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Q&A: In Follicular Unit Transplantation, how many grafts on average are there in a 10 cm donor strip?

Oct 14 2016
Question: In an FUT (follicular unit transplantation) procedure, how many grafts on average are there in the donor strip of 10 cm by 1 cm that is removed from the back of the scalp? Answer: The answer to this question varies, and some factors include hair characteristics, number of hairs per graft, and your hair restoration goals. A person with average density in the donor area would likely have about 10... Read More

Would multiple hair transplant surgeries affect the scalp and its elasticity?

Oct 14 2016
Question: Over the years, I have had multiple hair transplant surgeries and my last procedure was for 1500 grafts. My Doctor said I would be able to have another procedure for more density but I'm hesitant. I asked him about the donor area and how many procedures it can handle and he mentioned my donor site is good for another. Is there a limit? Can the scalp really take this much stretching without any... Read More

How is the hair transplant recipient area sites made during the procedure?

Oct 14 2016
Q: How are recipient sites made in hair transplant surgery? A: At Beverly Hills Hair Restoration, the hair transplant recipient area sites are created using custom-made, ultra-fine blades that range from 0.6 mm to 1.2 mm. To create the hair transplant recipient area sites, customized blades are designed to fit the size of the transplanted hairs and the sites created for transplantation. Follicular uni... Read More

How long do I have to wait before I get a second hair transplant session?

Oct 14 2016
Q: I am looking to do two hair transplant sessions - after the first session, how long do I have to wait for the second hair transplant? Will the hair follicles from the second session destroy the grafts from the first session? A: The grafts transplanted during the second session hair transplant procedure would not damage or affect the growth of the grafts from the first session. The hair transplant sur... Read More

Los Angeles Hair Transplant Clinic Launches New Website

Oct 14 2016
Los Angeles Hair Transplant Clinic Launches New Website, Focuses on World Class Hair Restoration in Beverly Hills Beverly Hills Hair Restoration, a hair transplant clinic dedicated to natural results, launches new website. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Read Full Press Release Here. Renowned hair transplant surgeon Dr. John Kahen of Beverly Hills Hair Restoration is pleased to announce the... Read More

Question: Can I get a hair transplant in the same area as the first session?

Oct 14 2016
Hair transplant surgery is a very refined technique and, unfortunately, not all of the results are desirable. The good news is, it is completely possible to perform a hair transplant procedure in the recipient area that was the same area for a first session hair transplant procedure. For example, if a patient gets a hair transplant in the temple region and the density is not optimal (meaning the recipient a... Read More

Minimally Invasive Procedures up 6% as Economy Improves, New FUE Technique to Cover Scarring Adopted by Hair Transplant Clinic

Oct 14 2016
Minimally Invasive Procedures up 6% as the Economy Improves, New FUE Technique to Cover Scarring Adopted by Hair Transplant Clinic The economy is improving and an increase in cosmetic surgeries in 2012 proves the fact, according to a recent report by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). A Los Angeles Hair Transplant clinic adapts to the demand for scar revision procedures by offering a ne... Read More

Before and After FUE Hair Transplant: What does it look like two weeks after?

Oct 14 2016
Follicular Unit Extraction has become very popular in hair transplant surgery and many of our patients specifically request it during their free consultation. But many patients do want to know when they can go back to work - and what their scalp is going to look like after the FUE procedure. Right after the FUE procedure, there will be small red dots in the recipient and donor area where the follicular unit... Read More

Why has Follicular Unit Extraction become so popular in hair transplant surgery?

Oct 14 2016
It seems as if Follicular Unit Extraction is becoming the more popular hair transplant technique option for those suffering from genetic hair loss. But why, exactly? The Strip Harvesting Technique can be very effective as a permanent solution and if performed by a skilled surgeon, can leave behind such minimal scarring it's undetectable (thanks to a technique called tricophytic closure). But Follicular ... Read More

Hair Loss Reveals Surprising Heart Attack Risks in Men, Study Finds

Oct 14 2016
Hair loss, or baldness, could be an indicator of more serious health risks later in life, such as heart attack and heart disease, according to a new study by the American Heart Association. Hair loss could be an indicator of more serious health risks, according to a new study by the American Heart Association. The study found that people with three visible aging signs are at a higher risk for heart attac... Read More

Increasing Demand for FUE Procedure in 2013 at Beverly Hills Hair Transplant Clinic

Oct 14 2016
As hair transplant techniques continue to become more innovative with the goal of little to no scarring left behind, many patients at a Los Angeles hair transplant clinic are starting to request techniques that yield the most natural results with minimal scarring. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 11, 2013 As innovations in surgical techniques continue to advance, there has been a significant focus ... Read More

Q: What is the technique used to make recipient hair transplant incisions?

