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Name: Dr. Alan Feller
Hair Restoration Services offered:
Ultra Refined Follicular Unit
Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE)
Prescriptions for Propecia
Dr. Alan S. Feller, D.O. has specialized in Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT) since its early inception in 1994; and Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) since its introduction in the U.S. in 2002.
He was born, raised, attended medical school, and practices in New York. Dr. Feller’s early adoption and refinement of ultra refined hair transplant advances has garnered him a reputation as a leading edge hair transplant physician. His well documented results and numerous patient accolades on discussion forums have made him a favorite choice among patients who have done extensive online research.
Dr. Feller entered the field of hair transplantation shortly after receiving his medical credentials from the University of the State of New York. He is a member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) since 1995 and has been a featured guest lecturer at ISHRS meetings. He has also authored published academic papers on the topic of hair transplantation as well as tissue regeneration. He is also an inventor of newly patented instrumentation and protocols for the hair transplant field.
Through the years, Dr. Feller has trained several physicians from both the U.S. and abroad in the intricacies of modern hair transplantation techniques. He continues to offer professional seminars and workshops to physicians and their technicians in his Great Neck office.
Dr. Feller’s practice is limited exclusively to surgical hair restoration. He employs fulltime technicians for every surgery and utilizes binocular microscopic dissection of the donor area to obtain the finest follicular grafts possible. Quality control is at the core of Dr. Feller’s approach to hair restoration and he is closely involved in every aspect of the procedure until it is finished.
Dr. Feller prides himself on always being on the cutting edge of hair transplantation technology and maintains a well-stocked research and development laboratory. He is the inventor of “Cardioscope”- a new kind of heart monitor; the “Feller Gynescope”-a device for detecting pre-cancerous states in women; “shatter valve technology” for implantable devices, “inductive-deflation” for implantable devices.
Most recently Dr. Feller completed the filing, office actions, and administrative requirements for U.S. Patents on new Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) instrumentation and protocols to facilitate graft removal from the donor area without the use of a standard scalpel. Some of this technology was featured in the 4th edition of “Hair Transplantation”, the authoritative text of the hair transplant field. Two of these new patents will issue before the end of 2006.
This hair transplant patient received 3024 grafts over a large balding area significantly improving his hair coverage with decent hair density. This patient is very satisfied with his results stating: "Yep the plan definitely worked this is exactly what I was hoping to get out of my 1st HT."
This patient chose Dr. Feller because "I was really impressed with his passion and knowledge for hair transplants". He states "I can honestly say that the best decison I have made about my hairloss is getting on Proscar (of which I have no side effects wotsoever, and most importantly, choosing a top doc, like the legendary Dr Feller"
Hair transplant with Dr Alan Feller, using the strip technique, placing 3200 grafts to enable the restoration of his own hair. Acrobaz is a member of our hair loss discussion forum. To view his results and hundreds of others, Male | Caucasion | Class: 5A | 3200 Grafts in 1 Session | FUT/Strip | Transplant
Coalition member Dr. Alan Feller is well known for his ultra refined hair transplant technique. This hair transplant video is a collage of postoperative photos showing his ultra refined, clean work immediately after surgery. Photos include pictures of the donor and recipient area.
This hair transplant patient received 2485 grafts with Dr. Alan Feller in a single session. View this hair restoration video to view his scalp before, immediately post-op and after surgery when his results have grown in. What an impressive transformation.
Male | Caucasion | Class: 4 | 2485 Grafts in 1 Session | FUT/Strip | Transplant
This amusing brief animation features a husband and wife discussing going to Dr. Feller for a hair transplant.
This hair transplant video features one of Dr. Alan Feller's patients and his progression from the day of surgery until his results are grown out. Watch this video to view his impressive results.
Male | Caucasion | Class: 4 | 2500 Grafts in 1 Session | FUT/Strip | Transplant
This hair transplant patient received 3300 follicular unit grafts in a single hair restoration procedure with Coalition member Dr. Alan Feller. Watch this video to view this patient's impressive results and enjoy the music.
