Michael Jackson had a panic moment in early 1984 when he had a hair burn accident on the set of a Pepsi commercial, which led to surgery to hide the scars. People who have had the same experience or something more serious involving a fire, which resulted in serious hair problems, might like to consider undergoing a hair transplant. Although the skin may not have been seriously affected, it would be best to explore procedures that may help stimulate hair growth again in certain areas of the head. One such hair transplant procedure is the follicular unit extraction or FUE. Here are a few things to know about FUE.
Friday, June 19, 2015
John Capps, founder of Bald-Headed Men of America, had an interview carried over Huffington Post Live. He said his hair had started thinning at a “young age” and was all but gone when he finished school and was looking for work. One of his prospective employers, a finance company in Atlanta, declined his application due to corporate image issues with people with thinning hair on the team. Some might roll their eyes on this kind of bias, but the fact remains that certain appearances could influence employment opportunities. For people in Baja California, visiting hair restoration facilities, like the Baja Hair Center, would be a good start in exploring opportunities and finding out how much a hair transplant in Mexico would cost.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
It’s established fact that the average person tends to lose between 50 to 100 hair strands everyday, but are you feeling that you might be losing more? Perhaps it’s because you’re seeing a lot of your hair strands on places like your pillow, your comb or even the back of your shirt. Aside from genetics, conditions like trichotillomania, or the uncontrollable urge to pull out hair, are often attributed to hair loss, but did you know that your everyday habits can also contribute (and consequently lead) to you losing your crowning glory? Before undergoing hair restoration in Mexico, here are the everyday habits that could be the cause of your hair problems.
Monday, June 15, 2015
Hair loss is often attributed to old age, and therefore it’s often said that younger people need not worry about losing their hair. The question is: what if you wake up one day and see numerous strands of hair clinging to your pillow or caught in your comb while brushing? Noticing these things should already warn you that you’re in danger of losing more of your hair everyday. When you ask medical and hair experts about the cause of your hair woes, they would almost always blame genetics for this, meaning that if someone in your family was bald or also suffered from hair loss, then you’re bound to experience it as well.
Saturday, June 13, 2015
Often considered a normal part of aging, hair loss often has a negative impact on affected individuals, sometimes with adverse psychological effects. While generally not considered a medical illness, the emotional and psychological effect of hair loss (or alopecia) have led experts to develop various solutions for hair regrowth. Hair transplantation, a common hair loss treatment, has greatly evolved through the years, with reputable hair restoration clinics like Baja Hair Center providing desired results to many alopecia victims. There have been many alopecia cases that were resolved by hair transplants performed by experienced specialists. The Follicular Unit Extraction solution is one of the hair transplant techniques utilized in hair centers, with impressive success.
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Few things are more important to people than their hair. After all, it makes up a big part of their overall attractiveness, and people will spend exactly what they need just to get their hair styled the way they want it. Similarly, people who are suffering from baldness will go to great lengths just to get their hair back. The best option in this case is to undergo a hair transplant procedure, though many people may hesitate due to matters of pricing. Thanks to time and advancements in technology, however, the costs have gone down considerably. Typically, hair transplant costs are calculated based on either the cost per graft or cost per session. The costs of healthcare in the West have made some people jump abroad where medical procedures in general are cheaper. The cost of hair transplant in Mexico, for example, tends to be lower than in the United States; this has made Mexico one of the world’s top destinations for affordable hair transplants.
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
A full head of hair has been associated with mostly positive traits like strength, virility, youth, and power. Unfortunately, not every man enjoys the perks of a magnificent mane. Approximately 70 percent of all males suffer from male pattern baldness, otherwise known as MPB or androgenic alopecia. “Suffer” is the key word here. With hair loss almost always follows low self-esteem, social withdrawal, depression, and in very rare cases, even suicide. The aforementioned effects are why patients often resort to solutions like youth-restoring hair transplants in Mexico, where practitioners offer the procedure at more affordable rates. Here’s a look at male pattern baldness in detail: what causes it, who is at risk, and how its effects can be combatted.
Monday, June 8, 2015
Since when did hair loss equate to a drop in potential revenue? While many people might not see the connection between balding and profitability, a web developer for a U.S. contact software company told Main Street’s S.Z. Berg that he lost a fifth of his contacts—mostly from the cosmetics or hair care companies--as soon as he started losing hair. Thankfully, after receiving hair transplants, the ‘curse’ was lifted, and the trend was reversed. Baldness has a history of affecting outcomes in the field of business and employment. In a live interview by the Huffington Post in 2013, John Capps, founder of the Bald-Headed Men of America, shared his experience as a youth looking for a job. Capps was denied a job in Atlanta because the company did “not have room for a bald head.”
Sunday, May 10, 2015
"Baja Hair Center, a trusted name for hair loss solutions, announces the opening of its new state-of-the-art facilities at Calle Antonia Caso 2055, Suite 306, Zona Rio, CP 22010, Tijuana, Baja California. The surgery center is the only one in Tijuana to offer Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) and Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT), the only permanent hair loss solutions. The transplants both involve extracting the smallest natural hair groups, also called follicular units (FU). The difference, however, lies on how the FUs are extracted. In FUE, individual FUs are sourced directly from the scalp; while in FUT, a strip of the scalp with hairs still attached is taken from the back of the head, and from which the FUs are then extracted. These methods ensure accurate follicular extraction without inflicting damage to the surrounding skin, thus helping achieve an optimal and natural appearance."
