Non Surgical Treatment Options For Hair Loss In Women

posted Dec 3, 2018, 9:52 AM by Dr Mike Meshkin   [ updated Dec 3, 2018, 10:08 AM ]

Non Surgical Treatment Options For Hair Loss In Women

Hair loss in women can have a profound effect on their lives, especially younger ages as it impacts their self esteem, self image and one's relationships, career and life. It can significantly alter women's self perception and make them hyper aware of other people's perception of them. While hair restoration surgery may be an option for hair loss in women, there may be other treatment options available that may be beneficial depending on the cause and degree of their hair loss.

Hair loss in women are typically different from those in men. hair loss in women tends to be more diffuse over considerable area of the scalp, or diffuse thinning in a christmas tree pattern over the central scalp. Hair transplantation is a successful solution to repair female pattern hair loss caused by genetic hereditary androgenic alopecia. However, not all women are good candidates for hair transplantation, if the cause for thinning is other than genetic and there is not enough donor hair available to carry out acceptable hair transplantation.


Women who are not good candidates for hair transplant may consider a series of oral and topical medications that have been used to treat hair loss in women such as the following:

  • Minoxidil
  • Spironolactone
  • Cyproterone Acetate
  • Cimetidine
  • Retinoic Acid
  • Flutamide
  • Ketoconazole
  • Finastride


Other treatment options may include PRP and ACELL injections which contain growth factors to help improve or facilitate hair growth. Also in some cases using low level laser can help with hair loss.

Hair loss treatment in women is more complicated that in men because there are many conditions that may contribute to the cause for hair loss. In order to recommend the best treatment option, There needs to be a comprehensive evaluation done by a qualified hair restoration practitioner. The hair restoration specialist may need to do extensive lab work consisting blood count, thyroid function, urinalysis, and routine chemical studies. Additional studies to check the hormone levels and serum Iron may also be necessary. Before committing to a treatment plan, a women should be satisfied that all the relevant tests are done and the cause for the hair loss is established.

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Dr Meshkin is honored to be recognized as a designated long standing member of ISHRS by his peers and also be certified diplomat by ABHRS for his knowledge and skill as a specialized hair restoration surgeon. Dr. Meshkin is also selected as one of 100 doctors in the nation to receive the prestigious RealSelf 100 Award, out of nearly 13,000 board certified specialists with a presence on RealSelf, for 2015 and 2016. To find out more about your hair loss and be evaluated for consultation and treatment visit one of Dr. Meshkin's hair transplant and hair restoration clinics in Los Angeles or in Irvine locations. Dr. Meshkin will use the latest techniques and gives the best hair restoration recommendations and advise that is customized to your needs and concerns.

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Foods That Help Prevent Hair Loss

posted Nov 26, 2018, 9:30 AM by Dr Mike Meshkin   [ updated Nov 26, 2018, 9:44 AM ]

Foods That Help Prevent Hair Loss

There are many factors that contribute to hair loss one of which is nutritional deficiency. Crash diets and caloric deprivation of less than 1000 calories per day or sudden weight loss of more than 20 pounds have been reported to be associated wit hair loss. The evidence of hair shedding can be noticed one month after the diet begins. Nutritional factors that are necessary for hair growth are protein, fatty acids, Zinc, iron, Biotin, Magnesium, Vitamins A, C, E, and B complex. Like any other body organ, the hair needs certain foods to grow and stay healthy. Therefore, it is important to know which foods are good for your hair and tailoring the diet to achieve nutrition that keeps hair healthy.

