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Hair Loss Treatment

Hair loss can occur in men and women for many different reasons. The solution is not always simple.

Drs. Raymond Konior and Sahar Nadimi are specialists in the field of hair loss treatment and offer several advanced treatment options.

Learn how we can boost your confidence in your appearance at our Chicago, IL, practice...

What Does  Hair Loss Treatment Include?

The team at the Chicago Hair Institute is here to provide education and options to help you restore your hair. The key to successful treatment is an accurate diagnosis of the underlying cause of your hair loss. Once we have an understanding of your condition, we can recommend several forms of restorative treatment, from medication to surgery. Sometimes treatment is simple, but more often, it requires a multi-faceted approach and expert knowledge in the medical fields of dermatology and cosmetic surgery. 
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What can hair loss treatment correct?

Common Hair Loss Conditions

We treat a wide range of people at our Chicago, IL, practice including those experiencing...

Androgenetic Alopecia

Androgenetic alopecia is a genetic condition also referred to as male-pattern baldness or female-pattern baldness. This condition often causes a receding hairline and thinning around the crown and frontal scalp. 

Alopecia Areata

Alopecia areata is an autoimmune skin disease and one of the most common reasons for hair loss. This condition is known to cause hair loss on the head, face, and sometimes on other areas of the body. Alopecia areata can appear early in life and often develops very quickly.

Pregnancy-Related Balding 

Pregnancy is one of the few reasons that a patient can experience a type of hair loss known as effluvium. Effluvium is characterized by a high rate of follicle loss and thinning of the hair on the scalp. 

Medication Side Effects

Hair loss is sometimes a side effect of certain medications. While most people are aware cancer treatment medications can cause hair loss, it's a lesser-known fact that some anti-depressants, blood pressure, and heart medications contribute to the condition.

See the Difference a Hair Transplant Can Make

Before hair restoration
Before This 27-year-old patient suffered from thinning in his frontal, midscalp, and crown regions. 
After hair restoration
After Ten months after the treatment, our patient has achieved a full head of hair again.

Why Seek Expert Help?

The skilled team at Chicago Hair Institute has decades of experience treating hair loss. We understand the complicated set of issues behind the condition and can help you find a solution.

And if you have tried and failed to find success with past treatments, don't get discouraged. We use the most advanced and effective techniques.

Take the first step towards seeing a full head of hair in the mirror again. Contact our Chicago practice today to schedule a consultation with one of our knowledgeable doctors. You can request an evaluation online, or by calling:

(630) 932-9690

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Dr. Nadimi has a special interest in helping women affected by hair loss

Five Stars!

"As a mid 60 yr. old male with typical frontal thinning and most thinned/bald crown area I consulted with Dr. Konior... He and staff were thorough, considerate and cognizant of my particular concerns. I waited about a year and in Fall 2014 had about a 2200 graft procedure. A year later my only regret was waiting the year to make up my mind. The doctor's 'work' is truly best defined as 'artistry' and has made a positive impact on both my hair appearance and psyche."  Frank Glickman

How can we treat hair loss?

A Closer Look at 
Hair Growth Medications


Topical Minoxidil

Minoxidil, also known as Rogaine, is a topical medication that can be purchased over the counter at drug stores. Minoxidil can treat different types of hair loss including male and female pattern baldness and alopecia areata. Rogaine comes in either a foam or liquid and is applied directly to the scalp twice a day. While patients tend to be more successful when using Minoxidil to prevent hair loss, the medication can also stimulate hair growth. A doctor will usually be able to tell if the medication is effective by looking for new hair follicles after six months of use.



Finasteride is an oral prescription medication designed for men with pattern hair loss, or androgenetic alopecia. Finasteride slows the progression of hair loss and stimulates new hair growth by inhibiting the body’s production of hair-damaging hormones. Taken once a day, patients on the medication will typically begin to see results after four to six months but it can take longer in some cases. Unfortunately, the effects are not always permanent. Hair loss can return after discontinuing Finasteride. 

Don't be discouraged if prior hair restoration attempts have failed...

Successful Retreatment Is Possible

Have you attempted hair restoration methods in the past with unsuccessful, or unsatisfactory results? It is possible to achieve a better outcome with the innovative methods employed during retreatment at our Chicago practice.

