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Dr. Timothy Carman

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

After completing his Fellowship Training Program at ISHRS, Dr. Carman joined the La Jolla facility in 2003 and has been working with Dr. Reed since then. He is a diplomate at ABHRS, a member of multiple organizations – the American Hair Loss Association, International Alliance of Hair Restoration Surgeons, and American Academy of Cosmetic Surgeons to name a few. Moreover, he is a Faculty Member of ISHRS and an editor of ISHR’s medical journal. At La Jolla medical center, patients are offered diverse hair restoration solutions through medicines, PRP and laser therapy, SMP, FUT and FUE.

  • Founded:1995
  • Video consultation:No
  • Location:San Diego, CA
  • Languages:English

Methods and Prices

FUE

6,800$ for first 1,200 grafts

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

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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