Hair Transplants

Follicular Unit Extraction: Repairing strip scars from older methods of hair transplantaion

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Hair Restoration procedures for patients that wish to use follicular unit extractiononly leaves no visible scarring in the recipient area, usually found in traditional strip surgeries. Using Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) and Single Follicle Extraction Transfer (SFET) derived specifically by Dr. Umar at Dermhair Clinic, any type of scarring is virtually invisible.  FUE, SFET is the future of hair transplantation. Dr. Sanusi Umar of Dermhair clinic can uniquely offer the strip scar repair results that many people seek out. Usually when older methods of hair transplantationsurgery are used, those current techniques (like strip surgery) are typically performed improperly or, less commonly, with staff assistants that are not […]

Strip Scar Repair Using FUE and Body Hair Transplantation

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Strip Scar repair is becoming more and more common for patients that have experienced hair transplants years ago, before new and innovative methods like FUE Hair Transplantationwere available. Dr. Sanusi Umar of Dermhair Clinic, a pioneer of FUE and Body Hair transplantation, is a leader in the repair of strip scars. There is a growing demand for such procedures. Many patients with previous traumatic hair transplant experiences think that their cases are hopeless, and no one can help. This is due to their limited knowledge of how hair transplants truly work. Dr. Umar is the most prominent pioneer of Body Hair Transplantation, which […]

Hair Transplantation: Dermatology and the importance of Hair Cells

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Dermatologists and doctors have always used hair as an indirect way to assess your health. Hair and nail cells grow relatively fast compared to other types of cells in your body, and thus it is a good indicator of the state of your health. If an individual is losing an abnormal amount of hair, or if these hair cells have stopped growing back, this issue could represent an underlying health problem and could reflect problems such as having iron deficiency or anemia. These health issues tend to increase stress in your body, and stress is a significant reason for hair loss. Having […]

Hair Transplant Success Revisited

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For this patient’s hair restoration needs, Dr. Umar used Follicular Unit Extraction to relocate 3,500 grafts from the patient’s scalp and nape of his neck to the treatment area. This video shows the results 19 months after his successful surgery. The patient wanted a a hairline that was soft and natural, which can rarely be achieved by by using traditional head donor hair, which tends to be thick and create an unnatural, harsh solid line of hair. Take a look at the pleasing results! Curious about available options to treat your baldness? Contact Dr. Umar for a free online consultation […]

Minimally Invasive Linear Scar Free Hair Transplant Procedure Pioneered by Dr. Umar

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Dr. Umar performs hair transplantation using very tiny devices to prepare the recipient areas with slits or holes into which the donor hair units are implanted. These tiny holes are created in the most minimally traumatic manner that makes the healing course rapid after the hair transplant. Because of the microsurgical technique used by Dr. Umar and his unique approach of hair transplantation of using body hair (BHT) extractions, the hair transplant will ensure the smallest wounding process, and healing for patients has been very remarkable. Patients are often able resume their daily lives and most normal activities the very […]

Doubts of Hair Transplantation Overcome by the Success of FUE Performed by Dr. Umar

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The patient presented in this video had undergone three traditional hair transplant surgeries using the strip method at another clinic over the years. According to the standards of a strip hair transplant, his results were considered good. However, the results were unnatural looking even though it provided the necessary coverage, and the patient continued to receive uncomfortable stares at his hairline. Therefore, the patient went to see Dr. Umar to find a solution to the appearance of his hair. Dr. Umar explained to him that the reason his hair transplant looked unnatural is due to the problem of limited donor […]

Hair Transplants: The Emotional Journey

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Over the years I have seen many, many patients struggle with coming to terms with having hair again. The emotional pain of those suffering from hair loss is seldom discussed by those of us who provide hair transplant services. But the strain of searching for a qualified medical doctor, researching procedures and options, and waiting to see the results is very real for a patient. Too, even when the transplant is successful, it can take a while for some to mentally adjust to their new life with hair. I’m not kidding. Before surgery, patients have endured a chronic state of […]

The Gradual Process of Hair Loss and Baldness Fixed by FUE

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Hair loss is a gradual process that becomes more and more prominent overtime for many people. It is normal to experience hair loss everyday, and the typical number of hairs lost is about 100 per day. You do not usually notice this because losing 100 hairs per day is insignificant when compared to the 100,000 hairs that we have on our scalp. Each individual strand of hair grows at a rate of approximately half an inch per month, and can live for almost 5 years until shedding and starting a new cycle. Usually during the 5th year, the hair will […]

First Documented Success Case of Body Hair to Leg Hair Transplantation

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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 restoration clinic prior to seeing Dr. Umar in Los Angeles for the body hair transplantation. Dr. Umar performed a body hair transplantation surgery using 600 FUE-BHT grafts derived from the chest area and transplanted these donor hairs to the balding areas of the shins. From these pictures, the red […]

The Effects of Propecia and the FUE Hair Transplant

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Propecia (finasteride) is a medication that is used to help prevent male pattern baldness or hair loss (androgenic alopecia) that affects the vertex and the mid-scalp area of the head. Male pattern hair loss is a widespread condition that affects the head hair by causing the hair to thin and eventually leave a bald spot. Male pattern hair loss typically induces the problem of a receding hairline also which then leads to more balding to the top of the head. Without hair restoration methods like Propecia, hair loss is eminent as it is a progressive occurrence. Finasteride  works to prevent further hair loss by hindering the […]