Hair loss isn’t funny. But in the past, efforts to conceal baldness or restore hair were often so obvious that even casual observers could see and chuckle at the results. Bad toupees weren’t the only reason for such laughter. Older hair transplant techniques – “hair plugs” – could appear so unsightly and transparent that the cover-up was worse than the original condition.
Fortunately, hair plugs are no more.
The pace of technological advancement and the refinement of hair transplant techniques have transformed hair restoration. Today, the hair transplant procedures we use at the Miami Hair & Skin Institute are so revolutionary that they have little in common with what was done in the past.
The techniques we use leave virtually no indication that a patient has had a hair transplant and give our patients full, robust, and youthful-looking hair. In fact, a study International Society of Hair Restoration survey found that 85 percent of Americans could not identify a hair transplant patient who had their hair restored using these new techniques.
Our two world-renowned hair transplant surgeons, Dr. Bernard Nusbaum and Dr. Paul Rose, have been pioneers in the development and use of the precise, highly refined hair restoration procedure known as Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE). They have performed thousands of FUE hair restoration surgeries with outstanding results.
What is Follicular Unit Extraction?
Follicular Unit Extraction is a minimally invasive method of transplanting individual hair follicles for natural-looking results. FUE involves harvesting using a circular needle called a “punch.” We remove follicular units from the donor area with a one-millimeter circular tool in a scattered pattern.
This technique allows us to maintain the donor area without any visible linear scar, allowing the patient to wear his or her hair as short as desired. Additionally, the donor area heals faster than with traditional methods.
Precision-Guided Robotics and Highly Skilled Surgeons
Our approach utilizes the image-guided robotics of the ARTAS system, which provides unmatched precision in hair transplantation. The ARTAS procedure restores your hair by transplanting permanent hair from the back or side of the head into thinning areas.
We select donor hair using high-resolution digital imaging which provides exceptional visual detail of the donor area. This gives us precise control of parameters such as spacing between harvests, graft dissection depth, and hair angle and allows us to yield robust and viable grafts ready for transplantation.
We then carefully remove the selected hair while most of your hair is left in place so that the area retains its previous appearance. The hair is then transplanted into thinning areas where it will then grow naturally – and look natural – just as it did before.
Schedule Your Miami Hair Loss Evaluation Today
If you are ready to take action and get a full, natural-looking head of hair, please schedule a personal evaluation at the Miami Hair & Skin Institute. Contact us online or call our office directly at 305-925-0222.