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.

Extracellular Matrix Used on Soldiers Injured in Afghanistan

England’s Daily Mail posted an article this morning about the use of extracellular matrix (ECM) products to help repairs the wounds of soldiers injured in Afghanistan. According to the Daily Mail, ECM has been successfully used on severely wounded soldiers.…

Cole Isolation Technique Guide

Table of Contents: Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 PAGE 1 The CIT®- Cole isolation technique (Former known as FIT) is a process of removing one follicular unit at a time from the donor region. Our…

Hair Transplant for the Cleft Lip Scar? Why Not

This is a testimonial that was posted by our patient Roger Grabman on Cleft Palate Foundation Hair transplant for the cleft lip scar? Why not? It’s unusual, but I’m glad I got it. I was born in 1951 with a…

What is Autologous Platelet Rich Plasma - PRP Treatment?

We are now offering PRP treatment to our patients. We will inject the recipient area prior to making incisions for the grafts. The recipient area will produce its own thrombin and activate the platelets, thus stimulating them to release their…

Latest Body Hair Study

Body Hair Transplant (BHT) is the transplantation of body hair from various parts of the body with the intent of placing it on the scalp. If performed correctly, there is a great potential source of donor hair that would be…

CIT vs Other Forms of IFGH

In the early 1990s, I recall attempting to extract individual pilosebaceous units using a 1mm trephine. The success rate was quite low so I, like many others, abandoned the effort and moved on to strip harvesting. Dr. Ray Woods, however,…

Hair Mapping

A Comparison of Caucasian and Korean Hair Density, Follicular Density, and Calculated Density; A Compelling Argument for Individual Follicular Group Harvesting Numerous investigators have estimated donor area hair density and follicular density over the years. No published study to date…

CIT Hair Transplant Prevails Over Strip

A few surgeons still question the benefits of FUE vs. FUT (Strip) surgery. Advancements in donor harvesting throughout the years have ultimately led to the development of the CIT hair transplant method. One of the initial improvements adopted by strip…

HairDX - A New Genetic Test that Predicts Hair Loss

What's the number one reason for baldness? Your genes! HairDX is probably the first direct to consumer genetic test available. This new screening test is designed specifically for men and claims to help predict men's future follicle count. To quote…

Punch Size Comparison Study in Hair Transplant Surgery

I introduced the use of the 0.75 mm punch in FUE procedures in spring 2003, and immediately noticed certain advantages it brought, as well as certain disadvantages. I have also noted over time that no single instrument or method works…
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