Curt Schilling
Former Starting Pitching, Boston Red Sox


4 Myths About Rogaine Debunked

When it comes to hair loss, Rogaine (minoxidil) is one of the most commonly mentioned options for male pattern baldness and other thinning hair issues. If you’re considering hair restoration, here are four facts behind oft-repeated myths about this medication.

1. Myth: Rogaine doesn’t actually work.

It’s smart to be skeptical...
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Will My Hair Transplant Results Look Completely Natural?

When a hair transplant is done right, the results can look completely natural. You’ll be able to wash it, style it, cut it and run your fingers through it just like real hair!

Skill and technique has a lot of effect on how a hair transplant turns out. Dr. DiStefano has...
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5 Common Hair Loss Causes in Teenage Girls

While uncommon, hair loss in teenage girls does happen. This can be emotionally traumatizing for a teenage girl. During this time of her life, teens are just discovering who they are so it can be difficult to deal with something that makes them stand out from their peers. Especially when...
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Is There Any Scarring from a Hair Transplant?

Fibrosis (scarring) is the process of healing when human skin is cut. With Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT), a small incision is made in the back of the head and is then sutured. This leaves behind a small linear scar when healed.

When performing an Individual Graft Technique (IGT) transplant,...
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Hair Transplants in Hartford Connecticut

DiStefano Hair Restoration Centers offer hair transplants and hair loss restoration procedures in Hartford. Connecticut’s Capital City and birthplace of the first FM Radio station, the Boys & Girls Club and Teddy Roosevelt’s first car ride. Harford is the home to 125,000 residents that boast a diverse offering of cultural...
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Scientist Discover Why Hair Turns Gray and Goes Bald in Mice

Researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center have stumbled upon the gene that causes graying hairs and baldness in mice! They were studying a rare genetic disease that causes tumors to grow on nerves and happened to find a protein called KROX20.  This protein turns skin cells into...
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Dr. Mark DiStefano & Dr. Christian G. Heinis Offer Hair Transplant Surgery to Connecticut Patients

ROCKY HILL, CT, April 6th, 2017 (Press Release)

DiStefano Hair Restoration Center’s location in Rocky Hill, CT is accepting patients from all over Connecticut for hair loss restoration procedures and hair transplant surgery. DiStefano Hair Restoration Centers offer the most modern hair transplant techniques including Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT) and...
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Tips for Hair Transplant Recovery

So, you just got a hair transplant! How exciting! Soon, you won’t have to wear a hat all the time to hide your receding hairline or bald spot. It is important to remember that a hair transplant is still a medical procedure, so there are some things you need...
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Geneticists Find Genes linked to Baldness

Researchers at the University of Endinburgh said that they identified close to 300 genetic regions tied to baldness. Before this latest study, only a handful of genes have been identified. The research team looked at more than 52,000 men and were able to pinpoint the genetic regions that were...
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Common Myths About Hair Growth and Hair Loss

We are going to cover the most common hair growth and hair loss myths and find out the truth about each one.

  1. Cutting hair promotes hair growth – You may have already heard but this is in fact a myth. Hair is a non-viable tissue so cutting it does not...
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