We will assess your condition to determine the underlying reasons for prior restoration failures and recommend a customized strategy to properly achieve your goals. Dr. Konior or Dr. Nadimi can also improve the aesthetics of an outdated hair plug technique, disguise donor strip scars, and help you achieve the appearance of more natural growth. 

More Than Hair Care... Our Doctors Provide Comprehensive Enhancements

The Chicago Hair Institute is led by Dr. Konior, a leading hair restoration specialist who opened the practice in 1996. With nearly 30 years of experience, Dr. Konior has performed countless successful hair restoration procedures. Joined by Dr. Nadimi, a double board-certified facial plastic surgeon and hair restoration specialist, the team has highly advanced knowledge of dermatology and cosmetic procedures. 

Dr. Konior and Dr. Nadimi not only provide hair restoration treatment, but a range of facial cosmetic surgeries and injectables to comprehensively enhance the appearance of the head and face. Our treatments are designed to address your areas of insecurity, boost your self-esteem, and improve your overall quality of life. You can learn more about your options at our Chicago practice by messaging us, or speak to a member of our friendly staff by calling:

(630) 932-9690

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Sheems Mohideen


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I recently had a procedure done with doctor Nadimi. Incredibly knowledgeable and makes sure you completely understand and are aware of what you want. Best experience ever. The staff is amazing. Karen is so helpful and answers all of your questions, my whole experience with doctor Nadimi and her team was fantastic!

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Christian Chouchani


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If you are like me, wondering the pros and cons of undergoing hair restoration. Just stop wondering, stop questioning! It will be the best thing you've ever done... hands down! Once you have overcome that hurdle... do yourself the favor and get it done by Dr Raymond Konior! Im 200% certain... he is the guy you need. Dr Konior and his team/practice made the whole process....  parfait! Any questions... feel free to shout me out!

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Learn More About  The Chicago Hair Institute...

A Chicago native, Dr. Nadimi discusses her extensive education and how it led to her current position.

Lifestyle Changes & Conservative Treatments

If your hair loss is the result of environmental factors, we can recommend some lifestyle changes or other conservative methods to help promote new growth. 

Diet and Exercise

Some patients may notice a change in their hair growth after significant weight fluctuations. Your overall health is a key part of maintaining a full head of hair and stimulating new hair growth. We may suggest seeing a nutritionist about changing your diet if we believe it could be a factor in your condition. Needless to say, regular exercise is an important element in staying healthy and reducing stress levels that can contribute to hair loss. 


There are several supplements that can be taken to stimulate hair growth. It can be difficult to obtain all of your key vitamins through diet alone. We may suggest a multi-vitamin or omega fatty acids to promote growth and boost the quality of existing strands of hair. Other supplements such as ginseng and Viviscal™ may also stimulate hair follicles and cell regeneration. 


There is evidence to suggest that scalp massages can encourage hair growth and thicker locks. Massage stimulates the scalp and increases blood flow to the area, prolonging the growth cycle of the hair follicles. While massages and other holistic treatments will not usually cure hair loss alone, they are good ways to supplement other restorative procedures and promote thicker, healthier hair. 

Surgical Hair Loss Treatment

The most common way to surgically treat hair loss is through a hair transplant. Hair transplants can effectively lower the hairline, increase density, and restore bald patches. Using either follicular unit extraction (FUE) or donor strip harvesting, we will graft existing hair from the back of the head and transfer the follicles to the desired area.

Dr. Konior is one of the few surgeons with the ability to offer transplant mega-sessions. This procedure can graft thousands of follicular units in a single appointment for quick results and minimal scarring. Our modern hair transplant surgeries are highly customizable, providing more successful and natural-looking results than ever before.

Many Paitents Find Success  With Transplants...

"Doctor Nandimi is amazing. I've had several surgeries for hair loss. From a total bald scalp to a full head of hair using FUE and FUT procedures over the course of three years. Doctor Nadimi is thorough and caring. I highly recommend Doctor Nadimi for anyone looking for hair transplants." Roger S.
Dr. Raymond J. Konior, MD, FACS

Chicago Hair Institute

Dr. Raymond J. Konior and the team at the Chicago Hair Institute offer world-class treatment backed by over 30 years of expertise in the field of hair restoration. Our doctors are nationally affiliated with professional associations including:

  • International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
  • American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

To learn more or to schedule an appointment at our Chicago, IL, hair restoration clinic, contact us online or call (630) 932-9690.

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