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Price of a FUE hair transplant

Why is a FUE hair transplant more expensive than a FUT hair transplant? A FUE hair transplant is more expensive than a FUT hair transplant because the time spent to extract all the grafts is much longer. I have been practising the FUE since 2005; I first used exclusively the manual technique....

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What if I stop taking Propecia (Finasteride)?

What will happen if I stop taking Propecia (Finasteride)? You will not see any effects within the first few months (6 to 12 months according to the authors). Unfortunately, it seems that, by doing so, you will lose all the benefits accumulated during the months or years of treatment. That is the...

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Does Propecia (Finasteride) have long-term sexual side effects?

Does Propecia (Finasteride) have long-term sexual side effects, as said in an article of 2011? The article in question, which made the headlines in June 2011, is this one : http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1743-6109.2011.02255.x/abstract. Here is a typical example of...

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Spironolactone against hair loss

Is Spironolactone effective against hair loss?

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Finasteride (Propecia) and body-building: does it influence muscle development?

Some sportsmen fear that Finasteride might prevent the muscular development, are they right? Finasteride is a medication that prevents the conversion of testosterone to DHT, where the 5-alpha reductase enzyme exists. The DHT level decreases by 70% and the testosterone level slightly increases by...

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Finasteride (Propecia): what time should I take it?

Is there a better time to take Propecia (Finasteride)? The intake of Finasteride is not influenced by food intake. It can then be taken indifferently before, after or during a meal. As the rate of DHT (the hormone synthesized from testosterone which is responsible for hair loss) is higher in the...

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Can Propecia/Finasteride cause breast cancer by men?

Side effects of Propecia/Finasteride: can they cause breast cancer by men? The frequency of breast cancer is very low by men (1 out of 100,000). Some fifty cases of breast cancer by men taking Proscar (5 mg of Finasteride) have been observed. Only three cases around the world have(...)

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Difference between the FUT and FUE techniques

What is the difference between the FUT and FUE techniques? Both techniques have the same goal: obtaining follicular grafts that are ready to be transplanted in tiny incisions. The way we get them, however, is different. FUT starts with the removal of a strip, which is then cut(...)

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Minoxidil 2% and pregnant women

‘I have been using Minoxidil 2% (Regaine) for two years and I am two months pregnant. My gynaecologist asked me to stop applying Minoxidil, but if I do so, I fear my hair will start falling again.’ There are no documented studies about women and the influence of Minoxidil on their foetus...

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BHT or body hair transplant: FUE transplant of hair and body hairs

BHT (or body hair transplant) is a variant of the FUE hair transplant. These body hairs are extracted from the chest, legs or beard through the FUE technique. BHT is an excellent technique to use when no other solution is conceivable or(...)

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