Author Archives: Richard Chaffoo

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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Pretty woman modeling a rhinoplasty procedure.

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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Dr. Susan Stuart wins multiple aesthetic dermatology awards from the 2019 Aesthetic Everything

  Dr. Susan Stuart just won multiple awards this year from the Aesthetic Everything organizations SAN DIEGO, CA, May 13, 2019 – La Jolla Plastic Surgery and Dermatology’s own. She was awarded as a top dermatologist in the West and her practice won as a Top West Coast Dermatology Practice in Aesthetic Everything’s annual poll. …

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