Hair Transplant Surgery: Benefits and Q&A Videos

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Videos on hair transplant surgery, including Q&A on the procedure and its benefits for people with common genetic hair loss.

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What is Follicular Unit Excision?

FUE is a type of hair transplant that involves removing individual naturally occurring follicular units of 1, 2, 3, or 4 hair follicles.

Simultaneous Robotic Incision and Manual Extraction

In this video Dr. Bernstein demonstrates the simultaneous robotic excision and manual extraction of individual hair follicles using the ARTAS 9x Robotic Hair Transplant System. The video highlights new features of the ARTAS Robot that make hair transplant procedures faster and more efficient.

Can Grafts Fall Out After A Hair Transplant?

While grafts can fall out within the first few days after a hair transplant, this is extremely rare. More often, patients will mistake the hair that normally falls out after a transplant for the graft itself. This is because the hair has a little bulb at the bottom of it, but that’s not the follicle; it’s just the root sheath, so it is nothing to be concerned about.

How Young Is Too Young To Have A Hair Transplant?

At Bernstein Medical, generally, we don’t perform surgical hair restoration on patients younger than 25. This is because it is difficult to determine if the donor area contains enough stable hair to perform a hair transplant. We advise patients in their late teens and early twenties to first use medication and to postpone surgery until they are at least 25 years old.

What Are The Benefits Of Pre-making Recipient Sites For Hair Transplants?

Pre-making recipient sites has several advantages including less bleeding and less risk of injury to the grafts during placement. Allow the recipient sites to heal a bit before placing the grafts also helps them to grow.

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  • How Do You Determine Who Is A Candidate For A Hair Transplant?

    Dr. Bernstein answers a question about whether or not someone can tell if they are a candidate for a hair transplant, or if they need to see a hair restoration physician.

    Why Does Transplanted Hair Not Fall Out Over Time?

    Dr. Bernstein explains why transplanted hair will grow in an area of balding on the scalp.

    How Do Today’s Hair Transplants Differ From Old Procedures?

    Dr. Bernstein discusses how today’s hair transplants are not only far more natural than the pluggy old procedures, but hair restoration surgeons can even repair old transplants using modern techniques.

    Dr. Bernstein Describes Improvements In Hair Transplant Procedures

    Dr. Bernstein is interviewed on surgical hair restoration procedures and how they have evolved over the years. Among topics discussed are follicular units, follicular unit transplantation (FUT), follicular unit extraction (FUE), and how robotic technology has improved the FUE procedure.

    The Personal Impact Of Hair Transplantation

    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.

    How Did You Get The Idea For Follicular Unit Transplantation?

    Dr. Bernstein’s pioneering of Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT) is one of the most important and transformative changes in the hair restoration industry. He was the first to describe using follicular units as the main component of a hair transplant in his 1995 publication, “Follicular Transplantation,” published in the International Journal of Aesthetic Restorative Surgery. But how did he come up with this game-changing idea? He explains how in this clip.

    Do You See Hair Transplant Patients from Outside the United States?

    Dr. Bernstein answers a common question about seeing hair restoration patients from outside the United States.

    Does Hair Grow In Stages After Hair Transplant?

    Does Hair Grow In Stages After Hair Transplant? Watch Dr. Bernstein’s video response to this commonly asked question on hair growth after a hair transplant.

    How Long After Hair Transplant Can Grafts Fall Out?

    How Long After Hair Transplant Can Grafts Fall Out? Dr. Bernstein answers a frequently-asked question about caring for your scalp after your hair transplant.

    Natural-Looking Results Of Current Hair Transplant Techniques

    In this clip of a video interview with Dr. Bernstein, the doctor describes why current hair transplant techniques achieve such natural results — especially when compared to the old “hair plug” methods.

    Effectiveness Of Comparing Before And After Hair Transplant Photos

    In this clip, Dr. Bernstein discusses what he likes most about performing hair transplant surgery, especially how patients react to seeing the difference in their appearance between their before and after photos.

    Dr. Bernstein On Helping 8 Year Old Girl With Hair Transplant After Brain Surgery

    Dr. Bernstein shares a story of how he helped give an 8 year old girl her life back by performing hair transplant surgery on the bald area of her scalp after a benign brain tumor was removed.

    How Dr. Bernstein Pioneered FUT Hair Transplant Surgery

    In this video clip, Dr. Bernstein discusses how he and other leading hair transplant surgeons pioneered Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT).

    Hair Loss Treatments And Hair Restoration Procedures Provided By Dr. Bernstein

    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.

