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What Happened to the "Plugs" in Hair Restoration?

The "plug" is a term that came about in the late 1970's and early 1980's in hair restoration and hair transplants. This is because literally the hair extracted was a plug of follicular units. There could be several follicular units in one single plug and anywhere from...

Deleterious Effects of Herbal Dietary Supplements…

Seemingly innocent non-prescription herbal supplements can potentially effect a hair restoration surgery. Most of the effects revolve around bleeding or blood coagulation.  In today's times it is important to tell you hair transplant physician exactly what medications...

Eyebrow Transplantation

Eyebrows that are thin, burned or have been excessively plucked can be transplanted at Gulf Coast Hair Restoration. Dr. Woessner and his staff have years of experience in transplanting eyebrows. An eyebrow transplant is a permanent solution to this type of hairloss....

What is synthetic hair implantation?

Synthetic hair transplantation is the use of synthesized hairs and implanting them into the scalp in lieu of a real human hair follicle. This technology came out in the 1970's. It seemed to be a nice way to restore hair. It was created during a time before the...

Hair Loss in Women…

Hair loss in women can be devastating for obvious reasons. Typically a woman's loss of hair does not follow a pattern such as a genetic predisposition like in male pattern baldness. It can be global... in other words occur all over the scalp. Here are some reasons for...

Cloning of Hair Follicles… Is it Possible?

  Cloning has been a topic of hair restoration and /or hair transplants for quite sometime. In fact for years the topic of cloning has become a significant lecture in the International Society of Hair Restorations (ISHRS.org) conferences. However year after year...