To many people, a full head of hair represents youthfulness, attractiveness, and desirability both personally and professionally. Holcomb – Kreithen Plastic Surgery and Med Spa is excited to announce its newest offering, NeoGraft® 2.0 Advanced Hair Transplant Technology. NeoGraft 2.0 is simply the most innovative non-surgical approach to hair restoration available today. NeoGraft 2.0 is a safe, minimally invasive, highly effective procedure that avoids the trauma and downtime of traditional hair transplantation.
Approximately 50 million men and approximately 30 million women suffer from male/female pattern baldness or thinning hair. According to Holcomb – Kreithen Plastic Surgery and Med Spa co-founder J. David Holcomb, M.D., “Many potential patients shy away from traditional hair replacement approaches because of unsatisfactory results, slow recovery time, the loss of feeling at the incision site, the linear scar on the back of the head, or the amount of post-operative pain and numbness involved.” HKPS co-founder Joshua Kreithen, M.D., states, “A full head of hair can provide you with a renewed sense of confidence, both personally and professionally. We are excited to add NeoGraft 2.0 to the comprehensive list of non-surgical solutions we offer our patients.”
NeoGraft 2.0 uses a game-changing approach to overcome the drawbacks and post-surgical effects of traditional “strip method” hair restoration techniques. Most importantly, it can provide results that are long-lasting and natural-looking. Why? NeoGraft 2.0 utilizes a simple technique called follicular unit extraction (FUE), in which natural groups of several hair follicles at a time are taken from an area of healthy hair (usually the back of the head), and strategically placed where the patient’s hair is missing or thinning. This technique produces results that look more natural compared to traditional procedures.
FUE also makes NeoGraft 2.0 the least invasive transplantation procedure for hair restoration. No stitches or staples are used, so patients experience little to no discomfort. There is no unsightly linear scar and little to no numbness at the site the hair is harvested. Recovery time is quick, with few restrictions on normal daily activities. Many patients are able to go back to work the next day. NeoGraft 2.0 is flexible for any hairstyle of the patient’s choice, whether short or long.
Top 10 Reasons Why NeoGraft® 2.0 is the Right Solution:
- Available for both men and women
- It is the least invasive procedure for hair transplantation
- Patients who receive NeoGraft® 2.0 feel little to no discomfort
- No stitches or staples are used in the NeoGraft® 2.0 procedure
- No unsightly linear scar
- No numbness where the donor hair is harvested
- Quick recovery time
- Natural-looking results
- Fewer restrictions on your normal daily activities
- Patients can typically go back to work the next day
- Flexibility for any hairstyle of your choice, short or long
NeoGraft — Frequently Asked Questions
How is NeoGraft 2.0 performed?
NeoGraft® uses controlled pneumatic pressure to slide out the graft smoothly, so there is no cutting, pulling or twisting that can risk damaging the graft. Your grafts can be re-implanted sooner, keeping them more robust, viable and resulting in a natural-looking hairline.
What is an “FUE” hair transplant?
“F.U.E.” or “Follicular-Unit Extraction” is an advanced, minimally invasive hair transplant method that allows for harvesting of individual follicles from the donor area without a scalpel incision or the necessary stitches, and therefore leaves no linear scar.
What are some benefits of NeoGraft 2.0 over manual FUE techniques?
The highly ergonomic mechanical NeoGraft 2.0 system works as a natural extension of the surgeons’ hand, allowing for faster and more accurate harvesting of hair follicles. NeoGraft 2.0 patients now reach their goal with less time in the procedure room or fewer FUE procedures altogether.
Is FUE/NeoGraft suitable for both men and women?
Yes. Because FUE/NeoGraft is a minimally invasive procedure, it is a viable option for both men and women looking to restore their own living and growing hair with transplantation.
Do I have to get a total ‘buzz cut’ to have an FUE/NeoGraft procedure?
No, not if you wear your hair long. If your donor hair is long enough, harvesting using the FUE/NeoGraft can be done by shaving small areas that can be covered by your other existing hair. If you wear your hair short, it helps to shave it close for maximum yield. It looks more natural sooner as the transplanted grafts are short as well.
How do I know I’m a good candidate?
Patients who would like the option of wearing a very short haircut in the back or sides of their scalp, or those who want the least amount of activity restriction (e.g. athletes) after their hair transplant procedure, may be good candidates for FUE. The NeoGraft FUE System can also be used for ‘scar camouflage’ procedures for patients who have had prior linear harvests, as well as for body hair transplants.
Candidates for hair restoration surgery are those individuals in good health with moderate hair loss and sufficient donor hair on the back of the scalp to transplant into the balding areas. Those with more donor hair, greater hair density and fullness can typically expect fuller results. It is also important that you have reasonable cosmetic goals. Hair transplantation can achieve very good, natural results but cannot restore your hair to the density you had as a teenager. Your doctor will assess the amount of coverage needed to give you the appearance you desire.
How soon will I see results?
The science behind grafting is simple. Hair follicles are taken from the hair in the back of the head that naturally continues to grow. The follicles that hold your transplanted hair are living tissues that grow cyclically. Once the normal hair follicle has been implanted into the balding area, the grafted hair will stay in place for about two to three weeks before shedding – this is normal and an important part of the new growth process. After shedding, the new growth will begin in 3-4 months and your hair will continue to grow normally. More importantly, your results will look healthy and natural.
How long will the new hair last?
Hair loss does not stop after transplantation – some people will need continued maintenance and further sessions will likely be required, particularly if the balding pattern progresses with age. Progressive hair loss or the desire for more density may require more transplants. An estimate of balding pattern and the number of procedures needed will be discussed during the consultation with your HKPS doctor.
Call Holcomb – Kreithen Plastic Surgery and Med Spa today in Sarasota at (866) 218-4810 to schedule your consultation for NeoGraft 2.0 hair restoration today.