Eyebrow Transplant And Restoration Article Seeks Dr. Bernstein’s Advice On AestheticsDecember 17th, 2009
Eyebrow transplant procedures are growing in popularity. More women are realizing how much damage they can cause to their appearance by overplucking, shaping, and over-styling their eyebrows. Today, the New York Times reports on the trend of repairing eyebrows with hair transplant techniques and the use of camouflage products to cover up eyebrows that have been “tamed into oblivion.”
As the article’s headline declares, it is time to call in the professionals. The author of the article, Ms. Catherine St. Louis, turns to hair transplant pioneer Dr. Robert M. Bernstein for guidelines on performing a cosmetically-pleasing eyebrow transplant.
Here is a portion of the article:
Chronic repeated plucking is now a common reason why women have eyebrow transplants, which entail using hair from the scalp, arms or pubic area. A more timeless reason that spans the sexes is the gradual thinning, especially on the outer parts, as we age.
AND the number of such transplants is growing. In 2008, 3,484 eyebrow transplants were performed nationwide, up from 2,544 in 2004, the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery says.
Dr. Robert M. Bernstein, a hair restoration specialist in Manhattan, said that the most natural-looking transplants for eyebrows followed a few rules. Hair has to lie flat; single-hair transplants, not units of multiple hairs, are used; hairs should follow a curve and be planted to account for changes in direction. (In general, Dr. Bernstein said, the upper hairs point down and lower ones face up slightly to create an interlocking ridge that gives brows their body.)
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See another article by Ms. St. Louis on the topic of hair restoration and hair loss in women.Related Posts:
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- Dr. Andrew Ordon of “The Doctors” and Dr. Bernstein Discuss the Latest Advances in Robotic Hair Transplants
- Dr. Bernstein Discusses Increasingly Popular Eyebrow Transplant Procedures in ‘New You’ Magazine
- Dr. Bernstein Presents “Pre-Made Recipient Incisions” at 2015 ISHRS Annual Scientific Meeting in Chicago
Tags: Camouflage, Catherine St. Louis, Cosmetic Benefit, Dr. Robert M. Bernstein, Eyebrow, Eyebrow Repair, Eyebrow Restoration, Eyebrow Restoration in Women, Eyebrow Transplant, Fix Eyebrows, Hair Restoration, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS), Latisse/Bimatoprost, New York Times, Overplucking, Pluck Eyebrows Posted by Robert M. Bernstein M.D. on December 17th, 2009 at 1:53 pm