February 28 2014, 2:00 pm PT | Posted in: Hair Transplantation
I caught this on the news: Beard envy? Hipster trend sparks interest in facial hair transplants
I saw this article and knew that is what I wanted. My beard has never been very full and my mustache is almost non-existent. I am 28 years old and there has not been any significant thickening of my beard or mustache in the past 3 years. Should I go to a plastic surgeon for this?
Here’s a snippet from that article —
“Hipster beards are no longer confined to the streets of Brooklyn, N.Y. — they have made their way into the mainstream as actors, politicians, athletes and other men are sporting their own scruff. That’s giving some follicularly challenged men enough serious beard envy to seek a facial hair transplant.”
With the exception of the handful of dedicated plastic surgeons who manage to have a sizable hair practice, most facial hair transplant procedures would be right out of their depth. Most plastic surgeons tend to avoid such reconstructions, which are best performed by a hair transplant surgeon with experience.
In our practice, we have done mustaches, beards, sideburns, eyebrows, pubic hair, chest hair, hair into scars from brain surgery, etc. In other words, we specialize in hair transplants, and all parts of the body require similar technology and skills. See some of our other hair transplants here.