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Prestigious Hair Loss Organizations Recognize Dr. Parsa Mohebi

Doctor Parsa Mohebi, world renowned hair transplant surgeon, has been officially recognized by two of the most prestigious hair loss organizations for his work in hair transplantation. The International Alliance of Hair Restoration Surgery, a popular consumer advocate organization, recommended the doctor for his contributions, an honor previously bestowed to hair transplant surgeons whose work helped advance the field of hair restoration. Dr. Mohebi was also recognized by The American Hair Loss Association, whose mission is to provide enough resources and support for those who have hair loss.  His outstanding work utilizing the latest techniques has helped thousands with advanced […]

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Side Effects of Finasteride

Q: Dear Dr. Mohebi, Ever since I had my hair transplant with you, I have been taking Finasteride. My hair has definitely been growing at an increased rate and I have already noticed some growth in the transplant area. However, I have started having problems maintaining an erection and I think it may be due to the Finasteride. Is it safe for me to stop taking it now or at least cut it down because it is worry me? A: It is great to hear from you. If you have any side effects with Finasteride, we must stop it right […]

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Yoga After a Hair Transplant

Q: Tomorrow will be 4 weeks after my hair transplant procedure. I just wanted to know if there are any restrictions at this point. Can I return back to yoga practice, I wasn’t sure because it requires a lot of keeping your head bent over? A: Yoga and other exercises can increase the tension of the donor wound edges after receiving a strip hair transplant. I would recommend avoiding these activities in the first four weeks following a hair transplant. You can resume your regular exercise routine after the first month, with no limitations. Since, tomorrow will be 4 weeks […]

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Dr. Mohebi is now a FISHR!

Did you think since Dr. Mohebi ran the LA Marathon, he now has a new hobby? Fishing! That was what I thought when I first heard it. The reality is Dr. Mohebi has added one new title to his earned titles, FISHRS (Fellow of International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery). Dr. Mohebi along with only 60 other hair transplant surgeons worldwide have made up the first class of fellows for ISHRS. Along with having the American Board of Hair Restoration (ABHRS) certificate, he had to serve in a leadership position, as well as write scientific papers and educate through different […]

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Two Months after Hair Transplant and No Hair Growth

Q: Hello Doctor, I hope you are well. Just a few notes on my progress (which I don’t see at this point). Please keep in mind I know I should be patient up to 4-6 months. However, I do not see any of the implanted hair, especially on my temples and frontal area. Basically, all of the transplanted hairs have disappeared without any trace. Maybe this is good as I don’t seem to have redness, bumps or any indication of HT. Maybe my healing or your excellent job??? I have also suffered tremendous shock loss in the crown area and […]

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George Clooney’s Hair Transplant

Q: The front of George Clooney’s hairline looks see through in this picture. Could it be the result of a hair transplant? A: There are two possibilities why George Clooney’s hairline may have some see through effect: 1. A hair transplant with less than adequate number of grafts. 2. Early stages of male pattern hair loss. Looking at George Clooney’s younger pictures, you can see that he always had a widow’s peak (George Clooney’s Hair Evolution). The more recent pictures show the gradual loss of that widow’s peak and the thinning of his more juvenile, solid hairline. George’s salt and […]

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Success Story: Hair Transplantation into the Scar

This blog is about how we successfully treated a 40 year old female patient with near total hair loss resulting from the complications of a facial cosmetic surgery that lead to significant scarring and hair loss in the patient.  This discussion will provide details about her evaluation, treatment, and long term results. The story evolves below: Immediately After a Complicated Facial Surgery The patient visited our office for evaluation of the significant hair loss in frontal areas of scalp after a complicated facial plastic surgery.  It was necessary to delay the procedure for 6 months after the initial consultation so […]

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Tributestin and Polysorbate for Hair Loss

Q: Dear Dr. Parsa, I hope my letter finds you well. I have a couple of questions for you regarding two items. One is Tributestin. About four months ago I tried this natural herb testosterone booster that contained Tribulus. Needless to say I saw no results about a couple months later; I also noticed the crown thinning on the upper right; and my hairline by my right temple seemed to wilt. I panicked and stopped. Now about two months later after I discontinued the product my density has returned and my hair feels and looks a lot better. I am […]

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