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Dr. Keene’s clinic, Physician’s Hair Institute, in Tucson, AZ, utilizes state of the art equipment and techniques in hair transplant surgery. This includes a form of magnification that offers improvements over the standard stereoscopic microscope used by most hair restoration surgery practices in graft dissection. It involves a high-resolution digital video camera, in conjunction with a backlight, projected onto an LCD screen. Dr. Keene announced this technique at the Orlando, Florida conference in 2002, and presented the technique in 2003 at the Italian Society of Hair Restoration Surgery conference in Rome, Italy. The (more…)
Dr. Keene has lectured and written on the subject of hair transplant surgery and advanced techniques in hair transplant surgery. She has published articles in the International Journal of Cosmetic Surgery, the Hair Transplant Forum, Surgery and the text book Hair Transplantation 4th Ed, 2004.
Some of the key points to creating a natural hairline include orienting the grafts in the same direction as the native hair, utilizing only one haired follicular units in the frontal hairline area, using finer hairs in the anterior (frontal) most hairline, choosing a density that appears natural, creating a nonlinear frontal hairline, and placing the hairline appropriately on the forehead.
Hair loss is agonizing and traumatic, and it does not discriminate. Some men and women have lost hair in their early twenties, while some leave this life with a full head of hair. It is important to remain sensitive to those suffering from alopecia, because living with it can take a toll on one’s emotions.