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Hair Transplant for Men & Women

DEFINITION

Hair redistribution from a permanent area (posterior and lateral) to a bald area.

WHAT CAUSES BALDNESS

  • Age
  • Genetics (Inheritance from father or mother side)
  • Hormones

DOES THE HAIR GROW?

Yes the hair will grow once transplanted for the rest of your life.

TRANSPLANT METHODS

  • Body to Scalp Transplantation (From legs, arms, beard)
  • FUT Follicular Unit Transplantation = STRIP
  • FUE Follicular Unit Extraction: One by One

FUT FOLLICULAR UNIT STRIP SURGERY

  • Advantage: More hairs can be obtained (Over 3,500 follicular units if needed)
  • Invasive
  • Leaves pigmentation or Scars
  • Longer recovery time
  • Requires the cutting of a large strip of scalp from the patient’s donor area
  • The incision is stitched
  • Grafts are grafted from this STRIP

FUE FOLLICULAR UNIT EXTRACTION: One by One

  • Eyebrow transplant
  • Future procedures can follow the initial one
  • Hair can be shaved or short
  • Minimally Invasive
  • No large scars on back of head
  • Shorter recovery time

TRYCHOPHITIC CLOSURE

A special closure of the wound when Follicular unit Strip Surgery technique used

IS IT PAINFUL?

The use of sedatives and relaxation techniques makes local anesthesia non-painful

WHY GET HAIR TRANSPLANTS?

  • Look younger
  • Regain self-esteem

HAIR LOSS FACTS AND HISTORY

  • Hair transplants were first performed in the 1920’s
  • Hair is visible at 6 months after surgery maximizing at 1 year
  • Little or no pain is experienced during or after the procedure
  • Little or no downtime from non-athletic activities is the norm
  • Local anesthesia and light sedation is employed
  • Original “plugs” had from 12-24 hairs
  • 1-5 hair bearing grafts are used today
  • Procedures are performed in the physician’s office
  • Procedure takes from 4 to 7 hours to perform

MEDICAL THERAPY

Propecia (Finasteride)

  • Helps transplanted hairs
  • Hairs on death process are reversed to grow
  • Regrow hair in some patients

Rogaine (Minoxidil)

  • Topical solution that halts the progression of hair loss
  • Hairs on death process are reversed to grow

Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT)

  • Triggers hair growth by stimulating circulation


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Address: 585 NW 161 Street
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Miami, Florida 33169
Telephone: (786) 802-6699

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