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WITH DR. DANIEL A. DANYO

Best Self Atlanta Magazine: Common hair transplant questions and answers with Dr. Danyo

Question 1:  What is the most important factor when evaluating someone for hair transplant surgery?Answer:  The most important consideration for hair transplant surgery relates to framing the face, by restoring one’s hairline.  The concept is similar to looking at a framed portrait, only having the picture frame on the sides and bottom, with none on top – the missing …

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Our Non-Surgical Hair Restoration Techniques

Platelet Rich Plasma Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) uses your own blood platelets to activate hair growth and is a great non-surgical hair restoration treatment.  Platelets are rich in growth factors that stimulate hair growth once injected into balding areas. It is indicated for individuals that have diffuse thinning.  PRP is safe and effective with minimal downtime. …

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New Hair Replacement Strategies for the Donor Site

Hair restoration surgery with hair transplant has undergone incredible advances over the last ten years.  This has been most pronounced with Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) where single follicle grafts are taken from the donor site one at a time, typically using punches that are less than one millimeter in diameter.  The hairs are then individually …

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Should I Get Hair Surgery or Use Hair Restoration Chemicals?

There are 56 Million people experiencing hair loss in the United States. The change in appearance can cause complicated feelings about one’s self image and a loss of self-esteem. The abundance of people searching for a solution to this situation creates a huge marketplace for hair loss remedies. There are many different hair loss products and procedures …

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Three Common Reasons People Put Off Hair Restoration

You know you’ve been thinking about hair restoration. What is holding you back? If you are like most people, it is probably one of three things. You don’t think you can get a natural look, you think it costs too much, or you are afraid that people will be able to tell you just had …

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Why Sharp Needle Pen Implanters? Part 1

There are many different types of procedures and techniques used to achieve hair restoration.  Hair doctors and their staff decide what is the best technique for their clinic’s team and skill level. We at North Atlanta Hair Restoration use the Shave-less FUE technique, with SmartGraft technology. As of this writing, our clinic is the only one in …

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Why Pen Implanters – Part 2

Last week, we discussed some of the many reasons why North Atlanta Hair Restoration uses pen implanters with our Shave-less FUE/SmartGraft combination procedure. This week, we are going to cover a few more reasons why we believe this is the gold standard of hair restoration. As of this writing, we are the only clinic in the world …

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Reasons Women May Experience Hair Loss

There is no way to avoid all of the physical changes associated with aging. Some changes are irreparable, but others can be remedied with proper treatments. This is particularly good news for women suffering from thinning hair. The most important factor in restoring thinning hair is to discover the cause of the problem. Hair loss …

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How to Choose a Hair Restoration Surgeon

You’ve made the decision to do something about your receding hairline, and you’re ready to take the next step. But how do you choose which hair restoration surgeon to see? Maybe you received a referral from your dermatologist, general practitioner or another hair restoration patient. Or maybe you’re just starting out and don’t really know …

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Three Things You Must Do After Your Hair Restoration Procedure

You’ve been dreaming of this day for as long as you can remember. You did it! You took the step, you had the procedure, and now you’re sporting the hair you never thought you’d see again. Now, what exactly are you going to do with that thick, luscious mane? Here are a few ideas of …

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Out Of Town Client Spotlight: How New Hair Changed Robert’s Life

Shave-less FUE was the Perfect Solution for This Real Estate Agent Robert was always a confident person. He got into real estate early in his career, and that confidence served him well – he liked the outgoing aspect of his job. “I’m probably different than a lot of people, because I really enjoy the sales …

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Alpharetta Client Spotlight: “I Always Wanted A Full Head of Hair!”

Russell of Alpharetta Shares His Hair Transplant Story “I Had Hair Restoration Done Three Times. The Third Time Was Easiest of All.” For most of his adult life, Russell had a full head of hair. It wasn’t until his 50s that he noticed it was thinning slightly in the front. “I didn’t want to lose …

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What to Expect After an FUE Hair Transplant

The Results to Expect After an FUE Hair Transplant Waiting for your hair to grow back can be both exciting and frustrating—and we get a lot of questions from patients in the first months after their procedure. We stay in touch with all of our patients during this time, to help them understand what to …

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What are the Hair Transplant Options for Women?

