Over The Counter Medication Risks

Before you take the final step and schedule your hair restoration surgery, take a quick over-the-counter medication inventory and share the results with your surgeon.
 

After Hair Restoration Surgery

Postoperative discomfort is experienced at different intensity and duration by individual patients. Most patients report no more than mild discomfort after surgical hair restoration.
 

Young Male Hair Loss

A good first step is consultation with a physician hair restoration specialist who is skilled and experienced.  Ethical considerations are especially important when the patient is vulnerable, distressed, and not yet an adult.
 

Hair Loss Diagnosis and Analysis

A hair restoration doctor will conduct a scalp examination to determine the cause of hair loss and a hair analysis lab test performed if a hair shaft abnormality needs to be assessed.
 

What Hair Loss Means to Me and My Image of Myself

One of the consequences of our individuality is the way we see ourselves—our self-image, how we perceive ourselves and how we hope and strive to be perceived by other people. One of the consequences of our individuality is the way we see ourselves—our self-image, how we perceive ourselves and how we hope and strive to be perceived by other people.

Comparing Apples to Apples: Benchmarks to Predict Outcome

An important part of the consultation will be to make sure the patient understands that (1) results will be individual to the patient and cannot be compared to results in another person, and (2) the final result will reflect the patient’s wishes for outcome and the physician’s ability to deliver an optimal result.

Hair Loss and the Appearance of Aging

The perception of hair loss as a cosmetic "defect" influences the way in which both men and women may be assessed, but it is often a detriment to women more than to men.  Bald men are viewed as a "Mr. Big" image but for women, thinning hair is an age-related cosmetic detriment.

Understanding Someone Else's Hair Transplant

Understanding the reasons for someone else's hair transplantation should be no different than understanding the reasons for someone else's elective medical procedure.
 

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