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There are some foods that are beneficial for the hair because they have the quality and quantity of the various nutrients necessary for healthier hair. The following is a list of beneficial food product:

  1. Spinach- Full of Minerals
  2. Sunflower seeds- Has Vitamin B5
  3. Salmon - has Vitamins D and Omega 3
  4. Beets- Nitrates
  5. Oatmeal- Fiber
  6. Chicken- Archidonic Acid
  7. Red Bell Pepper- Rich in Vitamin C
  8. Eggs- Vitamin B
  9. Lentils- Rich in Iron, Zinc, and Biotins
  10. Oyster- Rich in Zinc
  11. Lean Beef- Rich in Iron
  12. Barley- Has Vitamin E
  13. Nuts and Seeds- Has Oils and Saw Palmetto
  14. Bok Choy- Iron
  15. Greek Yogurt- Rich in Minerals
  16. Halibut- Rich in Magnesium

Your Daily food intake should contain adequate Vitamins including Vitamin A, Biotin, Folic Acid, Vitamin C, E, and Zinc. Should you decide to engage in a weight loss program, before starting your diet it is best to consult with a nutritionist. If you start to lose while on a diet, your hair loss may be caused by Nutritional deficiency. You need to contact a hair restoration specialist to find out the cause for your hair loss. If it is related to your diet, you should be cautious to make sure that your diet does not cause or contribute to your hair loss. A hair loss specialist and nutritionist should be able to guide you for your food intake that contains the necessary nutrients to avoid hair loss.

Before proceeding with a hair transplant procedure, one must be certain that they are fully informed and understand the physician's recommendations and that likewise the physician understands the wishes and concerns of the patient. The best results of hair restoration require complete physician/patient agreement. The specialist should have the patience to explain his recommendations of proper hairline based on future hair loss, patient's age, shape of the face, donor availability, and the texture and color of the hair to reach a satisfactory compromise. It may be necessary to consider future procedures to accommodate for progressive hair loss.

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Dr Meshkin is honored to be recognized as a designated long standing member of ISHRS by his peers and also be certified diplomat by ABHRS for his knowledge and skill as a specialized hair restoration surgeon. Dr. Meshkin is also selected as one of 100 doctors in the nation to receive the prestigious RealSelf 100 Award, out of nearly 13,000 board certified specialists with a presence on RealSelf, for 2015 and 2016. If you are suffering from hair loss, you can come in for an evaluation to find out the cause for your hair loss and get the proper nutritional treatment options. To find out more visit one of Dr. Meshkin's hair transplant and hair restoration clinics in Los Angeles or in Irvine locations. Dr. Meshkin will use the latest techniques and gives the best hair restoration recommendations and Nutrition advise that is customized to your needs and concerns.

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Redesigning and lowering hair line using hair transplant surgery

posted Oct 18, 2018, 10:42 AM by Dr Mike Meshkin   [ updated Oct 18, 2018, 10:46 AM ]

Redesigning and lowering hair line using hair transplant surgery

Some Consider hair to be the most aesthetic part of the face. As such, receding or unusual hair line can dominate one's appearance, drawing attention from other features of the face. The hair line is where the scalp hair borders the forehead and frames the face, thereby bringing out the beauty and richness of one's beauty. When hairline is unusual or it is receding, one's facial features also recede into the background. In recent years hair restoration has become popular to restore the hair line to its original condition before hair loss or to reshape to desired shape for framing of the face.

A primary reason for seeking hair transplant surgery is to restore the appearance to the condition before hair loss had began. One of the more critical decisions for hair restoration is determining where to new hair line should be placed and the shape of hair line that best blends in with other facial features. These should be carefully discussed with the hair restoration surgery specialist. The specialist should recreate the hairline so it is natural and it is age appropriate. The physician should take into account age, facial contours, ethnicity, gender, and hair characteristics. The patient's desires and expectations should also be discussed.

Once these are considered hair transplant specialist should discuss the type of donor hair selected, size of the grafts, the number of grafts and graft distribution and the overall transplant technique to ensure a natural appearance. Widows peak, correct flaring, forelock creation, random pattern, natural orientation, using combination incision both agital and coronal are all important factors for establishing aesthetically pleasing hair line.

Before proceeding with a hair transplant procedure, one must be certain that they are fully informed and understand the physician's recommendations and that likewise the physician understands the wishes and concerns of the patient. The best results of hair restoration require complete physician/patient agreement. The specialist should have the patience to explain his recommendations of proper hairline based on future hair loss, patient's age, shape of the face, donor availability, and the texture and color of the hair to reach a satisfactory compromise. It may be necessary to consider future procedures to accommodate for progressive hair loss.

