HairClone Follicle Preservation Freezes Follicles for the Future

Dr. Sara Wasserbauer, a hair restoration surgeon in Northern California, is performing HairClone Follicle Preservation, a procedure that allows patients who anticipate they might lose their hair in the future to bank hair cells so they can be used for treatments down the road. “Discoveries in hair biology and preservation have slowly been progressing in the…

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Hair Loss On the Edges

In the video below Dr. Sara Wasserbauer discusses traction alopecia, also known hair loss on the edges or thinning edges, is often caused by traction or tightness from braiding the hair or tight ponytails. This condition is particularly prevalent in the African American community were hair braiding is popular.

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What is the Difference between FUE and FUT Hair Transplantation

In this video Dr. Sara Wasserbauer explains the difference in the two hair transplant techniques. FUE/Traditional Comparison Comparison Traditional Method (“Strip” or “FUT”) Follicular Unit Extraction (“FUE”) Average number of grafts ~2300 (range 500-4000) ~1800 (Range 500-2400) Visibility of scarring Linear scar visible generally when hair cut less than #3 clipper setting Diffuse pinpoint scarring…

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FDA Stem Cell Update

Practitioners offering unproven and unapproved STEM CELL treatments for hair growth should be on notice: the FDA has started to bump up its regulation.

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