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Dr. Frank Agullo
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Hair Transplant (Definition)

Hair transplantation is more like transplanting plants than any other surgical transplant! the best results are seen with individual hair transplantation. The hair and its root are harvested and replanted in the area desired. Single hair transplantation takes longer, this is usually performed along the hairline. Farther back small groups of two or three hairs can offer more coverage.

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Vp biden had that hair transplant years ago and still looks good. Do you need to redo or add to it once its done?

Vp biden had that hair transplant years ago and still looks good. Do you need to redo or add to it once its done?

On occasion: Occasionally male pattern baldness will advance to beyond the initial areas effecting the frontal hairline with regression behind the grafted area to involve the crown as well. Typically the grafts will be well maintained for the vast majority of your lifetime according to the donor site characteristics. ...Read more

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Dr. M. Christine Lee
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Where do I get a hair transplant from for my receding line and how much will it cost ?

Where  do I get a hair transplant from for my receding line and how much will it cost ?

Specialist: See an individual with extensive experience and good aesthetic judgment. The number iss important and will effect the overall costs but bigger is not always immediately better as excessive grafting, overpacking, and swelling can compromise graft survival.Z. ...Read more

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Hepatitis (Tip)

Hepatitis

Keep all doors open! don't decline liver transplant evaluation when the time comes to consider it. ...See more

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Reducing Ingrown Hairs (Checklist)

Change razors frequently
Monthly
Gently remove ingrown hairs with a needle before they become trapped
Once
See a dermatologist for topical and/or oral antibacterials if needed
Once
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Once a hair transplant is done can you still get crew cuts?

Once a hair transplant is done can you still get crew cuts?

Yes: Your best option is to have fue hair transplantation. In this procedure the hair is removed one by one from the back of the scalp so that a scar is not left behind. ...Read more

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How effective is a hair transplant?

How effective is a  hair transplant?

Very effective: But there are many different techniques with follicular unit grafting being the most popular but the most tedious. Multiple sessions may be required for optimal results. ...Read more

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Living with Polycystic Kidney Disease (Tip)

Living with Polycystic Kidney Disease

With PKD, you may need a kidney transplant or dialysis someday. Learn about these options now. ...See more

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Reducing Ingrown Hairs (Checklist)

Bathe or shower with only soap and water
10 Min, Once, forever
Scrub commonly affected areas with a loofah
5 Sec, Daily for 2 weeks
Allow hair to grow out in areas you shave
Once
Wear clothing that does not cause irritation
Once
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What is the definition or description of: hair transplant?

Hair Transplant: Hair transplantation is more like transplanting plants than any other surgical transplant! the best results are seen with individual hair transplantation. The hair and its root are harvested and replanted in the area desired. Single hair transplantation takes longer, this is usually performed along the hairline. Farther back small groups of two or three hairs can offer more coverage. ...Read more

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Could my son qualify for a hair transplant even if he is only 17?

Could my son qualify for a hair transplant even if he is only 17?

Maybe: At that age, a hair transplant is usually indicated if there has been traumatic hair loss. ...Read more

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Dr. Chad Levitt
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Transplant (Definition)

In medicine: a transfer from one body or body part to another of an organ (liver, heart, lung, kidney, pancreas bowel) or tissue (hand, face, hair). The immune system fights foreign invaders (like infections) so it will reject transplants from other people (allotransplants) because they look like infections. So transplants usually require drugs to ...Read more

Dr. Amy Friedman
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Transplantation (Definition)

Transplantation is the process of transplanting organs from a donor to a recipient and includes surgery ...Read more

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