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Robotic Hair Transplant vs Manual Hair Transplant

Jan 11 2018
A Robotic hair transplant is a procedure where a physician guides the robot in the FUE hair transplantation. While a robot is performing the procedure the physician and the medical techs are assisting in the graft selection, along with mapping out the desired donor area. The main difference during a personal procedure at BHHR is the physician in selecting the grafts as he’s personally harvesting the g... Read More

Why do you lose hair?

Jan 09 2018
Why do you lose hair? Hair loss is common in women and men, either way, it’s emotionally draining. There are plenty of reasons for losing hair. The process can be simple and temporary with an issue such as vitamin deficiency or more complicated, like an underlying health condition. Both men and women can suffer from hormone imbalances that cause hair loss or hair thinning. A simple evaluat... Read More

How often will I need PRP?

Jan 05 2018
Platelet Rich Plasma will help maintain your hair’s density along with aiding the prevention process. Each case is unique and we customize our treatment plans to fit your level of hair loss. We recommend our patients come in every 6-9 months for a follow-up injection. In the same respect as Botox, SmartPRP® needs to be maintained. Committing to regular visits will only benefit your hair’s de... Read More

Award Winning Hair Restoration Surgeon, Dr. John Kahen

Jan 04 2018
Beverly Hills Hair Restoration is proud to have Top Hair Restoration Surgeon, Dr. John Kahen. The Aesthetic Award has been given to Dr. Kahen 2 years in a row: 2016-2017, along with the Aesthetic Everything award in 2017. Dr. Kahen is honored to be recognized as the best hair restoration surgeon by his colleagues. Having the best hair restoration surgeon work on your hair goals is the difference between ... Read More

What is a Beard Transplant?

Jan 03 2018
While it's always been a go to accessory for a man, it’s no secret that beards are a current trend. Some men opt to stick with a simple goatee or they may go as far as sporting the “wilderness” man look for Movember (we love to help bring awareness to mens health, as well). Either way it's nice to have options. Unfortunately, some men might have trouble growing out a beard. So... Read More

What is a hair graft?

Dec 16 2017
A graft is the generic term used for any piece of hair-bearing tissue that is extracted from the scalp. When performing an FUE or FUT you’ll have an estimated number of hair grafts extracted. Each graft can have 1-4 hair follicles. The hair grafts are extracted from a donor area in the back of the head. This area is genetically programmed to grow hair for life. This ensures your hair transplantation w... Read More

What happens after my hair transplant surgery?

Dec 14 2017
Hair transplant surgery removes hair follicles from the back and lower sides of the head, hair follicles are then transplanted to the affected areas. Both methods of transplant surgery: follicular unit extraction (FUE) and follicular unit transplantation (FUT), have a common question, “what happens after my hair transplant surgery?”   When Will My Hair Grow In? Every patient is unique... Read More

What does a free personalized hair restoration consultation consist of?

Dec 11 2017
First and foremost, we never pressure our patients into agreeing to a hair transplant surgery. Unlike other hair restoration clinics, we don’t consider our consultations a sales pitch; we consider ourselves educators! Hair transplantation surgery isn’t a one size fits all surgery. Each patient has individual goals and unique hair loss situation. We’ll give our patients a full rounded hair ... Read More

Can combing my hair make it fall out?

Dec 09 2017
A lot of patients ask if combing their hair too much can make it fall out. The average person can lose up to a hundred strands of hair a day. As for brushing, if you brush your hair too hard it can cause the hair cuticle to flake and strip away. If your hair is already damaged from any of these factors a simple brush can cause it to fall out. Other factors can attribute to hair loss including damage due to ... Read More

Female Hair Loss

Dec 06 2017
While there are many factors that can contribute to female hair loss we generally see most cases related to androgenetic alopecia. Our highly experienced hair restoration specialist will conduct a thorough consultation to ensure we diagnose the patient properly before any hair restoration is conducted. We never assume a female is losing hair due to androgenetic alopecia. Androgenetic alopecia can begin at a... Read More

Regrowing your hair with FUT (follicular unit transplantation)

