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A Body Hair Transplant (BHT) is used in cases of severe alopecia, in which the availability of donor hairs on the head is insufficient to adequately cover the areas affected by baldness.
The FUE technique is used to perform the transplant, which means that the follicles of the body will be taken one by one for subsequent implantation. In cases of grade IV alopecia according to the Norwood-Hamilton pattern, it is not possible to cover the entire scalp due to the lack of donor follicles on the back and sides of the scalp. But there is the possibility of extracting these grafts from other areas of the body and implanting them in the head. This has been a significant scientific advance because many people with little hair on their head had very limited possibilities of having hair transplants in Michigan.
Body hair transplants vs traditional FUE
The Body Hair Transplant is a technique derived from and complementary to the FUE method. The only is that in traditional FUE, hair is extracted..
4 Things to know before visiting a Michigan hair transplant center
The treatment of alopecia or pattern baldness is one of the most common reasons for consultation with a dermatologist nowadays. The psychological repercussion that it produces in the patient is one of the factors that with more intensity alter the quality of life of an individual. Its influence extends to one’s labor, sexual and social interrelation. Medical treatments have evolved positively; however, in advanced alopecia cases, the result does not reach a sufficient aesthetic appearance. Hair transplantation can be the solution if the right conditions are met to achieve success.
Hair transplantation is a surgical procedure that consists of the redistribution of hair from one area (donor area) to another (recipient area).
It is a common belief in the general population that hair transplantation and hair plugs are isolated procedures; however, hair plugs are a form of hair transplant. As mentioned earlier, hair transp..Continue reading
Smoking and Asbestos Increases Risk for Lung Cancer in 2018
Researchers determined that smoking and asbestos exposure collectively can increase the risk of asbestos-related diseases up to 90 percent in some cases while having little or no causal effect on other diseases. Both smoking and asbestos irritate the lungs. Smoking is a well-known trigger for lung cancer. Chronic exposure to smoke (smoking) causes as many as 90% of lung cancers.
Breathing asbestos fibers can cause lung damage which can lead to non-cancerous asbestos diseases such as pleural disease and asbestosis, or to cancerous diseases such as lung cancer or mesothelioma. When asbestos fibers are inhaled, some may be expelled, but others may remain in the lungs for a lifetime. Cigarette smoking weakens the lungs and decreases their ability to expel fibers. Smoking also acts as an irritant in the air passages causing a higher production of mucus, thereby blocking the passage of air and further decreasing the removal of fibe..Continue reading
Want to know more about the Hazards of Asbestos? Asbestos is a chronic respiratory condition. The inhaled fibers irritate the lung tissues and cause scarring. Symptoms include shortness of breath and a crackling sound in the lungs when inhaling. The disease is disabling and usually fatal. Workers who have renovated or demolished buildings containing asbestos may be at risk.
Lung cancer which is one of the hazards of Asbestos is the cause of most deaths from asbestos exposure. Mining, milling, manufacturing, and use of asbestos and asbestos products put the worker at risk. Symptoms include a cough, change in breathing and shortness of breath. Smoking in combination with asbestos exposure increases the risk of lung cancer. Symptoms of stage four mesothelioma should be taken very serious as well.
What really is Asbestos?
Asbestos is the name for a group of naturally occurring mineral fibers which are strong and both heat and chemically resistant. Due to these properties, asbestos was ..Continue reading
The causes of respiratory trouble that are most commonly seen in rhinoplasty patients are those related to the septum and the turbinates. The air we breathe enters through two holes, known as nostrils, which are extremely important for the first phase of breathing (inspiration). In this area, there are two structures known as nasal valves that act essentially as airflow restrictors. Alterations in these valves are often the cause of respiratory difficulties and even aesthetic abnormalities that lead people to consider rhinoplasty.
If we look inside the nostrils we can visualize two structures: the internal and the external valve.
The external valve is formed by the area bordered by the lateral arms of the alar cartilage, the internal arms of the alar cartilages (the columella), the septum, and the floor of the nasal fossae.
