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Curt Schilling
Former Starting Pitching, Boston Red Sox

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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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Study Shows Stem Cells Could Treat Hair Loss

Hair loss affects nearly 56 million people in the United States. Four surgeons are trying to change that. Currently, a new clinical study is testing stem cell treatments in a non-surgical procedure. Overseas trials in Japan and Egypt are already showing signs of success.

With current hair loss procedures, hair transplants...
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Men Putting Themselves At-Risk at Unlicensed Clinics Abroad

Earlier last month, the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) released a consumer alert warning of the increasing numbers of unlicensed individuals performing hair restoration surgery worldwide.

Patients that are desperate for cheap hair transplants are travelling to Turkey and India to have procedures done. Many men often return...
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