Category Archives: hair transplant surgery

Donor Wound Care After Hair Transplant

Q: When I do look down placing more tension or pull on the tight donor area, I noticed it is also pulling my neck muscles and there is no laxity at all (compared to the right).  There is no up or down movement possible of any subcutaneous tissue or the galea at the donor site.…
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When to Stop Propecia After Hair Transplant

Q: I started the Propecia at the beginning of March (8 months ago), prior to the procedure last March. Should I still be on it? A: Finasteride was mostly prescribed for prevention of shock loss after hair transplant or losing native hair on the balding areas after a hair transplant. You have significant miniaturization on…
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Will a Hair Transplant Help Your Job Prospects?

Earlier this year, in an L.A. Times story, business columnist David Lazarus said he had visited a hair transplant center's open house and noticed a lot of men in attendance. A lot more than he expected. He spoke to the director of the business and found out that, these days, a lot of the men looking for…
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Medical Hair Restoration – Effective or Not

The effectiveness of medical hair restoration alone with hair restoration medical options that are currently available such as finasteride or Rogaine has always been questioned.  Medical hair restoration without the surgical option (hair transplant), might work for some people, but should not be recommended to all as a cure-all solution, as you may find in…
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Diabetes and Hair Transplant Surgery

Q: I have diabetes. Can I have a hair transplant procedure? A: Patients with diabetes can successfully have a hair transplant surgery if diabetes is under good control. Diabetes used to be a life limiting disorder and diabetic patients could not have many elective surgical procedures due to their increased risk of wound complications and…
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Hair Cloning – Hair Multiplication

Q: Is Hair cloning or multiplication being done anywhere yet? A: Hair cloning or multiplication has been in the news in the last few years. I prefer to use the term hair multiplication, rather than cloning because cloning refers to production of genetically identical organisms. Dolly the most celebrated sheep was the product of first…
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Common Causes of Hair loss In Children

Alopecia areata Alopecia areata is an autoimmune condition and causes patchy hair loss in any area in body. The bald areas of the skin usually look normal with no gross evidence of irritation or inflammation. A genetic association could be found in some cases and it could also be linked to other autoimmune disorders. Alopecia…
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