Yearly Archives: 2019

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Why We Wrote the Book on Hair Loss

Throughout our careers, Dr. Stuart and I have treated thousands of patients who suffer from hair loss. Ours is a unique practice, combining the surgical expertise of a plastic surgeon and the keen diagnostic skills of a board-certified dermatologist. Drawing from science and our personal clinical experience, we spend a great deal of time and …

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Is It Really Possible To Improve My Hair Loss?

The simple answer is a definite yes. Each day, I see patients who are stressed out over their hair loss. They have tried everything to hide it—changing hairstyles and wasting their money on “lotions and potions.” And every day they look in the bathroom mirror and the shower. They see less hair on their head …

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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 Richard Chaffoo’s La Jolla practice, there is a safe, advanced, minimally invasive alternative to the outdated hair restoration or transplant techniques that many San Diego clinics still offer.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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