A: A Consultation gives us the opportunity to meet each other and to show you all of the possibilities visually. It is a casual, often fun meeting in which inhibitions and fears are shed and friendships are often formed.
A: It is normal to lose 75-100 individual hairs daily. With male pattern baldness, new hair growth is diminishing in taking the place of hairs that are shed. Hair is constantly growing in cycles. These cycles are as follows: ANAGEN - This is the growth cycle in which cells divide and elevate to the upper portion of the hair bulb, as dead cells. CATAGEN- During the catagen stage the hair is separated from it's nutritional source and hair growth stops. TELOGEN- During this cycle (which ranges in time from one to four months) the hair either falls out or is forced out by new growth.
A: Some of the important factors that make an individual a good candidate for surgery are as follows: The overall quality and abundance of existing hair is paramount. (Along with texture, color and curl). Age of perspective patient - The older you are, the more recognizable your hair loss pattern will be. (It is very normal to be turned down by a hair transplant physician when you are in your twenties due to this factor.) Patient expectation - Do you realize that you will not gain one additional hair? Hair transplantation involves relocating hairs you already have.