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FUE Hair Transplant

Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) is a technique of harvesting donor hair using either manual, motorized or in some cases robotic instrumentation  to create an incision around individual follicular units in order to extract them for implantation. Contrary to popular belief and device manufacturer marketing, FUE is not a new technique and has been successfully practiced by for well over a decade. 

Physician Answered Q & As

My wife keeps telling me that I need a hair transplant so here I am doing some research. Here’s my situation, I am 31 years old and seem to be a 3V on that baldness scale. One of my friends is taking Propecia says it’s great stuff, but I am a...

This is an excellent question. Firstly, there have been reports of sexual side effects with Propecia, but the vast majority of people taking Propecia report no adverse side effects and the benefits of taking Propecia, especially in younger patients, are significant. In my practice, I have all patients read and...

Top Q & As

I know that during surgery the doctor removes a strip of hair from the donor area, but lately I have found a lot of doctors...

I’m 24 years old with what I would consider to be severe hair loss in the front of my scalp. I’ve read that being unde...

Hello. I am considering getting a hair transplant and I had a few questions. I am a 24 year old male and I began losing hair...

Is shock loss from a hair transplant temporary? I have heard that if you experience shock loss there is a real possibility that this hair...

My 17 year old daughter was in a car accident about 4 months ago. Thankfully she is recovering well with no permanent injuries, however during the accident...

My 27 year old sister underwent a hair transplant to lower her hairline. To my knowledge she had no hair loss but just wanted to kind...

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The International Alliance of Hair Restoration Surgeons is a consumer organization that selectively screens skilled and ethical hair transplant surgeons. The IAHRS does not offer an open membership policy to doctors practicing hair transplatation, and is the only group that recognizes that all surgeons are not equal in their skill and technique. Its elite membership seeks to represent the best in the discipline, the true leaders in the field of surgical hair restoration.