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Strip surgery is one of the most ineffective ways to restore hair loss. It involves strip mining hair from the sides and the back of the head for transplant to the problem area, but it leaves scarring and lasting pain in its wake. Too, it often leaves you in need of more surgery when the [...]

Several studies on hair loss have shown that the general time between initially noticing hair loss and seeking treatment is about six years. This is definitely more understandable because of the fact that hair loss is on average a gradual process. There is almost always that sad denial stage,and then the phase that patients hope [...]

Many studies done on hair loss show that the general time between initially noticing losing hair and seeking treatment for hair restoration is about six years. This makes perfect sense considering that most hair loss happens gradually over time. An initial stage of sadness and denial is normal, followed by the hope that the hair [...]

Yes! Using Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE), a minimally invasive procedure that does away with outdated approaches to hair transplant by providing a true solution instead of an illusion of restored hair. No scalpels, strip mining or stitches are used in this approach, which leaves the patient free of scars and on the path back to [...]

A harsh hairline is common with the older strip method of hair transplantation because it uses hair from the middle and back of your head, which is thickest. This patient has had a good quality hair transplant from a top clinic specializing in the older strip method, but wanted a softer hairline. Dr. Umar used [...]

One major advantage of the follicular unit extraction (FUE) technique of hair transplantation remains that no linear strip scar is left on the back of the patient’s head. Anyone familiar with the traditional “strip harvesting” method of hair restoration knows how devastating a strip scar can be. A strip scar may cause humiliation, which affects your [...]

We lose hair all the time through everyday, necessary activities such as washing, combing and brushing our hair. Most people have about 100,000 hair follicles, with different levels of density depending on your background. It is normal to lose hair at a rate of about 100 strands a day. If you notice anything more than [...]

Alopecia is a form of baldness that can affect all people, but some forms uniquely impact black women. Traction Alopecia is caused by continual pulling of the hair from tight braids, ponytails, and weaves. Over the years, bald spots can form along your hairline and above your ears, and your hairline will steadily recede. If [...]

This patient came to Dr. Umar in hopes of finding a solution to a failed hair transplant done at another clinic. Using hair from the man’s body and beard and using the Follicular Unit Extraction method of transplantation, Dr. Umar was able to provide a very satisfying result. Curious about options to fix a previous [...]

Should I Choose FUE? Follicular unit extraction, or FUE, is an advanced method of hair transplantation. It has risen to the top amongst competing techniques—such as strip surgery—due in large part to satisfactory outcomes. More specifically, the reasons FUE trumps other types of hair transplantation are: FUE hair transplant leaves no linear scar The microsurgical [...]