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There are many factors that go into considering surgical hair restoration. On the surface it appears to be a simple affair. You see that you are losing your hair so you go online and start looking at the galleries of the first few hair transplant clinics you find.

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What is the hair length needed to cover an average donor harvest scar on the back of the head? I currently keep my hair short on the sides (less than 1/2 inch) Also, where on the back of the head is hair strip collected from? Parallel to the ears? How long...

Dear “Worried about Scar Camouflage,” Thank you for taking the time to write!  An average donor harvest scar should be done with a trichophytic edge these days, so hair should be growing through it rendering it nearly invisible.  However, even without completing that extra step (which I consider essential but not al...

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Is it possible to get eyebrow plugs? Or like an eyebrow hair transplant? The bottom needs to be filled out, and I have some bald...

I work as a police officer in New Jersey and at times need to be outside for my job. If I were to have a...

Since I was around 14-15 years old I have experienced hair loss, I’m now 17 and still losing hair. I have attempted minor treatments through a...

I am a 54 year old man who has been experiencing hair loss for many years. Using the Norwood scale I would say I am a...

Hi, I had a frontal procedure 9 years ago in the UK and as is very common the result is not very good, so I am...

What risks, if any should be told to a patient with a VP shunt before doing a hair transplant procedure, and should the risk of...

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