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Is One Hair Transplant Surgery Enough?

When men and women are losing their hair they tend to gravitate toward the more common points of interest regarding prevention and restoration. They usually will investigate natural remedies first but when they realize that these are largely useless, they will visit their family doctor to find out more about their condition and how to deal with it. This usually …

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What is the Best FUE Procedure

While you’re doing your research regarding hair transplant surgery, you will read about what seems to be a staggering number of FUE procedures that are available to you. You will read about robots, handheld motors, suction devices, manual punches, “no incision” techniques, stick and place procedures and methods that include the use of specific rare gemstones. The one thing they …

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Should the Cost of a Hair Transplant Matter?

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Should the cost of a hair transplant matter, or are there more important issues to pay attention to? The ISHRS recognizes that patients seeking hair restoration and surgical hair transplant options are oftentimes quite cost conscious. However, one should never forget that hair transplant surgery is a real surgery, and there are many details that should be considered when making …

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Is FUE Scarless?

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You may have seen advertisements in magazines, Facebook, Instagram and various other websites that talk about hair transplant surgery being “scarless”. Is this true? Can hair transplant surgery be a scarless procedure? Hair transplant surgery is, in reality, a real surgery which means that in order to harvest the follicles that are necessary to restore some semblance of your old …

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Three Warning Signs When Researching Hair Transplants

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When researching your hair transplant options, you’re going to find a lot of confusing and even contradictory information online, making your efforts to find a hair transplant surgeon you can trust quite difficult. Today, we’re going to discuss three warning signs to look out for when performing your hair transplant research. Where is the doctor? The normal and expected method …

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Why FUE Is So Confusing

Hair transplant surgery has always been confusing for patients since its inception over fifty years ago. Back then, the only information you had was usually inside a small brochure and what you were told during your consultation. That has obviously changed a lot in the 21st century due to the internet. But does having so much more information at your …

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Malpractice Lawsuit Involving Delegation of FUE

A surgical hair restoration procedure using follicular unit excision (FUE) technique, also (previously) known as follicular unit extraction, performed by unlicensed technicians using a NeoGraft device has resulted in a lawsuit that highlights the risks of this hair transplant procedure. READ MORE

Follicular Unit Excision (FUE) Research

FUE Research and Advancement Welcome to the FUE Research and Advancement page! The content on this page is overseen by the FUE Advancement Committee. The purpose of the FUE Advancement Committee is to establish quality control, improve FUE procedures and outcomes, and to educate. There are two subcommittees that comprise the committee: the FUE Literature Review Subcommittee and the FUE …

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EXCISION OF BALD SCALP UTILIZING TISSUE EXPANSION OR EXTENSION

By Martin G. Unger, MD, FRCSC, ABHRS, FISHRS Although hair transplantation alone is by far the most common method of hair restoration utilized in modern times, excision of bald scalp after either tissue expansion or scalp extension surgery can play a very useful and important role in hair restoration as well. Scalp tissue has the ability to elongate or stretch …

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NOTICEABLE HAIR TRANSPLANTS ARE NEVER IN FASHION, SO WHY ARE THEY MAKING A COMEBACK?

Noticeable Hair Transplants are Never in Fashion, So Why are They Making a Comeback? In the old days (think 1980s), there was no mistaking who had a hair transplant. The telltale corn row, doll hair, pluggy-looking hair transplants of yesteryear were — believe it or not — once considered state-of-the-art. But that was well before the evolution of hair transplantation. …

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