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The most common asked questions about hair transplant procedure

posted Oct 8, 2018, 10:00 AM by Dr Mike Meshkin   [ updated Oct 8, 2018, 4:08 PM by Peyman Kalhor ]

The most common asked questions about hair transplant procedure

If you have decided on hair transplant procedure but still have have some questions or concerns, your hair restoration surgeon should be able to answer your questions during the consultation. The following is a list of the most commonly asked questions in regards to hair transplant procedures.

Q: Do hair transplants really work?

A: Yes. The hair for transplantation is removed from one part of the scalp (donor site) to the hairless part of the scalp (recipient site). Because the transferred tissue is not foreign, it is accepted. Transplanted hair retains its own texture, color, growth rate, and curl after transplantation and regrowth. It takes about 4 months to see some growth of new hair that will continue to grow 1 to 2 years after the procedure and last a lifetime or as long as the hair remains in the donor site.

Q: How has the procedure been accepted by patients?

A: With the latest advancements and improvements in hair restoration surgery, such as Microscopic Follicular Unit technique, patients who have pursued hair transplantation have been generally satisfied and accepting the procedure very well.

Q: Are hair transplants painful?

A: Generally, many people express little to no pain felt during the procedure. Some mild discomfort is typical as the anesthetic is injected, but once the area is numb there is virtually no pain. Should the numbing medicine wear off during the procedure, more anesthesia is injected to make the patient comfortable. Surgical hair restoration actually results in less operative discomfort than many other surgical procedures. The first night following the procedure, medication is prescribed to relieve any discomfort if necessary.

Q: What will it look like after the procedure?

A: There will be some small scabs 7-10 days following the procedure, which can be covered up by surrounding hair or the patient can wear a cap. If they cannot be hidden, they are usually small and do not attract that much attention. The scabs usually come off in about a week.

Q: Can I dye, color or perm my hair following the procedure?

A: Once the transplanted hair grows; since it is your own natural hair, you can color, dye, or perm. Furthermore, since your transplanted hair will grow at the same rate as the rest of your hair, you can cut and style it on regular basis.

Q: How long do I have to wait in between hair transplant sessions?

A: The scalp is usually recuperated to allow a second procedure by six months to a year following the previous surgery. The hair from the first procedure usually takes up to a year to grow in and reach full maturity. Therefore, if one is deliberating the need for an additional procedure, waiting until the year after the first procedure is generally recommended.

Q: Should I cut or color my hair before the hair transplant procedure?

A: Hair length entering a procedure should be sufficiently long in the donor area to allow hair from above the donor incision to drape down and cover the sutured area upon completion of the transplant. Hair should be cut for desired hair length of the client before coming for surgery but we recommend that you keep the length at least ½ inch long. Also if you need to color your hair, you should do it before since it is not recommended to get a hair cut or color for two to three weeks after the surgery.

Q: When can I go back to work after surgery?

A: One can typically return to light office work the next day. If your job requires strenuous activities or presence of scabs is problematic for you, then you should wait 5-7 days. Your physician should discuss this with you during your consultation.

Q: Are there limitations to exercising and when can I return to my exercise routine?

A: The first week following the procedure, the patient needs to limit his exercise activity to a very light routine, such as walking. You can return to your regular exercise program after a week.

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Using Body and Beard hair As Donor For Hair Transplant

posted Sep 25, 2018, 9:22 AM by Dr Mike Meshkin   [ updated Sep 25, 2018, 9:23 AM ]

Using Body and Beard hair As Donor For Hair Transplant

FUE or Follicular Unit Excision is one of two primary methods of harvesting follicular units or grafts from the donor area. This method is an option for donor hair excision individually using different sized punches without having to do a linear incision. The advantage for this method over strip or linear extraction is there is less visible scarring in the donor area after the surgery. However if the client needs larger number of grafts to be transplanted, the donor may be limited for harvesting. In the recent years beard hair and body hair has been used as an option for clients with limited scalp donor hair.

