With 4th of July comes images of and movies about the Revolutionary War, showcasing the powdered hair and powdered wigs worn by the men of the time. Even the musical Hamilton featured the title character wearing a traditional 18th century male hairstyle, the queue, which is a French term for a ponytail (though without powdered hair) and a character in a powdered wig. The wig, however, was worn by King George III – who isn’t terribly popular in the musical or in that time period. [Read more…] about Why Did the Founding Fathers Wear Wigs?
Hair loss is nothing new. Baldness in ancient times did exist so people have been searching for a long time for solutions to problems with their appearance, including hair loss. Before modern treatments, like ARTAS® Robotic Hair Restoration procedures, people tried all sorts of bizarre methods to cure hair loss. [Read more…] about Bizarre Baldness Cures Throughout History
Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease characterized by widespread pain, rashes, and inflammation throughout the body affecting joints, skin, and organs – notably the kidneys and heart. Similar to other autoimmune diseases, lupus causes your body’s immune system to attack healthy tissue. [Read more…] about Lupus and Hair Loss – What to Know
People wanting solutions to their hair loss is nothing new and, for thousands of years, wigs were the best solution because – unlike today with ARTAS® – no good treatment options existed. However, wigs were also a fashion statement during certain points in history, such as the period depicted in the hit musical Hamilton. [Read more…] about Hamilton and The History of The Wig
Finding a hair loss treatment that works for your lifestyle is crucial in regaining your self-confidence. Platelet Rich Plasma treatments utilize your body’s own healing power to restore hair growth. [Read more…] about Platelet Rich Plasma Treatments (PRP)
If you’re learning about what we do at RHRLI, you probably know that we’re one of the only hair restoration treatment centers on Long Island that has the ARTAS® System, a state-of-the-art hair transplant that uses robotic technology to give you healthy hair. But ARTAS® is just part of the RHRLI edge. Everything about our practice is designed to give patients the best possible care and the best possible service. Our board certified surgeon, Dr. Baiju Gohil takes special care with all of our patients from initial consultation straight through to the ARTAS® hair restoration procedure. We give the highest quality care and that’s why RHRLI has been chosen to be a training center for other hair restoration practices.
While hair restoration procedures can bring back a natural hairline, there is no universal cure for hair loss. Hair thins for a variety of reasons, some of which can be treated and some can’t. A very common question people ask about hair restoration procedures is whether they have too little hair for a transplant. Unfortunately, the answer can be yes.
A cancer diagnosis involving you or a loved one creates powerful emotions. It can be numbing, it can cause great sorrow, and sometimes it will trigger great anger. Coping with cancer means that your life is going to change in many different ways. One particularly difficult part of a cancer diagnosis is anticipating the hair loss that’s a common side effect of cancer treatment. RHRLI specializes in hair restoration and we know how difficult it is for cancer patients who are struggling with a terrible disease and its side effects. [Read more…] about Wrestling with Cancer and Hair Loss
Finding a solution to hair loss is a very personal thing. All of our patients at RHRLI are deeply concerned about their appearance. We know that any interaction with doctors or other medical professionals is also deeply personal. People want to be comfortable with their surroundings and establish a trusting relationship with their doctor. If they’re having a hair restoration procedure, they want to understand every step of the process and they want to know the procedure works for them. At RHRLI, our practice is designed with our patients in mind. The RHRLI Edge patient experience is what sets us apart from other treatment centers. [Read more…] about The Patient Experience at RHRLI
There are a few things that are more personal than undergoing a medical procedure and if the procedure is a hair transplant, that can be as personal as it gets. At RHRLI, we know you’re going to be somewhat apprehensive about your hair restoration procedure which is why we’re committed to creating the most comfortable patient experience you can find. It’s also why we’re proud to be the only hair loss treatment center on Long Island that carries the ARTAS® System, our state-of-the-art, minimally invasive solution to hair loss. It’s all part of The RHRLI Edge. We want you to understand why we’re the area’s top choice for hair restoration.