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Forum: Open Hair Loss Topics Today, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 94
Posted By Blake_Bloxham
Dewayne, Actually, not much new at the...

Dewayne,

Actually, not much new at the moment. A few interesting things potentially on the horizon:

-Kythera pharmaceuticals bought the patent to U Penn's/Dr Cotsarelis' PGD2 patent and plan...
Forum: Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) Today, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 88
Posted By Blake_Bloxham
Chaser, Thanks for sharing. It looks like...

Chaser,

Thanks for sharing. It looks like you're a good FUE candidate. Look forward to updates. Let me know if you need anything!
Forum: Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) Today, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 102
Posted By Blake_Bloxham
Magnium gives some solid advice above. You need...

Magnium gives some solid advice above. You need to weigh the "pros and cons" of both procedure and pick which is best for you. Really, it comes down to better yield (strip) versus less visible...
Forum: Open Hair Loss Topics Today, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 86
Posted By Blake_Bloxham
DCMB, The 5-a-reductase enzyme actually...

DCMB,

The 5-a-reductase enzyme actually converts testosterone to dihydrotestosterone. It may have some affect on serum levels of testosterone, but it doesn't really create high levels of it. Diet...
Forum: Results Posted by Leading Hair Restoration Clinics 04-20-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By Blake_Bloxham
Beautiful results! Excellent documentation as...

Beautiful results! Excellent documentation as well. Nicely done!
Forum: Open Hair Loss Topics 04-19-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,677
Posted By Blake_Bloxham
Hi Guys, Glad you enjoyed the story!...

Hi Guys,

Glad you enjoyed the story! Definitely a life changing experience for me. And one that led me to where I am today.

Takebacks,

Look forward to seeing you during the 6th month...
Forum: Hair Transplant Experiences and Surgeon Reviews 04-19-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By Blake_Bloxham
Bass, Unfortunately, Dr Siporin passed away...

Bass,

Unfortunately, Dr Siporin passed away a few years ago. I don't know how this affects the statute of limitations. Let me know if there is anything we can do to help.
Forum: Hair Transplant Experiences and Surgeon Reviews 04-19-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 601
Posted By Blake_Bloxham
I can't speak for all hair transplant doctors,...

I can't speak for all hair transplant doctors, but I know a few who started to charge for consults because the request for consultations was unmanageable before. These doctors said they were getting...
Forum: Open Hair Loss Topics 04-19-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By Blake_Bloxham
McCabe, Sorry to hear this. Let me try and...

McCabe,

Sorry to hear this. Let me try and explain what happened!

The old adage is that hair loss "comes from your mother's father." Look at Mom's dad; if grandpa still has his hair, you're...
Forum: Hair Restoration Questions and Answers 04-19-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,016
Posted By Blake_Bloxham
Walker, I'm on the fence. In some of those...

Walker,

I'm on the fence. In some of those pictures, it does look like you're thinning in the donor area. If this is the case, I agree with Dr. Bhatti's assessment: you're not a good hair...
Forum: Hair Restoration Questions and Answers 04-19-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 313
Posted By Blake_Bloxham
88, Congratulations! I like the hairline...

88,

Congratulations! I like the hairline design.

I wouldn't worry about this. You're still swollen, and this is probably exaggerating the small gap. It's also possible that you've experienced...
Forum: Hair Restoration Questions and Answers 04-19-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By Blake_Bloxham
Hi Vito, The post-operative appearance...

Hi Vito,

The post-operative appearance looks pretty normal. It's probably a little too early to say the scar "stretched." Wounds heal in a series of overlapping phases. Right now, your body is...
Forum: Hair Restoration Results Posted by Patients 04-18-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By Blake_Bloxham
Takebacks, Congratulations! Look forward to...

Takebacks,

Congratulations! Look forward to updates.
Forum: Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) 04-18-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,207
Posted By Blake_Bloxham
Scar, My thoughts on FUE were definitely...

Scar,

My thoughts on FUE were definitely not sudden. Like I explained before, they were a result of actually seeing and performing both procedures. This transition happened over 2 years. It also...
Forum: Open Hair Loss Topics 04-11-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,677
Posted By Blake_Bloxham
Bill, Thank you so much for the kind words!...

Bill,

Thank you so much for the kind words! It's been so great working with you over the past 5 years. Look forward to interacting for many more!
Forum: Hair Restoration Questions and Answers 04-11-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By Blake_Bloxham
Harin, They are permanently lost....

Harin,

They are permanently lost. Regeneration in the donor area requires splitting the follicle and leaving some portion of stem cells behind while transplanting another portion to the front....
Forum: Hair Restoration Questions and Answers 04-11-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By Blake_Bloxham
Mods, I think you would probably be a good...

Mods,

I think you would probably be a good candidate for an FUE procedure. I say this because of your age and stability on oral medications. I don't think you would need to really "lower" the...
Forum: Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP) 04-11-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By Blake_Bloxham
Wow! Very natural transformation....

Wow! Very natural transformation. Congratulations, and thanks for sharing!
Forum: Results Posted by Leading Hair Restoration Clinics 04-11-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By Blake_Bloxham
Dr Vories, Nice work! Also, can you share...

Dr Vories,

Nice work! Also, can you share some information about your finasteride prescribing practices? It seems like a lot of your patients start on finasteride/Propecia after surgery? Do you...
Forum: Hair Restoration Questions and Answers 04-11-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 510
Posted By Blake_Bloxham
Torn, I think happy's advice is spot on....

Torn,

I think happy's advice is spot on. Can you share some images of the plug grafts? We could probably offer more helpful advice if we could see the actual grafts. Look forward to your reply!
Forum: Open Hair Loss Topics 04-11-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,677
Posted By Blake_Bloxham
Kilimanjaro, It's actually a pretty unique...

Kilimanjaro,

It's actually a pretty unique story. My grandmother was diagnosed with breast cancer while I was still a pre-medical student at UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles). She was...
Forum: Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP) 04-04-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 942
Posted By Blake_Bloxham
Can't, Congrats! I hope you'll share some...

Can't,

Congrats! I hope you'll share some images? I've been looking forward to seeing some of SMP Look's work.
Forum: Hair Transplant Experiences and Surgeon Reviews 04-04-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By Blake_Bloxham
l9, Congratulations! The work looks...

l9,

Congratulations! The work looks excellent. Look forward to updates.
Forum: Hair Restoration Results Posted by Patients 04-04-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 475
Posted By Blake_Bloxham
Mue, Congratulations! Thank you for the...

Mue,

Congratulations! Thank you for the kind words as well. It's great to hear the community is helping worthy members like yourself! Dr. Cooley is an excellent surgeon. I look forward to seeing...
Forum: Open Hair Loss Topics 04-04-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By Blake_Bloxham
FUE, There are two types of shock loss:...

FUE,

There are two types of shock loss: permanent and temporary.

Temporary shock loss occurs where strong, permanent follicles are exposed to trauma. The follicles are "shocked" into a...
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