About Colleen Filtz

Colleen Filtz is the owner and founder of Avvair Hair Restoration Studio in Madison, Wisconsin. She has dedicated her life to helping men, women, and children suffering from all forms of hair loss, alopecia, and thinning hair. Colleen and her team specialize in offering state-of-the-art men's hair restoration options in Madison, Wisconsin as well as offering the latest in non-surgical hair replacement solutions for women and men of all hair types.

Hair Restoration for Traction Alopecia


Alopecia is often described as a naturally occurring phenomenon based on biological or genetic factors. Unlike other forms of alopecia (such as Alopecia Areata), Traction Alopecia, however, is a form of balding that occurs as a result of hair maintenance and styling. There is good news and bad news concerning traction alopecia. The good news is that it is a preventable and treatable condition. Modifying the ways in which you style your hair or your child’s is one of several solutions to the problem. The bad news about traction alopecia, though, is that hair loss and balding may have already occurred. In that case, some preventative steps are in order to ensure that no more damage is done. Who Has Traction Alopecia? Anyone can develop traction alopecia. The condition is caused by tightly pulling hair into a ponytail or braids on a consistent basis. Brushing your hair while it is wet and unconditioned can damage your hair, causing traction alopecia. Pulling the hair damages the hair follicle. The hair will re-grow. However, if you continue to damage the follicle over long periods of time, the hair may not re-grow. A study in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, [...]

Hair Restoration for Traction Alopecia2019-09-20T16:14:04-07:00

Are These Hair Loss Replacement Myths Holding You Back?


Winston Churchill once said, “I never worry about action, but only inaction.” This quote came from a man who spent most of his time in the limelight mostly bald. When it comes to hair replacement myths, you don’t have to follow in his footsteps. You CAN get your hair back back. However, this requires taking the rest of Winston Churchill’s advice. One of the biggest obstacles for men with hair loss is inaction. So, what leads men to choose to live unhappily with their hair loss? At Dermatex Hair Replacement in Orange County and San Diego, we meet with clients every day who have been held back from having what they want simply because of common misconceptions about hair restoration. Don't Let Hair Replacement Myths Hold You Back Inaction will not bring your hair back, but the hair loss professionals in Orange County and San Diego, California at Dermatex can. Check out these five most common hair restoration myths holding you back! Myth #1: A Non-Surgical Hair Replacement will look like a toupee or bad wig. Non-Surgical Hair Replacement, like technology and medical care, advances constantly to incorporate newer products and procedures with better results.We challenge you to check out [...]

Are These Hair Loss Replacement Myths Holding You Back?2021-09-03T06:39:26-07:00