Hair Transplant Techniques and Tips

Follicular Unit Extraction – FUE

Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) – Advantages or disadvantages My patients always ask about advantages and disadvantages of Follicular Unit Extraction so I thought this topic makes a good post for the blog. Before going over these points I have to say, although we at Parsa Mohebi Hair Restoration offer the most advanced techniques of FUE nationwide, most of our patients are still being transplanted by strip technique and I don’t recommend FUE to everyone and select my FUE patients very meticulously. Here are the main reasons why we do recommend FUE to some people and not to everyone. Advantages FUE does not […]

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Hair Transplant Scar – How to Improve it?

Hi Doctor, My son has had a hair transplant years ago with old techniques and he has bad hair transplant scar now. He now wants to shave his head, but the scar of hair transplant on the back of his head may become exposed. Do you perform hair transplant scar repair or do you recommend any procedure that can help with hair transplant donor scar coverage? Answer: Hair transplant with strip technique can cause a linear scar that could be visible on the back of head if the patient wants to shave his/her head. A hair transplant scar is not […]

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Mega Session Hair Transplant Surgery

Mega session hair transplant surgery has been around for almost a decade since Dr. Rassman and others started doing bigger and bigger sessions. Before 1993 all could be done was less than 1000 and occasionally 1500 grafts per each session. Using newer techniques and larger team of experienced technicians, we at Parsa Mohebi Hair Restoration are currently performing large sessions on a regular basis. Not all physician teams are equal. If a doctor routinely performs sessions in over 2500 graft size, then it would be safe to assume that this doctor has mastered the skills required for large session. Unfortunately, not […]

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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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Laxometer and Hair Transplant Surgery

What is A Laxometer? A Laxometer is an innovative device that measures scalp characteristics, and is mainly used in hair restoration surgery. A Laxometer can help determine the laxity (looseness) of the scalp using the strip technique, which gives hair transplant physicians valuable information before a hair transplant surgery. The Laxometer was first presented at the 15th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery in Las Vegas. The Laxometer was invented by Dr. Parsa Mohebi and introduced as the first tool that could objectively measure the laxity of scalp in hair transplant patients. Laxometer top and bottom […]

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Hair Transplant in a Woman with Female Hair Loss

I visited a woman today who was suffering from female patterned baldness. She said she heard about the great work we do and she was interested in having a hair transplant procedure done at Parsa Mohebi Hair Restoration. Since her hair thinning pattern was typical of hair loss in women with female patterned baldness (also called female patterned alopecia) I decided to post this article on women’s hair loss and hair transplant to answer some of the questions many women have pertaining to female hair loss. Our hair loss patient was around 50 years old with a history of hair loss […]

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