The internal valve is formed by the area bordered by the upper lateral cartilage (also known as triangular cartilage), the nasal septum, the head of ..
Mesothelioma Cancer – Common Maintenance Worker Exposure
Mesothelioma Cancer is аn extremely fаtаl form of саnсеr thаt іѕ саught by соmіng іn соntасt with аѕbеѕtоѕ. This item wаѕ wіdеlу used to mаnufасturе old buіldіngѕ. Maintenance workers that are соnѕtаntlу іn thе inner раrtѕ оf thеѕе buіldіngѕ can and do come іn contact wіth this ѕubѕtаnсе. Whеn thіѕ hарреnѕ thеіr сhаnсеѕ of саtсhіng mеѕоthеlіоmа саnсеr іnсrеаѕеѕ drastically. If you or a loved one was recently diagnosed with stage 4 mesothelioma cancer, we can help you.
Mesothelioma Cancer аttасkѕ thе рrоtесtіvе lining that соvеrѕ many of оur bоdу’ѕ оrgаnѕ. Mоѕt of thе tіmе the реорlе thаt come down wіth іt came іn соntасt wіth a ѕubѕtаnсе called аѕbеѕtоѕ. It wаѕ widely uѕеd mаnу dесаdеѕ ago in numеrоuѕ kіndѕ of products, аnd оnе оf thе main оnеѕ wаѕ іn thе соnѕtruсtіоn іnduѕtrу, as an іnѕulаtоr and fire іnhіbіtоr.
Thіѕ fоrm оf саnсеr оftеn аttасkѕ thе іntеrnаl chest wаll оr the оutеr lining of thе lungѕ. As terrible аѕ thіѕ soun..Continue reading
Rhinoplasty surgery has a very high degree of patient satisfaction in the US, but it has a lengthy healing period, therefore people who undergo this surgery must be patient in awaiting their final results. There is no one size fits all Rhinoplasty and every patient is unique. For this reason, changes in the short or medium recovery term after Rhinoplasty can vary greatly from one patient to another. In this article, we will review the changes and useful strategies to be taken during the postoperative period for rhinoplasty.
The postoperative period of a Rhinoplasty can be divided into:
Immediate postoperative: The first two weeks after surgery.
Mediate postoperative: Three weeks to four months after surgery
Late postoperative: Four months to one year after surgery
Immediate postoperative care
Once the surgery is complete, you will be placed in a recovery room. Your discharge from the hospital or rhinoplasty Michigan surgery center may occur that same afternoon or the following morn..
Dangers of Asbestos-Contaminated Vermiculite Insulation in Your Home
Do you hаvе, оr hаvе уоu heard оf Vermiculite Insulation? Vermiculite іѕ a mіnеrаl that іѕ nаturаllу-оссurrіng and hаѕ an аbundаnсе оf shiny flаkеѕ. Whеn thіѕ mаtеrіаl hеаtѕ іt expands tо аѕ muсh аѕ 30 times the original ѕіzе аnd is fire-resistant аnd еxtrеmеlу lіghtwеіght.
It wаѕ dіѕсоvеrеd in a mіnе сlоѕе tо Libby, Mоntаnа, and wаѕ sold in thе United States. It wаѕ іnіtіаllу thоught tо be a very good way tо insulate hоmеѕ аnd buѕіnеѕѕеѕ. Unfortunately, vermiculite, which іѕ оnе оf the mоѕt wіdеlу uѕеd mаtеrіаlѕ іn hоmе іnѕulаtіоn, іѕ bеlіеvеd to hаvе trасеѕ оf asbestos in іt. Asbestos іѕ harmful fоr thе health as іnhаlіng іt саn саuѕе asbestosis – a ѕеrіоuѕ lung disease. Therefore, іt becomes important fоr hоmеоwnеrѕ tо remove Vermiculite insulation frоm their аttісѕ. Hоwеvеr, іt іѕ highly rесоmmеndеd that the рrосеѕѕ оf removing Vermiculite іѕ carried out by рrоfеѕѕіоnаlѕ. Yоu might be еxроѕіng yourself and уоur f..Continue reading