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beard and Mustache Transplant

Beard and Mustache Hair Transplant With the experience and advances in hair transplantation techniques, it has been possible to successfully perform transplantation of follicular units (FUs) in the facial zone. Beard and mustache transplant procedures have increased in demand in recent years to improve appearance and highlight masculine features with natural results. Based on the statistics of the the ISHRS …

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How to Find the Best Hair Transplant Surgeon

Thousands of people wake up every day and realize they are losing their hair. This usually has the effect of creating mild panic at best, or even complete despair. Once the initial shock wears off the first thing that comes to mind is how to stop the loss or even get their hair back. Many people will turn to hair …

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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?


  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 …

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Is FUE Scarless?


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 …

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Three Warning Signs When Researching Hair Transplants


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 …

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Top 5 Things to Know About Hair Transplantation

Hair transplant surgery is more popular today than ever before. It is almost impossible to not hear or read something about hair transplantation in 2019 due to the massive increase in acceptance that the procedure has gained. But is hair transplant surgery as easy and simple as what many social media posts and articles will have you believe? It can …

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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) Resources

FUE Resources FUExcision explained. FUE Clinical Practice Guidelines: Developed by the ISHRS Follicular Unit Excision Advancement Committee (FUEAC) Authors (alphabetical): Márcio Crisóstomo, MD, FISHRS, Kapil Dua, MBBS, MS, FISHRS, Aditya K. Gupta, MD, PhD, FISHRS, Parsa Mohebi, MD, FISHRS, Robert H. True, MD, MPH, FISHRS, and Ken L. Williams, Jr. DO, FISHRS. FUEAC Chair and Primary Editor: James A. Harris, …

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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? 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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    A comparison between strip harvesting and FUE hair transplants – Part 1 Years ago, experts started advocating a new way of performing hair transplant surgeries. Instead of the traditional strip harvesting– meaning that doctors would take strips of hair-bearing tissue from part of the head and place them elsewhere, the experts started advocating FUE hair transplants. FUE stands …

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FUE: What is it?

FUE or Follicular Unit Extraction is a method of harvesting hair follicles from the donor area (the back and side of scalp where hairs won’t fall out during the patient’s lifetime). In FUE hair transplant, the surgeon extracts each follicular unit one by one using a micro punch that varies in diameter from 0,7mm to 1,1mm. There are many types …

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