Hair Restoration Blog Dallas

What Can the Robot Not Replace in Hair Restoration

Published on March 14, 2013 by

Robots are meant to perform repeated, technically precise work that a human hand cannot perform reliably. In this case the ARTAS Robotic FUE (Follicular Unit Excision) technology does an incredible job at harvesting hairs with utmost precision in a distribution pattern that affords maximal camouflage in an individual who wants to keep his hair short. […]

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Designing Hair Patterns for Hair Restoration Based on Usable Donor Hair

Published on July 2, 2012 by

In an ideal world, even the baldest man could have a fulfilling hair transplant and have his entire head covered with hair again. Obviously, this is realistically not always the case. It is a question of supply and demand: supply being how much usable donor hair there is to transplant the area and demand being […]

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Basic Hairline Shapes Created for Hair Transplant

Published on January 8, 2012 by

Although there are many types of hairlines that can be designed, for the sake of simplicity I try to discuss two basic shapes when I lecture to students at my hair-transplant course in St. Louis every year. They are the bell-shape and the round-shape. The bell shape is a narrower design that changes from a […]

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The Mirror Effect: Combining 2-D and 3-D Hairlines in Hair Restoration

Published on July 25, 2011 by

One of the original ideas that I have been working on is why and how to use a mirror when designing a hairline. What I am always shocked by is that I will look at a patient and draw in a proposed hairline then look at the hairline with the patient in the mirror to […]

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Designing a Temporal Point in Hair Restoration: Why, In Whom, and How?

Published on April 28, 2011 by

The temporal point has become a much-vaulted point of discussion in many of the recent International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) meetings. When discussing the temporal point, the conversation is reserved here for men, as women typically do not have a pronounced temporal point (but still have one to a lesser effect). A strong […]

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The Female Hairline In Depth

Published on April 24, 2011 by

One of my passions is female hairline reconstruction. A large reason why is that it is one of the technically most challenging and artistically demanding parts of the head to do and to do right. Unlike a male hairline in which all the hairs angle perfectly straight forward, the female hairline if done correctly goes […]

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