PRO BONO PROGRAM RESTORES HAIR AND SELF-ESTEEM IN PATIENTS IN NEED

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Dozens of patients suffering hair loss as a result of an accident, trauma or disease helped by International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery’s Operation Restore Program GENEVA, IL – January XX, 2013.  Progressive hair loss at any age can create a cascade of emotions for people.  From feelings of embarrassment to self-consciousness in work or social settings, hair loss … [Read more...]

What is Safe Donor Area for Hair Transplantation

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By guest editor Art Katona, M.D. (London Hair Transplant Surgeon) The concept of safe donor area is largely attributed to Toronto Dermatologist Dr Walter Unger. It is a hypothesis that was conceived decades ago which many have forgotten or deliberately ignored. It is also wishful thinking by even those that have adopted these guidelines. Many in the  hair surgery … [Read more...]

FUE Instrumentation

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By Sara Wasserbauer, M.D. One of the important aspects of modern FUE techniques is the instrumentation that has evolved to help the surgeon remove grafts efficiently and intact.  NeoGraft is an example of one of these machines that a doctor can use to help remove individual Follicular Units (FUs) from the scalp.  Using a rotating punch (a tiny little metal tube) that … [Read more...]

What you should know when considering FUE hair transplantation.

The above patient had prior strip hair transplant (FUT) and is currently having FUE hair transplantation. Hair was shaved so the surgeon could see and follow the angle the hair comes out of the scalp.

What is FUE? Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) is a specific method used to remove donor hair follicles for transplantation. Individual follicular units are extracted one at a time from the back and sides of the scalp leaving tiny round scars about 1mm around. Follicular Units may be extracted using a variety of incision techniques including manual, power assisted and … [Read more...]

Before & After Hair Transplant Photos – Tacoma, WA

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Photos Courtesy of Tacoma, WA Hair Transplant Surgeon Dr. Robert Niedbalski Click on image to view full screen. … [Read more...]

Regenerative Technology for Hair Restoration with ACell MatriStem

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Regenerative technology is the latest breakthrough innovation in the practice of hair restoration.  An entirely new and unique application of a medical device, called an Extra-Cellular Matrix (ECM), is being used for scar reduction and treatment of hair loss.   ACell Inc, MatriStem© is a specific ECM product, demonstrating excellent results. ECM devices are a … [Read more...]

The Truth About Neograft.

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by Dr. Dan McGrath, Diplomate, American Board of Hair Restoration Surgeons Austin, TX: There have been many wonderful innovations in the field of hair transplantation in the past twenty years, and some not so wonderful. In recent years there has been a tremendous amount of buzz in the hair transplant industry about a procedure known as Follicular Unit Extraction. … [Read more...]

Before & After Hair Transplant Photos – Texas

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Photos courtesy of Texas Hair Surgeon Dr. Dan McGrath Click on image to view full screen … [Read more...]