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Dr. Ron Shapiro

Price Range: $10,000+
7.6 MEDIHAIR SCORE
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Clinic Details

Dr. Ron Shapiro, recognized as the leader of the Follicular Unit Transplantation field, has a thriving experience of 29+ years. He is the co-author of the textbook “Hair Transplantation”, widely known as the “Bible” of the industry. Shapiro is a diplomate at ABHRS and was awarded the ISHR’s Golden Follicle Award in 2005. Along with being a skillful physician, he is also a world-famous lecturer and has attended around 40 conferences in 25+ cities. At Shapiro Medical Clinic, you can receive FUE, FUT, SMP, PRP and medical treatments to combat hair loss.

  • Founded:1990
  • Video consultation:No
  • Location:Minneapolis, MN
  • Languages:English

Methods and Prices

FUE

Procedure

  • No big scar
  • Minimally-invasive
  • More time-consuming than FUT
  • Head must be completely shaven

Pros and Cons

  • No big scar
  • Minimally-invasive
  • More time-consuming than FUT
  • Head must be completely shaven

Duration & Aftercare

  • 3 - 8 hours depending on the hair loss degree.
  • After the FUE surgery periodic check-up with the doctor are advisable but often not necessary.

FUT (Strip)

Procedure

  • Remove a strip of skin containing the hairs
  • Less time-consuming than FUE
  • Thin scar after method

Pros and Cons

  • Quick transplant method
  • Cheaper than FUE method
  • Thin scar after method
  • Tension pain possible

Duration & Aftercare

  • 3 - 8 hours depending on the hair loss degree.
  • After the FUT surgery a check-up to remove the suture is necessary.

SMP

$600 per session

Procedure

  • It works like a tattoo or permanent makeup
  • Immediate result
  • No need of anesthesia
  • Alternative to hair transplant

Pros and Cons

  • Cheaper than traditional hair transplantat
  • Direct result
  • Very limited in hair length possible
  • Effect temporary

Duration & Aftercare

  • Between 3 and 4 treatment appointments of 2-3 hours each.
  • Periodic check-up are advisable but often not necessary.

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