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Get The Hairline Of Your Dreams In The New Year!

Hair Transplant by Dr. Parsa Mohebi

Is making a positive change in your appearance one of your 2017 resolutions? If so, join us for our first Open House of the year on January 21st from 3pm-5pm. This informative and intimate event is taking place at our state of the art hair restoration facility in Encino. It’s your chance to meet Dr. Mohebi in person as well the opportunity to take advantage of our group discount! Plus, we have an opportunity for you to watch as Dr. Mohebi performs a live hair transplant during the Open House. You’ll have a chance to ask questions while he is performing the […]

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Promising Results from an Alopecia Areata Study

Alopecia Areata

The findings from a pilot trial, published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation/Insight by Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers in September, showed the results of a Alopecia Areata study involving twelve patients with moderate to severe baldness caused by Alopecia Areata (AA). Alopecia Areata is an autoimmune disorder that can cause the loss of hair in every part of the skin. The researchers are working on treatments to eliminate the disorder or, at the very least, help with the associated symptoms and side effects. The patients were given the JAK inhibitor, ruxolitinib, which has been previously used in animal […]

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Dr. Mohebi Named a Fellowship Training Director by Prestigious Organization

Parsa Mohebi Hair Restoration is now an ISHRS Fellowship Training Center

The science behind hair restoration surgery is always improving and evolving as new techniques are researched and developed. Dr. Mohebi is proud to start 2017 by helping train the next generation of hair restoration specialists as he was recently named a Fellowship Training Program Director by the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS). For Dr. Mohebi, the ability to train others brings his career back to where it started as he was mentored early in his career by one of the pioneers of hair restoration surgery, Dr. William Rassman. According to Dr. Mohebi, “The chance to learn from an […]

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Can Gene Therapy Help Treat Hair Loss?

The last few years have seen advances in hair loss treatments with even more ideas and innovations being worked on by researchers. One of the treatment options currently being explored is the connection between hair growth, wound repair and gene therapy as well as stem cell therapy. Gene therapy was first developed for the treatment of congenital defects in patients. In recent years, it has become one of the newer options in the treatment of many genetic diseases. We have focused on inducing the gene of growth factors to help heal wounds at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore. […]

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Jose Canseco’s Hair Restoration Journey

While hair restoration goals vary between patients, there is one item that is true about hair loss: HAIR LOSS DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE! Hair loss can affect patients from all walks of life and that includes professional baseball players. Jose Canseco is best known for his 17 years as an MLB player but he is also well known for having so much hair that he didn’t wear a cap much of the time. Once he started losing his signature head of hair, he decided to undergo a hair transplant. His surgeon of choice? Dr. Parsa Mohebi. Dr. Mohebi treated Canseco much like […]

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New Study Examines Platelet Rich Plasma Use on Female Hair Loss Patients

The use of platelet rich plasma (PRP) has long been suggested as a possible treatment for hair loss and a potential source of hair growth. A recent study was conducted to study the effect of PRP scalp injections on women currently suffering from female androgenetic alopecia. The study was a double-blind, placebo-controlled study conducted at multiple centers and compared the effects of scalp injections of PRP against a saline placebo. The endpoints used during the study were hair mass index and hair count as well as patient opinion survey responses. The PRP used in the study was manufactured from the […]

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FUT at a Glance

While many patients are interested in undergoing a FUT strip hair transplant (follicular unit transplant), they often have more questions than answers about the surgery. Here are some of the questions we are most often asked about FUT: Before and after FUT transplant with 2212 grafts – 6 months elapsed How does it work? FUT is a surgical procedure performed to transplant follicular units of hair into balding scalp areas by removing a strip of skin from the permanent zone. The size of the strip depends on the amount of grafts needed by the surgeon to achieve the desired results. After […]

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FUE At A Glance

One of the most common reasons people hesitate to have follicular unit extraction (FUE) is a lack of knowledge about the surgery. Are you interested in learning more about FUE? Here are a few of the most common questions we get regarding FUE: Before and after FUE transplant with 2014 grafts – 12 months elapsed How does it work? FUE is a surgical procedure that removes individual hair follicles or 1-4 hair follicular units from the donor area. FUE can be performed either manually or by an automated method. The total surgery time varies between patients but FUE normally takes between […]

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