If one is considering body hair for scalp hair transplant, donor hair from the body can be separated into two categories: beard hair and the rest of the body. Beard hair is rarely in the resting phase whereas other parts of the body are usually in the telogen phase. Beard hairs usually grow as single hair units, but on rare occasions a multiple hair groups may be noted. Only those with a thick beard will have multiple two hair groups. Beard hairs have a rapid rate of growth, and they last for a longer duration than other body hairs. In general beard hair transplants are far more consistent and will produce a yield typically between 60% and 100%.

Other forms of body hair are usually shorter in length and grow at a slower rate than scalp hair, typically not much longer than 3 to 6 cm in length. The hairs are often curly, but not nearly as curly as most beard hairs. Some forms of body hair grow even shorter such as the hair on your arms, the hair on the tops of the toes and eyebrows. These body hairs are often finer in appearance, though sometimes they are just as coarse as head hair. Even when the source of body hair is coarse, the hair will not grow as coarse on top of the head. The hair may produce a cosmetically insignificant result as compared to head hair and beard hair.

In general, 1 out of 4 individuals who undergo a non-beard body hair transplant get a cosmetically improved result. Failures include yields of zero %, very fine hair and sparse growth. Even though beard hair transplants produce good cosmetic coverage, some patients do not like the coarse, curly nature of the hair. This contrast in appearance can be quite striking when the scalp hair is fine and straight and beard hair is coarse and curly. In addition there are no studies to support growth of hair and its permanency in long term.

Dr Meshkin is honored to be recognized as a designated long standing member of ISHRS by his peers and also be certified diplomat by ABHRS for his knowledge and skill as a specialized hair restoration surgeon. He performs FUE hair transplant and FUT hair restoration in Irvine and Newport Beach offices. Dr. Meshkin will examine and test the donor area at the time of consultation to see if the patient is a good candidate for FUE scalp or body hair transplant procedure. If this is a good choice for the patient, Dr. Meshkin will review all the advantages and disadvantages so a client can make an educated decision.

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Some things to consider before deciding on hair transplant surgery

posted Aug 27, 2018, 10:20 AM by Dr Mike Meshkin   [ updated Aug 27, 2018, 10:21 AM ]

Some things to consider before deciding on hair transplant surgery

If you have started to lose hair and looking for different treatment options, hair transplant surgery may be a viable option. But before deciding on hair transplant surgery, there are some things to consider that are very important.

1. How to choose a Qualified hair transplant surgeon.
The first step is to find a hair restoration surgeon with experience and get an evaluation to find the cause and different treatment options that may be a benefit to you. The qualified surgeon should show photos as evidence of previous work done and also any articles or publications to ensure the credibility.

2. The Cost For Hair Transplant Surgery
A hair transplant cost typically depends on the experience of the hair restoration physician and the location of the clinic. A typical procedure in United states may range from $5000 to $15,000, depending on the number of grafts and the technique used to harvest the grafts. To help you plan financially, many clinics may have different seasonal discounts, student and traveling discounts and also offer financing.

3. What is the cause of the hair loss?
One of the most distressing forms of hair loss is Hereditary Androgenic Alopecia, also known as male pattern hair loss (MPHL). The symptoms of this genetically predetermined disorder include physical changes in the hair, including loss of normal vigor and elasticity. Eventually, the hair can become thin and brittle and begin to fall out. In a genetically prone man, the presence of the hormone dihydrotestosterone (DHT) is necessary for this problem to occur.

4. Is hair loss progressive and do I need additional procedures in the future?
Genetic hair loss is progressive so even if decide on hair transplant to gain the hair back, you may need additional procedures in the future. The hair loss specialist may decide to add some medical hair treatment option to stop or decrease the progression of hair loss.

5. When is a good time to consider hair transplant surgery?
It is important for the hair transplant specialist to find out if the hair loss is temporary or it is permanent hair loss. Should hair loss persist and appear to be permanent, it will lead to more advanced hair loss which can be treated by hair transplant.

