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After Two Weeks From Hair Transplant

Hair shedding after hair transplant — Losing hair shafts on transplanted hair generally occurs in most transplanted patients and only a small group of them may keep growing the transplanted hair from the time of surgery.

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Orlando Surgical Workshop for Hair Transplant Surgeons

I have not been answering any questions in our hair restoration blog for a few days because I am in Florida as one of the invited faculties in the hair restoration surgery workshop of International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS).

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First Week After Hair Transplant Surgery

It is now 4 days following our procedure and everything seems to be going quite smoothly. I have been taking care to wear a hat during the day outside and shampoo as I was instructed twice a day. I have experienced no bleeding.

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FUE from Scalp or Body Hair?

Q: I have heard of FUE transplants with relatively high-quality hair coming from the neck area, and from the beard. It seems like this could dramatically increase the number of grafts available for patients, at least for the hairline and front.  Then, body-hair (chest, back…), which I think are lower quality (but very abundant on me!), could possibly be used for the crown area. I would like to take as few hair from the back of the head as possible, and as much as possible from other areas. Doctor, what do you think of this plan? Would it be a good strategy […]

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Hair transplant cost for CTTA

Q: Dear Doctor, I am 14 years old and I have hair loss in form of CTTA and my parents agreed to let me get the hair transplant, but will it actually take months for my hair to grow and I need to know how much it cost for the operation please. A: Congenital Temporal Triangular Alopecia (CTTA) is a congenital condition that is noted by parents at birth or soon after that.  CTTA could easily be treated with hair transplantation at any age.  At Parsa Mohebi Hair Restoration, we charge patients with the number of grafts and since patients with CTTA […]

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Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS)

Dr. Mohebi, You performed a hair transplant on me to make a female hair line as part of my male to female transgender process.  I recently decided to do a scalp surgery that may require a scalp advancing procedure.  My Dr. Will transplant hairs along the scar in hairline.  I am not convinced this will be enough, and we may need to do one final pass after all is done to be sure, possibly the middle of next year.  I’ll have to wait and see, money is also an issue. A: Good luck with your scalp advancement surgery. Please do […]

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Minoxidil Shampoo

Q: Hi Dr.,  I saw your TV show, and would like to ask you if it is ok for me to buy minoxidil and dissolve it in the shampoo? Also there are products that says gradually will change the color of my hair to natural color, are they safe to use? wouldn’t they interfere with my scalp respiration? Thanks a lot A: Minoxidil mixed with shampoo Minoxidil is one of the FDA approved medications for balding prevention and hair loss treatment.  The recommended dose and method for its use is applying it topically on balding area twice a day and […]

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Baseball Cap – Hair Loss?

Q: hey doctor: is it true i can lose hair by wearing a baseball cap a lot of the time? if that’s the case, then i guess baseball players are good candidates for hair transplants! =P. but really, is there any truth to that? I read that it doesn’t have an effect on a person’s hair, but i wanted to verify with an actual hair loss doctor. A: We can lose hair due to environmental trauma to the hair shaft and, consequently, to the hair follicles. The name of this condition is traction alopecia; it can be seen when people braid […]

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