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Financing options for hair loss restoration.

With any type of surgical procedure there are usually significant costs involved. This is also true of hair loss restoration surgery and other cosmetic procedures relating to hair. Of course, traditional healthcare insurance doesn’t cover these kinds of cosmetic procedures.

However, there are ways to ease the...


Is a AMAP mega hair loss restoration session right for you?

When Dr. Mark DiStefano first started doing hair loss restoration one follicular unit transplant at a time about 20 years ago, 120 total grafts was considered typical. Now, Dr. DiStefano regularly does AMAP sessions (it means “as many as possible”). How many...


Best Hair Transplant: NeoGraft™ versus IGT™

At DiStefano Hair Loss Restoration Centers we perform two types of hair transplant techniques, Follicular Unit Transplant, wherein a strip of donor hair is removed from the back of the scalp and divided into individual follicles which are then transplanted to areas needing hair. The other...


Best hair transplant. Worst hair transplant. What to avoid.

Micrograft hair transplants—the careful transplanting of hair follicles containing from one to three hair shafts—revolutionized the way hair transplants were performed. In a very short period, men and women who had significant hair loss could have a normal looking head of hair. Today the micrograft procedure is the gold standard...


Women and hair loss restoration.

It’s not news that women don’t experience hair loss in the same way as men. Still, it’s estimated that about 35 percent of women will experience mild to moderate hair loss by the age of 50.

Unlike male pattern baldness, which is the major cause of hair loss in men, women...


Platelet Rich Plasma and stem cell hair transplant therapy with BioD.

DiStefano Hair Restoration is now offering Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy with BioD. This is commonly referred to as a stem cell hair transplant. This innovative new therapy is based on research that has determined that platelets and plasma contain a number of hormones and growth...


Where do you get the best hair transplant? From the best hair transplant surgeon.

Ok…that may seem obvious. But what is less obvious is how to tell who the best hair transplant surgeon is. Medicine being what it is, the best hair transplant surgeon would be board certified by the American Board of Surgery. Or, perhaps the American Board of Plastic Surgery. It might...


PRP+BioD

There is a new tool in the toolbox of the hair restoration surgeon and it’s not surgery.

The new tool is called Plasma Rich Platelet therapy (PRP) with BioD. In this procedure, the hair restoration surgeon takes platelet rich plasma from the patient’s own blood, mixes...


Sometimes hair loss restoration doesn’t require surgery.

There are many things that can cause temporary hair loss that you might not know about. Before you call in the hair restoration surgeon and get a transplant to achieve hair loss restoration here are some things to look at.

Certain medications and vitamins can cause hair loss....


Robotic hair loss restoration surgery. The good. The bad. The ugly.

In recent years, robotics has come to the fore as an indispensible device for certain kinds of surgery. You’ll find robotics used in heart surgery, knee surgery and many other kinds of orthoscopic surgeries.

In 2005, robotics entered into hair loss restoration surgeries. The NeoGraft device is...


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