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.
 

Hair Loss Diagnosis and Analysis

A hair restoration doctor will conducts a scalp examination to determine the cause of hair loss.  Then a hair analysis laboratory test is performed if a hair shaft abnormality needs to be assessed.
 

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.
 

Hair Restoration Surgery Risk Factors

The hair restoration surgeon will determine risk factors based on the information given by the patient prior to any surgical procedure.
 

Male Hair Loss & Pattern Baldness in Men

Male pattern hair loss (Androgenetic Alopecia) is an inherited condition manifested when androgens are present in normal amounts. The gene can be inherited from the mother or father’s side.
 

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.
 

Touching All The Bases: Questions and Discussion Points

Hair transplantation is a cosmetic surgery procedure and that means its outcome is on view all day, every day-to the patient every time he/she looks in a mirror and to everyone else. 

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.

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