Patient NBN


Patient NBN is an African-American female with Alopecia Marginalis, a common condition that causes hair loss along the frontal hairline and temples. In many cases the underlying cause is persistent traction on the hair. NBN has medium fine hair with a donor density of 1.4. Results after three hair transplant sessions totaling 3,209 follicular unit grafts. Patient NBN has written a letter to Dr. Bernstein which we have posted on our Letters from Patients page. Scroll down to watch a video interview of this patient on “The Early Show”.

Slideshow of Hair Restoration

Detail of Hairline

Stages of the temple restoration showing the results after each hair transplant session.

Before Hair Transplant
Position of Hairline
After 1st Session
After 3rd Session


The highly-rated CBS television program “The Early Show” interviewed Dr. Bernstein and Patient NBN in their three-part series on hair loss in women.

Read the full transcript

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