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Finding excellent in-depth information about hair restoration, beyond infomercials and brochures, can be difficult. This area provides you with in-depth articles and papers written by some of the foremost hair transplant surgeons in the world.

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Articles and Medical Papers by renowned hair restoration doctors and practitioners

  • Designing Hairlines
    • The hairline should restore symmetry, harmony, and proportion to the face without being perceived as artificial or unnatural. The trick is to establish a static hairline that by its shape and location will appear....
      < Read : Designing Hairlines> Dow Stough, MD

  • Follicular Grafts
    • All forms of hair restoration surgery involve redistribution of existing hair follicles. No form of surgery will provide more hair follicles than those that currently exist. Therefore the success of hair restoration surgery ....
      < Read : Follicular Grafts> Dr. Ronald Shapiro
  • Hair Transplantation Follicular Unit Transplant Method
    • Surgical hair restoration has followed a logical course to follicular unit transplantation. The concept of redistributing hair in naturally occurring units of 1-4 hairs exactly as nature grows it should have been recognized and used by the hair transplant community earlier than 1988.
      <Read: Hair Transplantation Follicular Unit Transplant Method > Bobby L Limmer, MD
  • Hair Transplant Density
    • Some time ago, several individuals suggested a representative cross section of what someone could expect with specific numbers of grafts per square cm. Since we have been doing exclusively follicular unit transplantation since 1988, our experience with every possible number of grafts producing every possible final hair density is extensive.
      <Read: Hair Transplant Density> B.L. Limmer, MD/jal

  • Recreating the Crown Whorl
    • A great hair transplant can accomplished when the surgeon is able to appreciate and reproduce the subtle variations in the architecture of the hair on different parts of the scalp. Appropriately, much has been written about reconstruction of the hairline zone
      <Read: Recreating the Crown Whorl > Robert H. True, MD, MPH, ABHRS
    • The goal in hair restoration is natural appearing results. Improvements in the field of hair transplantation have developed with this goal in mind. The most recent development is the follicular unit grafting technique, which relies upon microscopic dissection to produce grafts each containing a follicular unit, the natural bundling of 1 to 4 hairs, with a minimal amount of non-hair-bearing surrounding skin.
      < Read: STATE OF THE ART SURGICAL TECHNIQUE > Jeffrey S. Epstein, M.D., F.A.C.S.
  • Creating a Natural Hairline
    • Creating a natural hairline is one of the most important elements of a successful hair transplant. Our ability to create naturalness has dramatically increased in recent years due to the development of more....
      < Read : Creating a Natural Hairline> Ron Shapiro M.D.

  • Hair Restoration in Women
    • The role of hair restoration in men is well established. In women, the procedure is much less common, but has a definite role in both the management of female pattern hair loss and the repair of alopecic scarring and hairline distortion ....
      < Read : Hair restoration in Women> Jeffrey S. Epstein, M.D., F.A.C.S.

  • The Hair Replacement Revolution
    A Consumer’s Guide to Effective Hair Replacement Techniques
    • By James Harris, MD, and Emanuel Marritt, MD
      The times have certainly changed for the field of hair replacement. Over the years, as cosmetic surgery has gained acceptance, the popularity of hair replacement has risen as well. It is a golden age for the entire field.
      <Read : The Hair Replacement Revolution>

  • Guidelines for Hair restoration in the Young Patient
    • The young man who is losing his hair is a challenge to the hair transplant surgeon. He is often extremely distressed about his follicular future and the initial consultation must balance the patient's emotions with the reality of his hair loss....
      < Read : Guidelines for Hair Restoration> Ivan S. Cohen, MD

  • Hair restoration for Men with Advanced Hair Loss

  • Foiling Genetics with New Technology
  • Hair Restoration in Women
    • For men, alopecia is a well-known cosmetic problem that can severely affect self-esteem.
      However, in some instances, hair loss in men can also be seen as a symbol of wisdom and maturity. In contrast, in today’s society hair loss in women is neither culturally acceptable nor sexually appealing by any standards.
      < MS Word Document (45Kb)>

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