Hair Restoration Blog Dallas

Defining The Three Central Scalp Zones and Their Importance

Published on December 12, 2011 by

When I strategize to rebuild the head with transplanted grafts, I think globally and I think specifically. Thinking globally refers to how I distribute my grafts over a wide area of balding scalp based on priority. Thinking specifically means how do I think about smaller regions of the scalp for hair restoration. This blog article […]

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The Principle of Convergence: How to Leverage Grafts in Hair Transplantation

Published on July 14, 2011 by

In the past two years I have made a small but significant modification to my hair transplant work that I would like to share with my prospective and established patients. The concept is convergence and how to place grafts especially toward the midline of the head in such a way as to achieve even greater […]

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Defining Hair Transplant Scalp Regions: The Lateral Crease

Published on May 4, 2011 by

Throughout many of these articles on hair restoration, I am trying to open up to you the reader the technical terms that I use in my day-to-day discussions and thoughts. This article will focus on one particular region of the scalp, the lateral crease. The lateral crease may be more colloquially defined as the line […]

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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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Regions of the Head for Hair Transplant Part 3 of 4: The Lateral Humps

Published on March 26, 2011 by

The lateral humps are the areas of the scalp that fall on the sides of the head. They start, as mentioned in the second part of this series, from the transition of the horizontal plane of the midscalp as it transitions over to the vertical side plane of the head and they end just above […]

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Regions of the Head for Hair Transplant Part 2 of 4: The Midscalp

Published on March 23, 2011 by

The midscalp is the term used to describe anything behind the hairline zone, which in turn is defined as the first 2 to 3 centimeters in the front part of the transplant. The midscalp extends from behind the hairline zone all the way back to the crown. The area at which the midscalp turns into […]

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Regions of the Head for Hair Transplant Part 1 of 4: The Central Forelock

Published on March 17, 2011 by

In this article series, I will investigate some of the vital areas of the scalp that are transplanted and how I go about doing that. The terms that I describe here are ones that I use to communicate with my team and also how I strategize my approach to transplanting the scalp. The only area […]

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