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The Mystery of LeBron James’ Changing Hairline

LeBron James is never far from the spotlight.  From being the first overall pick by Cleveland in the 2003 NBA Draft to his move to the Miami Heat (winning two NBA Championships) and his eventual return to Cleveland, James is known for his domination on the court. One way LeBron is gaining attention off the court is the ongoing mystery of his hairline.  There has been speculation in the past year about whether or not James has received a hair transplant. The Battle of Lebron’s Hairline The first, and obvious, difference is how much higher his hairline is in the […]

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What Kind of Density Should I Expect After a Hair Transplant Procedure?

Q: I have had a hair transplant and was really curious about the experiences of others.  After looking around online, I saw a set of photos from another patient who had almost the same number of grafts but his hair density after the transplant was much better than mine. Is it normal to have a difference in hair density?  If so, why is that? A: Although we utilize the most modern techniques available for hair restoration, it’s not unusual to see different results for different patients.  Assuming that the technique of hair transplant is exactly the same and every single […]

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Do I Have to be on Finasteride in Order to Have a Hair Transplant?

Q: If a hair transplant candidate is not willing or medically able to take Propecia, is that a deal breaker? I have seen some online posts from people who are very adamant that a young guy not willing to take Propecia shouldn’t even consider a transplant. What is your stance on this? ​A: No one should be on finasteride in order to have a hair transplant.  I recommend taking it for at least a few months after a hair transplant to minimize the risk of shock loss.  If that is not possible, I recommend Rogaine for the same purpose. In […]

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Four Reasons to Give a Hair Transplant to Younger Patients

Q: What happens when someone younger restores their hairline, but 10 years down the road, the hair loss of the native hairs has progressed so much that they’re left with a very odd hair pattern?  For example, they are completely intact in the front, but bald in the middle/crown area? Is this a valid concern? How weird would that look? Are we shooting ourselves in the foot by getting a hair transplant so soon in life? A: This is a common concern before a hair transplant that many young patients have.  Hair transplant surgeons used to believe that no one […]

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Folliculitis After Hair Transplant

Q: Hello Dr. Mohebi. I had a FUT transplant last month. I’ve noticed that I’m getting some pimples on my transplant area. You mentioned this is a possibility for me, but should I be worried that this will affect my growth? Also, is it safe to put Minoxidil on that area? A: It’s common to have a few pimples after a FUT (Follicular Hair Transplant) on the transplanted area.  These pimple-like lesions are called Folliculitis and they happen due to the inflammation of hair follicles. Folliculitis usually occurs between the first few weeks from your transplant through about 6 months from […]

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Does PRP Really Work for Hair Loss Treatment

Q: Hi, Doctor. I had a quick question. Recently, I tried to grow my hair long and realized after my locks had reached the length that I like them at, my hair is noticeably thinning around my crown area. It’s been happening since I was about 18 years old, but none of my barbers had informed me that it was thinning, repeatedly telling me that it was just my cowlick, until now. I’d like to combat this hair loss, but it is my understanding that any medications you start becomes a lifelong commitment. Also, I am afraid the common side […]

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Join Us for Our 2nd Open House Event

Parsa Mohebi Hair Restoration is hosting its second ever open house for prospective and current patients.  Based on the success of the first open house, the staff at Parsa Mohebi Hair Restoration thought that another round of meet and greets would be an excellent opportunity for more patients to get to know the Doctor and his staff. The open house will feature refreshments, socializing, and informative interactions with the medical professionals and the experienced staff of the practice, led by Dr. Parsa Mohebi himself. There will be an opportunity to meet with patient models, who have had their hair transplant […]

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Latisse and Alternatives for Eyebrow Hair Growth

Q: I would like to have thicker eyebrows.  I heard Latisse could help, so I bought it and have been trying it.  I know I have to use it for a while before I see results, but I am wondering if there is a cheaper option, since Latisse is expensive.  Careprost, Lumigan, Travoprost and Bimatoprost are all alternatives that I see people write about online as a cheaper alternatives.  Do you have a recommendation?   A: Bimatoprost is the scientific name of a synthetic prostamide anolog that is used for treatment of glaucoma (an ocular disorder that results in optic […]

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