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Hair Transplant Surgeon: Victor Hasson MD

Hair transplant surgery patient before and after photos

Hair Transplant Sessions: 1
Grafts Implanted: 4335
Baldness Class: 6
Surgical Procedure: Follicular Unit Transplant (FUT/Strip)

This not quite NW6 patient came to Dr. Hasson for as much coverage as possible in one session. Dr. Hasson created a mature hairline that while still giving the patient a more youthful appearance was conservative thus allowing for more coverage on the top of the scalp.

4335 Grafts
Singles...1078
Doubles...2922
3/4...335

What makes this case interesting is not that the patient wore a hair system for many years but what wearing the system did to his scalp. When the patient removed his hair system for his consultation Dr. Hasson noticed black dots in the balding scalp. They looked like large black heads. After careful examination Dr. Hasson squeezed some out thinking that they were black heads. What came out was surprising to all of us. Hair. Not just one or two but several hairs would literally pop out and "blossom" like flowers standing in a vase.

This condition is called "trichostasis spinulosa". From Emedicine.medscape.com...

"Trichostasis spinulosa results from successive production and retention of vellus telogen club hairs from a single hair matrix in a follicle. Hyperkeratosis plugs the follicle and results in the retention of the vellus hairs in the obstructed follicular infundibulum. The precise cause of this phenomenon remains undetermined."

This is what Dr. Hasson first saw when the system was removed from the patient's scalp. As you can see the dots look like large blackheads.


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Hair transplant surgery before and after photos
Hair transplant surgery patients showing photos of "Trichostasis Spinulosa" From Emedicine.medscape.com... "Trichostasis spinulosa results from successive production and retention of vellus telogen club hairs from a single hair matrix in a follicle. Hyperkeratosis plugs the follicle and results in the retention of the vellus hairs in the obstructed follicular infundibulum. The precise cause of this phenomenon remains undetermined."

Front photos showing hair transplant surgery results
Hair transplant surgery utilizing 4335 grafts viewed from the top, showing preoperative and postoperative results.

Before and after hair transplant surgery pictures by Victor Hasson MD
Hair transplant surgery with 4335 grafts viewed from the top, showing before and after photos.

Left view - Before and after hair transplant surgery by Victor Hasson MD
Hair restoration procedure using 4335 grafts viewed from the left profile and left oblique angles, showing before and after images.

Right view - Before and after hair restoration procedure by Victor Hasson MD
Hair restoration surgery with 4335 grafts viewed from the right profile and right oblique angles, showing before and after pictures.

Before and after hair restoration surgery images by Victor Hasson MD
Hair replacement with 4335 grafts shown from the back , viewing preoperative and postoperative photos.

Crown / Top view before and after hair replacement procedure by Victor Hasson MD
Hair transplantation surgery utilizing 4335 grafts viewed from the crown / top, showing before and postoperative images.