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Who Makes a Good Candidate for FUE Transplant

  Q: Who makes a good candidate for FUE? Are the cost’s higher than with other techniques you use? A: An FUE transplant is best suitable for those who have not experienced a tremendous amount of hair loss and are not expected to advance any further to a higher stage of hair loss. The ideal…
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Mechanism of Shock Loss after Hair Transplant

New Research in Study of Shock Loss A new study from the Department of Dermatology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine demonstrates that one of the inflammatory pathways present in the healing process could be responsible for what we know as shock loss after hair transplantation. Shock loss is when a patient experiences hair loss…
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Studies Indicate Vitamin D Effects Hair Growth

 Vitamin D and Hair Growth 35 million men in the US have male pattern baldness along with several million women who have hair loss. The Wall Street Journalreported on studies throughout the world that indicate that the ‘sunshine vitamin’ does have a positive effect on receptors that directly relate to hair growth. Various studies are…
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Comparison of FUE and Strip FUT Transplants

Today’s hair transplant surgeries differ greatly than the previous decades.  Patients no longer end up with results that appear as an artificial ‘doll like’ look as in the era micro-grafts and plugs thanks to the modern Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT) methods.  In the Follicular Unit Transplant, hair grafts are harvested with different techniques; Strip and…
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Can Minoxidil Accelerate Growth of Hair After Hair Transplant

Q: What do you think about starting Minoxidil if you want to help speed up hair growth?   A: There is no evidence that minoxidil (Rogaine) can improve the growth of transplanted hair after a hair restoration surgery.  However it could minimize the risk of shock loss which is losing hair when you are transplanting…
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FUE Hair Transplant – Today and Tomorrow

FUE Research Committee International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery established a FUE Research Committee at its latest annual scientific meeting in the Bahamas.  The new committee is solely focused on Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) hair transplant procedures and the techniques that could be utilized to improve the quality of the FUE procedures. The FUE committee will…
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Don’t Succumb to Hair Loss Scams

The amount of money spent on bogus hair loss products and treatments since the e founding of America may well be enough to pay off our national debt. Or at least put a serious dent in it! Hair loss patients are too often the wishful or unwitting dupe to charlatans proposing the miracle cure to…
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Can Stress Cause Hair Loss?

Some hair loss is correlated to stress. This type of hair loss is generally reversible and does not require medical treatment or hair transplant. Hair loss induced by stress usually occurs after severe stress, such as surgery, starvation, emotional stressful situation or illness. Stress and hair loss don't have to be permanent. Getting your emotional stress…
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Hair Multiplication using Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells

There is an increasing buzz throughout the medical world that is filtering down to the public regarding the possible benefits from stem cell medical treatments. Hair Restoration is not immune to the excitement that perhaps hair loss would be remedied in the near future from such an innovative medical treatment. In my time as a…
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The Webinar Series Continues!

Reframing the Face With Hair Transplant Surgery - Webinar by Dr. Mohebi Join us, yet again, with US Hair Restoration Medical Director Parsa Mohebi, MD as he discusses popular hair loss topics. So often we receive phone calls and email inquiries regarding common questions people have about the art and science of hair restoration and…
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