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Hair Restoration News

2/17/2018

Can Smoking Kill a Hair Transplant?

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Today, a lot of people smoke cigarettes and even marijuana and wonder if smoking will kill their hair transplant. Please note that this community does not condone doing anything illegal but this article is not about that. Smoking cigarettes and marijuana is generally bad for one's health. Excessive smoking can have an effect on one's body and even hair.

Why aren't all FUE Hair Transplant Surgeons Using the same Extraction Tool?

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

FUE (Follicular Unit Excision) formerly known as follicular unit extraction is a donor extraction technique used in today's gold standard hair transplant procedure called follicular unit hair transplantation or FUT. However, unlike strip surgery, the "competing" donor extraction technique, hair restoration physicians use varying donor extraction tools / devices to harvest follicular units (hair groupings as they occur naturally) during follicuar unit excision. But why is this? Isn't one tool better than the other?

Hair Transplant Dense Packing Controversies - Why Less is Sometimes More

Monday, January 15, 2018

As per leading hair restoration physicians, transplanted hair isn't usually placed uniformly throughout the balding scalp during hair transplant surgery. For that matter, neither is hair loss. Thus, hair density isn't consistent typically throughout the scalp as someone is losing their hair.

Leading Surgeons Who Perform Follicular Unit Excision (formerly Follicular Unit Extraction)(FUE)?

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

There is a lot of information on follicular unit excision (FUE) on the web and on hair loss forum communities. It can very well be a viable solution for a select group of patients however, for others, follicular unit transplantation (FUT) strip surgery is more optimal.

Can a Hair Transplant Replicate a Juvenile Hairline?

Monday, November 27, 2017

Thinning, balding and receding hair can make you appear older than you are. As we age, it's normal to develop a more mature hairline but when younger men start to recede, they often long for the low, straight, youthful hairline that many of their peers are still sporting.

Hair Transplant vs Medical Hair Loss Treatments for Thinning Hair?

Friday, November 24, 2017

Today's state-of-the-art follicular unit hair transplant surgery offers balding men and women a natural and undetectable solution for restoring the appearance of a full head of hair.

The Importance of Proper Hair Transplant Post-Operative Care

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Today's state of the art follicular unit hair transplantation, when performed by a skilled and experienced hair restoration physician, can deliver natural and undetectable results.

The Hair Loss Learning Center Debuts New Mobile Friendly Site

Saturday, November 4, 2017

We are pleased to announce a modernized, fully responsive and mobile-friendly Hair Loss Learning Center website. Mobile friendly websites are today's standard for internet users because they are easier to navigate on popular devices like smart phones and tablets.