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Revising Previous Hair Transplants

Life situations can change and a hair transplant needs to be revised to meet the patient’s present and future needs. Revising hair restoration surgery must be approached cautiously, however, with appropriate examinations and patient-physician consultations.
 

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 08.23.2012

Follicular Unit Transplantation & Extraction

Follicular unit (FU) extraction is a procedure for obtaining follicular graft units from donor areas on the scalp. Follicular unit transplantation is the surgical procedure for transplanting follicular unit into the scalp.
 

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 08.23.2012

Tissue Engineering (Hair Follicle Cloning)

The mechanism where a single hair follicle could be turned into hundreds or thousands of hair follicles is not ‘cloning’ but tissue engineering or what is sometimes called cell therapy.
 

Comments (0)POSTED BY: Anonymous DATE: 08.23.2012

Unraveling the Secrets of the Hair Cycle

When we comb and brush our hair, we find strands on our clothing and in the brush.  These are "dead" hairs that have been pushed out of follicles by new hair developing from renewal of the anagen (growth) phase of the hair follicle.
 

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 08.22.2012

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. 

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 08.08.2012

Hair Surgery Expectations

Make sure you and your surgeon are on the same page to determine if the surgery or medical approach can deliver on your expectations.
 

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 08.02.2012

Other Hair Loss Causes

Alopecia areata (AA) is a recurrent disease, which can cause hairloss in any hair-bearing area. The most common type of alopecia areata presents as round or oval patches of hair loss most noticeably on the scalp or in the eyebrows.

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 02.04.2012

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.
 

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 01.28.2012

Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE): Manual and Powered-Device-Assisted

Improvements in instrument technology and technique have made follicular unit extraction (FUE) a procedure competitive with strip harvesting for obtaining donor hair for hair transplantation.

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 01.18.2012

Low-Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) for Treatment of Male and Female Pattern Hair Loss

The interaction between laser light and living tissue is defined as photobiology. Photobiology can be subdivided into laser-tissue reactions defined as photochemistry and photophysics—that is, stimulation of chemical or physical reactions by laser light.
 

Comments (2)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 01.01.2011

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