Hereditary baldness or thinning hair affects approximately 80 million men and women in the U.S. Losing your hair can be a traumatic experience for both men and women. Bald patches and thinning hair not only alter your appearance, but can also have a negative impact on your feelings of confidence and self-esteem.
Dr. Saul Lahijani serves Beverly Hills and the greater Los Angeles area, providing minimally-invasive FUE hair replacement treatments for patients experiencing hair loss. This state-of-the-art technology makes it possible to add volume or restore the hairline in keeping with original hair growth patterns to produce very natural-looking results.
“FUE” stands for follicular unit extraction. In this procedure, hair follicles (follicular unit grafts) are individually removed from a donor site and individually transplanted to the thinning area of the scalp. A precision tool is used to remove and place the grafts. The procedure leaves no linear scar and requires no stitches. Within only a few days, the donor area where the grafts were taken heals and becomes minimally noticeable, if at all.
The first step in this procedure is to take measurements to ensure the hairline is natural-looking and balanced with the face. Then local anesthetic is administered to ensure the patient’s comfort. The FUE procedure is more challenging to perform than strip hair grafting as our surgeon must determine the angle of the graft before extracting it. Dr. Lahijani uses a precision, one-millimeter instrument and fine forceps to remove individual hair follicles from the donor area of your scalp.
Individual grafts are removed one at a time without leaving a linear scar, as in other hair transplant procedures. Dr. Lahijani carefully inspects the individual hair grafts under a microscope to ensure that they remain in a healthy, optimal condition, and then gently places them in the recipient area of the scalp with artistry and precision. Follicular units are placed in groups, depending on the number of hairs in each follicle – typically 1 to 4 hairs.
The way the grafts are implanted is what makes FUE hair replacements results so remarkable. Dr. Lahijani carefully measures and maps hair growth to determine where and at what angle to place each individual hair follicle. As this procedure uses your natural hair moved from location to another, it will grow exactly as natural hair for long-lasting, natural-looking results.
Benefits of FUE hair transplantation include:
Dr. Saul Lahijani is an esteemed plastic surgeon with more than 10 years of extensive training, fellowships, internships, and residencies. He is well-known in Beverly Hills and the Los Angeles area for his dedication to surgical excellence and his artistry in performing surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures. For patients with hair loss, Dr. Lahijani performs minimally-invasive hair replacement procedures so his patients can experience minimal discomfort, a quick recovery, no linear scarring, and dramatic, natural-looking results.Try arguably the top FUE hair transplant Los Angeles has to offer.