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Hair Transplant vs Medical Hair Loss Treatments for Thinning Hair?

Friday, November 24, 2017

Today's state-of-the-art follicular unit hair transplant surgery offers balding men and women a natural and undetectable solution for restoring the appearance of a full head of hair.

The Importance of Proper Hair Transplant Post-Operative Care

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Today's state of the art follicular unit hair transplantation, when performed by a skilled and experienced hair restoration physician, can deliver natural and undetectable results.

Calculating the Number of Grafts Needed for a Successful Hair Transplant

Monday, October 30, 2017

Hair transplant surgery can be a costly investment. Most hair restoration physicians charge by the graft and the average hair transplant seems to be around 2500 grafts.

Why Is My Hair Restoration Surgeon Not Recommended by the Hair Transplant Network?

Friday, October 20, 2017

The Hair Transplant Network prescreens and recommends hair restoration physicians worldwide. The unfortunate truth is that many practicing physicians around the world do not meet our high standards.

Should Hair Transplant Surgeons Charge Consultation Fees?

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Every hair transplant surgeon has the prerogative to charge a consultation fee. However, I feel that if they do, that fee should be deducted if the patient ends up having the procedure performed there.

Why Smoking and Hair Transplants Don't Mix - Dr. William Lindsey

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Smoking shrinks small blood vessels and decreases oxygen to tissues. Studies that I had to learn back in the 90s suggested that for facial plastic surgery, it's best to quit at least 10 days preop.

What a Hair Transplant Should Look Like at 6 Months - Dr. Blake Bloxham

Sunday, October 1, 2017

I've recently had several people reach out concerned with their 6 month hair transplant "results." Despite a lot of information online reassuring patients that 6 months truly is the half-way point as far as maturation goes, there does seem to be this underlying idea that if it doesn't look good at 6 months, you're in trouble.

The Hair Transplant Doldrums - Dealing with Post-Operative Anxiety

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

The decision to address thinning hair or baldness through surgical hair restoration can be a difficult one to make. Hair transplant surgery requires a substantial investment in both time and money.

The Hair Transplant 'Ugly Duckling' Stage - When Does It Begin and How Long Does It Last?

Friday, September 1, 2017

The "Ugly Duckling' stage​ is the term given to the period of time after hair transplant surgery when the patient may experience redness in the recipient area, pimples, shock loss, etc. During this period, the patient's hair may appear thinner or "uglier" than it did prior to the procedure.

What Is the Hair Transplant Growth Timeline?

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Due to the many factors that come into play, it's impossible to say for certain when an individual hair transplant patient will see the start of new hair growth after surgery. However, generally speaking, initial growth should begin at around 3 months post-op. ​

Why You Should Avoid Alcohol and Tobacco Use after Hair Transplant Surgery

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Physicians typically advise patients against the use of tobacco products and alcohol for a Pperiod of time after hair transplant surgery.

The Increasing Popularity of Today's Modern Hair Transplant Surgery

Monday, April 24, 2017

Day by day the popularity of hair transplant surgery has been increasing at the vast rate for becoming a successful, safe and efficient procedure to restore hair. Patients choosing this procedure, remain in a comfortable environment as the hair transplant causes nominal pain and is mildly invasive.

Coalition Surgeon Dr. David Josephitis Discusses the Use of Beard Hair for Scalp Hair Transplant Donor Supply

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Follicular unit extraction (FUE) has come a long way over the years. It has enabled many patients who would otherwise not have had a hair transplant procedure the ability to get one. It allows patients who wish to shave their hair shorter the freedom to do that.

The "Dos" and "Don'ts" of Presenting Hair Transplant Photos Online for Clinics

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Anyone who has spent any amount of time on the hair loss forums or researching hair transplant clinics has seen what appears to be the helpless class 6 on the Norwood Scale of Hair Loss transformed into what seems to be a full head of hair. Moreover, anyone considering a hair transplant or in need of a follow-up procedure wants to believe that if there is hope for this seemingly destitute case, then their own expectations become all the more reasonably achievable.

Hair Transplant Surgery: Concerns about Long Term Effects

Thursday, April 6, 2017

While today's modern hair transplant results are very natural and virtually undetectable, only select group of privileged individuals with moderate degrees of balding throughout their lifetime require only one procedure to meet their hair restoration goals. But a much larger group of individuals suffering from hair loss start losing their hair at young ages and may need multiple procedures over many years to meet reasonable objectives.

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