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Los Angeles Hair Transplant – LA Hair Transplant Surgeons

Los Angeles hair transplant surgeons and hair transplant centers; how do they compare with hair restorations surgeons of the other cities or countries? Los Angeles is the mecca of cosmetic surgery. Is this also true in the field of hair transplant?   Answer: As one of the Los Angeles hair transplant surgeons, I believe there is a wide variety in quality of hair transplant surgery in the city of Los Angeles. That is also true about other branches of plastic and cosmetic surgeries in LA. Hair transplant surgery has evolved tremendously in the last two decades, but unfortunately not every […]

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Psychology of Hair Transplant

I just received the last issue of the Hair Transplant Forum International, the Journal of International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS). Our article, Psychology of Hair Transplant‚ is published as the cover article on this issue of the journal. I also have a copy of the article in our hair loss library in our website. Here is the abstract: Psychology of Hair Transplant Parsa Mohebi, M.D., William Rassman, M.D. Balding and its psychological impacts has been the subject of many studies in the past. The relationship between hair loss and stress is clear to all clinicians who practice in […]

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Parsa Mohebi Hair Restoration Video Clip

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Fortune Cookie: Be Advanturesome Try A New Look

We had a long hair transplant surgery today, but I could not go home before posting this title. Today’s patient at Parsa Mohebi Hair Restoration who were undergoing a strip hair transplant procedure ordered Chinese food for lunch and this is what he found in his fortune cookie that came with his food.

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Body Hair Transplant

Q: Hi Dr.Mohebi, I am wondering if the chest hair be transfer to the head? Yours, Name A: Good question and the answer is yes. Some people with limited scalp hair can be good candidates for body hair transplants. This is how it works: Body hair can be harvested and used for hair transplants in people who have both good course body hair and are severely depleted of scalp donor hair (hair on the sides and back of the head). Body hair should not regularly be used as an alternative to scalp hair for hair transplants. This is because body […]

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Side Effects of Finasteride

Question: Dear Dr. Mohebi, Dr., I had a question: say I would use proscar now and took it for a while, after how long based on studies is it possible to see adverse side effects, if any? The reason why I ask is because when I went and read the messages on the forums, I saw positive and negative feedbacks. One person used proscar for 7 years and saw nothing but great results. I would like to give it a shot and see if I am lucky, hopefully. Thank you! Have a great weekend,   Answer: The side effects of […]

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Maturation of scalp hair line

I saw an 18 year old patient today who was worried about the recession of his hairline. We mapped his scalp hair to analyze the degree of miniaturization using a digital microscope. Here are pictures from the microscopic of his donor hair (left) vs. very frontal hairline (right). Healthy donor hair (left) vs. significant miniaturization in hairline (right) You can see significant miniaturization in the frontal area. When we examined a few centimeters behind his frontal hairline the miniaturization rate dropped sharply to less than 20% which was consistent throughout the top and crown area of the scalp. The patient‚Äôs […]

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Scalp Hair Miniaturization

Miniaturization of scalp hair is a part of the hair loss process in which hair becomes finer over time before falling out. Microscopic evaluation of the scalp and hair can help determine the rate of miniaturization on human hair. Balding in men and women usually is not obvious until significant miniaturization is present. Scalp miniaturization mapping is necessary for most hair loss patients to predict their future hair loss. The appearance of baldness is not obvious until more than 70% of hair is miniaturized in most people. A miniaturization study should be part of the hair loss evaluation of a […]

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