Houston hair restoration surgeon, Dr. Carlos Puig has been actively involved in the practice and innovation of hair transplant and hair restoration surgery in Houston since 1977, helping more than 10,000 patients. Dr. Puig is a Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and a Diplomat, and Past President of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery.
Dr. Puig opened Physician Hair Restoration Center which specializes in hair restoration / hair transplant surgery. PHRC is located in the Galleria, near 59 and Fountainview in Houston.
Dr. Puig is also a founding member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS), he has published and presented many papers, participated in workshops and surgical demonstrations on innovative hair restoration surgery techniques; and is a consultant to hair restoration physicians from around the world. Dr. Puig has served as chair of the ISHRS Fellowship Training Committee, and currently is the Medical Director of an active ISHRS Fellowship Training Program.
An ardent student of Six Sigma and Continuous Quality Improvement, Dr. Puig has trained his entire staff on the importance of consistently providing the highest quality patient care.
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While hair restoration or hair transplantation is truly the only permanent solution for hair loss patients, there are a few viable FDA approved hair growth options. Whether you’re considering a hair transplant or not, you should be using one or all of the following hair medical hair restoration treatments to slow down and/or stop your hair loss.
Minoxidil, otherwise known as Rogaine has been on the market for many years. This over the counter pharmaceutical has been proven to slow down hair loss in roughly 38% of male users. Another effective device is the FDA approved Lexington Hairmax Lasercomb. According to the manufactures double blind placebo controlled studies roughly 61% of the men that use the device for thinning or balding hair slow their hair loss down. This Low Level Laser Light stimulates hair growth and has no known side effects. Lastly, the most effective hair loss product on the market is still the prescription medication Propecia manufactured by Merck. We recommend Propecia to every male suffering from hair loss. According to Merck, Propecia stops hair loss in 67% of those who use it. We invite you to come in and visit for a free hair loss consultation and more details.
In March 2010 Dr. Puig is hosting The Cowgirl Hair Loss Workshop, where physicians from around the world will learn the most contemporary treatment strategies for helping ladies with hair loss. The faculty for this meeting includes among others, internationally recognized hair transplant surgery authorities: Dr's Russell Knudsen from Australia, Jerzy Kolazinski from Poland, Paul Rose from Florida and Sharon Keene from Arizona.
Many people think that female pattern hair loss is the same disease as male pattern hair loss, it just looks different in women. In the last few years there has been a lot of discussion between the hair restoration surgeons in the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) about the possibility that these are in reality two separate diseases or problems. Today many ISHRS physicians think that indeed they are two different diseases because their natural history (epidemiology) is so different. Many hair restoration surgery specialists think Female Androgenetic Alopecia is a misnomer and prefer the term Congenital Female Pattern Hair Loss.
|Male Pattern Hair Loss||Female Pattern Hair Loss|
|Both run in families, but can skip generations|
|Age on onset||Usually noticed in the mid 20's||Usually noticed in 40's around menopause, getting really noticeable in the 50's and 60's|
|Alternative Causes of Hair Loss||99% of bald men have Androgenetic Hair Loss, caused by the effect of the hormone Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) on the hair follicle.||Only about 50% of the women with hair loss have Congenital Female Pattern Hair Loss. Many have scaring inflammations, transient stress related hair loss, or other dermatological disease. Correct diagnosis is critically important for women with hair loss.|
|Extent of Loss||Complete, 100%, hair loss in a area is common||Complete hair loss in an area is rare, usually only 60 or 70% of the hairs lost in an area|
|Evolution of Baldness||Bald from the outside-in the front, & inside out-in in the back, very common to lose the frontal hair line early in process.||Loss starts as a wide part in the center, and spreads out over the sides of the head to the lower scalp. Rarely is the frontal hair line lost.|
|Miniaturization of Normal Hair||Hair growth miniaturizes because of a longer resting cycle before it disappears.||Hair growth miniaturizes because of a longer resting cycle before it disappears|
|Both Have Normal Hormone Levels||Normal Testosterone & Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) Levels||Normal testosterone, DHT and Estrogen hormone levels.|
|Reaction to Finasteride (Propecia)||Males respond to Finasteride (Propecia) by slowing or stopping loss, and 48% re-grow hair.||Females generally respond erratically, if at all, to Finasteride.|
|Either Pattern Can Occur in Either Sex||Men can have classical female pattern hair loss, sometimes referred to as Diffuse Undifferentiated Patterned Alopecia (DUPA).||Women can have classical male pattern hair loss, with receded temple hairlines and/or isolated crown baldness.|
|Both Seem to Respond to Cell Division Therapies||Male Pattern Hair Loss responds to minoxidil (Rogaine) therapy and Low Level Laser Therapy, both of which seem to work by accelerating cell division||Female Pattern Hair Loss responds to minoxidil (Rogaine) therapy and Low Level Laser Therapy, both of which seem to work by accelerating cell division|
|Both are Successfully||Men can nearly always benefit from Hair Restoration Services.||Women do very well, and given the correct diagnosis, will benefit from having Hair Restoration Services.|
If you suffer from hair loss, there is hope for you at the Physician's Hair Restoration Center in Houston. Dr. Carlos Puig is an expert at hair restoration and has 41 years of experience to his credit. Under his care, patients can experience a re-growth of their very own hair, so their natural looks are restored. Hair transplantation along with using FDA-approved medications and tools such as the LaserMax Haircomb can all assist a person in achieving a full head of gorgeous hair again. Do not feel like there are no answers for hair loss - Dr. Puig and his team know how to provide hair restoration that will satisfy you beyond your expectations.
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If you are seeking a place that performs excellent hair replacement, choose the Physician's Hair Restoration Center in Houston. Under the leadership of Dr. Carlos Puig, one of the best hair transplantation surgeons in the business today, a person who is suffering from hair loss can find hope to regain what Mother Nature has taken from them. Using state-of-the-art techniques and precision skills mixed with over four decades of experience, anyone coming to PHRC for hair replacement will be in good hands. More than 10,000 patients have come to Dr. Puig and have come away with a full head of their own hair while also restoring their confidence.
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There are a lot of people, both men and women, who suffer from hair loss. They may feel that once it starts to happen, there is nothing anyone can do to stop the course of Mother Nature. Even if they are willing to undergo a procedure, the hair transplant cost may keep them from completing one. At the Physician's Hair Restoration Center, Dr. Carlos Puig and his team can provide you with the best hair restoration and hair transplant cost will be the least of your worries. They provide affordability without compromise. Using the latest in technological advances, Dr. Puig will skillfully restore your natural hair, so you can feel good about yourself again.
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Hair transplantation is a technique that involves the relocating of hair outside the balding area and placing it in the area experiencing hair loss. Dr. Carlos Puig and his team perform this procedure with the utmost precision at the Physician's Hair Restoration Center in Houston. More than 10,000 patients have visited Dr. Puig throughout his 41-year career and now have a head full of their very own hair. Hair transplantation has restored hair and the confidence of those who were faced with hair loss. If you need hair restoration, come to Dr. Puig and his team today and they will help you regain what you have lost.
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[Posted on April 9th, 2014 by Dr. Carlos Puig]
Follicular unit extraction (FUE) is a type of hair replacement surgery that avoids scars on the scalp by removing small amounts of hair in one session. It is similar to follicular unit transplantation (FUT), but is much less invasive. It uses much less hair than other forms of transplantation, and leaves the donor area on the scalp intact. The creation of new types of tools for FUE has made the process more efficient than it ever was in the past.