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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New Ways to Think of Recipient Sites: Micropunches & Lateral Slits

Published on June 20, 2013 by

There is perhaps not a day or maybe week that goes by without my thinking of how to perform more beautiful artwork for the head. Is it all just the same thing? I certainly do not think so. I have worked on constantly refining my thinking of how to create better results. Recipient sites, the […]

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Phase 1 Training for Hair Transplant Assistants

Published on June 2, 2012 by

One thing that I am very proud of is that my team at the Lam Institute for Hair Restoration has developed training of assistants worldwide. We do this through our textbook, Hair Transplant 360, volume 2, which is the first ever book for hair-transplant assistants and in our course, Hair Transplant Workshop, in St. Louis, […]

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Temporal Points: What Are They and Who Should Get Them?

Published on March 4, 2012 by

One of the biggest topics that has fascinated hair-transplant surgeons, at least as presented at the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS), is temporal point transplantation. The temporal point is the hair point that emanates forward from the temple that can be reconstructed to frame the face from the side as part of an […]

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The Principles of Making Results Seamlessly Natural Results for Hair Transplants Even Close Up

Published on February 4, 2012 by

Many of the other blog articles have touched upon various elements of quality control that lead to excellent surgical outcomes. What I would like to do is to talk more globally about problems that I see that make a hair transplant result look fake when looking closely at the work. Unfortunately, the public thinks that […]

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Understanding the Importance of Graft-to-Site Fit in Hair Transplantation

Published on January 24, 2012 by

A graft must fit a recipient site like a hand fits a glove perfectly. Too tight and the graft becomes pinched inward leading to either hair death or a tufted fake appearance. Too loose or too deep and the hair can fall inward into the site and cause unnatural pitting. Too short a site will […]

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Is Hair Restoration Artistic?

Published on December 31, 2011 by

Is hair restoration an artistic endeavor? Or in fact is it simply a rudimentary technical procedure in which hair is placed into the head and only the sheer number of grafts count? I will explain in a point-by-point manner why hair restoration is truly artistic in my opinion, focusing on three major elements: macro hairline […]

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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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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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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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