By Spencer Kobren on Jul 15, 2012 in Hair Transplant, The Bald Truth, bald truth, hair loss, spencer-kobren, youtube | 0 Comments
Providing hair loss sufferers with the ability to rediscover a sense of self has been a big part of Spencer Kobren’s radio show Bald Truth for many years. It’s not easy dealing with baldness, but with the right mindset finding love, even when you feel a little less attractive than you would like is definitely possible.
Find more Spencer Kobren videos @ youtube.com/baldtruthradio
By Spencer Kobren on Jul 14, 2012 in Featured, Hair Transplant, The Bald Truth, hair loss, spencer-kobren | 0 Comments
Choosing the right hair transplant surgeon can be a daunting task. When doing your homework it’s important to understand that hair transplant before and after pictures can be very deceptive. In this YouTube Video, Spencer Kobren discuss the how simple lighting tricks can make someone go from significantly bald to having a much fuller looking head of hair.
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By hairtransplantadviser on Jul 6, 2008 in American Hair Loss Association, Featured, IAHRS, The Bald Truth, The Bald Truth XM152, spencer-kobren | 0 Comments
Consumer advocate Spencer Kobren, bestselling author of The Bald Truth: The First Complete Guide To Preventing and Treating Hair Loss, and founder of consumer organizations, The International Alliance of Hair Restoration Surgeons (IAHRS.ORG) and The American Hair Loss Association (americanhairloss.org) speaks to hair loss audiences world wide through his YouTube Channel “baldtruthradio.” Spencer Kobren’s radio show The Bald Truth can be heard live every Sunday night on XM Radio 152 8pm EST.
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By Brandon Ross, MD on Dec 13, 2007 in Featured, Hair Transplant, fleming mayer flap | 0 Comments
I am considering having the Fleming Mayer flap performed. I like the idea of having a very dense hair line. My concerns are that it seems very invasive and I will have to have scalp expanders in my head for a few weeks which seems a bit scary. What do you think about this hair restoration procedure?
I would recommend that you do lots of research before you commit to having a Fleming Mayer flap procedure. The main positive feature associated with a flap is the high level of density which can be transferred during a single procedure. Unfortunately, the trade-off for this density is a very artificial look. I have never seen a patient with a flap who looked natural from every viewing angle.
During the Fleming Mayer flap procedure, a strip of tissue from the side of the head is dissected and then twisted around and relocated where the hairline is to be created. Your concerns about invasiveness with this surgery are well founded. Since this surgery takes a section of scalp from the side of the head, it is possible that the resulting scar will be noticeable after the surgery. Furthermore, if the blood flow to the section of flap is compromised, the flap could lose its hair or become necrotic. Read the rest
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By Bernard Nusbaum, MD on Nov 30, 2007 in Featured, dutasteride, hair loss | 0 Comments
Finasteride, which is the generic name for Propecia, has been approved for the treatment of Male Pattern Hair Loss since 1998. Finasteride works by inhibiting the enzyme ,5 alpha reductase type II, that forms DHT. There has been a lot of interest by both patients and physicians in dutasteride, which is a drug that inhibits both type I and type II 5 alpha reductase enzyme.Dutasteride is three times more potent than finasteride inhibiting the type II enzyme and 100 times more potent than finasteride inhibiting the type I form of the DHT producing enzyme. Dutasteride is not approved by the FDA for the treatment of Male Pattern Hair Loss and is approved at a dose of 0.5 mg a day for the treatment of prostate enlargement. While both the type I and type II enzymes are found in the hair follicle, there is a recent study which shows that type I is present in the human brain.The function of this enzyme in the brain is still unclear. Read the rest
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By admin on Nov 30, 2007 in Contributors, Hair Transplant | 0 Comments
New Hair Transplant Adviser Contributor: Bernard P. Nusbaum, MD
- Accepted member of The International Alliance of Hair Restoration Surgeons
- One of less than 50 hair transplant surgeons throughout North America recommended by The American Hair Loss Association
Dermatologist/ Board Certified by the American Board of Dermatology
Dr. Nusbaum has been widely published in the fields of dermatology and hair transplantation and has been extremely active in research and professional societies. He is in demand as a lecturer and has presented dozens of programs, research findings, and clinical reports at medical conferences.
He graduated from the University of Colorado in 1974, then received his doctor of medicine degree from he University of Miami School of Medicine in 1979.
Dr. Nusbaum interned in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach from 1979 to 1980. He did his residency in dermatology at Mount Sinai from 1980 to 1983, serving as chief resident in dermatology from 1981 to 1983. Read the rest
By admin on Oct 13, 2007 in Hairmax Laser Comb, Laser Therapy, The Bald Truth XM152, hair loss | 0 Comments
In February of 2007 Lexington International LLC, the makers of the HairMax Laser Comb, announced that they received FDA clearance of their hand held laser hair growth device and described this event as a “landmark achievement”.
510k FDA clearance allows the company to legally state that the HairMax Laser Comb is now clinically proven to promote hair growth in males with androgenetic alopecia.
However, the $64,000 question that still plagues many well known hair loss experts is, can the HairMax Laser Comb grow visible, appreciable hair or is this FDA “clearance” based solely on slight changes in hair characteristics and microscopic photographic evidence?
Does the HairMax Laser Comb truly help hair loss sufferers, or is Lexington International just helping themselves to an even bigger piece of the $3.5 billion a year hair loss industry pie?
On Sunday October 7th, 2007 The Bald Truth Radio Show invited Lexington International’s CEO and inventor of the HairMax Laser Comb, David Michaels along with Randy Veliky, Lexington’s COO to answer some difficult questions about their product as well as to speak with callers who purchased The HairMax Laser Comb.
Issues discussed on the program include:
- The difference between FDA approval and FDA clearance
- Specifics of clinical study results.
- Why the FDA only granted the HairMax Laser Comb clearance for males?
- Does the HairMax Laser Comb really stop hair loss and regrow hair?
- Is their a difference between the HairMX laser comb and other LLLT hair growth devices?
- The validly of Lexington’s before and after photos.
- Inventor of the Hairmax Laser comb David Michaels’ credentials and much, much more.
Listen To The Show:
The Bald Truth Segment One
The Bald Truth Segment Two
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