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How Effective Are Hair Transplants and Are There Any Side Effects?

Thursday, July 1, 2010

The results of surgical hair restoration are dependent upon many factors. But,in the hands of a skilled and experienced hair transplant surgeon, ultra refined follicular unit hair transplantation can offer amazing results.

Can a Scar from a Hair Transplant be Removed or Minimized?

Saturday, June 26, 2010

A surgical scar cannot be removed completely because any procedure to remove the scar would result in another scar. If you are experiencing scar stretching or had a bad hair transplant that needs to be fixed, you may be a candidate for a scar revision procedure.

Can Hair Be Donated from Another Person for Hair Transplant Surgery?

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Implanting hair from any other person would require the patient to take the same strong and potentially harmful anti-rejection medications that recipients of donated organs must take. This is simply not worth the risks for a non-life threatening condition such as hair loss.

How Do I Choose a Hair Transplant Physician?

Saturday, June 19, 2010

In order to make it easier to choose a quality doctor, we maintain a list of prescreened, highly-qualified hair restoration physicians worldwide.

Using Hair Clippers After a Hair Transplant

Friday, June 11, 2010

The follicular unit grafts are anchored in place by 10 to 14 days after hair transplant surgery. As long as your scabs are gone, there should be no danger of damaging them with a hair clipper at 3 months post-op. That said, it’s important to be very gentle. In my personal experience, I buzzed my own hair down two weeks after my surgical hair restoration procedure with a #2. Take care not to scratch the recipient area and you should be fine.

How Soon After a Hair Transplant Can I Safely Remove Scabs?

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Generally, it is recommended that hair transplant patients begin to gingerly massage scabs off with the fingertips at the 7 to 10 day mark. At this point, the newly transplanted follicular unit grafts should be anchored in place. It is not advisable to use a comb on the recipient area for the first 10 days.

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