Friday, May 8, 2015
When hair transplant first became a potential hair loss treatment, patients were usually charged as much as $15 per graft with fewer sessions. Advancements with modern medicine today have fortunately developed better outcomes and more affordable prices for this hair operation, while patients are provided with lasting and healthy hair. Hair loss victims may either choose per graft Mexico hair transplant cost or per session, which vary depending on the technique chosen.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
"Thinning and balding are the most common hair issues experienced by both men and women. A large percentage of people experiences hair loss around the age 60 and above, but people in their 30s can experience it as well. The good news is that there are hair loss treatments available—and this includes convenient hair transplants in Mexico. Hair transplants are very versatile and prove to be an effective solution to hair loss conditions such as male pattern baldness. The procedure only takes a couple of hours to complete, unlike other procedures that can take months or several sessions to work. This means that results can be seen faster and it provides instant gratification. "
Monday, May 4, 2015
A typical hair transplant in Mexico clinics such as the Baja Hair Center has gained significant ground as an effective hair loss combatant. For those wary of getting a hair transplant due to scarring from grafts, they ought to know that less to no scarring is possible due to follicular unit extraction (FUE), a procedure that harvests hair grafts a strand at a time to allow them to heal quickly. Hair transplantation has long been regarded as safe and lacking any side effects, and produces permanent results.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
The advent of follicular unit extraction surgery was met with anticipation, as it gave hope for both men and women with hair-related problems. Hair transplant has come a long way since its introduction in 1950. Thanks to this new treatment, hair transplantation has never been this fast, painless, and natural-looking. FUE works by removing a group of two to three healthy hair follicles(grafts) from the scalp and transplanting it into the affected areas. Transferring strands of hair into slots where hair previously grew increases the permanency of hair growth and improves its direction. The treatment uses micro-sized punches (about 0.7mm ) to extract the follicles so the resulting scars are unrecognizable.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Hair loss is an alarming problem that has sent many men scrambling to find a cure for their affliction. A lot of so-called treatments have popped up in the market, and people looking to remedy their situation must be wary of trusting uncertified shampoos and medications. Investing in treatments that have been clinically proven and approved by the medical industry is much safer. Hair transplants, for example, can be considered as one of the more trustworthy solutions out there. Procedures involving hair transplant in Mexico cost more than the miracle pills seen in infomercials, but they are recognized to be a more reliable form of treatment and a low maintenance long-term investment. Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT) and Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) are the most popular hair transplant procedures whose effectiveness and permanence have repeatedly been proven in prior surgeries.
Monday, March 16, 2015
Hair loss is a common problem that affects both men and women all over the world. Although some might feel completely okay with losing hair and just say it’s a part of aging, some can’t possibly live with it, most especially women. However, through countless medical and technological advances, hair loss already has a solution. An option is to undergo one of the two methods of effective hair transplants in Mexico. Hair Transplants To have a better understanding of these two methods of hair restoration in Mexico and elsewhere, one must start at the beginning. Since the 1950s, hair transplantation has been used and is considered as one of the most effective even by today’s standards. Hair transplantation is a surgical procedure where a strip of scalp or individual hairs from the back of the head is removed and placed in the areas of the head where hair loss is visible. Here is where the two methods differ.
Friday, March 6, 2015
In an effort to further broaden Baja Hair Center’s horizons in providing superior services for its patients, Mexico hair transplant expert Dr. Lea Salas has been participating in international conferences on the latest advancements in the field, giving her numerous opportunities to exchange knowledge and ideas with the best and the brightest of the industry. Dr. Salas took part in the 5th Spring Meeting of the International Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ISDS), held last February 28 to March 1, 2014 in Cebu, the Philippines. She also attended the 34th ISDS Annual Meeting in Dubrovnik, Croatia. As an organization intended to address the need for a worldwide forum for dermatologists, ISDS regularly brings experts together to exchange innovative techniques and work towards the standardization and improvement of training programs for dermatologic surgery.
Friday, February 13, 2015
Given that the hair is prone to damages brought about by many different factors, medical technology has stepped up to provide sufferers with more permanent hair solutions. Many hair centers like Baja Hair Center, address this specific condition by offering various services from prescribing medications to painless surgical hair transplants in Mexico. There are two types of operations included in this surgical type of hair restoration in Mexico, namely the Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT) and Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE).
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
The more permanent way to go about it, however, is to undergo transplant surgery, for which services that offer hair transplant in Mexico, are increasingly being sought. Surgical operations, such as in Mexico hair transplant centers like the Baja Hair Center commonly involve two methods: the Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT) and the Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE). The former is also known as the “strip” method where a section of the scalp is excised, divided into separate units, and then grafted to the balding areas.
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Too much of abuse though, and hair loss may become permanent. If you don’t fancy wearing wigs to cover up hair loss, hair transplants are an excellent alternative—if you can afford it. Fortunately, you can get high-quality yet affordable hair transplants in Mexico through leading medical institutions like Baja Hair Center. Hair is an integral part of any woman’s look, but the things you do to beautify it can cause the opposite effect. If you want to get back your beautiful locks, effective hair restoration in Mexico provides a safe and permanent solution.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
The article further adds that the leading cause of hair loss is male pattern baldness (MPB), a condition caused in large part by genetics. In MPB, a man’s hair follicles shrinks until they can no longer sprout hair. Oftentimes, the only recourse is to get hair transplant surgery, a process wherein healthy follicles are grafted to areas that can no longer grow hair. However, the cost of such a procedure can be prohibitive, leading many sufferers of MPB to get hair transplant in Mexico instead. This is part of the growing trend called medical tourism where patients travel abroad to get treatment for a considerably lower price.