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Name: Mike Vories, MD


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Hair Restoration Services offered:
Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE)
Eyebrow Reconstruction
Scar Repair
Prescriptions for Propecia
Free Consultations



Contact

address

Address:

498 Wando Park Ste 400
Mount Pleasant
South Carolina
29464


Phone

Phone:

843 884 1258


Dr. Mike Vories performs high quality FUE exclusively at his clinic in South Carolina on only one patient per day with excellent results.

Why Dr. Vories is recommended.

Dr. Mike Vories has over 10 years of hair transplant experience and now performs advanced FUE (follicular unit extraction) exclusively at his clinic in South Carolina. He performs surgery on only one patient per day and dense packs up to 50 follicular units per square centimeter (FU/cm2) when appropriate for the patient.

Dr. Vories graduated with distinction from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Vories was a physician for the National Heath Service Corps from 1998 to 2001 and has been performing hair transplant procedures since 2002.

As a hair transplant patient himself, Dr. Mike Vories is compassionate and empathetic to the needs of balding men and thinning women worldwide. This inevitably led him to begin offering minimally invasive follicular unit extraction (FUE) hair transplantation to his patients.

Because FUE is more tedious and time consuming than traditional FUT (strip surgery), Dr. Vories typically limits his procedures to 1500 grafts in a single day.  His largest session to date is over 5000 grafts over a 4 consecutive day period.

Dr. Vories uses the NeoGraft hair transplant machine to extract follicular units and carefully places grafts using the "stick and place" technique with the Hans implanter. Dr. Vories is very hands on and extracts and places all follicular units himself. He attributes his acquisition and mastery of the Hans implanter and other various parts of his technique to his training with Dr. Jose Lorenzo, who is well known for his FUE procedures in Madrid, Spain.

After the extraction process is complete and all the grafts are stored in a saline solution for safe keeping, Dr. Vories' technicians averaging over 7 years of experience carefully load follicular units into the Hans implanters.  Dr. Vories then uses the Hans implanter to make a tiny recipient site as small as .8mm followed by immediate placement of the graft into the incision.  Dr. Mike Vories feels that advantages to the Hans implanters include reduced damage to the follicles during placement and prolonged sharpness of the blade.

Dr. Michael Vories recognizes the controversy surrounding the NeoGraft and its previous marketing attempts to neophyte doctors and untrained medical professionals.  Dr. Vories feels strongly that while the NeoGraft device can be a valuable tool and make FUE easier to perform in experienced hands, it can be dangerous in the hands of inexperienced FUE practitioners.  He also believes that the skill and experience of the physician is paramount and that the NeoGraft is just one of many extraction devices/tools that can produce healthy grafts in expert hands.

Dr. Vories feels that the suction of the NeoGraft allows him to enter only the first 2-3mm of the dermis to "grip" the follicle and minimize transection since neither the "bulb" or the "bulge" are disturbed during the extraction process.  While some physicians have expressed concerns that the NeoGraft's suction device and forced air may lead to desiccation (dehydration which leads to death of the follicle), Dr. Vories feels that this is easy to avoid.

Dr. Michael Vories specializes in advanced FUE, eyebrow reconstruction and scar repair.  He also provides prescriptions for Propecia and offers free consultations.

Dr. Vories is a member and chairman for the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) and a member of the American Medical Association (AMA).

Dr. Mike Vories, his hair transplant technique, and patient results were carefully reviewed by our patient based online hair loss community. To view the highlights of this review, click here

To learn more about Dr. Mike Vories, visit their hair transplant website at www.carolinahairsurgery.com.

