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For Beauty and for….Protection?

As you watch your thinning hair spiral down the shower drain, do you ever wonder why it is there in the first place? Why do we grow long hair on our heads, and shorter hair above our eyes? It’s all about protecting the body.

Ask any top hair transplant surgeon and they can tell you why we went from being hairy all over to just having thick locks on the tops of our heads. It comes...


Hair Loss Remedies of the Past

While many reliable hair loss restoration techniques have only been discovered in the last century, the issue of hair loss itself has been plaguing our heads for thousands of years. Before follicular unit transplants, grafting, and platelet rich plasma therapy, some rather interesting hair loss restoration procedures and ointments existed.

Ancient Egyptian concoctions included crocodile and snake fats mixed with boiled porcupine hair. Slap that on your scalp for...


The Ins and Outs of Hair Loss

Balding and thinning hair is a common occurrence, but it doesn’t always happen the same way for everyone. The first step to determining the right hair loss restoration plan is recognizing and understanding what type of hair loss you have. The top hair transplant surgeons can assist you in this process, but if you want to explore it for yourself, here are some helpful facts.

WHY does hair loss occur?
For men,...


All About The Brows

Eyebrows are unique to each face and we all know that they can come in many different shapes, sizes, and colors. Some are super bushy, some are perfectly arched, and some blend into the dreaded unibrow. After staying out of the spotlight for many years, brows are suddenly receiving a lot of attention as well as a lot of alterations.

Top hair transplant surgeons have noticed that thick, bold brows have become a staple in the...


A New Kind of Hair Accessory

You just got the absolute best hair transplant …now what? Perhaps consider investing in some bold new accessories? Scrunchies, headbands, bobby pins – no, we’re not talking about that kind of accessory. We’re talking about eyebrow restoration. With a thick head of hair, you’ll need full defined brows to match.

When hair loss begins to affect your head, often times it can wreak havoc on your brows as well. Factors such as genetics, stress,...


Don’t Let Your Confidence Get Washed Down the Drain

It’s no secret that our outward appearance can really dictate how we feel inside. Our self-esteem is directly correlated to many things, one of which is our outer image. As humans, we are designed to observe certain physical traits of others that tell us whether they’re healthy, youthful, and essentially, if they would create strong off spring. Thick, full hair is often associated with youth and health, so when strands start fall out, hair isn’t the only thing that gets...


The difference between good hair transplants and great hair transplants

The deciding factor in the quality of your hair transplant is, without a doubt, the quality of your hair transplant surgeon. Often times, the first step of your hair loss restoration journey will be finding the best hair transplant surgeon. How do you know if they’re the best? They should have several key qualities.

Experience – When it comes to perfecting a skill or profession, experience is everything! The more hair transplants...


The Perks of Platelet Rich Plasma

The best hair transplant surgeon understands that for some people, a non-surgical hair loss innovation such as platelet-rich plasma, or PRP, is the best option. What is platelet-rich plasma? Essentially, the platelets and plasma from a patient’s blood are separated and can then be injected just under the patient’s scalp. This therapeutic approach can stimulate the growth of follicles and requires no sedation and limited or nomedication. Not only is it a...


Top Hair Transplant Surgeons are Always Innovating

Like other industries, hair transplant technology is changing at a record pace. New innovations in robotics, platelet-rich plasma, or PRP, NeoGrafting and other technologies have increased hair follicle survivability during the transplant procedure. All of these technologies have helped eliminate the tell-tale signs of the old hair transplant procedure.

The best hair transplant surgeons spend up to twenty five percent of their time investigating and perfecting new techniques that benefit their...


Determining the best hair transplant surgeon from all the rest

There are many top hair transplant surgeons out there. Sadly, there are also a large number who might be called less than the best hair transplant surgeon. So, how do you find the best hair transplant surgeon? Is there anything that the top hair transplant surgeons have in common?

First, any hair transplant surgeon you are considering should be a member of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery. It is...


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