Psychological Effects

How Thinning Hair Affects a Woman’s Self-Confidence

Woman checks in the mirror if her hairline is receding.

Losing hair can be a difficult experience for anyone.  Society associates hair with youth and beauty and the realization that your hair is thinning can often be stressful and have a big effect on self-confidence. Society also tends to think of hair loss as a condition that affects men, which can make it more difficult for women to get the help they need. Research has shown that women can have a particularly difficult time coping with the self-esteem issues that are associated with hair loss. According to Medical News Today, women account for more than 40 percent of all hair loss sufferers and like men, women also look for a permanent solution to hair loss. At RHRLI we feel we have that solution with the ARTAS® Robotic Hair Transplant System. We’re hair loss experts and we understand the difficulties our patients encounter. So we want to give you information on how thinning hair affects a woman’s self-confidence.

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What is Trichotillomania?

What is Trichotillomania

There are many ways that people can lose their hair. At RHRLI, we often deal with androgenetic alopecia, better known as male or female pattern hair loss. It’s a condition that is related to a hormone called dihydrotestosterone (DHT). DHT causes hair follicles to shrink, resulting in a pattern of hair loss. There are other medical conditions that cause hair loss, but not every cause of hair loss is medical. There is a condition that can lead you to lose hair in bunches that’s psychological. It’s called trichotillomania and it often requires help from both medical and mental health professionals. [Read more…] about What is Trichotillomania?

Easing Anxiety Before Your Hair Restoration Procedure

Hair Restoration Procedure

Finding a permanent solution to hair loss is a big step and at RHRLI we know that taking that step doesn’t always come easy.  Even though RHRLI is the only hair loss treatment center on Long Island that employs the ARTAS® system, the most state-of-the-art hair restoration procedure available, it’s understandable that our patients will have questions, concerns, and even anxiety before they make their decision to seek treatment. [Read more…] about Easing Anxiety Before Your Hair Restoration Procedure

The Psychology of Hair Loss

the psychological impact of hair loss by Robotic Hair Restoration Long Island

RHRLI is the place to go if you’re looking for a permanent solution to hair loss or thinning hair, but we know that the journey to that decision can be filled with emotion. When you discover that you are losing your hair, it’s not uncommon to have intense feelings about it. Researchers have studied the psychological impact of hair loss, therapists see its effect on their patients and those patients have their own story to tell. RHRLI wants to urge you to seek help if you are overwhelmed by feelings related to your hair loss. You’re not alone and we want to share information about the psychology of hair loss.

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Psychological Effects of Hair Loss in Men and Women


For some people, looking in the mirror can be a painful, even traumatizing experience.  Realizing you have thinning hair or that you’re losing hair can cause a variety of reactions, from minor sadness to full-scale depression. Hair loss can be particularly difficult for women.  RHRLI wants you to know about the psychological effects of hair loss. We want you to understand the facts and to know that help is available. If you’re seeking a permanent solution to hair loss, RHRLI offers one. We are the only hair restoration center on Long Island, that features the ARTAS® System, the safest, most advanced treatment available today.

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Causes Of Hair Loss In Young Men

male patterned baldnessBalding or thinning hair is generally thought of as a problem that primarily affects men after the age of 40. This may be why it can be quite shocking for young men to suddenly notice hair loss. In young men, hair loss can be very emotionally challenging. Sometimes, this hair loss is temporary, such as when it occurs as a result of significant stress. However, it’s generally advisable for young men with sudden hair loss to visit a physician at a hair restoration clinic. The physician can try to determine the underlying cause of the problem and the appropriate treatment recommendations. [Read more…] about Causes Of Hair Loss In Young Men

Does Stress Cause Hair Loss?

does stress cause hair loss There are many different possible causes for hair loss, and it is important to identify these causes to facilitate proper treatment. When you seek out treatment for thinning hair in Long Island, you might think about whether stress is a factor in your hair loss.

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Examining The Psychological Effects Of Hair Loss

psychological effects of hair loss While hair loss is a common problem faced in the aging process, it is still an emotionally devastating issue for both men and women who experience thinning and baldness. By seeking hair restoration in Long Island with therapies like Follicular Unit Excision hair transplants, you can fight back against the emotional and physical effects of hair loss. Still, it is helpful to understand how hair loss might affect you mentally so that you can utilize coping strategies beyond your clinical treatment. [Read more…] about Examining The Psychological Effects Of Hair Loss

Understanding Men’s Hair Loss

P002You may be surprised to learn that there are different types of hair loss, although they all do involve the loss of scalp or body hair. Hair loss in men is also known as alopecia. Quite often, men’s hair loss is caused by a genetic predisposition toward alopecia; however, environmental factors and underlying medical conditions can also contribute to hair loss in men. [Read more…] about Understanding Men’s Hair Loss

Coronavirus Safety

We at RHRLI have decided to do our part to help slow the spread of coronavirus/COVID-19 by briefly closing our office.
We are still available to answer questions. We are also doing complimentary phone and virtual consultations.
None of our patients or staff team have had any symptoms nor have they tested positive. We will reopen sometime in May, depending upon circumstances at that time.
We appreciate your understanding and look forward to helping you achieve your hair restoration goals for the upcoming summer!