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Dr. Robert Leonard First in New England to Offer Genetic Test for Male Pattern Baldness
Date:2/28/2008

CRANSTON, R.I., Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Robert Leonard, Founder and Chief Surgeon of Leonard Hair Transplant Associates with offices in MA, RI and NH, announced today the availability of a new genetic test for male pattern baldness. Dr. Leonard is the only hair surgeon in New England to offer this to patients.

Dr. Robert Leonard stated, "Fifty percent of men in America will be affected by genetic male pattern baldness. This exciting new tool enables young people who may be concerned about hair loss to genetically view their 'family tree'. Then we can make informed decisions and be proactive in treating male pattern baldness."

The test provides an accurate and understandable genetic analysis of a man's likelihood of developing hereditary male pattern baldness, Androgenetic Alopecia, the most common form of hair loss. The test enables patients to learn about their genetic predisposition (certain variations in their X-chromosome) to balding before the age of 40.

This affordable test is simple and highly accurate. Dr. Leonard simply swabs the inside of his patient's mouth for several seconds. Analysis of the patient's genetic variations related to pattern baldness is performed by HairDX, the Irvine, CA biotech company who manufacturers the test. The patient will receive the results and can review them with Dr. Leonard within a private and confidential setting. Potential treatment options and next steps can then be discussed.

"Hair loss is a progressive condition," stated Dr. Leonard. "Having the ability to know what the future might hold is invaluable, and I am thrilled to be able to offer this new service to my patients."

Dr. Robert Leonard has been providing hair restoration treatment to New Englanders for over 22 years. He is also a member of the Board of Governors and Past President of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery and is a frequently-quoted media source on hair loss and restoration.

About Dr. Leonard. Dr. Robert Leonard has specialized in treating men and women with hair loss for over 22 years. He is Past President and serves on the Board of Governors of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery. His offices are in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire, where he treats New Englanders as well as patients from throughout the United States and the world. Dr. Leonard is a Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and is certified by the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery. He lectures around the world and has appeared as an expert on female and male pattern hair loss and their current treatments, including hair transplant surgery, medical intervention, laser therapy, and ethics. He has been featured on television, on radio, and in print media across the world.

Patients are available to speak on their personal experiences with Dr. Leonard. For more information visit http://www.hairdr.com.


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