Dr. Christine M Shaver answers this frequently asked question about hair loss consultations at Bernstein Medical – Center for Hair Restoration. Many people outside the New York City area, and around the world, ask if they have to travel to our facility in Manhattan in order to discuss their hair loss with one of our board certified physicians.
Hair loss can be devastating for both men and women who suffer from it. While not every person suffering from hair loss is medically indicated for a hair transplant, many who have the procedure feel a sense of renewal of confidence. For some, who have spent years hiding or camouflaging their hair loss, the freedom of having a full head of hair can be life-changing. In this video, Dr. Bernstein describes how some of his patients have benefited from hair transplant surgery. After watching the video, go read some letters from our hair transplant patients that we have received.
Dr. Bernstein appeared in a segment covering the topic of robotic hair transplantation, on the popular medical talk show “The Doctors” on CBS. He spoke about the labor-intensive task of manual methods of Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) and how the ARTAS Robotic System for FUE improves on these methods in its ability to maintain precision throughout a procedure that requires thousands of repetitive motions.
Dr. Bernstein discusses the surgical hair restoration techniques he employs in his practice — follicular unit transplantation (FUT) via strip harvesting and follicular unit extraction (FUE) — as well as medical hair loss treatments available for patients who are not indicated for a hair transplant.
In this video clip from an interview with the Hair Transplant Network, Dr. Bernstein discusses the advantages and disadvantages of hair loss sufferers researching hair transplantation on the internet.
Dr. Bernstein discusses the importance of a thorough in-person consultation to determine the hair loss patient’s needs, and to get their expectations in line with the kind of results that treatment can accomplish for them.
In this video clip, Dr. Bernstein discusses the importance of selecting a hair transplant doctor who views people as patients with a treatable condition, rather than as customer who is a hair transplant candidate.
CBS News turned to Dr. Bernstein for his expert medical opinion on football superstar Tom Brady’s hair loss. The Early Show website also features the story.
Dr. Bernstein appeared with a female hair transplant patient on Fox News to discuss the use of Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT) to correct hair loss. The patient had a procedure to camouflage scarring that resulted from surgical removal of a large skin cancer on her scalp.
In this video, Dr. Bernstein and a patient at Bernstein Medical are interviewed by Charles Gibson of Good Morning America in their two-part series on treating hair loss called, “The Bald Facts.” Dr. Bernstein discusses the importance of aesthetic planning of a hair transplant and the difference between the old “pluggy” transplants and today’s modern follicular unit transplantation techniques.
Dr. Bernstein and a patient were featured on “Today” with Matt Lauer. The segment, called “Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow”, discussed hair transplantation and hair transplant repair procedures and was part of a three-part series on hair loss.
CBS News in New York City has aired a segment featuring Dr. Max Gomez interviewing Dr. Robert Bernstein about the recently published report that links balding at the crown with coronary heart disease.
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