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Is Follicular Unit Excision Appropriate on a Norwood 5 Hair Loss Patient?

Monday, March 12, 2018

I was just wondering if I should accept my fate and embrace the FUSS (follicular unit strip surgery) method or get FUE and end up with many tiny scars that overall look worse than the linear scar...

Can a Hair Transplant Replicate a Juvenile Hairline?

Monday, November 27, 2017

Thinning, balding and receding hair can make you appear older than you are. As we age, it's normal to develop a more mature hairline but when younger men start to recede, they often long for the low, straight, youthful hairline that many of their peers are still sporting.

Hair Transplant vs Medical Hair Loss Treatments for Thinning Hair?

Friday, November 24, 2017

Today's state-of-the-art follicular unit hair transplant surgery offers balding men and women a natural and undetectable solution for restoring the appearance of a full head of hair.

The Importance of Proper Hair Transplant Post-Operative Care

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Today's state of the art follicular unit hair transplantation, when performed by a skilled and experienced hair restoration physician, can deliver natural and undetectable results.

Calculating the Number of Grafts Needed for a Successful Hair Transplant

Monday, October 30, 2017

Hair transplant surgery can be a costly investment. Most hair restoration physicians charge by the graft and the average hair transplant seems to be around 2500 grafts.

Why Is My Hair Restoration Surgeon Not Recommended by the Hair Transplant Network?

Friday, October 20, 2017

The Hair Transplant Network prescreens and recommends hair restoration physicians worldwide. The unfortunate truth is that many practicing physicians around the world do not meet our high standards.

Should Hair Transplant Surgeons Charge Consultation Fees?

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Every hair transplant surgeon has the prerogative to charge a consultation fee. However, I feel that if they do, that fee should be deducted if the patient ends up having the procedure performed there.

Why Smoking and Hair Transplants Don't Mix - Dr. William Lindsey

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Smoking shrinks small blood vessels and decreases oxygen to tissues. Studies that I had to learn back in the 90s suggested that for facial plastic surgery, it's best to quit at least 10 days preop.

What a Hair Transplant Should Look Like at 6 Months - Dr. Blake Bloxham

Sunday, October 1, 2017

I've recently had several people reach out concerned with their 6 month hair transplant "results." Despite a lot of information online reassuring patients that 6 months truly is the half-way point as far as maturation goes, there does seem to be this underlying idea that if it doesn't look good at 6 months, you're in trouble.

The Hair Transplant Doldrums - Dealing with Post-Operative Anxiety

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

The decision to address thinning hair or baldness through surgical hair restoration can be a difficult one to make. Hair transplant surgery requires a substantial investment in both time and money.

The Hair Transplant 'Ugly Duckling' Stage - When Does It Begin and How Long Does It Last?

Friday, September 1, 2017

The "Ugly Duckling' stage​ is the term given to the period of time after hair transplant surgery when the patient may experience redness in the recipient area, pimples, shock loss, etc. During this period, the patient's hair may appear thinner or "uglier" than it did prior to the procedure.

What Is the Hair Transplant Growth Timeline?

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Due to the many factors that come into play, it's impossible to say for certain when an individual hair transplant patient will see the start of new hair growth after surgery. However, generally speaking, initial growth should begin at around 3 months post-op. ​

Why You Should Avoid Alcohol and Tobacco Use after Hair Transplant Surgery

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Physicians typically advise patients against the use of tobacco products and alcohol for a Pperiod of time after hair transplant surgery.

The Increasing Popularity of Today's Modern Hair Transplant Surgery

Monday, April 24, 2017

Day by day the popularity of hair transplant surgery has been increasing at the vast rate for becoming a successful, safe and efficient procedure to restore hair. Patients choosing this procedure, remain in a comfortable environment as the hair transplant causes nominal pain and is mildly invasive.

Coalition Surgeon Dr. David Josephitis Discusses the Use of Beard Hair for Scalp Hair Transplant Donor Supply

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Follicular unit excision (FUE) has come a long way over the years. It has enabled many patients who would otherwise not have had a hair transplant procedure the ability to get one. It allows patients who wish to shave their hair shorter the freedom to do that.