Hair Restoration Blog Dallas

Progress in Hair Restoration: Smaller Sites, Better Results

Published on September 3, 2013 by

By Emina Karamanovski Often times I get asked what is the newest thing in hair restoration. There are two major progresses made in the last ten years. One helped improve the density and naturalness of the transplanted hair, and the other improved scarring in the donor area. Progressively, we started trimming extra tissue off of […]

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Understanding Recipient Dominance in Hair Transplantation

Published on February 25, 2012 by

The principle of modern hair restoration is predicated on “donor dominance.” Donor dominance refers to the concept that hair transplanted from the donor area (back of the head) and placed into the front (recipient area) will never be lost despite ongoing hair loss due to the fact that the transplanted donor hair retains its native […]

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Parallel vs. Perpendicular Sites in Hair Restoration

Published on June 2, 2011 by

There has been a controversy over the past few years regarding the best method to make a recipient site. There are basically two ways to make recipient sites parallel (also known as sagittal) and perpendicular (also known as lateral slits, or coronal). A recipient site, as a reminder, is the “hole”, or slit, that is […]

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Why Interlocking Is So Important in Making Recipient Sites for Hair Transplants

Published on April 7, 2011 by

There are so many aspects to making excellent recipient sites during a hair-transplant procedure including angle, tilt, direction, pattern, density, etc. We will just focus on one aspect: interlocking. As a reminder to the general reader, recipient sites are the “holes” that are created by the surgeon into which the dissected hair grafts will be […]

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