6. What closure technique FUE or FUT is best for you?
In general there are two harvesting techniques for extracting hair from donor area. FUE or follicular unit excision involves removing hair individually using different sized punches without having to do a linear incision. FUT or the strip method, is excision of hair in a strip with a linear incision and separating the grafts into smaller follicular units under the microscope. The advantage and disadvantages for each method should be discussed with hair restoration specialist to find which is best for the client.

7. What is the post op care involved after hair transplant surgery?
Once hair transplant procedure is completed there are some precautions that need to be taken for the first week for shampooing and exercise by the patient to ensure that the results are optimal. Each clinic has their own post op routine that needs to be followed to make sure that the grafts are healed properly. Usually after 10 days the patient can return to their normal routine and activities.

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Uncommon Causes of Hair loss

posted Aug 13, 2018, 9:33 AM by Dr Mike Meshkin   [ updated Aug 13, 2018, 9:40 AM ]

Uncommon Causes of Hair loss

Hair loss can be extremely difficult for people of all ages. Although the most common cause of hair loss is genetic alopecia, there are many other reasons one can experience hair loss. In order to find out what treatment options are best for the patient, it is recommended to be examined by a qualified hair restorations specialist to find the cause for the hair loss first. Once the cause for the hair loss is established, the proper hair treatment can be given.

  • Alopecia Areata- the exact cause for this is unknown, but it could be related to certain autoimmune diseases. In this type of hair loss, the anagen hair prematurely enters into the telegen phase. Hair loss appears in multi round patches with defined borders. it could progress into Alopecia Totalis, which is the total loss of hair from the scalp and Alopecia Universalis which could affect the entire body hair loss. 
  • Endocrine Disorders-- Such as hypo and hyperthyroidism, hypopituitarism, and diabetes can cause hair loss and should be treated by an endocrinologist. Underlying cause should be diagnosed and treated.
  • Nutritional Deficiencies-- Such as iron and protein deficiency caused by mal nutrition, crash diets and anorexia nervosa can cause hair loss. Proper nutrition and diet should be discussed by a nutrition specialist.
  • Various Medications-- Some medications are known to cause hair loss these include anti cancer medication. the side effects of each medication should be discussed with the patient by treating physician.
  • Chemical Products--chemicals used for hair such as straightener, relaxer, and perm can cause hair loss.
  • Traction Alopecia--This is hair loss caused by braiding, tight pony tails, hot combing, excessive blow drying, tight rollers, and hair extensions. If you are experiencing hair loss when starting any of these, you need to stop right away or the hair loss will become permanent.
  • Trauma--Such as burns, accidents, and trauma to the scalp can cause hair loss.
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Hair transplant surgeries can be a treatment option for some of these hair loss instances. However not all the causes are treatable by hair transplant. To find out the proper treatment options, the patient needs to be examined by a qualified hair restoration specialist. Consultation with a hair restoration specialist is helpful to find out not only the cause of hair loss, but also if hair transplant should be considered in addition to medical hair treatment.

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Dr Meshkin is honored to be recognized as a designated long standing member of ISHRS by his peers and also be certified diplomat by ABHRS for his knowledge and skill as a specialized hair restoration surgeon. Dr. Meshkin is also selected as one of 100 doctors in the nation to receive the prestigious RealSelf 100 Award, out of nearly 13,000 board certified specialists with a presence on RealSelf, for 2015 and 2016. To find out more about your hair loss and be evaluated for consultation and treatment visit one of Dr. Meshkin's hair transplant and hair restoration clinics in Los Angeles or in Irvine locations. Dr. Meshkin will use the latest techniques and gives the best hair restoration recommendations and advise that is customized to your needs and concerns.

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What is the proper age to do hair transplant surgery?

posted Jul 23, 2018, 11:10 AM by Dr Mike Meshkin   [ updated Jul 23, 2018, 11:10 AM ]

What is the proper age to do hair transplant surgery?

Androgenic alopecia is the most common cause of hair loss and it is common fear amongst both men and women with family history of hair loss. In some cases the process of hair loss starts at a very young age. In those cases, many clients get anxious and seek hair transplant surgery as an first option to treat their hair loss. Seeking advice from a hair transplant specialist or a hair restoration physician is recommended. The hair restoration doctor will diagnose the cause of hair loss and make sure the pattern is set before even considering hair transplant surgery.

