Hair Transplant Blog

Welcome to the Forhair clinic blog. In our blog, you’ll find a lot of information regarding
hair loss, hair transplants, recent studies, and industry-related news.

What is Hair Replacements - (Hair Systems)?

A hair system (also known as non-surgical hair replacement, hair bonding or hair integration process) by any other name is a wig, toupee, hairpiece, appliance, weave or, to use the vernacular, a "rug". A source of great amusement to the…

What is Propecia (finasteride)?

Propecia is a prescription medication, recommended by Dr. Cole, designed to treat men's hair loss. It is FDA-approved for use in men only, and is intended for those suffering from male pattern hair loss. Propecia is an androgen hormone inhibitor…

The Importance of Three Hair Follicular Units

For a long time, we did not realize that hair follicles grew as units rather than single strands. From a distance, hair follicles may appear to grow as singular strands, but actually, most individuals have follicular units with multiple hair…

A Calculated Look At the Donor Area

John P. Cole, MD Jean Marc Devroye, M "We work basically only with donor hair."1 Surprisingly, it has taken us considerable time to place emphasis on this portion of the procedure. Conversely, two decades ago the foundation for soft natural…

Treating Donor Scars with Cole Isolation Technique

When performing FUE we often run into individuals who do not desire additional strip scars or the risk of a wider scar. Sometimes they have a limited donor supply. Sometimes, they have a very tight donor area. If these individuals…

Proper Planning of the Hair Transplant Consultation Process

When planning the hair transplant, always try and anticipate the patient’s worst case scenario. Although any hair loss is never really "predictable," one must still make an educated judgment as to what the future hair loss will most likely be…

Aesthetics and Hairline Design

Aesthetic is from the Greek meaning Things perceptible by the senses. Aesthetics is defined as the science of the conditions of sensuous perception. Therefore when recreating the hairline we must achieve an aesthetic result that appears as natural when viewed…

Graft Preparation with Hair Transplants

The basic unit of hair restoration surgery is the pilosebaceous unit. Dr. Jung Chul Kim called this pilosebaceous unit a "bundle graft" long before it acquired its present name, the follicular unit, by hair restoration surgeons. The objective of graft…

Hair Loss - What are the Causes?

Hair loss is caused by a gradual miniaturization of the hair follicles under these influence of multiple complex biochemical pathways in genetically sensitive individuals. We know that males must possess the hormone Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) to have hair loss. We know…

History of Hair Transplantation Surgery

By Richard Shiell, MD. MODERN HAIR RESTORATION SURGERY A REVIEW FOR CLINICS OF DERMATOLOGY By Richard C. Shiell M.B.,B.S.Melbourne, Australia. Dr Richard C. Shiell, Suite 203, 34 Queens Rd., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3004. Telephone 613-9867-6255 Fax 613-9866-3596 Introduction Hair loss…
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