Hair loss is typically associated with male pattern baldness, but it’s also quite common in women. According to some studies, approximately half of all women will experience some level of hair loss throughout their lives. While it can occur at any age, most women experiencing hair loss notice it after the age of 40, or with …

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Shave-Less FUE FAQ

Answers to Commonly Asked Questions About Shave-Less FUE (No-Shave FUE) As one of the industry’s foremost experts on Shave-Less FUE, Dr. Daniel A. Danyo gets a lot of questions about the procedure—both from patients and prospective patients. Here are answers to a few of the most common questions Dr. Danyo hears in his practice. What …

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What is Shave-less FUE?

This article was updated August 2020. A Hair Restoration Doctor Explains FUE stands for Follicular Unit Excision. If you’ve been researching hair restoration techniques, chances are it’s come up: a method where healthy hair follicles are harvested from areas around the sides and back of the patient’s head, where the hair usually grows thicker, and reinserted …

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Shave-less FUE is For Female Clients, Too

Atlanta No-Shave Hair Restoration Success Story Miriam wasn’t surprised when she started to notice her hair was thinning. “It’s a genetic thing. My mother had it too,” she says. “I knew it was coming on.” But she was determined not to simply accept her hair loss. Miriam’s doctor recommended Rogaine and various other topical treatments. She …

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No-shave FUE Available for Atlanta Residents

“I Felt Like I Was Hiding Behind a Curtain.” Brian noticed his hair loss as early as college. “I was always a perfectionist about my hair,” he says. “Other people didn’t notice it was thinning, but I always noticed it. And it did affect my confidence.” Brian looked into a hair transplant provider near where he lived, …

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How No-Shave FUE Can Help with Hair Loss

Hair Loss Ran in His Family Rob remembered the day he first noticed he was losing his hair very vividly. “I was a newlywed,” he says. “I was in my late 20s, and my wife and I were chatting. I said something about feeling a little thin up there, and she looked at me and …

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How To Find the Right Atlanta Hair Restoration Doctor

A New Hairline Revitalized His Acting Career Chris first noticed he was losing his hair about five or six years ago. It quickly became an obsession. “I’m an actor, so I have to present myself in front of people a lot,” Chris says. “Any time I would go into the restroom and get ready before …

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Atlanta Sports Radio Broadcaster Mike Bell Opens Up About His Hair Loss

Sports radio personality Mike Bell, of the Bell & Dukes show on 92.9 The Game, first started noticing his hair was thinning about ten years ago. “I worked in television at the time,” He says. “Especially in HD, you want to look good. So I started using hair fibers that you sprinkle in to cover …

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A Tale of Two Atlanta Hair Transplant Procedures

The Difference The Doctor Can Make Ed recently had his second hair restoration surgery. His first was three years ago and this fall, he saw Dr. Danyo at North Atlanta Hair Restoration. According to Ed, these two experiences could not have been more different. The Big Brand Hair Transplant You See On TV If you …

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A Five-Year Journey With Atlanta’s Best Hair Restoration Doctor

“It Was A Confidence Thing” Other men might have been happy to have Darren’s* head of hair. To a stranger, his locks looked just fine. But over the years, he’d noticed his hair was thinning, and it was starting to wear on him. “From between the eyes, drag your finger back; that’s where it was receding.” …

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Hair Restoration Options for Atlanta Area African American Men

This article has been updated June 2021. Atlanta Hair Restoration Options for Black Men Black men, like men of all ethnicities, are prone to suffering from hair loss. However, it can be much more difficult for patients of African or Caribbean descent to find doctors who have experience working with their hair type. Most people …

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Is a No-Shave Hair Transplant Permanent?

Hair loss is no small problem. Sometimes, it feels like it affects every facet of your life – work, socializing, and even relationships. Luckily, treatments are better than ever, and hair transplants can provide a whole new head of hair. However, a No-shave FUE transplant is no small investment. Hair transplants are surgical procedures, and they …

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Do Hair Transplants Go Wrong?

Atlanta Hair Transplant Experts Most people think of hair loss as a cosmetic problem, but for those experiencing it, you know it can be much more. Hair loss can affect your confidence, your self-image, and even your mental health. While there are some over-the-counter remedies that can slow hair loss, they cannot truly reverse the …

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A True Story: When Your Hair Restoration Procedure Goes Wrong

Michael* lives in Miami. He loves the city, its culture, and its scenery. He especially loves the food. But he doesn’t have many good things to say about the options for hair restoration. In 2016, Michael decided he’d had enough with his thinning hair. He researched practices in his area and scheduled consultations with two …

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Review of North Atlanta Hair Restoration

Eddie* is a recent client of North Atlanta Hair Restoration, who saw Dr. Danyo for a Shave-less FUE procedure and wanted to share what it was like with others. Like many others, Eddie started to have some concerns about receding hair on the sides of his head. He did not have major hair loss, but he ultimately …

