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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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Hair Transplant for the Crown Part 5: Creating the Right Pattern and Density Allocation

Published on May 20, 2011 by

To conclude this blog article series on crown hair restoration, we leave the most complicated part to the end. This article combines much of the knowledge that has been presented in the first four parts of this article series into a composite whole so some prerequisite knowledge is assumed. This article will focus on how […]

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Hair Transplant for the Crown Part 4: Creating the Right Angles and Transitions

Published on May 16, 2011 by

To continue our series on crown restoration, this article will focus on creating the right angles and transitions during the procedure. When viewed from a profile, a patient without hair in the crown looks bald because there is a relative flattening of the crown. To restore the round appearance of the crown it is important […]

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Hair Transplant For The Crown Part 3: Understanding The Regions Of The Crown

Published on May 14, 2011 by

This brief article will discuss the regions of the crown and why they are important when designing a crown for hair transplantation. The crown can be divided into three geographic zones that run like bands across the scalp: the vertex transition zone, or vertex transition point; the upper arc; and the lower arc. The vertex […]

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Hair Transplant for the Crown Part 2: Types of Hair Loss and Hair Growth in the Crown and The Billboard Effect

Published on May 12, 2011 by

For the sake of completeness, it is worth starting our discussion of crown restoration by understanding the types of hair loss that occur in the crown as well as the types of hair growth patterns as well. Finally, we will discuss the principle of the “billboard effect” which is to say why crown transplants may […]

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Hair Transplant for the Crown Part 1: Understanding the Importance of the Crown

Published on May 9, 2011 by

Hair transplant into the crown is one of the most complicated areas to understand for both patients and for beginning surgeons. In order to comprehend the benefits and limitations of crown hair transplant in a comprehensive and clear manner, it is better to split this into a 5-part series, with each article focused on one […]

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Regions of the Head for Hair Transplant Part 4 of 4: The Crown

Published on March 30, 2011 by

The final area of the scalp that I am going to address is the crown. It is also known as the vertex. Some surgeons differentiate between the two terms, but I personally think that the two should be synonymous. The crown rests on the posterior vertical scalp transitioning to the posterior midscalp (on the horizontal […]

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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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