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Is There Solid Evidence to Support PRP?

Platelet-rich plasma, or PRP, has been on the radar of hair regrowth advocates for a few years. There are many proponents of the treatment but their enthusiasm is tempered by a lack of solid evidence to support the treatment as we previously discussed on our website. However, there is a newly published study that shows favorable results pointing to a promising future for the use of PRP. The study highlights the results of a randomized placebo-controlled study that compared hair regrowth with PRP versus a placebo group. PRP was prepared for use from a small volume of blood. It was […]

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A Hair Raising Situation for the Donald?

There are two things Donald Trump is best known for these days.  He is currently running for the office of the President of the United States.  He is also well known for his hairstyle.  The Donald’s hair is almost a bigger topic of conversation than anything Trump himself has done in recent memory.  There are many who believe that Donald Trump is the victim of a plug surgery that did not go as planned years ago. The “hair conspiracy” believers think that Trump does not have an adequate donor supply to fix his pluggy hairline and that is why he […]

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Can PRP be used in Hair Restoration?

There have been several times in the recent past when we have been asked about the possible advantages of PRP (platelet-rich plasma) in combating hair loss. While PRP is a promising idea, there is not enough scientific evidence to support the use of PRP for hair loss patients as discussed in one of our previous blog posts. Dr. Carlos Puig, a leading hair restoration doctor, has been conducting hair restoration research focusing on PRP and its possible use in hair restoration. Dr. Puig recently had an article published in Cosmetic Town Journal where he discussed his findings.  In the article […]

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What’s So Funny about Going Bald?

In an extreme case of the pot calling the kettle black, comedian Larry David has stated that professional golfer Jordan Spieth is going to be “wildly bald”. Spieth is 22 years old and has already won two major tournaments this year (the Masters and the U.S. Open). David is the co-creator of “Seinfeld” and the creator and star of “Curb Your Enthusiasm”.  The two men have a few things in common. Spieth is a professional golfer. David is not only an avid golfer but he is also a big fan of professional golf. Spieth has a rapidly receding hairline. David has […]

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Head Trauma after Hair Transplant – Have I Lost My New Hair?

Q: Hi Dr. Mohebi, I hope you are doing well.  It’s been about 3 weeks since my FUE and everything is so far so good. However, I have one concern that I’d like to ask you about. About 2 hours ago, I accidentally bumped my head on a shelf directly on an area where the grafts were placed.  I’m not bleeding but the wounded area is red.  Do I need to be concerned in regards to the health/growth of the grafts? Regards,   A: Three weeks after a hair transplant is generally when the newly transplanted grafts are taken and […]

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Do the Effects of Propecia Level Off After Three Years?

Q: Good day Dr. Mohebi, I hope everything is fine with you. I have a question about Propecia.  I have been taking it for few years now. I remember you mentioning in the past that Propecia effects level off after 3 years. If this is the case, should I continue taking it ? I look forward to your answer.   A: It is good to hear from you. The effects don’t level off but, it’s important to note, you won’t continue seeing the initial effects that had been noticeable due to the initial enlargement of some of the miniaturized hairs. […]

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Next Open House Event

Interested in having a hair transplant?  Want to learn more about hair restoration procedures?  Get all of your questions answered at our next Open House Event! Join us Thursday, October 8th from 5pm-7pm at our state of the art hair restoration facilities in Encino. It’s your chance to learn more about hair restoration in a one-on-one setting. Meet the doctor and his staff Meet and chat with some of our previous patients Watch a live hair transplant procedure in our state of the art medical facility See and touch the kind of results you can expect from our expert, and […]

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More than The Length of a Hair’s Difference

While hairline reduction and hair transplants can both lower the hairline, there are quite a few differences in the procedures. How does a patient decide which procedure is best for them? The decision eventually comes down to a variety of factors: A consultation with a good hair transplant doctor The expectations the patient has before undergoing a procedure Which of the two procedures best fits their expectations and their individual needs When a patient is considering having a procedure to lower his or her hairline, it’s important to know the different advantages of the two procedures: Hairline Reduction Advantages: The […]

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