Hair Surgery Risk Factors

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Make sure that a board-certified medical doctor specializing in hair, properly trained in a medical hospital, is the only physician performing your hair transplant surgery. There are many unlicensed technicians with no formal medical training, who completed a weekend course, illegally performing surgery, under the disguise of a doctor’s name on their website or clinic. Allowing an unlicensed technician to perform any part of a surgery is illegal and considered a criminal ...

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Do Hair Transplants Leave Scars?

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Any incision through the skin, whether by machine or by hand, that enters the skin beyond a superficial depth, causes a scar to form. There is also no machine capable of performing all aspects of hair restoration surgery. There is only technology that can assist an expertly trained surgeon performing hair restoration surgery.

We constantly hear of cases where hair surgery patients were operated on and harmed by non-doctors. Do not let yourself be lured by false and exaggerated hair transplant ...

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Why Do We Lose Our Hair?

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More than 80 million men, women and children in the United States experience hair loss. The causes of hair loss vary depending upon a number of factors, such as: genetics, aging, illness, cancer treatment, and medical disorders. Androgenic Alopecia is the most common cause of baldness and hair loss in men and women. Hair loss can also be associated with distress or lifestyle, such as: childbirth, smoking, and exposure to chemicals, hair extensions and tight ponytails.

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Do Your Research Before Hair Surgery

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Take the time to do your research to find a qualified medical expert in the art of hair restoration surgery.  When in the hands of a medical hair transplant surgeon expert, it will look completely natural.  When in the hands of an unqualified but well-marketed person, you get bad results. Many plastic surgeons and large hair clinics are allowing unlicensed technicians and medical assistants to perform your actual surgery.  This is the illegal practice of medicine without a license (a criminal offense for the ...

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New Cell Therapies to Combat Hair Loss

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Stemson Therapeutics is a cell therapy company founded in 2018 with a mission to cure hair loss. Stemson’s stem cell technology was created at the Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute by Stemson co-founder Dr. Alexey Terskikh, renowned cell biologist and regenerative medicine scientist. 

Dr. Terskikh and his team of scientists have created natural-looking hair that grows through ...

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Can Human Stem Cells Cure Baldness?

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A potential cure for baldness was presented at the International Society for Stem Conference (ISSCR) in Los Angeles on June 27, 2019. Scientists have successfully grown “unlimited” hair on mice using stem cells – and are now refining the process to be used on humans. Dr. Paul McAndrews is a Medical Advisor for Stemson Therapeutics, who is on the forefront of delivering cell therapies to combat hair loss.

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