Male | Caucasion | Class: 5 | 3300 Grafts in 1 Session | FUT/Strip | Transplant
This hair transplant patient received 1900 grafts with Dr. Feller after a previous unsuccessful hair transplant at another clinic.
Male | Caucasion | Class: 3 | 1900 Grafts in 1 Session | FUT/Strip | Repair
This hair transplant repair patient visited and underwent 2 distinct hair restoration procedures with Dr. Alan Feller to fix an unnatural looking hairline and widened scar from a previous procedure with another clinic. In his first procedure with Dr. Feller, he received 1800 grafts and he received 1500 grafts during his second.
Male | Caucasion | Class: 2 | 3300 Grafts in 2 Sessions | FUT/Strip | Transplant
This female hair transplant patient received 1500 grafts in the frontal areas of her scalp to restore hair to areas of hair loss. Watch this video to view her pre-op photos and see her on video showing her results 8 months later.
Caucasion | Class: I | 1500 Grafts in 1 Session | FUT/Strip | Transplant
Hair transplant patient Ian shows off his new head of hair after receiving 2800 grafts into frontal 1/3 of his scalp by Dr. Feller
Male | Caucasion | Class: 4 | 2800 Grafts in 1 Session | FUT/Strip | Transplant
This hair transplant patient received 2400 grafts with Coalition member Dr. Alan Feller. Watch this video to view his impressive hair restoration results with an enjoyable musical interlude.
Male | Caucasion | Class: 3 | 2400 Grafts in 1 Session | FUT/Strip | Transplant
This hair transplant video features a photo collage of various patients, their procedures and their results. Watch this video to see each patient's impressive hair restoration transformation.
This hair transplant patient received 2852 follicular unit grafts with Dr. Alan Feller. Watch this video to view his impressive hair restoration transformation.
Male | Caucasion | Class: 3 | 2852 Grafts in 1 Session | FUT/Strip | Transplant
Hair transplant patient "Tubs" underwent a 3500 follicular unit graft procedure with Dr. Alan Feller. Watch this hair restoration video to view his impressive results.
Male | Caucasion | Class: 5 | 3500 Grafts in 1 Session | FUT/Strip | Transplant
Hair transplant - six months after one session of 3,500 follicular unit grafts by Dr. Alan Feller of Great Neck, NY.
Male | Caucasion | Class: 5A | 3500 Grafts in 1 Session | FUT/Strip | Transplant
Dr. Feller presents results of one of his patients two years after the 3200 grafts procedure. He also answers questions from online posters.
Male | Caucasion | Class: 4 | 3200 Grafts in 1 Session | FUT/Strip | Transplant
We see many before/after pictures and even videos, but very few with commentary as to what was done and why. Obviously it was to look good and fill in the balding areas, but to get to that place took a bit of planning. Like a game of Chess, a good HT looks forward to the next move.
Male | Caucasion | Class: 2 | 2000 Grafts in 1 Session | FUT/Strip | Transplant
>3000 grafts in one session to the hairline and frontal scalp, 10 month follow up:
Male | Caucasion | Class: 3 | 3000 Grafts in 1 Session | FUT/Strip | Transplant
This patient visited to book for a procedure, but he already had one with us before. 2500 grafts into the hairline and the front portion of the scalp. We will be doing his crown next.
Feller and Bloxham Hair Transplants
Great Neck, NY
Male | Caucasion | Class: 2 | 2500 Grafts in 1 Session | FUT/Strip | Transplant
While we have seen early growth in patients in the past, few have ever returned only 4.5 months after surgery with their hair transplanted hair this long. Dr. Bloxham says that his hair is still immature and will thicken up a lot in the coming months.
Male | Caucasion | Class: 2 | in 1 Session | FUT/Strip | Transplant
Below is a video of Dr Feller and Dr Bloxham discussing a 2,200 graft "mohawk buster" procedure performed by Dr Feller.
Male | Caucasion | Class: 2 | 2200 Grafts in 1 Session | FUT/Strip | Transplant
View hair transplant video interviews featuring interviews with leading hair transplant surgeons by clicking on a title that interests you below.
In this hair transplant video interview, Coalition physician Dr. Alan Feller discusses where follicular unit extraction (FUE) falls into the realm of surgical hair restoration procedures and results.
