Dr. Jerry Cooley | Forum Posts

Is Hair Transplant Surgery an Attractive Option for Older Patients with Hair Loss?

07/27/2021 - 08:35

I have a significant number of men and women in their 60’s and 70’s who come in for hair restoration. My oldest patient…

Is Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) More Effective for Diffuse Hair Loss?

07/27/2021 - 08:35

I’m commonly asked how long PRP (+/- ACell) lasts. I think it depends on the patient and if their balding is rapid or…

Dr. Jerry Cooley Acquires and Provides Input on the ARTAS Hair Restoration System for Automating Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE)

07/27/2021 - 08:35

Coalition hair transplant surgeon Dr. Jerry Cooley is known for his innovative nature and dedication to state-of-the-…

Dr. Cooley Discusses His Approach to Working with New Hair Transplant Patients

07/27/2021 - 08:34

Dr. Jerry Cooley is a highly esteemed member of the Coalition of Independent Hair Restoration Physicians. In this hair…

Taking Propecia for Hair Loss Every Other Day?

07/27/2021 - 08:34

Propecia is approved by the US FDA for once a day use for hair loss. This does not mean it is the best dosage, only the…

Why Is the Hair Loss Treatment Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) So Expensive?

07/27/2021 - 08:35

It all depends on exactly what the hair restoration clinic performing the procedure is doing. If the clinic is using a…

Can I Have Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) after a Strip Hair Transplant (FUSS)?

07/27/2021 - 08:35

Great question! In my practice, helping a patient decide on FUE vs FUSS involves weighing several factors. Most of my…

Hair Transplant Surgery: The Effects of ACell on Healing and Hair Growth

07/27/2021 - 08:35

Performing full scale blinded, controlled studies on agents that might improve hair transplant results is exceedingly…

Can Hair Transplant Surgery Be Performed in and around Existing Hair Without Shaving?

07/27/2021 - 08:34

We graft areas with existing hair all the time. Shaving is a nice technique, but fewer than 5% of our hair transplant…

Hair Transplant Graft Survival and Platelet Rich Plasma

07/27/2021 - 08:34

Over the last year (2008), we have been testing the use of platelet - rich plasma (PRP) in hair transplant surgery. Our…

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) as a Stand-Alone Treatment for Hair Loss?

07/27/2021 - 08:35

Yes, we use Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and ACell without surgical hair restoration to try and thicken hair.

Does Lowering the Dose of Propecia (Finasteride) Significantly Reduce Its Effect on Hair Loss?

07/27/2021 - 08:35

Good question. Dosing studies show that 0.5mg finasteride is almost but not quite as good as 1mg in suppressing DHT. I…