Hair Transplant Techniques and Tips

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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Is Beard to Scalp Hair Transplant the Future?

Beard to scalp hair transplants have become more common. Most of these are performed to correct male pattern baldness. Encouraged by our strategies and new findings on how to use facial hair, we have performed numerous beard to scalp hair transplants in the last two years with great results. But, the procedure may need to be performed more than once on many of these patients to ensure full coverage of the balding area. Luckily, a beard to scalp hair transplant can provide patients with a plentiful source of hair.  This is especially important for men who don’t have sufficient donor hair […]

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Shaved Hair for Scalp Scar Camouflage

I met a patient who had a hair transplant several years ago.  He was in my office to check out his options for revising his scalp scar, but I had a hard time finding the scar when I parted his hair on the back of his head. He explained that he had come up with a method to hide the scar on a day to day basis. I thought his way of camouflaging the scar was genius. I thought I should share his novel method and the photos with our blog followers.  I am sure there are many people who […]

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Your Top 3 Questions About FUE, Answered

About two-thirds of men experience some hair loss by the time they’re 35, and 90% of balding men say that hair loss is their top concern. With numbers like those, it’s no surprise that 800,000 people seek hair loss treatments every year. There are many treatment types, including hair replacement options done via surgery, scalp pigmentation, laser hair growth stimulation and even topical applications. Some are more successful than others, and not all patients are good candidates for all methods. But if you’re investigating any or all of your hair restoration options, one term you’re likely to come across is […]

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Facial Hair Transplant Gives New Hope for Hair Loss Sufferers

With the rise of new and more efficient methods of hair extraction through FUE hair transplantation, more options are becoming available to us for increasing the donor reserve of hair for bald patients. Although many bald patients have enough permanent hair to last their entire lives, some may not have an adequate number of grafts for their hair transplantation. The lack of sufficient donor hair is most frequently seen in people with larger balding areas such as the ones who have more advanced stages of hair loss.  Although these individuals usually have enough hair to change their hair class and […]

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Celebrity FUE Transplant is Gaining Popularity

The Celebrity FUE Hair Transplant is a hair restoration procedure that doesn’t require any shaving, which perfectly fits the life style of celebrities. That is the reason why we decided to name this procedure Celebrity FUE Hair Transplant, however just because the name includes celebrity, it does not need to be limited to celebrities. Since the introduction of the Celebrity FUE Hair Transplant back in 2012, we have done many of them which led us to have a better understanding of the more efficient ways of doing a FUE hair transplant in the last few years. The combination of the […]

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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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How to Properly use the Laxometer

  The Laxometer, a device used to measure the laxity of the scalp in a more objective way, was invented by Dr. Parsa Mohebi back in 2007.  In 2011, it was made to be more precise and was called “Laxometer II.” Surgeons around the world are now using this device for all Strip hair transplant procedures to measure scalp laxity. With this device the safety of a hair transplant procedure is increased, since it allows the surgeon to record the needed distance in order to efficiently close the wound in the donor area.  

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