Hair Restoration Blog Dallas

The Fundamental Shape for the Hairline From a Profile View

Published on August 27, 2012 by

Hair Transplant Hairline Principles from a Profile View (from Hair Transplant 360, Lam SM, Jaypee Brothers, 2011) When I design a hairline I not only stand in front of the patient, but I go to every angle of the patient to make sure my design work looks good, symmetric, and natural. The side view of […]

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Building Temple Hair When Building the Anterior Hairline Can be Important for Balance and Naturalness in Hair Restoration

Published on March 10, 2012 by

In the past decade, attending almost every meeting of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS), I have witnessed topics of growing interest. I believe that temple restoration or also known as temporal point restoration has become a very major part of creating aesthetically pleasing and balanced hairline work. As mentioned in previous articles, […]

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Understanding the Role of Sentinel Hairs in Hair Transplants

Published on December 26, 2011 by

A sentinel hair is defined as a single-hair graft that stands 1 to 3 mm in front of the hairline. These 1-hair grafts are intended to blur the hairline visually, i.e., to make the line look less like a line. They are the tiny archipelagos/islands that border and float near the hairline that make the […]

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Vertex Transition Zone: Why It is Important and What Does it Mean

Published on April 14, 2011 by

The vertex transition zone (VTZ), or vertex transition point, can also be thought of as the posterior “hairline” in that it forms the transition from the flat, horizontal midscalp and the vertical plane of the crown. As a reminder, the anterior hairline, or hairline, is formed at the intersection of the forehead and the horizontal […]

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