Hair Restoration Blog Dallas

Passion in Hair Restoration and in Everything

Published on April 9, 2012 by

At times I get the question during a consultation, “What makes you better than [fill in the blank name]”? Even though I may spend 30 minutes detailing every little nuance of what makes us better: a more artistically designed and customized hairline, better donor harvesting and donor closure, better recipient site creation, more gentle graft […]

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Jeremy Piven’s Hair Transplant Donor Scars

Published on June 6, 2011 by

Unfortunately, bad hair transplants make everyone fearful. Bad scars are no exception. This photograph of Jeremy Piven’s scar (the actor from Entourage) has certainly raised quite a bit of attention. It compels me to write about why good harvesting techniques should avoid a scar that looks as bad as his does. Although one cannot shave […]

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Donor Closures in Hair Transplant: Are they All the Same?

Published on May 2, 2011 by

We too often focus on the results of hair restoration, i.e., how the transplanted hairs look, and forget the importance of the donor area. I like to call this the “bank” since withdrawals are made from this area and it is important to preserve the “funds” here for future withdrawals. However, too often, the donor […]

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Understanding the Role of the Trichophytic Closure in Hair Transplants

Published on April 11, 2011 by

The donor area where hair is taken should be treated with the same degree of meticulous respect as the transplanted area. A good donor closure begins with excellent donor harvesting: when the hairs are cleanly removed without notable transection of the hair shafts, the nerve and blood supply are preserved, and the wound is clean […]

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The Role of Tumescence in Hair Restoration: A Ship at High Tide

Published on April 4, 2011 by

All donor closures are not the same, nor is all donor hair harvesting. What is a prerequisite to good donor harvesting and closures is excellent tumescence. Tumescence refers to the injection of fluid under the skin the area for donor harvesting and closure prior to undertaking the harvesting. In this article, we will discuss how […]

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