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Tattooing to Conceal a Hair Transplant Donor Scar?

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Micropigmentation is indeed a form of cosmetic tattooing. These technicians are supposed to use vegetable/mineral extracts rather than ink to apply the dots, which allegedly fade naturally over time. I've seen impressive results when this technique has been used to break up the appearance of hair transplant donor scars in photos, but I'd remain very cautious...

Hair Transplant Growth Timelines: Are They Really Accurate?

Friday, March 5, 2010

The standard graft growth timeline applies to many patients, but the prevailing opinion among experts is that attempting to define a universal schedule for growth after a hair transplant is ultimately an exercise in futility. Individual physiology will always play a significant role, so basing personal expectations on others' exact experiences...

Can I Use Straightening Products After a Hair Transplant?

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

In general, excessive heat is not healthy for your hair, transplanted or otherwise. Straightening hair every day with something like a flattening iron could make it brittle, and possibly more prone to breakage; however, even this should not hurt the actual follicles or cause permanent hair loss. Misuse of chemical straighteners is another story entirely...

Resuming Contact Sports with a Helmet after FUE Hair Transplantation

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Strip patients are usually advised against engaging in contact sports for the first few months to avoid potentially aggravating or stretching the donor scar, while FUE candidates may have the option of resuming heavier activity sooner, possibly within two weeks. That being said, you certainly don't want to push your cardiovascular system too hard during the initial healing period...

Priceless: Cost and Selecting the Right Hair Transplant Surgeon

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Being aware of the market and using that knowledge to make informed, economical choices in life is often the right way to go, especially in this day and age. However, trying to be thrifty when it comes to choosing a hair transplant surgeon really isn't advisable...