THE SCIENCE OF FUE   Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE), whether manually or through robotics, is performed with a precise science. Calculation of the angle of the hair is one of the most important considerations in removal of hair via Follicular unit extraction.  A follicular unit is a group of hairs growing together and comprising a hair… Read More

Hair loss affects both men and women. One of the probable causes might be a lipid called PGD2; which is thought to cause inhibition of hair growth in men and women. A topical lotion first used to treat diabetes in patients, is now being tested to treat hair loss in both men and women. It… Read More

Proper Hair maintenance is paramount after undergoing a hair transplant. The first few weeks are crucial for survival of grafts and future hair growth. Therefore, the following guidelines may help those who have or in the process of obtaining a hair redesign procedure. During the first week, we ask our patients to use our own… Read More

WHAT IS PLATELET RICH PLASMA? Platelet Rich Plasma, or PRP for short, is the ‘real deal’ when it comes to regenerative medicine.  It can expedite hair growth as well as boost skin rejuvenation through promotion of healing. With today’s modern technology, your own blood can be spun down with the use of a centrifuge. There,… Read More

You’ve signed up for a hair transplant or are seriously considering one. So, now what?! I’ve gathered a list of do’s and don’ts of hair care basics that are essential to rejuvenating transplanted hair growth. Do: Follow your surgeon’s instructions diligently. Your hair care is in the hands of your surgeon. Any questions, precautions, and… Read More

Cancer patients may benefit from the use of cooling caps. More specifically, patients undergoing chemotherapy treatments, the cold temperatures reduces blood flow to the hair follicles. A cooling cap is basically a cap with a cooling device attached to it. Studies have shown that cooling caps reduce the loss of hair by around fifty percent… Read More

ROBOTIC ADVANCEMENT FOR MEDICAL TREATMENTS As time progresses, so does the use of technology. This is especially true in the medical field. We have seen many robotic advances in this field, making for a procedure that is not only precise but also efficient. THE DaVINCI AND THE ARTAS ROBOTS More and more hospitals and medical… Read More

Hair loss like many other conditions, develop over time. Which is why early detection is key to prevention. Although medications such as finasteride can be used, they’re often rejected by young adults. On the other hand, nutraceuticals like, Nutrafol, can be used as an alternative. Allowing  patients to devise a plan to deter hair loss.… Read More

An expert is needed to evaluate the extent of the hair loss and its causes.  Hair loss in women may arise from several factors including genetic, hormonal, infectious, autoimmune, among others. Therefore, proper examination of hair and history can assist in determining causes and appropriate treatment options.… Read More

In order to evaluate the donor area for hair transplant, an in person consultation is usually  the best practice. During the consultation the following might be discussed. A Trichoscopy takes a look at the donor area while examining the density of the follicles. In some cases, some donor areas might have dermatologic issues that might need attention.… Read More