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Can Ponytails Cause Female Hair Loss?

Is Traction Alopecia Caused from Too Many Tight Ponytails?

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Worried that your ponytail is contributing to hair loss? Hair restoration experts advise that ponytails and tight hairstyles can cause hair loss in women, in certain circumstances. If you are concerned or experiencing female hair loss, consult with Dr. Diep, a San Francisco hair transplant doctor, at MHTA Clinic for more information and options, including hairline surgery. Continue reading

Hair Growth Cycles and Why Hair Sometimes Falls Out After Hair Transplant Surgery

Los Gatos Hair Transplant Doctor Discusses Hair Growth Cycles

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It is normal for the body to shed hair during natural growth cycles – even after hair restoration surgery. Don’t panic; here’s why hair sometimes falls out both before and after hair transplant surgery: Continue reading

6 Questions to Ask Before Having Hair Transplant Surgery

Ready for Hair Transplant Surgery? Great! Here’s a Few Considerations

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Thinking about hair restoration? You have many options, including FUT and FUE hair transplant surgery. It helps to speak to a Los Gatos hair transplant doctor to answer questions and debunk myths about this common procedure. Continue reading

How to Deal with Postpartum Hair Loss

How to Ease the Dilemma of Hair Loss in Women after Childbirth

Postpartum hair loss is perfectly-normal and generally is a result of hormone fluctuation after childbirth. If you are experiencing postpartum hair loss, there are things that you can do to make your hair look thicker, while also boosting your own self-confidence. Don’t let hair loss get you down during this special time; here’s how to deal with postpartum hair loss: Continue reading

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5 Common Myths About Hair Transplant Surgery

Myths vs Facts About Hair Restoration Surgery

Thinking about an FUT or FUE hair transplant, but worried by the myths you have heard? Hair transplantation is becoming more evolved and widely-available; our Bay Area hair transplant doctor delves into this topic. Continue reading to learn about the five common myths (and truths) about hair transplantation and hair transplant surgery: Continue reading

6 Causes of Women’s Hair Loss

Hair Loss and Solutions for Her

Female hair loss affects an estimated 20-million women and is caused by a range of factors from genetics to hormones, illness to daily stress. Besides the physical symptoms, hair loss can wreak psychological impacts, but is often-times preventable and treatable. Continue reading

9 Facts About Eyebrow Transplant Surgery

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There is no denying that our eyebrows play a major role in how we look. A set of sharp eyebrows can enhance other features of the face such as the eyes, nose, mouth and jaw. When you change the shape or size of your eyebrows, your entire appearance changes. Knowing the facts about eyebrow restoration surgery will help you to determine if it’s right for you, and which questions you should ask the doctor during your consultation. Continue reading

How to Prepare for Hair Transplant Surgery

When it comes to hair transplants, there is a series of things to do to prepare for the surgery. You’ll be provided with a set of instructions which you’ll have to follow before the actual procedure. However, this tends to vary from one patient to the next based on the kind of hair restoration surgery they want done. Continue reading

What Is a Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE)?

San Francisco Hair Transplant Doctor Explains FUE Hair Implant Surgery

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You may have heard a little bit about FUE hair restoration when reading about hair loss solutions. Follicular unit extraction, also known as an FUE, is a hair follicle transplant process. Healthy follicles are grafted, one-by-one, onto areas of the head that are balding. Continue reading

Scar Revision with FUE Hair Restoration

Hiding Scars with Corrective Hair Surgery

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Do you have large scar from previous hair transplant, burn, or accident? Does the scar in the back of your head bother you? Is the scar too large or too visible to shave your head? Do you want to shave your head close to the 1 level without having the scar visible? 

There are two techniques to reduce the scar visibility. The two techniques are Trichophytic incision and FUE (Follicular Unit of Extraction). The Trichophytic incision involves shaving one edge of the skin down to 0.5 to1 mm. The shaved edge gets tucked underneath the non-shaved edge slightly when suturing the two edges together during wound closure, angling the root slightly to allow hair to grow through the scar, making the scar smaller. However, there will always be an area of no hair on the linear scar. Continue reading