    How Internet Helps Hair Loss Physician Dialog With Patients Around The World

    Dr. Bernstein discusses how the internet aids communication between hair loss sufferers around the world and the Bernstein Medical – Center for Hair Restoration in New York City.

    How A Hair Transplant Can Change Hair Loss Sufferer’s Life

    In this video, Dr. Bernstein talks about how today’s surgical hair transplant techniques can make a difference in a patient’s life, especially when the procedure is used to reverse the results of a bad hair transplant.

    How FUT Hair Transplant Surgery Grew In Popularity

    In this video, Dr. Bernstein discusses the evolution of hair transplant surgery, including how patients revolutionized the hair transplant profession by demanding that surgeons use the follicular unit transplantation (FUT) procedure. Doctors only took note of this procedure once a select few physicians, including Dr. Bernstein was regularly performing it and started chatting about it on the internet.

    Benefits Of Using the Internet To Research Hair Transplant Procedures

    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 On A Patient’s Comfort During Hair Transplant Procedure

    Dr. Bernstein discusses what a typical hair transplant procedure is like at his hair restoration clinic, including the level of comfort during the procedure.

    Importance Of Selecting A Quality Hair Transplant Doctor

    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.

    Dr. Bernstein Describes Evolution Of Hair Transplant Surgery

    Dr. Bernstein discusses the evolution of hair transplantation and what hair transplant surgery can accomplish today using the latest hair restoration techniques.

    How Dr. Bernstein Became A Hair Transplant Surgeon

    In this video clip, Dr. Bernstein discusses his medical background, how he became a hair restoration physician, and what inspired him to develop follicular unit transplantation.

    Importance Of Proper Evaluation, Diagnosis, Research Before Hair Transplant

    In the video clip, Dr. Bernstein discusses the importance of having a proper evaluation and diagnosis of hair loss, as well as the benefits of doing research before undergoing a hair transplant procedure.

    How And Why Dr. Bernstein Was Inspired To Pioneer FUT Hair Transplantation

    In this video clip, Dr. Bernstein discusses the history and evolution of hair transplantation from large “pluggy” grafts to today’s state of the art hair restoration procedures.

    CBS Features Dr. Bernstein In Segment On Hair Transplants, Hair Loss

    Dr. Bernstein was interviewed by Dana Tyler, host of the television program “Eye on New York” on CBS, for the show that aired on April 17th. The wide-ranging interview was the feature in a 9-minute segment on hair transplantation and hair loss.

    Dr. Bernstein And Female Hair Transplant Patient On Fox News

    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.

    Study: Graft Anchoring After Follicular Unit Hair Transplant

    This study determined exactly how long it takes after a hair transplant for the follicular unit grafts to be securely anchored in the recipient area, so that they cannot be dislodged. This is important information for patients in managing the post-op care after a hair restoration procedure.

    FUT Hair Transplant Procedure Part 1: Consultation

    In Part 1 of our two-video series on Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT), Dr. Bernstein is seen in consultation with a patient in preparation of his hair transplant procedure. In FUT, follicular unit grafts are harvested from the back and sides of the scalp through a long, thin donor strip. Dr. Bernstein reviews with the patient the target number of grafts to be harvested and how he arrived at that number. Next, he goes over the aesthetic plan for the transplant and how the patient will be able to groom his hair when the transplant has matured. Sedatives are administered and the patient’s vital signs and blood oxygen are recorded.

    Dr. Bernstein Discusses Hair Restoration On Oprah Winfrey Show

    The Oprah Winfrey Show featured Dr. Bernstein and the Follicular Unit Transplant (FUT) surgical procedure that he pioneered. In the segment, Dr. Bernstein, Oprah Winfrey, and Dr. Mehmet Oz discuss FUT, the donor area, the patient’s comfort during the procedure, hair loss evaluation with a densitometer, and, of course, the patient’s incredibly natural results. This episode of the Oprah Winfrey Show originally aired October 7th, 2008 on ABC.

    FUT Hair Transplant Procedure Part 2: Strip Harvesting

    In Part 2 of our two-video series on Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT), Dr. Bernstein walks us through strip harvesting in an FUT hair transplant.

    Dr. Bernstein And Patient Discuss Hair Transplants On Today With Matt Lauer

    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.

    Dr. Bernstein Demonstrates ARTAS Robotic FUE System for Italian TV

    The Italian television channel RAI interviewed Dr. Bernstein about hair transplant surgery, hair loss medication, and the ARTAS Robotic System for FUE.

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