In this hair transplant video interview, Coalition physician Dr. Alan Feller discusses the value of donor hair in surgical hair restoration.
In this hair transplant video interview, Coalition physician Dr. Alan Feller discusses how his hair restoration clinic densely packs follicular units closely together to produce the most natural looking results.
In this hair transplant video interview, Coalition physician Dr. Alan Feller shares tips to prospective patients on how to select a quality hair restoration physician.
In this hair transplant video interview, Coalition physician Dr. Alan Feller discusses why leaving hair loss patients with no regrets is vital to his approach to surgical hair restoration.
In this hair transplant video interview, Coalition physician Dr. Alan Feller shares what he finds most gratifying about performing state of the art hair restoration surgery.
In this hair transplant video interview, Coalition physician Dr. Alan Feller shares his own personal hair loss story and surgical hair restoration journey.
There is a lot to know about state of the art follicular unit hair transplantation. In order to assist hair loss suffers interested in surgical hair restoration to better understand the procedure, Coalition hair transplant surgeon Dr. Alan Feller has created the following short video primer.
Patients really shouldnít concern themselves too much with the techniques favored by particular hair transplant surgeons because, in the end, itís the results that count. No single technique is going to be the best or the worst. If only hair restoration surgery were that simple and clear cut.
There can be no question that growth from follicular unit extraction (FUE) cases is not as consistent as that of strip procedures. The reason is obvious: the amount of trauma the follicular unit grafts must endure during FUE surgery, even the very best and meticulous FUE surgery, is far greater than the amount of trauma experienced by the equivalent FUT grafts. Itís a simple matter of physics.
In my opinion, based on regular FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) experience since the introduction of FUE to the western hemisphere, I can say with confidence that FUE is simply not as reliable as strip (Follicular Unit Transplant) with respect to consistent yields. I have discussed this reality with several other FUE hair transplant doctors whom I admire and respect and their conclusions are the same.
I would like to announce the unveiling of a new tool designed specifically for the performance of Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) surgery. It is my hope that every hair transplant doctor already performing FUE surgery, or those who would simply like to start offering this wonderful procedure to their patients, will explore this new tool and perhaps add it to their own clinical practice. Incorporated into its design are practical solutions to problems that have plagued the follicular unit extraction industry since itís introduction to the Western Hemisphere in 2001. Deleterious forces resulting in graft damage during FUE procedures such as: Torsion, Traction, Compression, Overheating, and Desiccation are addressed and minimized using this new instrument like none other.
Fortunately most hair transplant hair does in fact stay for ďlifeĒ. However, there is a small percentage of the population that continues to lose hair in the donor area as they progress in age. It then stands to reason that such people will lose the hair when itís transplanted. Fortunately this is not common. Another rare variant are patients whoíve had a successful hair restoration procedure and enjoyed a couple of years of thick hair growth. Then seemingly out of nowhere the transplanted hair begins to thin. This has happened with at least 2 of my patientsin the past that I know of. In this case the best hair loss treatment is to implant more hair to make up for the volume difference.
Make no mistake about it. A hair loss sufferer can lose some of his transplanted hair over the years. Itís not common, but it DOES happen. What can happen in a few hair transplant patients is that the caliber of the transplanted hairs can actually thin noticeably within 3 years of hair restoration surgery. I have no idea why this happens, but it is a definite phenomenon in few patients. The way to counter this graft thinning is simply to implant more hair in the area.
Because there is no agreed upon terminology for follicular unit extraction (FUE) procedures it is difficult to have a conversation about it because key words mean different things to different people. Right now FUE is NOT a scientific discipline. It is art, and as art it is difficult to describe accurately. Unfortunately it is the lack of agreed upon definitions that allows ten different clinics to SOUND like they are offering ten different forms of FUE...
The number one limitation of Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) / Follicular Isolation Technique (FIT) are the doctors themselves. Since its introduction to the world circa 2001, FUE has been shunned, ignored, or outright maligned by every strip hair transplant doctor who saw it as a threat. Very few embraced the challenge and did the hard work necessary to achieve any level of proficiency.