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I have been doing some research and have read different things when it comes to breast implant removal and whether the capsule should be removed with the implants or if it is safe to leave the capsule in? I have had my breast implants for the past 15 years and have not ... experienced any issues with them. About 3 months ago a close family member was diagnosed with breast cancer and I am thinking about getting my implants removed so that I can be able to monitor my health more accurately in the future. I have had one surgeon tell me that the capsule does not need to be removed and that eventually it would absorb into my body and it wouldn’t show in an x-ray. Is this true and if so is it safe to leave in? ... more
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My sister-in-law had her liposuction for almost 2 weeks now. As far as I know, she was instructed that she should wear her compression garment all the time even when she sleeps. I don’t see her wearing it as instructed that’s why Im worried. Can it affect th... e end result of her procedure? How can I convince her to wear it all the time? ... more
I keep reading about PRP but I am confused about how it used for hair transplant. Is it a viable option? Is it still in studies? I am so confused!
Dr. Parsa Mohebi
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3 months is not enough time to see the result of a hair transplant. Hair follicles usually go to the resting phase by losing the hair shaft and they only start growing ha... ir after 4-6 weeks from the hair transplant. After the resting phase, the newly growing hair will appear as fine microscopic hairs that become longer and thicker over the next few months. Most people start noticing minimal growth after the first 3 months but it is not uncommon if you don't see any improvement within the first 4 months. We usually bring patients back on their eight months after their procedure to see most of the results. Most people continue to see improvement until 12 to 18 months after their hair restoration procedure. ... more
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I had a Rhinoplasty done 2 months ago and my nose feels very congested. How long after the procedure is it normal to feel congested? I feel like I should already be breathing normally.
While I am lacking hair on the top of my head, I am a 33 year old male with a good amount of hair on my chest, back and legs. Is the hair that is transplanted from one part of the scalp to the balding area of the same quality as the hair from other parts of the body? Do... es it look natural once it is transplanted to the scalp? Is there any reason other body hair can’t be used?... more
Dr. Parsa Mohebi
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3 months is not enough time to see the result of a hair transplant. Hair follicles usually go to the resting phase by losing the hair shaft and they only start growing ha... ir after 4-6 weeks from the hair transplant. After the resting phase, the newly growing hair will appear as fine microscopic hairs that become longer and thicker over the next few months. Most people start noticing minimal growth after the first 3 months but it is not uncommon if you don't see any improvement within the first 4 months. We usually bring patients back on their eight months after their procedure to see most of the results. Most people continue to see improvement until 12 to 18 months after their hair restoration procedure. ... more
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I am scheduling my Rhinoplasty procedure for April 2020 but now I am worried that is the time that I usually get my seasonal allergies. Should I wait until allergy season is over or is it okay to sneeze and wipe your nose constantly after you have a Rhinoplasty?
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I had 2 C-sections with a vertical incision. I am considering to have liposuction but at the same time I am concerned about the “loose skin” after the procedure. Then tummy tuck came into my mind. If I need to have one, the incision will be horizontal which ... is the opposite of my C-Section incision.So,how will my lower belly looks like after ... more
I had a FUE hair transplant around 95 days ago (2200 grafts on the front area and the sides). It has been a little over 3 months and I have not seen a good deal of regrowth yet. Is my hair transplant a failure?
Dr. Parsa Mohebi
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3 months is not enough time to see the result of a hair transplant. Hair follicles usually go to the resting phase by losing the hair shaft and they only start growing ha... ir after 4-6 weeks from the hair transplant. After the resting phase, the newly growing hair will appear as fine microscopic hairs that become longer and thicker over the next few months. Most people start noticing minimal growth after the first 3 months but it is not uncommon if you don't see any improvement within the first 4 months. We usually bring patients back on their eight months after their procedure to see most of the results. Most people continue to see improvement until 12 to 18 months after their hair restoration procedure. ... more
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I want to have my nose look very slender with a small tip but what if it doesn’t turn out to be as slender as I thought? Is there anything that would prevent the surgeon from making my nose the way I want it? Are there health risks associated with changing the nose too ... much?... more
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I am still undecided if I will do the procedure in 3 months time. One of my concerns is about the type of garment to be worn after the procedure. They come in different brands and type not to mention their cost. I wonder what’s the best garment of them all.