Frequently Asked Questions

 

Non-surgical Hair Restoration

1.  What is non-surgical hair restoration? The application and restoration of hair by use of hair systems, hair pieces, and wigs.

2.  How do I know if I should get a consultation for non-surgical hair restoration? If you notice significant hair loss or thinning seek the advice of your physician or dermatologist for diagnosis.  The definition of significant hair loss or thinning is defined by the individual and based on what is acceptable hair loss for you.  Once you have received a diagnosis from your physician or dermatologist contact Embellishments Hair Restoration Studio for a free consultation.

3.  How do I determine what service I need (non-surgical hair restoration, hair extensions, hair pieces or laser therapy)? The cause of hair loss is dependent upon multiple factors. No two people are alike; therefore, there are no cookie-cutter solutions.  At Embellishments Hair Restoration Studio we take into account the following to assist with your hair restoration solution:

  • The pattern of your hair loss,
  • The rate of hair loss,
  • How long you have experienced hair loss,
  • Your current age,
  • Your hair’s natural growing tendencies,
  • Your professional and personal lifestyle,
  • Your medical history,
  • Age-appropriate hairstyles,
  • Your expectations of hair restoration

4.  Can non-surgical hair restoration options appear natural? Modern day advancements in products along with the technical skills of an experienced specialist are essential. The most important factor is the client him/herself. He or she must spend the required time to keep the hair addition looking its best.

5.  Is my medical history important when determining my hair loss solution? YES! A thorough assessment of your medical history is needed to assist in determining what non-surgical hair replacement option will work best for you.  Certain medications cannot be combined with some non-surgical hair restoration options.  Additionally, some medical diagnosis will prevent the use of other non-surgical hair restoration options.  You are our number one concern, your hair loss a close second.

6.  Will non-surgical hair restoration services create additional hair loss or damage? In most cases, the answer is no.  However:

  • Hair weaving and other types of attachments that place prolonged tension can cause permanent hair loss at the anchor site on fine, thin hair. (Even temporary clips attached too tightly can also cause permanent hair loss). When performed properly on the qualified client, hair weaving does not cause hair loss.
  • Proper hygiene must be maintained when wearing a hair addition for extended periods of time. It is essential that one must clean the scalp and hair on a regular basis to ensure there is no additional hair loss or damage.

 

Hair Loss Treatment Options

1.  What is laser therapy? The use of low level light lasers to treat hair thinning and hair loss.

2.  How do I know if I should get a consultation for laser therapy? Hair Replacement is right for some clients, but not for others. The certified hair specialists at Embellishments Hair Restoration Studio will provide you with truthful facts about all of your non-surgical hair restoration options to determine if hair replacement or laser therapy is the best solution for you.

3.  How can I benefit from laser therapy? Laser therapy is a direct way to encourage follicle stimulation beneath the scalp surface encouraging growth and keeping hair from thinning over time due to lack of stimulation and circulation this service can slow down hereditary hair loss and slow down the thinning of the hair shaft due to hormones and some medications.

4.  What is a custom wig? A custom wig is designed by you with the assistance of one of our specialist to create a custom look that is uniquely yours while providing you with ultimate comfort. While creating a custom wig for yourself you will experience a series of head measurements with a selection of a base ,color or colors and hair length are all choose by you. At Embellishments we honor your specifications to ensure perfect fit and style.

5.  What is Micro Point Solutions? Micro Point Solutions is the only extension on the market using Cyberhair, the most lightweight hair available that loves water! It is a created hair that looks and feels like human hair, wet or dry. Cyberhair is feather light, many times stronger than natural growing hair, and has moisture content and style memory, allowing you freedom to be as active as you’ve always been.

6.  What are extension services? Hair Extensions also known as weaves are a method of adding commercial hair to natural hair. These methods are used to conceal thinning or hair loss in concentrated areas with the use of either synthetic or human hair.

 

Hair Loss Causes

1.  What is alopecia? Loss of hair as a result of illness, functional disorder, or hereditary disposition. The medical term for hair loss.

2.  What is medical hair loss? Hair loss can be caused by any number of conditions, reflected in a specific diagnosis. Some diagnoses have alopecia in their title, such as alopecia areata or scarring alopecia, but many do not, such as telogen effluvium.  The most common alopecia, Androgenetic Alopecia, is Hair loss resulting from a genetic predisposition to effects of DHT on the hair follicles. Probably the most common non-AGAs (androgenetic alopecia) a dermatologist will see are telogen effluvium, alopecia areata, ringworm, scarring alopecia, and hair loss due to cosmetic over-processing.

3.  What is male pattern baldness? Male Pattern Baldness (MPB): The most common type of hair loss that is caused by hormones, genes and age, and is usually progressive in nature. It affects the central and frontal area of the scalp and often results in a pronounced U-Shape configuration.

4.  What is female pattern baldness? Female Pattern Baldness (FPB): Progressive thinning of hair throughout the entire head caused by genes, age and hormones. It usually develops at a much slower rate than male pattern baldness.

5.  Should I seek any of these services after chemotherapy? Yes. Males and females undergoing chemotherapy should look at a full prosthesis as an option for non-surgical hair restoration. Due to the nature of chemotherapy, all hair will likely be lost and a partial hair addition, extensions, and other similar options may be useless.