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…
On Monday, May 6, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. Dr. Wasserbauer performed a hair transplant live on a 35-year old man suffering from male pattern baldness. Greg Adler, an attorney, Mensa International member and fitness model, will share his personal hair restoration journey with viewers during the transplant and in follow-up posts on CaliforniaHairSurgeon.com. Much to his chagrin,…
The patient is a 50 year old male with Norwood Class IIIv hair loss. With dense donor and hair loss in the crown stabilized with finasteride taken daily Dr. Wasserbauer performed a strip donor harvest and binocular microscopic dissection of 3241 grafts or follicular units. Follow up photos were taken 6 month post-op.
Consumers face potential of serious risk when unlicensed personnel perform hair restoration surgery. The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) issued a consumer alert with a warning that increasing numbers of unlicensed personnel worldwide are performing substantial medical aspects of hair restoration surgery and, in doing so, are putting patients at risk.
This years’ Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery World Congress in Las Vegas was a huge success with hundreds of the top hair restoration surgeons from around the world gathering to discuss and share the latest research and techniques in medical and surgical hair restoration.
Dr. Sara Wasserbauer was invited to present on multiple subjects including Scalp Micro-Pigmentation (SMP) and its removal, PRP with and without Acell, PhotoBioModulation (Low Level Light Therapy) for hair growth and Eyebrow hair transplantation. The course was held over 7 days in Curitiba, Brazil.
The FDA recently issued a class-wide safety alert for all testosterone-containing medical products. Not only is it associated with abuse and dependence, but it can have “serious adverse outcomes include heart attack, heart failure, stroke, depression, hostility, aggression, liver toxicity, and male infertility. Individuals abusing high doses of testosterone have also reported withdrawal symptoms, such as depression, fatigue, irritability, loss of appetite, decreased libido, and insomnia.”