hair transplant photos and results

patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 3000
Baldness Class: 4A
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 3000
Baldness Class: 2
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 3000
Baldness Class: 5
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 2
Grafts: 4000
Baldness Class: 3V
Procedure Type: FUT/Strip
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 2000
Baldness Class: 2
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 4000
Baldness Class: 5
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 2000
Baldness Class: NA
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 3000
Baldness Class: 3
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 1500
Baldness Class: 2
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 4000
Baldness Class: 4
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 2000
Baldness Class: 5A
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 2000
Baldness Class: NA
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 3000
Baldness Class: 6
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 1500
Baldness Class: 2
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 2000
Baldness Class: 2
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 2000
Baldness Class: 4
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 4000
Baldness Class: 3V
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 1500
Baldness Class: 2
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 2000
Baldness Class: 2
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 2500
Baldness Class: 2
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 2500
Baldness Class: 5
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 2000
Baldness Class: 3
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 2000
Baldness Class: 2A
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 2023
Baldness Class: 5
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 2
Grafts: 3000
Baldness Class: 4
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 3000
Baldness Class: 3V
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 2500
Baldness Class: 4
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 2000
Baldness Class: 3V
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 4023
Baldness Class: 4
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 3522
Baldness Class: 3V
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 2020
Baldness Class: 2A
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 4045
Baldness Class: 3V
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 2000
Baldness Class: 2A
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 4200
Baldness Class: 3V
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 3000
Baldness Class: 3
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 3110
Baldness Class: 3V
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 4000
Baldness Class: 5
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 3100
Baldness Class: 4
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 2000
Baldness Class: 6
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 2
Grafts: 4000
Baldness Class: 3V
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 3000
Baldness Class: 3V
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 2000
Baldness Class: 3A
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 2000
Baldness Class: 4
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 2
Grafts: 3000
Baldness Class: 3A
Procedure Type: FUT/Strip
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 1700
Baldness Class: 2A
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 2000
Baldness Class: 3V
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 2000
Baldness Class: 4
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 3000
Baldness Class: 6
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 2000
Baldness Class: 3A
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 5
Grafts: 7125
Baldness Class: 5A
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 2500
Total Hairs: 4125
Baldness Class: 3A
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 3110
Total Hairs: 5420
Baldness Class: 2
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 2110
Total Hairs: 3220
Baldness Class: 2
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 2020
Total Hairs: 3230
Baldness Class: 3
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 2025
Total Hairs: 5020
Baldness Class: 3V
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 3412
Total Hairs: 5400
Baldness Class: 4
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 1800
Total Hairs: 2208
Female Transplant
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 4225
Total Hairs: 6120
Baldness Class: 4A
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 2000
Total Hairs: 3720
Baldness Class: 2A
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 3020
Total Hairs: 5912
Baldness Class: 3
Procedure Type: FUE
patient-result

Hair Transplant

Sessions: 1
Grafts: 3800
Baldness Class: 2
Procedure Type: FUE

Hair Loss Patient Websites Featuring Hair Restoration Experiences, Results and Photos

BicFighter

I am in my late 20's with my first procedure on the horizon with Dr. Vories in South Carolina. I've done my research; weighed the pros and cons of the different extraction methods; had consultations with a few different surgeons and now I'm finally...

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Photo was 17 months after surgery

JohnCasper

Like many men I began experiencing hair loss in my 30's. I had typical male pattern baldness and loss quite a bit of hair in my crown area as well. I began searching for a solution to my hair loss as I was nearing my career as a public school...

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Photo 6 months following FUE procedure

Eli81

I'm a 33 year old guy who always had super thick hair. I even remember being in high school wishing it would thin a little bit. Well, I got my wish. I didn't even notice my diffuse pattern hair loss until about 2 years ago, as it just kind of snuck...

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Hair Transplant Patient Experiences Posted on our Hair Restoration Forum

2 Weeks Post-Op 4000+ FUE Grafts with Dr. Vories

8/1/2016

Forum member "SMRcalidiv" shares photos of his recent hair transplant with Dr. Mike Vories.

1/25/16 Dr. Vories 2500 grafts FUE

6/27/2016

Dr. Vories patient Brockstar displays his impressive 5 month results.

3000 Grafts by Dr Vories

4/9/2016

"PhoenxHair" reviews his recent hair transplant experience with Dr. Mike Vories.

Review: Dr. Michael Vories @ Carolina Hair Surgery

8/17/2015

Dr. Vories patient "osumartz" shares a detailed account of his recent hair transplant with Dr. Mike Vories.

3000 FUE graft with Dr. Mike Vories

8/5/2015

Forum member "lax" shares his impressive hair transplant results with Dr. Vories.

4000 grafts FUE by Dr. Vories on 2/5/16 and 2/5/16 Post-Op pictures etc

6/18/2015

Dr. Vories patient "avatarforever" shares his recent, happy hair transplant experience with Dr. Vories and staff.

Dr. Vories - 4000 transplants plus eyebrows - Oct 2, 13

10/6/2013

Forum member "ComputerGeek" shares his experience with Dr. Mike Vories and staff after hair transplant and eyebrow restoration surgeries.

