Where to Design The Frontal Hairline?

Very often my patients that are in their 20s, or early 30s disagree with me on the hairline I recommend. They pull up their photos before they started having male pattern baldness AKA androgenetic alopecia and request that I restore their hairline close to the one in their photos. I of course try to logically…

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How Many Grafts Do I Need?

Why Most patients approach this question incorrectly. Common pitfalls to avoid. A common question and large part of the initial hair transplant consultation revolves around how many grafts will be needed to treat the patient’s bald scalp. Due to a “buyers mentality” patients often get attracted too and fixated on large numbers. Similar to buying…

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When Can I Exercise After a Hair Transplant?

When Can I Exercise After a Hair Transplant? Patients often wonder when they are able to resume exercising after a FUE hair transplant. Fitness enthusiasts are eager to get back to their routine post operatively. Most people can safely resume exercising 10-14 days after a FUE Hair Transplant Risks of exercising after transplant surgery The…

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Hair Loss Facts

About Hair The hair growth cycle consists of three main phases: the anagen phase (growth phase), the catagen phase (transitional phase), and the telogen phase (resting phase). Here’s a brief overview of each phase: Anagen Phase: This is the active growth phase of the hair follicle. During this phase, cells in the hair bulb divide…

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What is Causing Your Hair Loss

How to determine what is causing your hair loss? At BKS Hair Restoration Dr. Shah begins by gathering a history and performing a clinical exam. The next step is performing a trichoscopy which involves viewing the hair follicles and surrounding skin under high magnification. If he suspects that the cause of your hair loss could…

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