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Androgenic Alopecia
Glossaries: Hair Loss Terminology

Hair loss that occurs due to an underlying susceptibility of hair follicles to androgenic miniaturization. It is the most common cause of hair loss and will affect up to 70% of men and 40% of women at some point in their lifetimes.

bald spots
Glossaries: Hair Loss Terminology

Bald sports are the partial or complete lack of hair growth in small areas of the body, particularly around the beard and head.

customized hair pieces
Glossaries: Hair Loss Terminology

Hair pieces specifically custom designed for our client.

DHT Inhibitors
Glossaries: Hair Loss Terminology

Inhibits the bodies production of enzyme 5 alpha reductase, which then converts testosterone into DHT. DHT attaches to receptors in hair follicles causing hair loss.

excessing shedding
Glossaries: Hair Loss Terminology

When excess amounts of hair is loss from brushing, combing, washing or environmental factors like heat, blow drying, wind or excessive hair pulling. Shedding can occur due to biological factors as well including; stress, hormones, malnutrition or various health issues.

Female Pattern Hair Loss
Glossaries: Hair Loss Terminology

Female androgenic alopecia, clinically known as 'female pattern hair loss,' (FPHL) more often causes diffuse thinning without hairline recession. About 30% of Caucasian adult females experience hair loss.

Hair Extensions
Glossaries: Hair Loss Terminology

Artificial hair that can be added or integrated into existing hair to thicken, lengthen or add more volume.

Hair Integration procedures
Glossaries: Hair Loss Terminology

All in all Hair Integration System allows your hair to be fashionable and exciting because Aurora Hair Integration is not a wig or other unnatural cover up. It is a unique customized Hair Integration that allows the natural beauty of your hair to show while allowing breath ability and comfort to your scalp.

hair loss
Glossaries: Hair Loss Terminology

Hair loss or baldness (technically known as alopecia) is a loss of hair from the head or body.

hair replacement
Glossaries: Hair Loss Terminology

In this minimally invasive procedure, grafts containing hair follicles that are genetically resistant to balding are transplanted to the bald scalp.

Hair Restoration
Glossaries: Hair Loss Terminology

The process of restoring the appearance of hair loss through the use of many techniques from natural treatments to restoration procedures.

licensed cosmetologist
Glossaries: Hair Loss Terminology

A cosmetologist is someone who is an expert in the care of hair and makeup as well as skincare and beauty products. They can also offer other services such as coloring, extensions, and straightening. Cosmetologists help their clients improve on or acquire a certain look with the right hairstyle.

Male Pattern Baldness
Glossaries: Hair Loss Terminology

Classic androgenic hair loss in males begins above the temples and vertex, or calvaria, of the scalp. As it progresses, a rim of hair at the sides and rear of the head remains. This has been referred to as a 'Hippocratic wreath', and rarely progresses to complete baldness.

receding hair line
Glossaries: Hair Loss Terminology

When the hairline recedes toward the center of the head.

Surgical Hair Transplant
Glossaries: Hair Loss Terminology

FUT hair transplants focus on transplanting hair in their natural grouping from the donor scalp areas to the recipient (balding) areas. Follicular units (FUs) consist of one to four terminal hair follicles and other important structures.

Trichotillomania
Glossaries: Hair Loss Terminology

An impulse disorder characterized by the compulsive urge to pull out one's hair, leading to noticeable hair loss and balding, distress, and social or functional impairment.

Wigs
Glossaries: Hair Loss Terminology

Handmand hair pieces made from 100% real human hair.

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