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Hair loss can occur for various reasons. Stress, diet, health, sleep, drug use, etc. But male pattern baldness, scientifically termed androgenic alopecia, is the most common cause of hair loss. Male pattern baldness technically starts in the womb. Your predetermined genetics will manifest in male pattern baldness 20 to 40 years later depending on whether […]

This patient’s hair loss became catastrophic after a failed transplant procedure at another clinic that used the outdated “strip harvesting” technique. He was left with a huge scar, pluggy implants and an unnaturally straight hairline. He came to us hoping to have his strip scar hidden, his empty crown filled and his hairline made to […]

The patient presented in this photo has a history of prior Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) and Body Hair Transplantation (BHT) hair restoration procedures performed upon him at another facility. These previous surgeries of his focused mainly on restoring his hairline, frontal scalp and crown. However, the patient was not happy with the esthetic results of […]

The characteristics of female pattern baldness hair loss differ from typical male pattern hair loss due to the pattern in which hair is lost. The most recognized hair loss pattern is the common type seen in men, where the hair loss occurs on the temples and crown. Female pattern hair loss however diffuses across the top of the […]

Leg hair Restoration This picture presents a special case of the first documented success case of using body hair to restore the hair of the legs. The patient had the hair on his shins lost due to friction. He went through a failed attempt of restoring his leg hairs with thigh hairs at another hair […]

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 (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 at an Early Age The occurrence and beginning of hair loss for men usually occurs at an older age. However, it happens in younger men, too, even for those who are under 21 years old. Because hair loss is generally unexpected before age 21, it can be shocking for someone that young to […]

Almost everyone suffering from inherited pattern baldness can be successfully treated with hair transplantation. Results of hair transplantation are usually most dramatic when the procedure is performed on individuals with advanced degrees of hair loss. Hair transplantation differs from skin grafting in that grafts contain almost all of the epidermis and dermis surrounding the hair […]

Men can be assured — hair transplants work. However, the success of the procedure depends on the overall density of his hair. The hair that is transplanted is usually removed from an area where the patient has more hair (the donor site) to the place where the patient has less hair (the recipient site). It […]