A skilled hair loss specialist should review your family history, age, degree of hair loss, goals and concerns and offer the treatment that is the most suitable for the needs of the patient and give the optimal result. Hair on the scalp that is genetically susceptible to androgenic alopecia starts to shrink until it eventually disappears. The hairs on the sides and the back of the head is usually genetically permanent hair which is destined to remain for the lifetime. It is important for the hair transplant specialist to find out if the hair loss is temporary or it is permanent hair loss. For starters, you need to not wait for evidence of substantial permanent hair loss. Even if one has predetermined genes that will cause loss of hair eventually, there still are several steps that one can take to slow down this process . Should hair loss persist and appear to be permanent, it will lead to more advanced hair loss which can be treated by hair transplant.

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Consultation with a hair restoration specialist is helpful to find out not only the cause of hair loss, but also if hair transplant should be considered in addition to medical hair treatment. If a patient is very young most doctors wait to do hair transplant, but may start the medical hair treatment options to slow down the hair loss until the pattern of hair loss is more established at an older age. Although there is no set optimal age, most hair transplant doctors recommend to wait until the patient is at least 22 years with established hair loss, in good health and good quality donor hair for hair restoration surgery.

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Dr Meshkin is honored to be recognized as a designated long standing member of ISHRS by his peers and also be certified diplomat by ABHRS for his knowledge and skill as a specialized hair restoration surgeon. Dr. Meshkin is also selected as one of 100 doctors in the nation to receive the prestigious RealSelf 100 Award, out of nearly 13,000 board certified specialists with a presence on RealSelf, for 2015 and 2016. To find out more about your hair loss and be evaluated for consultation and treatment visit one of Dr. Meshkin's hair transplant and hair restoration clinics in Los Angeles or in Irvine locations. Dr. Meshkin will use the latest techniques and gives the best hair restoration recommendations and advise that is customized to your needs and concerns.

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FUT Gold Standard For Hair transplantation

posted Jul 12, 2018, 4:46 PM by Dr Mike Meshkin   [ updated Jul 12, 2018, 4:52 PM ]

FUT Gold Standard For Hair transplantation

With the summer season and hot weather just around the corner, many people are experiencing dry and itchy scalp. In some case it may be temporary and may be seasonal. However if you find your self constantly scratching your head and becomes irritating, one needs to find out the cause for the itching and dryness. There are many conditions that could cause dry and itching scalp. Before start any treatment, it is a good idea to see a specialist to find the cause for the itching and get advise for the treatment options.

Those clients who are leaning towards FUE hair transplant there are advantages and disadvantages that needs to be discussed before the procedure is recommended. The advantage for this method over strip or linear extraction is there is less visible scarring in the donor area after the surgery. So if a patient keeps their hair very short this may be preferred method of harvesting the grafts. However, since this is blind extraction there are many disadvantages. One of the disadvantage to a blind site incision in the donor area is collateral damage to the existing donor hair. This could cause damage to the donor site and also the hair follicles being extracted, thereby resulting in poor growth and limiting the donor hair available for future use. If a larger number of grafts need to be excited from the donor area, there is a possibility of donor hair depletion in the back of the head which leaves the hair in that area very thin and uneven. In addition, since hair loss is progressive, if a client is young and continues to lose hair, then the donor hair will be limited for any secondary procedure in the future. Also clients with curly hair, a patient with more advanced hair loss or a patient with limited donor hair availability, this is not recommended. Other disadvantages to FUE hair transplant is longer time for donor harvesting, higher expense, donor area shaving and multiple white spots formation in the donor area.

