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Old 01-17-2011, 01:23 AM
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Has anybody else visited BOTH Bosley and Hair Club? I've been looking at surgical hair restoration for one year. These two seem to be the best and very comparable. The doctors I've seen are Andrews (Bosley) and Gaffney (Hair Club).

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Old 01-17-2011, 03:34 AM
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This is like saying Joseph Stalin vs Hitler, they are both terrible.
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LOL...the are not the best....they just have the most commercials. I highly reccomend you research this site before you make any decisions on doctors.

Individual docotrs with their own clinics are usually the best and there are a ton recommended on this site.

Think about it, who makes the best food...a chain like Taco Bell, of your local mexican quizine establishment?

Chains are not the way to go for HT's....the doctors are just not as accountable as the ones privately owned.
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Chain clinic doctors a lot of times travel from clinic to clinic. Do you want a doctor with jetlag cutting on you? Bosley and Hair Club have many many doctors, some experienced, some are in training. Go to a clinic recommended on here. You can get recommended doctors on here who do $3-4 a graft.
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ATtheFORK123,

While it's not impossible to get a quality hair transplant from a large chain, why risk it? The prescreened, experienced and skilled physicians recommended here have proved time and time again that they consistently produce excellent results. And, as has already been pointed out, often at lower prices per graft than large chain clinics.

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This is like saying Joseph Stalin vs Hitler, they are both terrible.
Wow...harsh. Anybody you recommend?
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LOL...the are not the best....they just have the most commercials. I highly reccomend you research this site before you make any decisions on doctors.

Individual docotrs with their own clinics are usually the best and there are a ton recommended on this site.

Think about it, who makes the best food...a chain like Taco Bell, of your local mexican quizine establishment?

Chains are not the way to go for HT's....the doctors are just not as accountable as the ones privately owned.
Interesting. I'll check this site for docs in the LA area. Thank you.
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Chain clinic doctors a lot of times travel from clinic to clinic. Do you want a doctor with jetlag cutting on you? Bosley and Hair Club have many many doctors, some experienced, some are in training. Go to a clinic recommended on here. You can get recommended doctors on here who do $3-4 a graft.
Negative NW1? Pardon my ignorance but what is that? I'll check this site. I negotiated HC and Bosley "down" to $4.50 per but $3 to $4 is even better.
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ATtheFORK123,

While it's not impossible to get a quality hair transplant from a large chain, why risk it? The prescreened, experienced and skilled physicians recommended here have proved time and time again that they consistently produce excellent results. And, as has already been pointed out, often at lower prices per graft than large chain clinics.

All the best,
Very interesting information...and less expensive that what I had been quoted at Hair Club or Bosley. I've contacted one doc in LA and will touch bases with LaJolla shortly.
Thanks, again.
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I wouldn't want to recommend anyone, just do a lot of research until you find the doctor that suits you, this forum is a good place to start as there is a big list of good doc's with lots of good quality before and after pictures.
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