A world-renowned expert on hair loss, Dr. McAndrews and his state-of-the-art approach to hair transplantation has been cited and featured in national and regional publications and broadcast outlets.
“The full-day hair transplant process was pioneered by dermatologist Paul McAndrews, M.D., who uses a stereoscopic microphone to separate individual hair follicles before implanting.” Apr. 2008
“Dr. Paul McAndrews, a dermatologist in Los Angeles who specializes in hair restoration, can think of three other reasons why a man might choose a comb over: “To hide baldness, to hide a bad transplant, or to hide a flap surgery scar.” Oct. 2015
“But things like weighty extensions—when two or more hairs are attached for every strand of real hair—and tight ponytails or braids worn habitually may cause permanent loss, warns Paul J. McAndrews, M.D., a Beverly Hills dermatologist who specializes in hair restoration. “They can yank at the hair and destroy the follicle,” he says.” June. 2007
“Products can temporarily improve the look of your hair, yes. But the aren’t going to change the type of hair you have or permanently fix damage,” he says. “Overall, products are a temporary fix, although some can help prevent damage. But your best bet is really to stop damaging hair, period.” May. 2013.
“McAndrews insists Xalatan is safe, but in case you’re not comfortable with a drug normally used to reduce ocular pressure, the pricey “eyelash conditioners” now flooding the market may be more your speed.”
“Although those with thick hair have less to worry about — the hair acts as a barrier to the sun and protects the scalp — those with balding or thinning hair are more susceptible to developing skin cancer. “Skin cancer is very common on the scalp in thinning individuals — males and females — since it usually stands out to get direct sun exposure.” July. 2011.
“Many women experience hair loss after cosmetic procedures such as facelifts and browlifts. Sometimes the incisions are made within the hair, and after healing the scar widens and is difficult to hide.”
“Patients can be very sinewed about what they expect from hair transplantation. They come in with a lot of preconceived notions, and the doctor has to make sure the patient understands the realities.”