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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There is a  pandemic phenomenon that’s causing so many people – even those who have not tested positive for COVID-19 – to shed significant amounts of hair – sometimes for months at a time.  Dr. Sara Wasserbauer, is reassuring her patients and others the condition is treatable and most importantly, it is temporary. “I am…

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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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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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