Hair Loss Facts
Just the facts.
Wearing a hat, washing and combing hair cannot cause or exacerbate hair loss.
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Over 50% of men will experience some degree of male pattern baldness by the time they are 50.
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Hair contains information about substances in your bloodstream over the course of several years, including drugs and alcohol.
Tight braids such as cornrows can result in permanent hair loss over time for both men and women.
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At any given time, 90 percent of the hairs in your scalp are growing, while the other 10 percent are resting.
Forty percent of women will experience some hair loss by the time they are 40.
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The fundamental building block of human hair is keratin, the same protein found in claws, hooves, beaks and horns.
The lifespan of a strand of hair is approximately five years.
Male pattern baldness is genetic and can be inherited from both the mother and/or father.
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The average person has approximately 100,000+ strands of hair on their head.
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Some men begin losing hair in their teens.
At West+Bond we have an integrated, expert team that will work in partnership with you to decide how and when to begin your hair transformation.
A follicular unit extraction (FUE) hair transplant is a modern procedure that takes hair from the back of your head and puts it to thinning areas.
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West+Bond Founder and Medical Director, Dr. James Harris, was the lead consulting physician in the development of the industry-leading ARTAS® robot for FUE.
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Platelet-rich plasma and medical solutions such as Rogaine® or Finasteride® can slow or halt hair loss.
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Bone marrow is the fastest growing tissue in the body, while hair is the second fastest.
A strand of human hair is stronger than copper wire of the same diameter.
West+Bond’s Harris Protocol uses robotics and special instruments designed by Dr. Harris for precision hair transplantation.
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Hair naturally grows in small bundles of one to five hairs. These bundles, along with their support system of glands, muscle and connective tissue form a “follicular unit.”