Hair Transplant Patient Guide

Four Facts You Should Know before a Hair Transplant

See the four facts you should know before a hair transplant

Patients that having thing hair, or are balding on the scalp, often turn to a hair transplant to address their hair loss. While hair transplant surgery is performed all over the country, most often as Follicular Unit Extraction/Follicular Unit Excision (FUE) or Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT), a good number of patients travel to our section of the country to undergo a Los Angeles hair transplant. These patients recognize the superior FUE and FUT hair transplant results that are available in Los Angeles. Plus, they often travel here because they want to gain the same look they see on celebrities in […]

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Los Angeles Hair Transplant Benefits Examined

Los Angeles Hair Transplant Benefits Examined

Patients that are experiencing balding on their scalp can turn to a hair transplant to restore fullness to the hairline. Hair restoration procedures take hair grafts from the donor area on the scalp, or somewhere else on the body of the patient, so they can be placed in incisions that are made in the scalp by a surgeon. Once they are placed in the scalp, the hair grafts grow and provide patients with the full hairline they desire. While this is certainly the most obvious benefit of having a hair transplant, there are other benefits that are enjoyed by hair […]

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Los Angeles Hair Transplant Overview

Los Angeles hair transplant types

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues across the country, many people have had more time viewing how they look on video conference calls and not everyone likes what they see either onscreen or in the mirror. Patients with thinning hair often turn to a hair transplant to restore hair to the areas of the scalp that has thin hair or bald patches. Hair loss can be a normal part of the aging process but it can also occur due to a number of medical conditions or some form of trauma to the scalp. Hair restoration can be performed for cosmetic or […]

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Items that Influence the Final Cost of a Hair Transplant

The final cost of hair transplant

The decision to undergo a hair transplant is not one that should be entered into lightly. If you are interested in having a hair transplant, you should meet with an experienced and board-certified doctor to determine if you are an ideal candidate for hair restoration as well as the total cost you will have to pay for the procedure. Not sure what items influence the final cost of a hair transplant? Let’s take a look at what you need to know about the final cost of a hair transplant. Items that Factor into the Final Cost of a Hair Transplant […]

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Do I Have to Shave My Head Before a Hair Transplant?

do i need to shave my head for a hair transplant?

Q: Hi Dr. Mohebi, I am planning to undergo an FUE hair transplant to add greater density to my hair in the front and along the hairline. Do you always shave the patient’s hair before a hair transplant? Is there a way it can be performed with long hair? A: Thanks for the question. It is usually not mandatory to shave a patient’s head before an FUE procedure. Both types of hair transplant (FUE or FUT/strip) can be performed with minimal or no shaving. In the strip method, shaving can be limited to the area of the strip that will […]

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FUE Hair Transplant – Everything You Need to Know

Recently, Dr. Mohebi was interviewed by Cosmetic Town to break down everything you need to know about one of the most popular hair restoration procedures: the FUE Hair Transplant. Enjoy the full interview and breakdown below! What is an FUE Hair Transplant? FUE stands for follicular unit extraction or follicular unit excision. This refers to when we go with a special device and try to remove follicular units one at a time without making a big cut or removing a big piece of the skin. This is so the grafts that we remove are barely bigger than the size of […]

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Hair Transplant Plug Repair – Case Study

Hair Transplant Plug Repair

Today, thanks to advancements in hair transplant technology and techniques, we are now able to restore patients’ hairlines with amazing results that are relatively undetectable to the layman’s eye. However, many people are unaware of the advancements made in the hair transplant field and believe that hair transplants still yield the same “pluggy” results seen from procedures performed 20+ years ago. Thankfully, since the art and science of hair transplantation have greatly improved over the past couple of decades, giving patients who have suffered from “pluggy” hair transplants the option to fix the results from previously botched procedures has never […]

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The Best Hair Transplant Treatment is The One That Looks Most Natural

best hair transplant

When you are faced with hair loss, you have a few decisions to make. Will you choose the best hair transplant treatment option, or will you struggle with options that just do not produce results? There are plenty of hair loss treatment options on the market, but the fact is many of them fail miserably and some can even make the matter worse. Gathering all the information that you need to make an informed decision is the best place to start. What Causes Hair Loss? There is a wide range of reasons why hair loss occurs. In some cases, the […]

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