Oct 14 2016
Question: What is the technique used to make recipient hair transplant incisions during a hair restoration procedure? Answer: At Beverly Hills Hair Restoration, our patients are usually concerned with if the hair transplant results will be natural - and we usually see concerns of the results looking "pluggy" as they did in the past with less innovative techniques in hair transplant surgery. The... Read More

Do I need to use minoxidil after a hair transplant procedure?

Oct 14 2016
Question: Do I need to use minoxidil after a hair transplant procedure? Answer: If you were using minoxidil before the hair transplant procedure and the cause of the hair loss is genetic, pattern baldness, we recommend to continue any hair loss prevention treatment after the procedure as well - once the grafts heal, of course. A hair transplant is one of the most permanent and natural solutions for hair ... Read More

Sutures, Staples, Trichophytic | What's the best closure | Hair Transplant Scar

Oct 14 2016
photo courtesy of http://hairtransplantation.feriduni.com[/caption] There are many closure techniques used by skilled hair transplant surgeons in strip harvesting hair transplant surgery for a minimal hair transplant scar. These include closure techniques such as sutures, staples and tricophytic closure to name a few. In Strip Harvesting, a strip of skin is removed from the back of the scalp (called the... Read More

Understanding Hair Shock Loss From Hair Transplant & How it Happens

Oct 14 2016
Hair shock loss from hair transplant is a concerning topic for hair transplant patients. During the consultation process, patients express their concern about hair shock loss from the procedure. At Beverly Hills Hair Restoration, we explain to our patients that this is a potential risk. How it happens and how to prevent it Hair shock loss can occur in hair transplant surgery and is usually not permane... Read More

Trending: Non-Surgical alternatives for hair loss

Oct 14 2016
                Some hair loss sufferers are asking about non-surgical procedures for hair loss.Here at Beverly Hills Hair Restoration, Dr. Kahen has a different alternative for those seeking nonsurgical alternatives that is so simple. ?For patients with small patches of hair loss, often a symptom of Alopecia Areata, Dr. Kahen injects stero... Read More

Hair Transplant Q&A: Is a hair transplant painful?

Oct 14 2016
Question: Is a hair transplant painful? Answer: If your question is whether or not the procedure is painful during or after, the answer is - neither. Hair transplantation is one of the most minimally invasive cosmetic surgeries and some have even described it as being less painful than going to the dentist. The only pain the patient feels at our hair transplant clinic is a tad bit of pain during administ... Read More

Q: Is it normal for the hair transplant surgeon to use assistance during the procedure?

Oct 14 2016
Question: I had a hair transplant procedure done recently and my question is this - Is it normal for the surgeon to use assistance during the procedure? Answer: This is the standard in hair transplant surgery. The hair transplant surgeon and his team work together, and it's important also that the surgeon is maintaining quality control of the surgery as well. This means that he/she is overseeing the ... Read More

PRWeb Press Release - February 14, 2013

Oct 14 2016
Los Angeles Hair Transplant Clinic’s Results Are in For Patient: Maximum Density Achieved in Just Two Sessions A patient came to the hair transplant clinic a year ago last January, seeking a permanent solution for his hair loss. Now, a year later the results are in. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 14, 2013 It’s hardly an enjoyable experience to wake up at the age of 36 to notice a more... Read More

PRWeb Press Release - February 21, 2013

Oct 14 2016
Expert Hair Transplant Surgeon Los Angeles Offers Three Quick Tips When Researching a Clinic for Cosmetic Surgery, Recommends Patients Consider Traveling for the Right Surgeon With the boom in cosmetic surgeries reported by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons this month, Medical Director of Beverly Hills Hair Restoration Dr. John Kahen offers three quick tips when researching a surgeon and recommend... Read More