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Body Hair Transplant For Body Builders Taking Androgen Supplements

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Body Hair Transplant For Body Builders Taking Androgen Supplements Published on: 22-06-2015 Article text Author name: Sanusi Umar Author Bio: Sanusi Umar is the author of this article. Is body hair transplant for body builders ? Although the use of body hair grafts for hair restoration is particularly advantageous for the severely bald and patients who require extreme forms of hair transplant repair.  But in this video, Dr. U also points out that the practice of using these follicles is also a very fitting choice for body builders who struggle with male pattern baldness Body Hair Transplant For Body Builders […]

Follicular unit extraction For Patients With Psoriasis

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Follicular unit extraction For Patients With Psoriasis Published on: 21-08-2014 Article text Author name: Sanusi Umar Author Bio: Sanusi Umar is the author of this article. Follicular unit extraction For  Patients With Psoriasis : Having psoriasis can affect your eligibility for all surgeries including hair transplantation through FUE.  While it is still possible to undergo Follicular Unit Extraction procedure, there are certain risks that potential patients need to be aware of, according to Dr. U. Follicular unit extraction For  Patients With Psoriasis Psoriasis can cause a phenomenon known as koebnerization. This is when new psoriatic lesions can develop on the skin […]

Does Strip Surgery Produce Better Growth Than FUE ?

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Does Strip Surgery Produce Better Growth Than FUE ? Published on: 21-08-2014 Article text Author name: Sanusi Umar Author Bio: Sanusi Umar is the author of this article. Does Strip Surgery Produce Better Growth Than FUE ? The answer is NO. Strip surgery and FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) use different techniques for harvesting grafts. And due to the nature of these methods, many people are of the mistaken belief that there is less risk of damaging the follicular units in strip procedures. However, this does not necessarily mean that patients will achieve better growth by choosing strip harvesting over FUE. […]

Can I Undergo My Hair Transplant In Stages

  • breaking your transplant into phases. UGraft patient example
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Can I Undergo My Hair Transplant In Stages Published on: 20-08-2014 Article text Author name: Sanusi Umar Author Bio: Sanusi Umar is the author of this article. UGraft Hair Transplant In Stages : Doing a hair transplant in stages is particularly advantageous for people with limited financial resource or income source. Understandably, the cost of hair transplant surgery will be particularly high when large numbers of grafts are needed. However,  these do not have to be applied all at once. If finances are an issue, consider a long term planning strategy that meets your goals over time. Hair Transplant in […]

Who is a Good Hair Restoration Candidate?

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Who is a Good Hair Restoration Candidate? Published on: 18-08-20140 Article text Author name: Sanusi Umar Author Bio: Sanusi Umar is the author of this article. Who is a Good Hair Restoration Candidate? Today’s surgeries for hair restoration have developed the ability to produce incredibly natural looking results.  While it is possible for many people to benefit from these procedures, not everyone is a hair restoration candidate. How this is defined may differ depending on the clinic as well as other issues. Who is a Good Hair Restoration Candidate? Appropriate Age Hair loss may start occurring in individuals who are […]

Q. Can Acne Keloidalis Nuchae Be Treated Naturally?

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Q. Can Acne Keloidalis Nuchae Be Treated Naturally? It is quite understandable that patients with Acne Keloidalis Nuchae would want natural forms of treatment for their condition. Dr. Sanusi Umar, a world leading AKN surgeon,  advocates that with any disorder, causal factors must be addressed. And in cases like Acne Keloidalis Nuchae, where the exact causes are not always clear, surgery would be the most effective route.Based on this rule of thumb, individuals suffering from the condition would be able to develop more realistic expectations for their treatment options. Razor Bumps Versus Acne Keloidalis Nuchae When suspiciously large, itchy bumps develop […]

Repositioning Hair Transplant Grafts – Would it help for poor regrowth ?

  • Hairline Restoration Results For Male Pattern Baldness
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Repositioning Hair Transplant Grafts – Would it help for poor regrowth Published on: 19-07-2014 Article text Author name: Sanusi Umar Author Bio: Sanusi Umar is the author of this article. Repositioning hair transplant grafts will not enhance their growth after a hair transplant procedure. When hair is not growing as expected, this is mostly due to mistakes made during the surgery. Hair restoration surgeon, Dr. Umar believes that it is always important to seek the answers to questions like how and why. This helps paint a broader and more comprehensive understanding of: (1) what it takes to achieve desired results […]

Does Provillus Work As A Hair Loss Treatment Drug?

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Does Provillus Work As A Hair Loss Treatment Drug Published on: 14-07-2014 Article text Author name: Sanusi Umar Author Bio: Sanusi Umar is the author of this article. Provillus is actually marketed as supplement used for hair loss treatment which is applied topically on the skin. The product includes a variety of different nutrients to help foster the health of hair follicles. This includes: magnesium zinc vitamin B6 saw palmetto nettle root gotu kola pumpkin oil eleuthero uva ursi muria puama The brand claims to contain an ingredient that has been approved by the FDA. It is essential for consumers […]

Q. Who should I believe if different hair transplant doctors give me different graft counts?

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Q. Who should I believe if different hair transplant doctors give me different graft counts? Published on: 11-07-2014 Article text Author name: Sanusi Umar Author Bio: Sanusi Umar is the author of this article. There are a few reasons why you may have received different graft counts estimates for a hair transplant procedure. They have to do with the skills, assessments and abilities of individual surgeons and patient factors: how the stable zone of hairs are defined by each doctor whether the doctor will focus on density versus fullness for a hair transplant procedure whether or not body hair follicles […]

Q. Can oral Minoxidil be used instead of topical Rogaine as a drug for hair loss?

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Q. Can oral Minoxidil be used instead of topical Rogaine as a drug for hair loss? Published on: 30-06-2014 Article text Author name: Sanusi Umar Author Bio: Sanusi Umar is the author of this article. Oral Minoxidil is available in a pill form known as Loniten. While it may be prescribed in other countries for hair loss, it has not been approved for this purpose here in the United States. Currently, the only FDA approved medications for hair loss  include: (1) Rogaine which is a topical, over the counter formulation of Minoxidil, available in 2% and 5% concentrations. (2) Propecia, […]