Hair Restoration Archives - Page 8 of 21 - DermHair Clinic

Hair restoration surgery makes sense as the succeeding step for people who desire a lasting solution to androgenic alopecia. However, a closer look at this incredible technology shows that getting a full, natural-looking head of hair requires a price. Hair transplant cost is generally expensive. The price can vary by thousands of dollars based on […]

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The effects of thinning hair and balding can be detrimental, regardless of the cause. Decreased self-confidence and negative self-esteem may occur. It is even more difficult for a patient when baldness reoccurs after initial hair restoration surgery. When Initial Hair Restoration Fails Severe baldness is the increasing result of past hair restoration surgeries. Older techniques often produced […]

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Hair Restoration Using BHT

December 17, 2012

Patients who are completely bald or have lost their traditional supply from previous surgeries, accidents or burns are typically not candidates for hair transplantation. However, a progressive method of follicular unit extraction (FUE) allows for more treatment options. Body hair transplantation (BHT), also known as body hair to head transplant, uses non-head hair and transplants […]

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Trichotillomania is a psychological illness that compels sufferers to pull their hair out or twist the hair until it breaks off. This results in diffuse or spotted hair loss amid the scalp, eyebrows, and eyelashes most commonly; however, the afflicted can pull hair from anywhere on the body. The noticeable loss of hair often creates […]

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Undergoing hair restoration surgery can be a scary thing, considering the emotional and financial investment that goes with the territory. It’s a turbulent time, with many decisions to be made in order to ensure the optimal outcome. But even in the event of the best possible result, many are still concerned with what this procedure […]

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Dr. Sanusi Umar, a Los Angeles dermatologist and expert in hair restoration joined news team Sandra Mitchell and Dave Gonzalez on a KCAL 9 afternoon segment. He was there to impart his knowledge of what triggers hair loss and the best treatments to reverse thinning. Dr. Umar started by stating that his own experience with […]

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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 […]

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This patient’s struggle with hair loss first brought him to a hair restoration surgery using strip harvesting, or follicular unit transplant (FUT). The FUT procedure results were greatly disappointing; they resulted in little yield, linear scarring, grossly displaced hairs across the crown, and a pluggy hairline. The patient remained bald and in desperate need of […]

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This patient underwent numerous prior hair restoration surgeries and was always disappointed by the subpar results. Several scalp reductions from the age of 18 only resulted in persisting baldness, with the accumulation of mounting surgical scars. His severe hair loss led him to Dr. Umar, who would hopefully be able to perform an FUE hair […]

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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 […]

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