At HCI Hair Restoration
Centers, we offer a caring approach to clients suffering
from hair loss or thinning hair due to chemotherapy, and
medically related hair loss. A few of the causes
of medically related hair loss include:
Chemotherapy consists of the administration of drugs
that destroy rapidly reproducing cancer cells.
Unfortunately, while chemotherapy drugs preferentially
destroy cancer cells, the drugs also can destroy those
cells responsible for normal growth of hair and nails.
Hormonal Hair Loss
Female hair loss is often the result of hormonal
changes. Pregnancy and birth control pills often cause
localized or diffused hair loss. The thinning may be
delayed by three months following the hormonal change
and another three months will be required for new hair
to be re-grown.
Alopecia areata is a common cause of hair loss affecting
about 4 million Americans. It usually starts with one or
more small round bald patches on the scalp and can
progress to total body hair loss.
Alopecia Areata information.
Hair loss from thyroid disease is usually reversible
with proper treatment, however the hair loss typically
does not stop immediately when the blood work becomes
normal. For most people it takes several months for
their hair to start growing in and for others it can
Lupus causes the immune system to become overactive and
create antibodies that attack healthy tissues, including
Trichotillomania (Compulsive Hair Pulling)
Lots of people have nervous habits, but
people who pull out their hair compulsively can suffer
overwhelming emotional and even physical impact.
Psychiatrists estimate that four million Americans have
what is called trichotillomania (trick-o-till-o-main-ee-a).
If hair enhancement or
replacement is something you want to consider, the
highly experienced consultants at HCI Hair Restoration
Centers in Altamonte Springs and Orlando, Florida will help
you find the best solution, which may include:
At the onset of hair loss, (the
very first hair fall), some patients choose to shave the
total scalp, for the following reasons:
The elimination of
uncontrolled hair fall and embarrassing
Some feel that
total baldness is more attractive than the
spotty hair loss (especially males).
prosthetic hair security and comfort (i.e.
vacuum bases, two-way tape and other adhesives
for hair prostheses.
PROSTHESES FOR HAIR LOSS
Insurance sometimes covers
a wig or hair prosthesis. We will be happy to work
together with your physician to assist you in any way
If you are contemplating a
hair prosthesis, you should assume that you will lose
all of your hair when you begin chemotherapy treatment.
By doing so, your advance planning will assist you
considerably. (Custom made wigs and hair prosthetics may
take from 6 weeks to 4 months to be delivered and made
Your first wig or hair
prosthesis should duplicate your hair as closely as
possible. (Be conservative in color, length, thickness
hair loss, it is a good idea to avoid the following:
weaves, hair extensions, hair integration and hair
If hair replacement or
enhancement is something you want to consider, the
highly-experienced consultants at HCI Hair Restoration
Centers will help you find the best solution for your
particular needs and requirements.
places the highest priorities on quality and service. We
extend every courtesy and accommodation to our clients to
ensure a comfortable experience. Our facilities are
specifically designed for your comfort and privacy.
It's easy to get expert advice
and answers to your particular hair loss questions and
concerns. It's completely confidential. It's also completely
free. So why not request your free, no-obligation hair loss
evaluation and consultation today.
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