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In this section you’ll find the most frequently asked questions covering many aspects of hair loss and hair transparent surgery. We’ve compiled this FAQ to help users more efficiently navigate our Q&A section as well as effectively learn what questions and concerns they might need to consider before undergoing hair transplant surgery  

Physician Answered Q & As

I was left with a ear to ear, 1/2 in wide scar after having a mega session in 1996. It is impossible for me to hide the scar and the company who performed my hair transplant insists that they did nothing wrong. This has been a nightmare for more than a decade....

Strip scars are typically two to five millimeters wide unless something unusual occurs. One inch is 2.54 centimeters or 25.4 millimeters. Scars ? inch or in excess of 12 millimeters are not common. Scars can be treated in many ways. One is to excise the scar and then close it again with little or...

Top Q & As

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

Can you provide a list of possible complications associated with undergoing a hair transplant? For instance the likelihood of getting an infection or any other...

I began to notice my hairline receding about 5 years ago at the age of 24, At the time I just thought it was normal and didn’t...

First I would like to thank you for this wonderful resource. I am a 52 year man who has always had very thick hair until the...

I’ve been reading a lot about megasessions on the internet. Some clinics are offering 5000 or more grafts in one sitting. I’d love to have...

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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.