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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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Trichophytic Closure on Scar Revision I am really struggling with the idea of having a hair transplant and being left with a long scar on the back of my head. I recently read an article about a new technique called trichophytic closure. The article stated that this technique promotes the...

Thank you for your question. The trichophytic closure is a method of preparing one side of the surgical wound to allow the hair follicles on the margin of the incision to produce hair that will grow through the scar. There are several methods of preparing the incision to allow this...

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My daughter is currently 16 years old. She started experiencing hair loss when she hit puberty (approximately 11 years old) as well as fairly serious acne. She...

I am planning of getting married in June 2009. I would like to have a hair transplant before my wedding to improve my appearance. I am...

I’m 43 years old and I have been slowly losing my hair for the past 15 years. I seemed to have retained a pretty good hairline, ev...

I’m 17 yeas old and I’m losing my hair like crazy. I went to my family doctor and he recommended Rogaine, but it is not...

I am a 43 year old female with androgenetic alopecia since puberty. I have been using Rogaine for women since but notice now it is not...

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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.