Hair Transplant Videos: Patient Results and Education

FUE Hair Transplant surgery with Dense Packing - 3800 grafts

This patient was presented to Dr. Mike Vories for his hair restoration options. His goal was to fill in his frontal forelock. hair transplant surgery was performed over two days using an FUE procedure with 3800 grafts.

Male | Caucasion | Class: 3 | 3800 Grafts FUE | Transplant

Michael Vories, MD- FUE 2109 grafts

The following video shows before/after of a 2109 FUE hair transplant surgery case. Modest density with a minimum number of grafts.

Male | Caucasion | Class: 2 | 2109 Grafts in 1 Session | FUE | Transplant

Dr. Vories - FUE 3000 Grafts- One Day Session

Before and After video of a 28 year old hair restoration patient with prominent hair loss in frontal forelock and vertex. Patient responded well to finasteride, and conservative grafting was used in the vertex. Patient hair length certainly contributed to the overall result.

Counts:

1128 singles
1360 doubles
522 triples

Total hair count: 5414 follicles

Male | Caucasion | Class: 3V | 3000 Grafts in 1 Session | FUE | Transplant

Michael Vories, MD - FUE 2020 Grafts

42 year old patient with loss of frontal forelock and hairline. Conservative plan of 2000 grafts FUE over a one day session. Before video, immediate after video, 12 day post-op video, and after photos are presented. Good hair caliber makes 2000 grafts look better than in most cases we see.

Male | Caucasion | Class: 2 | 2020 Grafts in 1 Session | FUE | Transplant

Hair Transplant Patient Education and Consults

View hair transplant video interviews featuring interviews with leading hair transplant surgeons by clicking on a title that interests you below.

Articles Published on our Hair Loss Q&A website.

Strip Hair Transplant Surgery before FUE to Maximize Graft Count?

5/17/2016

This is an excellent point. I have always disagreed with the “FUSS first” concept.

Did My Hair Transplant Surgeon Give Me All the Grafts I Paid For?

2/16/2016

In our clinic, we have begun taking a high resolution photos of the dishes the follicular unit grafts are in, separated by groups of 100.

Repairing a Hair Transplant Strip Scar with FUE?

1/22/2016

Over half of our hair transplant patients with previous strip excision surgery ask to place grafts into the strip scar.

The Benefits of Implanter Pens for Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) Hair Transplants

7/20/2015

Atraumatic placing of FUE grafts is the most important topic, in my opinion, in all of surgical hair restoration. It is the reason I use implanter pens, and the reason I place all grafts myself.

Does Donor Site Scarring after Follicular Unit Extraction Hair Transplantation Affect Success of Future FUE Procedures?

5/15/2015

I have seen this stated before, but I do not agree with it. We have done many hair transplants on previous FUE patients, and we measure all transection rates. We have seen no difference in transection rates in subsequent FUE procedures.

Are Patients with Diffuse Hair Loss Good Candidates for Hair Transplant Surgery?

3/26/2015

In our experience, diffuse hair loss can be difficult to treat. Attempting to build up hair density while at the same time avoiding trauma to the existing hair makes this a tough case for surgical hair restoration.

Hair Transplants: Is Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) as Reliable as Follicular Unit Strip Surgery (FUSS)?

3/26/2015

As a hair restoration surgeon who practiced FUSS for about seven years before switching to FUE, I do not believe that strip surgery delivers “healthier” grafts compared to FUE, or that strip has better graft survival than FUE.

Can Suction Used in NeoGraft Assisted Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) Hair Transplants Damage Grafts?

1/22/2015

Suction can only damage follicular unit grafts. There is no reason to use suction besides speed. Once I reached a point where I could extract 2000 grafts in one day without suction, I stopped using the NeoGraft machine.

Traveling to Developing Countries after Hair Transplant Surgery

12/24/2013

By 7 weeks post-op, all tissue will have granulated and healed. Only general hygiene instructions should be used.

Dr. Mike Vories Discusses the NeoGraft Automated Hair Transplant System

6/27/2013

Thanks for your input. I think it is admirable that you are learning as much as possible about the process before you proceed. However, I believe that far too much emphasis is placed on the term “NeoGraft”.

Locations

Carolina Hair Surgery

Surgical Facility

498 Wando Park Ste 400
Mount Pleasant, 29464
South Carolina
843 884 1258