The BaldingBlog.com began in April, 2005 by William Rassman, M.D., Medical Director and Founder of the New Hair Institute (NHI), with the goal of educating about hair loss and hair restoration. Posts on the site are written by Dr. Rassman, with assistance from Jae P. Pak, M.D.
Earlier this year Dr Rassman invited Dr Bessam Farjo to be the 1st physician from outside NHI to be contributing writer. Dr Farjo accepted the invitation and has written several responses to various queries from the public.
What is minoxidil? When researching hair growth treatments, you are likely to have heard of both minoxidil and finasteride. Both minoxidil and finasteride can aid hair growth; more information can be found on finasteride here. In this blog post, we are going to share some more information on minoxidil. Minoxidil, which is also sometimes known […]
What is finasteride? Finasteride is a medication that is commonly used as a treatment for hair loss and baldness. Finasteride reduces the body’s production of dihydrotestosterone (DHT), which causes gradual hair loss, protecting the hair from DHT damage. Does finasteride work? Finasteride is a popular treatment for preventing hair loss and baldness due to […]
Hair transplant surgery is a procedure that thousands of men and women undergo every year in order to combat balding or thinning hair. Here, leading surgeon Dr Farjo answers some of the most commonly asked questions regarding hair loss and the treatments available. How long will it take for my hair transplant to grow? […]