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Is It Okay to Use Oral Minoxidil After Hair Transplant?

2022-12-06T09:52:09-04:00

Oral minoxidil has recently received press coverage after the NY Times published a story about its use in treating hair loss. Dr. Ratushny has been using oral minoxidil as a tool to combat hair loss in some of his patients for years before this press coverage, but he has seen more interest in it since [...]

Is It Okay to Use Oral Minoxidil After Hair Transplant?2022-12-06T09:52:09-04:00

Combining Medical Hair Loss Treatment with Hair Transplantation

2022-05-12T09:54:54-04:00

Prior to moving forward with hair transplantation, many male and female patients have already tried a variety of medical hair loss treatments.  A question they frequently ask is whether they should stop the medical hair loss treatments if they proceed with hair transplantation.  This blog answers that question and also discusses how those medical hair [...]

Combining Medical Hair Loss Treatment with Hair Transplantation2022-05-12T09:54:54-04:00

Hairline Design Concepts for Hair Transplant

2021-12-22T09:42:15-04:00

One of the most important aspects of hair transplantation is pre-procedure planning.  Hairline design is a critical piece of that planning process and involves determining where the transplanted hairs will be placed.  Since hair transplantation is permanent, identifying the correct “new home” for the transplanted hair follicles is as vital as having the correct techniques [...]

Hairline Design Concepts for Hair Transplant2021-12-22T09:42:15-04:00

The Benefits of KEEP Implanters: Sometimes “Dull” is Good

2021-08-22T13:56:17-04:00

Placing follicular units into recipient sites is the critical final stage of hair transplantation.  Dr. Ratushny and his hair transplant surgical technicians take great care to ensure that this part of the procedure is well-planned and well-executed.  To help him with this, Dr. Ratushny and his team use the latest technology called implanters.  In a [...]

The Benefits of KEEP Implanters: Sometimes “Dull” is Good2021-08-22T13:56:17-04:00

The Benefits of Sharp Implanters in Hair Transplantation: A Specialty of Dr. Vlad Ratushny

2021-07-06T08:23:55-04:00

Hair transplantation is split up into two parts, the harvesting of hair follicles from the donor zone (back of head) and the placement of hair follicles into recipient sites on the front and top of the head. Dr. Ratushny employs the latest technology in both follicular unit harvesting and follicular unit placement. For placement, Dr. [...]

The Benefits of Sharp Implanters in Hair Transplantation: A Specialty of Dr. Vlad Ratushny2021-07-06T08:23:55-04:00

Gauging Your Stage of Male Pattern Hair Loss

2021-03-09T09:15:32-04:00

More than 80 percent of men and nearly 50 percent of women experience significant hair loss in their lifetime. Dr. Ratushny understands that the treatment of hair loss is not a one-size-fits-all process. Dr. Ratushny likes to perform a personalized evaluation of each of his patient's hair loss and compose a tailored treatment plan based [...]

Gauging Your Stage of Male Pattern Hair Loss2021-03-09T09:15:32-04:00

Donor Site Management II: Maximizing Your Long-Term Potential for Hair Transplantation

2021-01-17T23:26:59-04:00

One important decision you will make when planning a hair transplant procedure is whether to get a strip excision (AKA follicular unit transplantation/FUT) or follicular unit excision (FUE). While some hair transplant surgeons only have the technical capacity to offer an FUE, Dr. Ratushny feels that it is important to offer both procedures to his [...]

Donor Site Management II: Maximizing Your Long-Term Potential for Hair Transplantation2021-01-17T23:26:59-04:00

Dr. Ratushny Featured in The Dermatologist: Androgenetic Alopecia

2020-12-17T13:41:38-04:00

Androgenetic alopecia (i.e. patterned hair loss) is the most common form of hair loss in both men and women.   Dr. Ratushny was included as an expert in the field of hair loss to share his approach to manage this condition in the December, 2020 issue of The Dermatologist.  See link for full article or view [...]

Dr. Ratushny Featured in The Dermatologist: Androgenetic Alopecia2020-12-17T13:41:38-04:00

Donor Site Management: Ensuring Success and Flexibility

2020-10-25T20:26:48-04:00

Getting a hair transplant involves, on the basic level, moving hair follicles from the donor zone at the back of your head to the recipient area on your hairline or top of your head. While we typically focus on the recipient area where the hair follicles are being placed, it is important to consider the [...]

Donor Site Management: Ensuring Success and Flexibility2020-10-25T20:26:48-04:00

Does Hair Loss Predict Severity of COVID-19 Infection?

2022-03-28T09:20:42-04:00

An observation turned into a clinical hypothesis when researchers noted that there was a high frequency of male pattern hair loss among patients admitted for COVID-19. 71% of men admitted for COVID-19 in two Spanish hospitals were observed to have clinically significant androgenetic alopecia (AGA) as determined by the Hamilton-Norwood Scale of AGA. A limitation [...]

Does Hair Loss Predict Severity of COVID-19 Infection?2022-03-28T09:20:42-04:00
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