La Jolla Plastic Surgery & Dermatology Blog

Plastic Surgeon Dr Richard Chaffoo and Dermatologist Dr. Susan Stuart Releases New Book on Hair Restoration

“Hair Loss Solutions” Offers An Inside Look At Restoring Patients’ Hairlines Dr Richard Chaffoo and Dr Susan Stuart have released a new book, HAIR LOSS SOLUTIONS: The Ultimate Guide To Restoring Your Hairline. The book, from one of Southern California’s leading hair restoration teams, gives readers a firsthand look at hair restoration and hair loss …

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Future Trends in Hair Restoration

Although today’s available treatment options for hair loss can provide improvements for many hair loss sufferers, there are no therapies which can create brand new hair follicles and expand the supply of hair. That may change soon. A new supply source of hair follicles would revolutionize the treatment options for people suffering from hair loss …

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Hair Transplant Surgery Restore Your Hair with NeoGraft®

Thinning hair can undermine the self-esteem of even the most confident men. For women, hair loss can be devastating. Fortunately, at Dr. Richard Chaffoo’s La Jolla practice, there is a safe, advanced, minimally invasive alternative to the outdated hair restoration or transplant techniques that many San Diego clinics still offer. NeoGraft is a breakthrough process …

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Cosmetic Dermatology Laser Treatments

  At La Jolla Plastic Surgery & Dermatology, we offer patients the most effective and technologically advanced laser devices to rejuvenate your skin in a safe environment under the direction of Susan M. Stuart, MD, FAAD. Dr. Stuart is a nationally renowned cosmetic dermatologist and laser specialist who is the past President of the San …

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Future Trends in Hair Restoration

Although today’s available treatment options for hair loss can provide improvements for many hair loss sufferers, there are no therapies that can create brand new hair follicles and expand the supply of hair. That may change soon. A new supply source of hair follicles would revolutionize the treatment options for people suffering from hair loss …

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Stem Cell Hair Loss Cure

In June 2019, a potential cure for baldness was presented at the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) conference in Los Angeles. Scientists explained how they were able to grow hair on hairless rats using human stem cells (pictured below with a fluorescent microscopy image of hair follicles under the skin inset right). Dr. …

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A Cure for Baldness Is on the Way

A potential cure for baldness was presented at the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) conference in Los Angeles on June 27, 2019. Scientists have successfully grown "unlimited" hair on mice using stem cells – and are now refining the process to be used on humans. Dr. Richard Chaffoo, a hair restoration specialist in San …

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What Is the Cost for Rhinoplasty?

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the largest organization of board-certified plastic surgeons in the world, rhinoplasty remains one of the top cosmetic plastic surgery procedures performed yearly in the United States. Well over 200,000 Americans undergo rhinoplasty (also called a nose job) every year. While this operation may be performed for purely …

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