Hair - New Genetic Test NYC - (212) 644-6454 - New York, NY

New York Dermatology 30 East 60th Street (Park/Madison) 8th Floor Suite 805 New York, NY

  • This test can help hair loss sufferers get an idea if they are going to lose their hair
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  • The test, called HairDX, looks for a genetic variant found in most bald men. 
  • Men who test positive for the variant have a 60 percent chance of going bald by age 40, according to the company that offers it, also called HairDX, which says the test also identifies a less-common variant of the same gene that, 
  • If present, means a man has an 85 percent chance of not going bald
  • No Long term studies on this test if it really works
  • While science is still in the early stages of understanding hair loss genes, HairDX is offering the first test that identifies a gene called the androgen receptor.
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