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Characteristics of Hair to make a Good Hair Transplant

Generally there are four hair characteristics that should be considered before a hair Transplant. Caliber. Color Contrast With Skin. Curl or Wave. Frizziness The caliber of hair contributes to the fullness or thickness of hair. Individually, hair caliber varies from...

WHAT IS FUE? IS THIS TECHNIQUE FOR ME?

FUE or follicular unit extraction was created to ad an alternative procedure to hair restoration as the strip excision remained as the ONLY procedure for quite sometime. FUE means removing one follicular unit at a time by extracting them with a circular punch. Hair...

The Consultation Process.

  When a person is interested in a hair restoration, the consult can be the best tool for gaining information about the hair transplant process. In todays times, it would unwise not to perform a simple research on hair restoration in general. The internet has a...

Products that Camouflage Hair Loss

It is not uncommon for people suffering hair loss to try to camouflage or block the "see through" of the scalp. There have been attempts that are as benign as using a sharpie marker to darken the skin to more of a permanent solution such as a scalp micro pigmentation...

How to RATE Your Hair Loss…

In male pattern baldness, hair loss generally follows a path that can be tracked... not by time but by visually looking at someone. A scale was coined by Dr. James Hamilton (1950) and then updated and revised by Dr. O'Tar Norwood (1970). Since then the scale has been...

Types of Hair Loss Conditions.

There are many hair loss conditions that are known and documented in medicine. Here are a few examples and an overview definition of each: Alopecia Areata (AA): AA is a common disorder whereupon there are small bald circular patches found on the scalp.  More than...

What is Miniaturization?

Miniaturization Miniaturization is the primary reason for hair loss. It is the process by which hair follicles are genetically susceptible to miniaturize overtime. Hair loss is not from the hair falling out per say. Depending on your genetic predisposition, a person...