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How to Avoid Hair Restoration Issues

Many things can go wrong with a hair transplant, from the depletion of donor sites to straight-up poor results. However, there are ways to avoid these problems when it comes to your hair restoration journey. What Could Go Wrong with a Hair Transplant? In episode 19 of the podcast, “Hair Restoration with Dr. Daniel A. Danyo,” …

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Issues That May Arise from A Hair Transplant

“It is a terrible scenario when someone has a hair transplant and they don’t even want to take a hat off to have people look at them,” shares Dr. Danyo. Common Hair Transplant Issues and How to Fix Them Episode 18 of the podcast, “Hair Restoration with Dr. Daniel A. Danyo,” covers five main reasons …

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How a Hair Transplant Can Transform Your Life

Hair loss can affect everything from your relationships to your mental health. It is normal to be nervous about getting a procedure done. It’s a big decision. What if it doesn’t work? What if I told you I could take some of your worries away? And what if I told you that your hair transplant …

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What It’s Like to Get A Shave-Less FUE

Have you been thinking about hair restoration or what you can do to gain confidence in your appearance? Not sure what to think or where to start your hair restoration journey? You are not alone. Join Daniel A Danyo, MD, founder and physician at North Atlanta Hair Restoration, to start your hair restoration journey today! …

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What It’s Like to Undergo a Robotic Hair Transplant

Are you curious about robotic hair transplants? If so, this article will walk you through the basics of a robotic hair transplant and what you need to know. There are basically 4 things to know about a robotic hair transplant: The procedure starts with shaving your head down to approximately 1 mm. The robot is …

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Successful Shave-less FUE Hair Transplant

John is a recent client of North Atlanta Hair Restoration. In the past year, John underwent hair restoration surgery which consisted of two different hair transplant procedures that totaled 3,900 graphs. When asked why he decided to undergo hair restoration surgery, John jokingly responded, “my hair went away!” He noticed that his hair started to …

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92.9 The Game Mike Bell Gets A Hair Transplant

“He is the best. I couldn’t think of going anywhere else. And it’s been an amazing experience, and I can’t believe how happy I am with the results,” says Mike Bell regarding his experience working with Dr. Danyo at North Atlanta Hair Restoration. A Hair Restoration Success Story After over a year post-procedure, Mike Bell, …

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What To Know About Modern Hair Transplant Procedures

“What I hear quite often, and what I tell patients is that hair transplant will make a younger version of yourself. And it carries over into so much other things like improved mood, improved sense of self, improved confidence,” states Dr. Danyo. What is a Hair Transplant? Episode 12 of the podcast, “Hair Restoration with …

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The “Leave No Trace” Hair Transplant Method

‘“My plan is for you to walk out like you walk in,”’ says Dr. Danyo. What is No-shave FUE? While you may be familiar with traditional FUT (follicular unit transplant) or Shaved FUE (follicular unit extraction) hair transplant methods, you may not be as familiar with Shave-less or No-shave FUE. Luckily, Dr. Danyo walks us through …

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A Smooth and Successful Hair Restoration Process, With No Surprises

A Nagging Problem Early into his 40s James had been living a healthy lifestyle and practicing good habits, and he looked younger than his years despite a busy work schedule. But one thing that always bothered him was his continuously receding hairline, although he knew was it not nearly as noticeable to others as it was to him. Nevertheless, …

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What are PDO Threads for Hair Growth?

Everything You Need to Know About PDO Thread Hair Restoration One of the more exciting hair growth treatments now available to patients is PDO threading for hair growth. This nonsurgical procedure can usually be completed in less than an hour, and it can provide very satisfying regrowth outcomes for patients contending with hair loss. The process involves threading polydiaxonone threads (PDO) …

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Preserving a Full Head of Hair Through a Hair Transplant

I hear about people who wait until they have fairly advanced hair loss before seeking treatment. But what if you didn’t wait until you had serious hair loss before seeking expert help? A lot of people have asked us: The answer is a resounding yes, and North Atlanta Hair Restoration client Tyler is a great example of …

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What Are The Different Types of Hair Restoration Procedures

Experts estimate that 42% of men aged 18-49 experience moderate to extensive hair loss. The percentage increases with age, going from 16% for men 18-29 up to 53% by age 40-49. While you may not always hear about it, one in 13 men winds up having hair transplant surgery at some point. Your Hair Loss Treatment Options Are Better …

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