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Dr. Francisco Agullo
191 doctors shared insights

Hair Transplant (Overview)

A hair transplant is the only permanent way to restore youthful hair growth to an area affected by hair loss due to thinning or balding. When performed carefully and artistically, a hair transplant is a comfortable outpatient procedure that can yield a 100% natural-looking restoration of living and growing hair--restoring a hairline or coverage at the top of the scalp. A hair transplant involves the harvesting and redistribution of permanent hair follicles from the sides and the back of the scalp into the areas of hair loss using as little as a single hair follicle at a time. FUE, or follicular unit extraction, is the minimally-invasive method of hair follicle harvesting which leaves no linear scar in the back of the scalp. Hair transplantation can be a life-changing procedure for men and women detrimentally affected by hair loss because a fuller head of hair makes people look and feel more attractive.


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What are common side effects that come with hair transplant?

What are common side effects that come with hair transplant?

Very few: You can expect very few side effects from hair transplantation other than the usual swelling after the surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Francisco Agullo
191 doctors shared insights

Hair Transplant (Overview)

A hair transplant is the only permanent way to restore youthful hair growth to an area affected by hair loss due to thinning or balding. When performed carefully and artistically, a hair transplant is a comfortable outpatient procedure that can yield a 100% natural-looking restoration of living and growing hair--restoring a hairline or coverage at the top of the scalp. A hair transplant involves the harvesting and redistribution of permanent hair follicles from the sides and the back of the scalp into the areas of hair loss using as little as a single hair follicle at a time. FUE, or follicular unit extraction, is the minimally-invasive method of hair follicle harvesting which leaves no linear scar in the back of the scalp. Hair transplantation can be a life-changing procedure for men and women detrimentally affected by hair loss because a fuller head of hair makes people look and feel more attractive.


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How does a hair transplant work?

How does a hair transplant work?

Hair replacement: Hair transplant is a type of hair replacement which involves transplantation of hair from the back of the head to the area of hair loss. The hair from the back regions of the head are genetically designed to remain in place despite hormonal changes. Transplantation can be completed by strip or by [fue] follicular unit extraction. Transplantation is completed most naturally as single hairs. ...Read more

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How effective is a hair transplant?

How effective is a  hair transplant?

No Linear Scar FUE: The new minimally-invasive style of hair transplant we use is called Follicular Unit Extraction or FUE leaves NO linear scar. Each graft containing 1-3 hair follicles is harvested using a device called NeoGraft which helps us remove the follicles with accuracy and precision. Artistry must be used to recreate a natural hairline with care--considering the angle, orientation & position of each hair. ...Read more

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What's the best procedure for hair transplant?

What's the best procedure for hair transplant?

Male Pattern Balding: The best treatment for androgenic alopecia or male pattern balding is transplantation of hair from the back of the head to the area of hair loss. The hair from the back region of the head are genetically designed to remain in place despite hormonal changes. Transplant can be completed by strip harvest of by [fue] follicular unit extraction. Transplant is completed most naturally as single hairs. ...Read more

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Reducing Ingrown Hairs (Checklist)

See a dermatologist for topical and/or oral antibacterials if needed
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How does a hair transplant work?

Hair replacement: Hair transplant is a type of hair replacement which involves transplantation of hair from the back of the head to the area of hair loss. The hair from the back regions of the head are genetically designed to remain in place despite hormonal changes. Transplantation can be completed by strip or by [fue] follicular unit extraction. Transplantation is completed most naturally as single hairs. ...Read more

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How effective is a hair transplant?

No Linear Scar FUE: The new minimally-invasive style of hair transplant we use is called Follicular Unit Extraction or FUE leaves NO linear scar. Each graft containing 1-3 hair follicles is harvested using a device called NeoGraft which helps us remove the follicles with accuracy and precision. Artistry must be used to recreate a natural hairline with care--considering the angle, orientation & position of each hair. ...Read more

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Managing Hair Loss (Checklist)

Eat foods high in protein, low in sugars
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Don't tie your hair too tightly
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Use deep oil conditioning at least weekly
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Is hair transplant has good result ?

Results are variable: Men can lose hair for different reasons. You would need to be evaluated to determine if this was or wasn't the best option for you. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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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
1,109 doctors shared insights

Transplantation (Definition)

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