News by : David

Can I Perm My Hair after Hair Transplant Surgery?

Monday, June 22, 2015

Transplanted hair is no more at risk of chemical damage than any other hair but, if this a recent hair transplant, I'd wait till a couple of months post-op to be safe before applying any chemicals.

Does Smoking before and after Hair Transplant Surgery Affect Hair Growth?

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Smoking is known to present a risk to healing. One concern is that the nicotine in cigarettes causes blood vessels to constrict, decreasing blood flow to the surgery sites.

What Should I Do If I'm Not Happy with My Hair Transplant 6 Months after Surgery?

Sunday, May 24, 2015

It’s not uncommon for hair restoration patients to worry and obsess about their procedure and eventual results. However, you chose your physician for a reason.

Who Is the Best Hair Transplant Surgeon in the United States?

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

We are often asked this question by prospective hair restoration patients. In fact, a member of our hair loss forum recently started a discussion on the topic. You can view it here, “best surgeon in the world?”

Why Did All My New Hair Disappear Nine Months after Hair Transplant Surgery?

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Without viewing some photo documentation depicting your hair prior to surgery, immediately after surgery and today, I can’t provide any advice specific to your case. However, I can discuss some generalities.

Will I Have to Shave My Head Prior to Hair Transplant Surgery?

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Do I need to close shave my head before my hair transplant? I am okay with this if it is necessary for better results

What Type of Hair Loss Concealer Can I Use after Hair Transplant Surgery?

Saturday, January 10, 2015

It's generally safe to begin using fiber type hair loss concealers like Toppik, Nanogen, Caboki, etc, after the scabs fall off. However, it's always a good idea to check with your hair transplant surgeon for their post-operative care advice.

Why Does My Hair Look Thinner Seven Months after Hair Transplant Surgery?

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

It’s difficult to say exactly what you’re experiencing without photos. It’s possible that you have experienced some shock loss, which may be temporary.

What Is the Best Age for Hair Transplant Surgery and What Does It Cost?

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Hair transplant fees vary widely from country to country and clinic to clinic. Having said that, it’s never a good idea to choose your hair restoration physician based primarily on cost or even proximity.

Did I Damage My Hair Transplant by Rubbing Off the Scabs Two Weeks after Surgery?

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Have no fear! You’d need a jackhammer to remove your grafts after two weeks! By the tenth day, the grafts are securely anchored and protected below the scalp.

Does Bleeding the Day after Hair Transplant Surgery Mean Some of My Follicular Unit Grafts are Damaged?

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Dislodged grafts result in bleeding. However, not all bleeding is the result of dislodged grafts. Did you find any fallen grafts or notice any empty slits?

Will Medical Insurance Pay for My Hair Transplant?

Monday, September 15, 2014

My short answer is, “probably not”. However, the only way to know for sure if your medical insurance will pay for your hair transplant is to check with them directly.

Did I Damage Grafts by Combing My Hair One Month after Hair Transplant Surgery?

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

There's no problem with combing your hair one month after surgery and no chance that your grafts are bleeding after two months.

Is Propecia (Finasteride) Only Recommended for Hair Transplant Patients?

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Finasteride is not only for hair transplant patients. In fact, it’s not necessary to use the drug in order to maintain hair growth of the transplanted grafts.

Is Shock Loss a Greater Risk after a Second Hair Transplant?

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Any time grafts are placed in close proximity to existing hairs there is a chance for those hairs to become shocked.