Hair Transplantation

A Hair Transplant for a Younger, More Attractive, More Successful, More Approachable Appearance

A Hair Transplant for a Younger, More Attractive, More Successful, More Approachable Appearance

Hair loss is a common phenomenon which will affect most of us, especially men, as we age. There are a few treatment options, particularly in the early stages. Medications such as finasteride1 and minoxidil2 can help to prevent any future hair loss. Aesthetic camouflages such as thickeners, specialized tattooing3, scalp

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Tools of the Trade

Tools of the Trade

A wide range of tools, instruments and devices are used during a hair transplant. These instruments can include punches, robotic devices, suction-assisted devices and implanters. Punches have been used in hair transplants since the 1930s. These instruments allow hair follicles to be released from their surrounding tissues. Punches can have

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Hair Transplant Terminology Cheat Sheet

Hair Transplant Terminology Cheat Sheet

To help you prepare for your upcoming hair transplant consultation, here is a cheat sheet of hair transplant options and techniques your hair transplant surgeon might suggest. Follicular unit. Scalp hair grows in groups, with up to 4 hairs per group1. These groups are referred to as follicular units. These

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Am I a good hair transplant candidate: Top 5 considerations when choosing a hair transplant for scarring hair loss

Am I a good hair transplant candidate: Top 5 considerations when choosing a hair transplant for scarring hair loss

Scarring hair loss, or cicatricial alopecia, is a form of permanent hair loss whereby hair follicles are destroyed and replaced with scar tissue1,2. Once the disease has been stable for at least two years, there are several treatment options which can be considered3. These include hair transplant, excision of the

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Difficulties and solutions for treating scarring hair loss with hair transplantation

Difficulties and solutions for treating scarring hair loss with hair transplantation

Scarring hair loss, or cicatricial alopecia, is a form of permanent hair loss whereby hair follicles are destroyed and replaced with scar tissue5. There are many conditions which can lead to scarring hair loss such as dissecting cellulitis, eosinophilic pustular folliculitis, follicular degeneration syndrome, folliculitis decalvans, lichen planopilaris and pseudopelade

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Top 5 reasons to go for that hair transplant

Top 5 reasons to go for that hair transplant

Extra insulation Maybe this year wasn’t the best example but no one needs to tell you just how cold Canadian winters can get. In a place where the toque has become a fashion staple, having some extra coverage on the top of your head can come in handy. Built-in SPF

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History of hair transplantation

History of hair transplantation

There are reports that the first hair transplant was performed in Germany in 1822 by a medical student named Diffenbach and their professor, Dr. Dom Unger.(1) They reportedly transplanted hair in both animals and humans from one area of the scalp to another; however, their technique did not seem to

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Facial Hair Restoration

Facial Hair Restoration

Over the last couple of years, facial hair transplants (particularly beard transplants) have grown in popularity. Various media outlets have noticed this growing trend.(1) Facial hair restoration can be used to create natural appearing facial hair where hair is sparse or completely absent. This can include restoring hair to the

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Use of Body and Beard Hair in Hair Restoration

Use of Body and Beard Hair in Hair Restoration

One of the limiting factors in hair transplantation is the amount of donor hair that an individual has on the scalp. For patients with extensive hair loss scalp donor hairs may not provide sufficient coverage for all affected areas. Body hair transplantation has emerged as a new option for selected

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Are You a Hair Transplant Candidate?

Are You a Hair Transplant Candidate?

There are a few things you should take into consideration to determine if you are a good candidate for a hair transplant.1,2 One of the most important factors to consider is expectations. If you are expecting to regain your adolescent hairline or a full head of hair, you are setting

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