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How You Can Help Prevent Hair Loss and Alopecia

Published on September 9, 2013 By Dr. Weaver

Hair loss can be caused by many different things, but all the various types of hair loss can be put into two broad categories: preventable and not preventable.

How Can a Hair Stylist or Barber Help a Client with Alopecia Areata?

Published on July 29, 2013 By Dr. Weaver

Don’t Underestimate Your Ability to Help Your Clients One of the best parts of being a hair stylist or barber is that moment when you spin that chair to face the mirror and show a client the great hair style you’ve just done and the client’s face lights up.  Everyone loves to look their best, [...]

Temporary Damage vs. Permanent Baldness

Published on July 22, 2013 By Dr. Weaver

Understanding why your client is losing hair and noticing the appearance and textural changes in the skin on the scalp is critical to being able to tell if the hair loss is associated with scarring that can lead to permanent hair loss.

Tumors and Growths that Occur on the Scalp

Published on July 15, 2013 By Dr. Weaver

What if You Discover a Growth on a Client’s Head? It can be very alarming to discover a growth on a client’s scalp as you work, especially if you are familiar with the client and know it is new.  Most bumps and lumps on the scalp are not that serious.  Indeed, it might simply be [...]

What’s that Itchy, Flaky Scalp Telling You?

Published on July 8, 2013 By Dr. Weaver

The stereotypical image is of clients chatting with their hairstylist and revealing details of their personal life, sharing private problems. But the truth is that sometimes, simply seeing their hair and scalp from your vantage point reveals embarrassing and even painful problems clients are reluctant to mention.

A Call for the Medical Community to Bridge the Gap That Exists Between Them and Hair Stylists

Published on July 1, 2013 By Dr. Weaver

Doctors often lament the fact that patients who are experiencing hair loss come to them when it is too late to prevent permanent baldness. With his new book ‘Dr. Weaver’s Black Hair Loss Guide”, Seymour Weaver III, MD bridges the gap between doctors and the first person to notice hair loss: hair stylists. Many medical [...]

What to Do if You Experience Nail Tenderness

Published on June 24, 2013 By Dr. Weaver

If you are regularly shampooing customer’s hair and using various hair products without gloves, your fingernails are really taking a beating, not to mention they are potentially at risk of being exposed to a fungal or bacterial infection.

Hair Nutrition Tips for the Hair Care Professional

Published on June 16, 2013 By Dr. Weaver

The fact that nutrition has a role to play with hair loss is something that you are well aware of, but it sometimes gets overlooked. Information for hair care professionals on the role of nutrition in hair loss. Learn how to better serve your clients with their hair care.

Welcome to the all new MedicalHairProfessionals.com

Published on May 28, 2013 By Dr. Weaver

MedicalHairProfessionals.com is the world’s  leading website and newsletter for the medical empowerment of the professional hair, nail, skin and aesthetic cosmetology universe, including and particularly in training. Our mission is to supply the tools that can give EVERY professional the ability to connect beauty skills with medical insight.  We are striving to create a community [...]

Houston Image Expo 2013 | MHP Booth #612

Published on May 12, 2013 By Dr. Weaver