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The patient shown in this photo had undergone strip surgeries at another clinic years prior to seeing Dr. Umar in Los Angeles. The outcomes of the strip surgeries created problems for the patient with the most severe ridging, a hairline packed densely with large plugs, and strip scars. The patient hid his disfiguring hairline by [...]

Dr. Umar, whom experienced a failed hair transplant when he was young himself, understood the need for a hair transplant procedure that was both minimally invasive and ideal for men and women with different types of circumstances.  Follicular Unit Extraction – FUE  is a hair transplant method that involves small punches, .8mm to 1 mm in width, [...]

his patient came to Dr. Umar after having 1,800 grafts transplanted at another clinic using the outdated strip harvesting method, which left his head bald, scarred, and without enough donor hair left on his head for use. To solve the problem, Dr. Umar used the Follicular Unit Extraction technique to transplant hairs from elsewhere on [...]

The reason for hair loss resides in the genetic predisposition of the hair follicle itself, rather than that of the scalp. Therefore, transplanted hairs will continue growing because the hair follicle keeps its original genetic coding, and thus these are the follicles that are not affected by Dihydrotestosterone (DHT), which is the hormone that causes [...]

Follicular Unit Extraction is becoming a popular method for hair restoration. If you are experiencing hair loss, during your inquiries via the Internet or library, you have surely come across the term Follicular Unit Extraction or “FUE.” Thus, many people want to know what FUE truly is, and how it works. FUE stands for Follicular [...]

Hair loss is a gradual process that takes most people a while to accept. There is always a period of denial stage, where the victim hopes for the reversal of hair loss and for the miraculous regrowth of their hair. If hair loss is a prevalent issue within your family, then losing hair will be [...]

Follicular unit extraction (FUE) is a hair transplant method that involves donor harvesting where the doctor uses a small punch, .8mm to 1 mm in width, to individually extract each follicular unit from the donor area and transplant them to balding areas of the head. FUE was developed as a response to avoid scarring in [...]

Hair loss for children is a more common than you think. An estimated 3 percent of all pediatric office visits in the United States involve a parent’s concern over a child’s hair loss, and nearly 2 million children suffer from some form hair loss. Children can be affected by different forms of Alopecia (link to [...]

San Francisco is a popular international tourist destination, popular for its chilly winds, steep rolling hills, eclectic mix of Victorian and modern architecture and its famous landmarks, such as the Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars, and Chinatown. The recent wealth garnered from  the IT and dot-com booms from the nearby Silicon Valley has created a [...]

Believe it or not, yes! Take a look at the pictures below for proof of graying hair being reversed by transplanting hair from elsewhere on the body with Follicular Unit Extraction. Reversal of gray hair: After For this patient, Dr. Umar first transplanted 3,000 grafts of gray and dark body hair to the balding areas [...]