262018Jun

Not Your Father’s Hair Transplant

If you’ve suffered from hair loss for any length of time, you know what it can do to your confidence. And you are in good company. Today there are approximately 50 million men and 30 million women who are suffering the effects of baldness and thinning hair. You may equate old hair transplant techniques like…

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112018Jun

A Foundation for Healthy Hair is Good Overall Health

When it comes to hair loss, genetics, age, and hormones are key factors. But there are some factors that have been proven to have an impact on hair loss that you are completely in control of. At Pistone Hair Restoration, we believe it is important for our patients to understand the dynamics of healthy hair…

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302018Apr

Do Sports Helmets contribute to Hair Loss?

Protective helmets are a key component in a number of outdoor recreational activities and sports.  These devices were designed and developed to protect the brain and skull from injury. Anyone who engages in such activities should view their helmet as a great asset.  However, they can damage the hair over time. While there have been…

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112018Apr

The Adverse Psychological Effects of losing Your Hair

Clinical research has revealed a number of different causes of hair loss including chemotherapy treatments, genetics, prescription medications for other health issues, and an underactive thyroid gland just to name a few. For many individuals, alopecia or hair loss and thinning hair can result in lowered self-esteem and cause other emotional or mental issues such…

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82018Mar

How does Female Hair Loss differ from Male Hair Loss?

Although we tend to think that men have the exclusive on baldness, roughly 21 million women suffer with some form of alopecia or hair loss.  In a majority of the hair loss cases in the US, the underlying cause is “androgenetic alopecia” or male and female pattern baldness.  Yet while the underlying causes are similar,…

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72018Feb

Dispelling the 5 most common Hair Loss Myths

Every individual loses some hair every day. That’s just a fact of life. However, some individuals worry more about losing their hair than others. If that weren’t enough, those worry warts worry that their worrying is going to cause them to lose even more hair. But there is good news in that some of the…

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42018Jan

When is Hair Transplant Surgery not a suitable Solution for Patients?

Hair restoration or transplant surgery can be a life-changing experience in that it can enhance the patient’s appearance and improve their self-esteem. However, the person must have realistic expectations about the outcome of the procedure. Unfortunately, not everyone who could benefit from this procedure is a good candidate for it. If you’ve been considering this,…

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42017Dec

New Study reveals Effectiveness of PRP Therapy

In the simplest of terms, PRP or “Platelet-Rich Plasma” therapy is an innovative hair restoration technique that stimulates new hair growth. By using an extremely fine needle, the doctor injects the patient’s scalp with PRP so the same red blood cells that aid in tissue healing can stimulate hair growth naturally. The procedure has proven…

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