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The Hair Transplant Density Issue

Disclaimer:  The following article is an article written by a Doctor, not the authors of this website. The opinions represented are those of the author. THE DENSITY ISSUE B.L.Limmer, M.D. Professor of Dermatology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas; Diplomate American Board of Dermatology, Inc., Diplomate American Board of Dermatopathology, Inc., San   …Continue Reading

Laser Hair Transplantation

The practice of treating hair loss is actually the art of treating hair loss.  You don’t simply lose your hair and go out and get a wig or a transplant.   The options are varied and all should be considered when treating each individual patient.  We feel medications now play an important role and will   …Continue Reading

The Stereo Microscopic Follicle Recovery System in Hair Transplants

By Dr. Joseph C. Gallagher Disclaimer:  Regrowth does not endorse particular doctors or vouch for their quality.  We publish articles from doctors as a service to any who may find them interesting, however the opinions contained in them are the author’s opinions and not necessarily the opinions of Regrowth. There are new advances in hair   …Continue Reading

The American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery

By Dr. Matt Leavitt, Vice President of the ABHRS The American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery is the only board certification focusing on hair restoration surgery.  The goals and objectives of the ABHRS are to act for the benefit of the public to establish specialty standards and to examine surgeons’ skill, knowledge and aesthetic judgment   …Continue Reading

Hair Transplant Megasessions: Are they better or just bigger?

Written for Houston Health and Fitness Magazine The last five years, or so has witnessed an explosion in the number of men seeking surgical hair restoration. Today, hair transplantation ranks number one as the cosmetic procedure performed on males. The reason for this statistic is simple. The results of the procedure are much better than   …Continue Reading

A Rebuttal to NBC Dateline’s Hair Transplant Newspiece

By Steven Cotlar The recent dateline show focused on a physician who has been very successful in developing the hair transplantation industry. While much of what was presented is open to interpretation, most would agree that much of the criticism was directed towards the doctor’s business approach to a medical situation. Several persons, including a   …Continue Reading

New Slot Method Improves Quality of Hair Transplants

By Dr. Gary Hitzig Disclaimer:  The following article is an article written by a Doctor, not the authors of this website.   The opinions represented are those of the author. For years the debate in hair transplant surgery centered around two types of recipient sites: punch holes vs. linear slits. Now, a new and improved   …Continue Reading

In Support of Follicular Unit Transplantation

Dermatologic Surgery 2000; 26(2): 160-162 The Logic of Follicular Unit Transplantation Follicular Unit Transplantation is a method of hair restoration surgery where hair is transplanted exclusively in its naturally occurring, individual follicular units. Specifically, single strip harvesting, stereo-microscopic dissection, and large transplant sessions will be reviewed. A donor is better if it is as small   …Continue Reading