Patient Videos

Body Hair Transplant Megasession of 14,000 Grafts–11 Month Update

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This patient’s battle with pattern baldness first delivered him to surgical hair restoration using the strip method, or follicular unit transplant (FUT). The FUT surgery outcome was significantly substandard; it resulted in almost no yield, obvious linear scars, a crown filled with displaced grafts, and a pluggy hairline. Ultimately, the patient was still bald and in great need of a corrective procedure. He came to DermHair Clinic for his repair, which consisted of a two-session process utilizing body hair transplant (BHT).  Dr. Umar transplanted 9,000 grafts in the first session and 5,000 grafts in the second session. Both sessions harvested […]

uGraft Hair Transplant Repair—12,500 FUE Grafts

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This patient had undergone several prior efforts at hair restoration surgery since the age of 18 and was continually faced with discouraging results. Numerous scalp reductions only produced ongoing baldness, with the addition of surgical scars. He came to Dr. Umar with the understanding that his hair loss was severe and he was in need of FUE hair transplant repair. Using his self-developed, revolutionary uGraft tool Dr. Umar restored the patient from his advanced state of baldness, while adding enough density to cover the scars. He harvested 12,500 FUE grafts total, comprised of donor hairs from the scalp and beard. […]

9,000 Grafts Beard and Body Hair Transplant Repair with uGraft

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Numerous prior hair restoration procedures—involving both FUE and strip harvesting—left this patient with disappointing results. He still had major thinning across the top third of his scalp, now with unnatural graft placement and linear scars to conceal. He sought out Dr. Umar for his expertise in body hair transplant and hair transplant repair. Dr. Umar extracted 9,000 FUE grafts over the course of two surgeries to restore this patient’s density and hairline. His signature tool, uGraft, was used to harvest hairs mainly from the beard and body, and a small number from the head as well. The patient now has […]

Crown and Hairline Restoration With 10,000 Grafts Using FUE Hair Transplant

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The patient in this video wanted to correct the following issues 1)       Hair loss in the crown area 2)       Hairline recession 3)      Hair  thinning in the top part of the head Dr. Umar used his uGraft FUE Hair Transplant technique to extract a combination of nape, beard and head hair. A total of 10,000 grafts were needed to achieve these objectives. The follicles from the nape area were primarily used to give the new hairline a more natural quality. The hairline was created to suit this particular patient’s facial structure.  Dr. Umar blocked the temple points and the […]

Body Hair Transplant Corrects Hair Shock Loss From Strip Surgery on a Diffuse Thinner

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This patient flew in from Miami to Los Angeles to see Dr. Umar.  He had  previously undergone several strip surgeries. Because he is a “diffuse thinner,” the shock from these procedures caused trauma to the hair follicles on the sides of his head. And to his dismay, this led to the further loss of hair. There were two main objectives for the treatment featured in this video: 1)      Cover up the strip scars 2)      Replenish hair in the thinning regions on the sides of the patient’s head. To expand the donor supply, Dr. Umar used his uGraft Follicular Unit Extraction […]

The Modification Of A Widow’s Peak Hairline with uGraft FUE Transplant

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This patient had a very sharp widow’s peak down the center of his hairline which had become more pronounced over the years due to recession.  His friends nicknamed him  Mickey Mouse and Dracula due to the shape of his hairline. Using his uGraft Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) technique, Dr. Umar harvested 600 individual grafts from the patient’s nape and head. The thinner quality of the nape hairs helped to give the hairline a more natural quality. The donor follicles were reinserted in the temples and hairline region to lower the border and to reduce the sharpness of the widow’s peak. […]

Beard Hair Transplant with uGraft Repairs Using 6500 FUE Grafts

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Scalp reduction, punch grafting, and strip harvesting all amounted to subpar hair restoration surgeries for this patient. They left him with a receded and pluggy-looking hairline, multiple scars on the back of his head, an oddly shaped vertex, and a nearly depleted scalp donor source. It would be beard hair transplant—which employs advanced follicular unit extraction—to save him. Dr. Umar’s expertise in extreme cases was a perfect match for this patient’s hair transplant repair. Using his signature uGraft tool, he extracted 6500 FUE grafts from the head, nape, and beard to construct a soft hairline and fill in the sparse […]

FUE Hair Transplant With 2300 Grafts Made This Patient Believe

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This patient had a previous hair restoration surgery done elsewhere, but it yielded subpar results. Afterward, he had an ever-present hairline recession and thinning at the crown. Desiring an FUE hair transplant to fill these areas once and for all, he came to DermHair Clinic. Dr. Umar constructed a new hairline and filled the patients crown with a total of 2300 grafts. The hairline and temple points were built of 1800 FUE grafts harvested from the head and nape. It only took 500 FUE grafts from the rear scalp to add density to the crown. The results are an advanced […]

Youthful Hairline Restored With uGraft FUE Hair Transplant—1500 Grafts

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This patient presented to Dr. Umar concerned about a receded hairline and a strip scar on the back of his head. He’d had a prior strip harvesting surgery that provided inadequate long-term growth and gave him the infamous linear scar. Clearly, he wanted a more youthful hairline and the strip scar filled in. After extracting 1500 grafts from the patient’s head and nape, Dr. Umar’s advanced FUE hair transplant using uGraft proved successful yet again. The outcome of this second procedure is far superior to the first, and has provided the patient with exactly what he wanted: a youthful hairline […]

Excision Cures Acne Keloidalis Nuchae

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This patient developed acne keloidalis nuchae, a condition affecting of the hair follicles at the back of the head and/or nape of the neck. Though a rare ailment with an unknown pathology, it is most commonly seen in African American males. Physicians believe it may be caused by recurrent friction (frequent among those with extremely short haircuts) and consider it the leading cause of cicatricial alopecia—also known as scarring alopecia. AKN starts out appearing as small razor bumps and grows into keloid-like plaques. These masses cause permanent scarring and hair loss in the area affected. Surgical excision is the only […]