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The Hair Transplant 'Ugly Duckling' Stage - When Does It Begin and How Long Does It Last?

Friday, September 1, 2017

The "Ugly Duckling' stage​ is the term given to the period of time after hair transplant surgery when the patient may experience redness in the recipient area, pimples, shock loss, etc. During this period, the patient's hair may appear thinner or "uglier" than it did prior to the procedure.

What Is the Hair Transplant Growth Timeline?

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Due to the many factors that come into play, it's impossible to say for certain when an individual hair transplant patient will see the start of new hair growth after surgery. However, generally speaking, initial growth should begin at around 3 months post-op. ​

Why You Should Avoid Alcohol and Tobacco Use after Hair Transplant Surgery

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Physicians typically advise patients against the use of tobacco products and alcohol for a Pperiod of time after hair transplant surgery.

The Increasing Popularity of Today's Modern Hair Transplant Surgery

Monday, April 24, 2017

Day by day the popularity of hair transplant surgery has been increasing at the vast rate for becoming a successful, safe and efficient procedure to restore hair. Patients choosing this procedure, remain in a comfortable environment as the hair transplant causes nominal pain and is mildly invasive.

Coalition Surgeon Dr. David Josephitis Discusses the Use of Beard Hair for Scalp Hair Transplant Donor Supply

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Follicular unit extraction (FUE) has come a long way over the years. It has enabled many patients who would otherwise not have had a hair transplant procedure the ability to get one. It allows patients who wish to shave their hair shorter the freedom to do that.

The "Dos" and "Don'ts" of Presenting Hair Transplant Photos Online for Clinics

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Anyone who has spent any amount of time on the hair loss forums or researching hair transplant clinics has seen what appears to be the helpless class 6 on the Norwood Scale of Hair Loss transformed into what seems to be a full head of hair. Moreover, anyone considering a hair transplant or in need of a follow-up procedure wants to believe that if there is hope for this seemingly destitute case, then their own expectations become all the more reasonably achievable.

Hair Transplant Surgery: Concerns about Long Term Effects

Thursday, April 6, 2017

While today's modern hair transplant results are very natural and virtually undetectable, only select group of privileged individuals with moderate degrees of balding throughout their lifetime require only one procedure to meet their hair restoration goals. But a much larger group of individuals suffering from hair loss start losing their hair at young ages and may need multiple procedures over many years to meet reasonable objectives.

When Is It Safe to Walk or Run after Hair Transplant Surgery?

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Opinions vary on exercise after hair transplant surgery and it's always best to follow the advice of your hair restoration physician.

How Many Grafts per Square CM Are Required for Good Hair Transplant Density?

Monday, November 7, 2016

Achieving a 50% density level of original scalp density is a good goal to start with. It's been said that achieving 50% density will provide a good basis to support the illusion of coverage.

Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE): Manual vs Motorized vs ARTAS

Thursday, October 13, 2016

It seems that we need to begin by clarifying some terminology before you can make an informed decision.

Does a NeoGraft Hair Transplant Produce Natural Looking Results?

Saturday, October 8, 2016

The thing about NeoGraft is that it's just a tool. Some leading hair transplant surgeons have argued that the mechanisms by which it extracts follicular unit grafts is inherently damaging to them,.

Recommended Hair Transplant Surgeon Dr. Parsa Mohebi Demonstrates Strip Scar Repair with Follicular Unit Extraction

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Recommended hair transplant surgeon Dr. Parsa Mohebi of Los Angeles, CA is well-known for his excellent surgical technique and high standard of patient care.

Recommended Hair Transplant Surgeon Dr. Jim Harris Discusses the Advantages of His SAFE System FUE Punch

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

The SAFE System (Surgically Advanced Follicular Extraction) is a blunt FUE punch dissection system that I started to develop in 2002. It has gone through many improvements through the years, including the powered version currently in use.

Are Hair Transplants Safe?

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Hair Loss sufferers facing a first hair transplant often have concerns about the safety of the procedure. While all surgical procedures carry some degree of risk, surgical hair restoration is very safe when performed by a skilled and experienced surgeon and staff.

Why Young Balding Men Are Often Advised Against Hair Transplant Surgery

Sunday, July 24, 2016

No one likes to lose their hair. But, for balding men in their late teens to early twenties it can be particularly devastating to watch helplessly as once thick hair slowly thins and evaporates into the ether.