Many people in San Francisco – and not only in San Francisco – believe that a hair transplant is a type of surgery. They are right: technically it is a form of surgery, but it is nothing like having your appendix out or like brain surgery. It is an outpatient procedure and – would you believe – it is often done by a robot! Read more
It’s a fact of life that fashions come and fashions go. What was the “in” look yesterday is today “old hat”. Of course, what is today “old hat” will probably be back in fashion again in thirty years’ time, as all of these things seem to go round in cycles. Take the mini skirt as an example. Read more
It’s ironic that men are “more concerned” about hair loss and at the same time it is more “socially acceptable” for men to have a hair transplant than for women.
Yet it is not only men who suffer hair loss – women have the same problem too. However, the thought of women having a hair transplant is socially UN-acceptable to many people, which is indicative of some of the biased ideas of the 21st century. It’s “OK” for men but not “OK” for women. Isn’t that ridiculous? Read more
We’re not in San Francisco proper. We’re in Foster City, but we serve the entire San Francisco Bay Area, from San Francisco in the North to San Jose in the South (to Oakland in the East Bay). We see a lot of patients, and are very familiar with the research involved in understanding hair loss, and the journey that people make from first realizing that they suffer from hair loss, to researching possible treatments and therapy, to the final decision that “they’re worth it,” and taking action to a modern, surgical treatment of hair loss. Read more