Dec 01 2017
FUT (follicular unit transfer) is also known as the strip procedure, this term refers the the strip of hair that is harvested from the back of the head. The reason we harvest the hair from the back of the head is because it is genetically programmed to grow for life. The grafts are individually extracted from the strip of hair. Patients with advanced hair loss tend to receive an FUT procedure since the phys... Read More
Celebrities and Hair loss

Hair loss detrimental to a woman self-esteem

Oct 17 2016
Hair loss is a difficult experience for any one. But for women, it’s a different demon. Feelings of anxiety and helplessness can set in when they begin to experience female hair loss. We have talked about the possible causes of female hair loss and the varying solutions – but what about how the woman feels? We are living in an environment where we are convinced we need to stay looking young &... Read More

Los Angeles Hair Restoration Clinic offers Laser Hair Therapy in conjunction with hair transplant surgery

Oct 17 2016
HairMax Laser Comb is a breakthrough laser phototherapy device designed for the general public. Laser light therapy, also called phototherapy in the scientific community. The way it works is a process by which laser energy is delivered to the hair follicle. While the exact mechanism of action is unknown, it is hypothesized that the laser Photo Therapy stimulates growth factors within the hair follicle. P... Read More

Celebrities and Hair Restoration

Oct 14 2016
As much as we may hate to admit it, our first impression of someone is largely based on what they look like. We see eyes, we see a smile and we definitely see their HAIR – or lack thereof in some cases. Hair restoration is a pioneering way to solve the problem of hair loss and the effects can be life changing! Just look at the people we fawn over and idolize; celebrities! Celebrity hair restoration... Read More

Psychological Effects of Hair Loss

Oct 14 2016
There are many psychological effects in both men and women when they experience hair loss and hair thinning. Mostly because hair is a large part of an individuals identity. Almost every society in the world associates hair with youth, beauty, and good health so it is no wonder why hair loss possesses psychological effects on a person. Hair loss has numerous causes usually genetics or health conditions such ... Read More

Which kind of hair transplant is right for you?

Oct 14 2016
If you've been considering hair restoration and have researched it you probably already know there are two basic techniques. In follicular unit extraction (FUE), hair follicles are removed one at a time from the back of the scalp and carefully transplanted one at a time to the recipient area. Dr. Kahen uses customized, highly refined follicular unit extraction tools, coupled with microsurgical tools to... Read More

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) in Conjunction with Hair Restoration

Oct 14 2016
"Men and women who are considering hair transplantation are likely to research the subject first. A Web search of 'hair transplantation' and related terms may turn up references to 'platelet rich plasma' or its acronym PRP. PRP is described as a procedure to enhance healing and hair growth after hair transplantation" (ISHRS, 2014). It's safe to say the goals of hair restorat... Read More

Robotic Hair Transplant- How it works

Oct 14 2016
The ARTAS Robotic Hair Transplant brings a new level of precision and accuracy to hair transplantation. It normally takes seven to eight hours to individually harvest, by hand approximately 1,000 grafts. Since the surgery is tricky and time consuming, fewer than 10% of hair restoration surgeons perform this method of hair restoration. The new ARTAS can gather grafts for hair transplant quicker and with l... Read More

Hair Loss News: Hair Cloning

Oct 14 2016
Will we ever be able to solve the age-old problem of hair loss? Current surgical methods and products in the market today, simply cannot produce new hair. The art of surgical hair restoration is rearranging the patient's existing DHT-resistant hair follicles for an appearance that looks fuller. But no new hair is added. Current surgical methods are very labor intensive. The obvious key to improving s... Read More
Celebrities and Hair loss

Q&A: Will my hair transplant really look natural?

Oct 14 2016
  I am a 35 year old male suffering from male pattern baldness. Over the years, I have tried a lot of products for hair loss but nothing has really worked for my hairline. I’ve noticed my temples have receded quite a bit. For the past months, I have been thinking about undergoing a hair transplant but my only concern is how natural will it look? Will people around me notice I had a hair transp... Read More

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