HRI HairLines Blog

/HRI HairLines Blog
HRI HairLines Blog 2017-10-13T07:44:20+00:00

“FUT” vs. “FUE” Hair Transplants

Hair transplants are nothing new but the method used to harvest hair follicles in recent years has come up in many discussions, and there is plenty of misinformation and misunderstandings out there on the subject as well. There is a lot of attention on the methods used to obtain hair follicles for hair transplants and not as much on the results they achieve. With many myths and opinions out there it can make it difficult for individuals to know what a good option is for them. For some people the terms “FUT” and “FUE” can be confusing. Both techniques are for extracting follicular units from the donor area, and both involve transplantation. Each technique has its advantages and disadvantages. With [...]

By | March 1st, 2018|Categories: hair transplants, surgical hair restoration|Comments Off on “FUT” vs. “FUE” Hair Transplants

How Much Hair Loss or Hair Shedding is Normal?

The standard answer is 80-100 hairs per day is considered a "normal" amount of hair to lose during a 24 hour period. However, this number can be difficult to gauge since we lose hair all day and all night... one hair at a time. Men and women both lose some hairs in the shower, some in the blow-dry process, some in the hallway, some in the car, some at work, etc. In order to determine if you are losing hair excessively you should do a simple "Pull Test". Start by brushing your hair a few times. Not exessively, just gently brush your entire head of hair. You may lose a few hairs in the brushing process but that's okay. Now, [...]

Hereditary Female Hair Loss

Hereditary female hair loss is actually a very common condition, affecting one out of every four women. Unfortunately, strength in numbers doesn’t boost self esteem. This young woman has struggled with her diminishing hairline for years, and the only treatment that offers hope and significant hair growth is laser hair therapy. Hair Restoration Institute of DFW is the first and only hair loss clinic in the greater Dallas Fort Worth metroplex region to offer FDA Approved Laser Hair Therapy treatments for women. Utilizing the advanced MEP-90 cool laser treatment system, the first FDA Approved Medical Device for Women’s Hair Regrowth, women can now take advantage of this FDA approved non-invasive treatment of female pattern hair loss and thinning (Androgenetic Alopecia). If [...]

By | December 15th, 2017|Categories: female hair loss, laser hair therapy|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Hereditary Female Hair Loss

Custom Wigs for Kids with Hair Loss in DFW Area

If you know a child under the age of 18 in the Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas area who is suffering from hair loss, please let their family know about this incredible resource that is available to children/families in the DFW Metroplex. Wigs for Kids is a nonprofit organization that provides beautiful, natural-looking, customized 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. Each Wigs for Kids wig is custom-made, hand-tied and made completely from human hair (approximately 150,000 strands of hair per wig) and ranges in value from $1,500 to $3,000. To develop the hairpieces, Wigs for Kids worked with doctors and prosthetics [...]

By | November 10th, 2017|Categories: hair loss|Comments Off on Custom Wigs for Kids with Hair Loss in DFW Area

Thyroid Disease and Hair Loss

Thyroid Disease and Hair Loss. Your thyroid controls a lot with your body. It’s main job is to regulate the hormone production in your system. If you are experiencing hair loss it might be because of your thyroid. If you have hair loss and suspect your thyroid as the culprit then you should talk to your doctor about options. Could Your Thyroid Be the Problem? There are many reasons for someone to develop hair loss. For many it may be hereditary while others it may be diet, stress or day to day lifestyle demands are the blame. Then there are those with thyroid issues. This small gland that is located at the base of your neck just above the color [...]

By | November 8th, 2017|Categories: thyroid disease|Tags: , |Comments Off on Thyroid Disease and Hair Loss

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 are very high. Myth: Only men suffer from hair loss. Truth: Millions of women also suffer from patchy or thinning hair, especially as they age, though women are more likely to experience thinning hair over the entire head instead of bald patches on the crown. Myth: Wearing a [...]