Having worked as a Hair Transplant Consultant for 4 years, I field questions, myths, realities and wake up calls on a daily basis. I do so because I myself once looked in the mirror, saw hair loss and decided to have a surgical hair restoration procedure, and received horrible results. It took me years to find a fantastic clinic to restore not only my hairline but my confidence and happiness.

In this article I will be discussing perhaps the most important part of any hair restoration surgery: hairlines. When I began doing research in 2003, I had no idea what types of results were achievable. If undetectable transplants existed and what that meant? Like many I grew up with the image of the cliche pluggy grafts that reminded me of a brush or barbie doll hair plug. What I did not know then, which is true to this day, is that there are only a very select few clinics which can do truly undetectable work. There are several factors which go into this.

1) Artistic ability. This is something you just have or you don’t. Any doctor can harvest an area of skin, dissect and plant grafts. This is very different from creating an aesthetically pleasing hairline, an irregular hairline which mother nature would have intended. Sure, experience helps, but artistic ability is inherent in some doctor’s work and others just don’t have that talent. Take a look at several videos to illustrate my point. The following are examples of unnatural, pluggy and thin hair transplants NOT from our clinic.

Examples of Bad hairlines NOT From OUR Clinic

The following video illustrates a repair case which we performed at Surehair International: Dr. Ferreira explains in detail; however, I am going to highlight the major issues. 1) Density discrepancy: this patient had received a very “see-through” or thin transplant. There are not a lot of clinics which can actually create a density which is equal to our own natural density, this is key for this particular case.

This resulted in the very unnatural difference in density between his original hair and transplanted hair. Also, you will notice that the hairline itself is unnatural in design. Lastly you will see the angulation issues. The hair is angled perpendicular to the scalp which causes several problems which I will cover in the next article.

Examples of Repair Case Performed at SHI


Shameless pitch: If you’re on this site, reading, you obviously can see the quality of work – so come in for a hair loss consultation.