Archives for July 2012

Wayne Rooney takes Propecia – May Cause Impotence Doctor Says..

THE hair-loss drug used by Wayne Rooney to restore his thinning hair could cause IMPOTENCE, a scientist has warned. Soccer Superstar Wayne Rooney took the drug Propecia back in 2009, and has since had a hair transplant to fight back against his receding hairline. But research suggests that one of the ingredients in the medication – finasteride – can cause … [Read more...]

What is Safe Donor Area for Hair Transplantation

By guest editor Art Katona, M.D. (London Hair Transplant Surgeon) The concept of safe donor area is largely attributed to Toronto Dermatologist Dr Walter Unger. It is a hypothesis that was conceived decades ago which many have forgotten or deliberately ignored. It is also wishful thinking by even those that have adopted these guidelines. Many in the  hair surgery … [Read more...]

Propecia is due to lose patent protection in June of 2013

by Sara Wasserbauer, M.D. Propecia is due to lose patent protection in June of 2013, and many hair loss patients have marked the date on their calendars in anticipation of cheaper prices for this blockbuster drug.  What patients do not realize is that, although a generic may be available even sooner than that, prices may not fall immediately due to the complex laws … [Read more...]