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What is follicle replacement surgery for hair restoration?

What is follicle replacement surgery for hair restoration?

Hair transplant: Hair transplant today is done with follicular units. This means that, one by one, a hair follicle is inserted into the scalp to produce a natural appearance. ...Read more

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Follicle (Definition)

An ovarian follicle contains a hollow ball of cells with an immature egg in the center. It is a structure within the ovary containing the egg that ...Read more


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What is the best hair replacement for balding women?

What is the best hair replacement for balding women?

Women transplants: I have been doing hair transplants for 36 years and almost 25% of my patients are women. Most doctors put the grafts in slits in the recipient area which just spreads the bald area. I use small punches to remove the bald skin between hairs. This creates more density.As long as the patient has sufficient donor hair the results are outstanding. If not then a wig is about the only other alternative ...Read more

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How expensive is hair restoration surgery?

How expensive is hair restoration surgery?

Hair transplantation: It is quite expensive and almost never covered by medical insurance. It could cost you several thousand dollars. ...Read more

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So what really is the best treatment for thinning hair and receding hair line? Surg/non surg?

So what really is the best treatment for thinning hair and receding hair line? Surg/non surg?

Propecia (finasteride) for men: Hair transplants for women and Propecia (finasteride) for men. New drug treatments are in the works that target the prostaglandin d2 receptor. You should first have a general physical to check for underlying thyroid or other endocrine diseases. ...Read more

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Which hair replacement procedure works best for men?

Which hair replacement procedure works best for men?

Single follicular: The most natural results are obtained withings single follicular unit transplants. This means that hairs are placed one by one to fill the area of hair loss. This can be done with a strip or follicular unit extraction. No one will know you had a hair transplant. ...Read more

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Which surgery is best for me in hair transplant?

Which surgery is best for me in hair transplant?

Have a consultation: There are excellent physicians that specialize in hair restoration and you should consult with one or several to determine the best treatment for your condition. In south florida, dr. Jeffrey epstein is a board certified ent/facial plastic who has dedicated his career to hair restoration. He also has an office in nyc and i highly recommend him. ...Read more

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Is hair restoration surgery successful?

Is  hair restoration surgery successful?

Yes and No: Hair restoration surgery can be very successful. It is the only treatment proven to restore hair, long term. Expectation is key. Hair restoration surgery will never replace the hair density that patients have in the posterior scalp, donor. Planning for hair restoration is of most importance taking into consider the age of the patient, future hair loss expectations and overall expectations. ...Read more

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Is there a surgery for hair loss?

Is there a surgery for hair loss?

No.: No. But there is surgery for "baldness". This is to remove the bald part of the scalp and pull the hairy part together. This is called bald spot reduction. ...Read more

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What is laser ablation for hair removal?

What is laser ablation for hair removal?

Hair destruction: The laser targets the melanin (pigment) contained in the hair bulb resulting in permanent hair reduction but there is no such thing as 100% permanent hair removal. At best you can achieve about 80% hair reduction after undergoing a series of treatments. You can maintain relatively hair free periods for certain lengths of time. The remaining hairs grow back slower, are finer, fewer in number. ...Read more

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Is low level laser therapy effective for hair loss? If so, is it effective for a receding hair line?

Not really: I know the laser comb has some sort of clinical evidence that it works, but every one of my patients who has tried it has told me nothing has happened. Your dermatologist can prescribe a tablet that actually works. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for ingrown hair?

What is the treatment for ingrown hair?

Express it: Ingrown hairs are like little foreign bodies and are treated by expressing them. There is usually al title cheesy stuff as well as the long hair. ...Read more

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What is the minimum age to receive a hair transplant surgery?

What is the minimum age to receive a hair transplant surgery?

Depends: Unlikely children are good candidates, in case teenager has psychological problems with appearance, corrective transplant can be done on case per case bases. ...Read more

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What is the best natural therapy for receding hair line and thin hair...

What is the best natural therapy for receding hair line and thin hair...

Receding Hairline: If you have the answer you will be richer then bill gates or warren buffet. First make sure your thyroid is normal. This can be checked with blood work. If that is the case and there are no medical issues then i would make sure that my diet contains at least 1-2 grams of protein per body pound. Short of that I do not think there is a natural therapy to delay a receding hairline or thin hair. ...Read more

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What is the cost of light heat therapy (lhe) for facial hair removal?

What is the cost of light heat therapy (lhe) for facial hair removal?

Too much: In my opinion, lhe is a bad choice for laser hair removal. Most equipment chills the skin to protect it before firing the light to kill the hair follicle and stem cells. With lhe, the skin is actually heated, supposedly to reduce the energy needed to get the job done. This make no sense to me. It probably works on ideal patients, ie very pale skin, very dark hair. Find another option. ...Read more

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How safe is it to undergo laser treatment for hair removal on face? What are the possible after effects?

How safe is it to undergo laser treatment for hair removal on face? What are the possible after effects?

It is safe: Laser removal of hair is safe with the proper laser and proper technique. I would visit a center that has a physician on site either a board certified plastic surgeon or dermatologist. After your treatment you must avoid the sun on the treated area to avoid dark staining of the skin. ...Read more

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Which product is best for re-growing hair after chemotherapy?

Which product is best for re-growing hair after chemotherapy?

Nature does it!: hair start to grow naturally soon after stopping chemotherapy. There is no special product that would help to grow them more than they do naturally. Just give it 3-4 months, and the hair will look like naturally, often better than they were before chemotherapy. ...Read more

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What is the best method for painless hair removal?

What is the best method for painless hair removal?

Laser hair removal: Laser hair removal is relatively painless with the newer improved lasers. Expert skill and technique are also crucial in ensuring the most effective, safe, and painless procedure. ...Read more

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