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18 10, 2017

Common Hair Loss Myths

By | 2017-10-13T07:44:29+00:00 October 18th, 2017|hair additions, hair loss, hair replacement, male pattern baldness|Comments Off on Common Hair Loss Myths

As science discovers more about hair loss, many conventional theories about the causes of hair loss are being rapidly discredited. Read on to get the real story. Myth: The baldness gene comes from your mom’s side. Truth: Genes for hair loss can come from either parent, doubling your chances of having them. Even worse, because the gene is dominant, if either of your parents had thinning hair, your chances of having it [...]

8 06, 2017

Trichotillomania: When Teens Pull Their Hair Out

By | 2017-11-08T15:06:14+00:00 June 8th, 2017|trichotillomania|Comments Off on Trichotillomania: When Teens Pull Their Hair Out

You may not be aware that children and teenagers can experience hair loss, too. It can happen to them through genetics such as any form of alopecia, or because of poor nutrition, or from medical treatments for cancer. One form of hair loss you may not be aware of would be from a disorder called trichotillomania. Trichotillomania is a psychological disorder that is the overwhelming urge for a person to pull their [...]

4 10, 2013

Krystal’s Laser Hair Loss Therapy Story

By | 2017-10-13T07:44:34+00:00 October 4th, 2013|alopecia, alopecia areata, childhood hair loss, female hair loss, hair replacement, laser hair therapy, wigs|Comments Off on Krystal’s Laser Hair Loss Therapy Story

Krystal Hubbard's hair loss is hereditary, inherited from her mother and grandmother, who both have thin hair on the sides and front hairline. Krystal’s hair loss started early and became more noticeable around age 10, when she started wearing a relaxer. As she became aware of how thin her hair was, she began to wear braids and extensions to “hide” how thin it was. “Because I wasn’t knowledgeable about hair loss, I [...]

16 04, 2013

ENJOY Your Hair This Summer with an HRI Dermal Lens System

By | 2017-10-13T07:44:38+00:00 April 16th, 2013|alopecia, alopecia areata, cancer, childhood hair loss, female hair loss, hair additions, hair loss, hair replacement, male hair loss, medical wigs, teenage hair loss, trichotillomania|Comments Off on ENJOY Your Hair This Summer with an HRI Dermal Lens System

Female Pattern Baldness Solution Are you sick of wearing a hot, itchy wig in the summer? Sick of not being able to swim without revealing your thin or balding hair? A Dermal Lens System from HRI of DFW can give you a full head of real, comfortable hair...before the summer heat hits. Female pattern baldness and thinning hair can be devastating and embarrassing to the one in four women who have it. [...]

16 10, 2012

Custom Made Wigs at No Cost to Qualifying Children

By | 2017-10-13T07:44:39+00:00 October 16th, 2012|alopecia, alopecia areata, cancer, childhood hair loss, hair loss, hair replacement, medical wigs, teenage hair loss, trichotillomania, wigs|Comments Off on Custom Made Wigs at No Cost to Qualifying Children

Hair Restoration Institute of DFW is now partnering with Wigs for Kids, a nonprofit organization founded over 30 years ago and based in Westlake, Ohio. Wigs for Kids provides custom wigs for children suffering from hair loss due to chemotherapy, radiation therapy, alopecia, trichotillomania, burns and other medical issues at no cost to children or their families. Hair Restoration Institute (HRI) of DFW is now a Certified Service Provider for Wigs for [...]

17 09, 2012

What you may NOT know about Breast Cancer

By | 2017-10-13T07:44:39+00:00 September 17th, 2012|breast cancer, cancer, female hair loss, medical wigs, wigs|Comments Off on What you may NOT know about Breast Cancer

At Hair Restoration Institute of DFW, we serve many women battling breast cancer and although each individual’s struggle is different, during our private consultation session we may share some of the common threads of hair loss from our experience of being in this business for over 20 years. There is so much information floating around about breast cancer, especially in October during Breast Cancer Awareness month, but isn’t there always some new [...]

25 08, 2012

Joanna Roswell. The Olympics and Alopecia

By | 2017-10-13T07:44:40+00:00 August 25th, 2012|alopecia, female hair loss, wigs|Comments Off on Joanna Roswell. The Olympics and Alopecia

Don’t you just love to watch the Olympics?  Even if you’re not a big sports fan, you can’t help but admire the long hours of training each athlete has had to endure to compete at this level.   I enjoy hearing the back stories of athletes.  Some have had personal challenges to overcome if they wanted to be part of the elite to play their sport for a global audience such as the [...]