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In this section you’ll find the most frequently asked questions covering many aspects of hair loss and hair transparent surgery. We’ve compiled this FAQ to help users more efficiently navigate our Q&A section as well as effectively learn what questions and concerns they might need to consider before undergoing hair transplant surgery  

Physician Answered Q & As

This is in regards to facial hair restoration. My father could grow a good goatee and moustache, but he had no sideburns. I’ve got that same stupid gene, only a much much worse version of it. I have, for all intents and purposes no hair on the sides of my...

Dear Frank: The good news is that facial hair transplantation can be performed very successfully. You are at a very good age for transplantation, as men your age generally have mature expectations and a well established degree of hair loss. You describe yourself as having a good head of hair,...

Top Q & As

I have a couple questions about minoxidil. I know the common potencies are 2% and 5%. Why not go higher? I found a website called minoxidil.com...

Can you provide me with information of Dutasteride?

My 17 year old daughter was in a car accident about 4 months ago. Thankfully she is recovering well with no permanent injuries, however during the accident...

I work as a police officer in New Jersey and at times need to be outside for my job. If I were to have a...

I am a female age 64 and had an 800 graft hair replacement done about 5 years ago. Since the thinning on the front and crown has become...

What are the chances of having “shock loss” resulting from a hair transplant procedure?

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The International Alliance of Hair Restoration Surgeons is a consumer organization that selectively screens skilled and ethical hair transplant surgeons. The IAHRS does not offer an open membership policy to doctors practicing hair transplatation, and is the only group that recognizes that all surgeons are not equal in their skill and technique. Its elite membership seeks to represent the best in the discipline, the true leaders in the field of surgical hair restoration.