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If the patient is a good candidate for FUT or the strip method, there are new techniques developed that could minimize the scarring and almost invisible to find after healing. In recent years a more advanced procedure for closure of the wound was developed by hair transplant surgeons for harvesting the grafts. This method is called the Trichophytic closure, a superior and exclusive method in camouflaging scaring or removing the previous scars that were there from other hair restoration procedures. This methods is a very meticulous donor removing and closure technique. The lower edge of the incision is removed in such a manner that the hair grows through the incision making it very hard to see after it heals, even with a short hair cut. As a result, in most cases the trichophytic method allows hair transplant patients to wear short hairstyles without the fear of exposing a surgical scar. This FUT hair transplant harvesting techniques allows for removal of more grafts for mega sessions, and no collateral damage to the existing donor hair. It addition if a client needs additional procedures later on in life, there will be donor hair available to be used in the future. It is also useful for patients with curly hair, patients with limited donor hair and patients with advanced hair loss. Also there is no shaving involved in the donor area, which means there is less down time and the area can be easily camouflaged while it is healing.

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In addition to being a superior method for harvesting grafts, the hair restoration surgeon can use trichophytic closure to repair scars left by previous surgeries. Older closure methods can leave wider, uneven, visible scars that can often be repaired using this advanced technique. While most patients are candidates for this method of closure, the hair restoration surgeon should determine if this method best fits the needs and concerns of the client individually. Due to the evolution of FUT hair transplant harvesting technique and all the advantages of this method to FUE harvesting, in the recent ISHRS meeting this technique was chosen as the Gold standard for hair transplantation harvesting by many experienced hair transplant surgeons.

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Dr Meshkin is honored to be recognized as a designated long standing member of ISHRS by his peers and also be certified diplomat by ABHRS for his knowledge and skill as a specialized hair restoration surgeon. He performs FUE and FUT hair transplant in Los Angles and in Irvine and Newport Beach offices. To find out more about your hair loss, visit one of Dr. Meshkin's FUE hair transplant and FUT hair restoration clinics in Los Angeles and Irvine locations. Dr. Meshkin will use the latest techniques to make his evaluation and see if you can benefit from hair restoration procedure. If you are a good candidate, Dr. Meshkin gives the best hair restoration recommendations customized to your needs and concerns.

If you are suffering from hair loss or hair thinning you can contact us at (949) 219-0027 to schedule for a free consultation or visit our website at www.MeshkinMedical.com.

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Coolest Hairstyles Of FIFA World Cup 2018

posted Jul 5, 2018, 1:13 PM by Dr Mike Meshkin   [ updated Jul 5, 2018, 3:56 PM ]

Coolest Hairstyles Of FIFA World Cup 2018

World cup football comes around once every four years but the players and their hair styles set the hair trends for men around the world. From players like Neymar to Ronaldo with variety of hair cuts and hair colors resurrect old styles or even some thing trendy and new, men are ready to follow these superstars and show support for their favorite world cup teams. While trends come and go during the FIFA World Cup, it was evident the players used the football medium to strut their hairstyles and hair colors on an international media gallery.

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Part of the fashion phenomenon was how the players changed their hair styles and hair colors for every game. There are players like Brazil's superstar Neymar who changed his hair color for each match and other players followed suit. There was Superstars like Icelands's Rurik Gislason whose unique hair style became an hit with his social media followers. And then there were lesser know player like Iran's Ramin Rezaeian who became immediately known for hid trendy hair style. This years' World cup has become medium for trendy hair styles and colors as people follow suit their favorite players. We have gathered a few of our own hit list of hairstyles and here are our favorites that are setting trends on this year's World Cup:


1. Renaldo from Portugal with the coolest hair cut short on one side and slick on top. 2. Neymar from Brazil with his spaghetti bleached top and short sides. 3. Ramin Rezaeian from Iran with shaved sides and mohawk on top. 4. David De Gea of Spain for long hair in a bun. 5. Toby Alderweireld from Belgium long bang and shaved sides. 6. Antoine Griezmann from France with a buzz cut. 7. Last but not least Rurik Gislason from Iceland with his slick back flowy long hair that increased his Intagram followers from 30,000 to 250,000 in half hour.

This years World Cup has every trendy hair style that looks great. whether you like short, long, black or bleached it is out there on display. There are plenty to choose, from slicked back undercut, to mohawk, to long in a bun, to comb over to the side. These soccer superstars are setting hairstyle trends for mens's haircut ideas in 2018.

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