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What Is The Recovery Time After A Robotic FUE Hair Transplant?

Dr. Wolfeld answers the following question: What is the recovery time before resuming normal activities after robotic FUE hair transplant?

Can the ARTAS Robot Create Recipient Sites to Make a Hair Transplant Look Natural?

People often ask if the ARTAS hair transplant system can create recipient sites in such a way as to result in a natural-appearing hair transplant. Dr. Wolfeld responds.

For a Second Hair Transplant, Do You Recommed FUT or FUE?

Dr. Wolfeld of Bernstein Medical - Center for Hair Restoration answers a common question on which type of hair transplant procedure FUT (strip harvesting) or FUE (follicular unit extraction) is recommended for a second surgical procedure.

Robotic FUE Advantages Over Manual FUE Procedures?

Advantages of Robotic FUE hair transplant using the ARTAS System over traditional manual FUE hair transplant techniques.

How Do You Determine Who Is A Candidate For A Hair Transplant?

How do you determine if you are a candidate for a hair transplant? Dr. Robert M. Bernstein answers in this video

Evolution of FUE Instrumentation: From Hand-held Punch to Robotic Extraction

Instruments used in FUE hair transplant procedures have evolved from the hand held punch tool to robotic-assisted follicular extraction (Robotic FUE).

Surgical instruments for follicular unit extraction (the harvesting of follicular units in a hair transplant) began with the use of a simple hand-held punch. New hand-held tools were developed to improve the FUE process, these included a motorized two-step extraction instrument. However, because hand-held devices required consistent precision by the doctor to avoid damaging grafts they were difficult to use. The ARTAS System, a robotic hair transplant system, overcomes these difficulties by using its image-guided computer-driven system to extract grafts with precision and consistency. The result with the robotic system is a more efficient follicular unit extraction procedure.

How Does the ARTAS Robotic Hair Transplant System Locate and Dissect Follicular Units?

Dr. Bernstein describes how Robotic FUE hair transplant procedures require a device called a tensioner to help the robot locate and extract follicular units from the scalp.

Specifically, in doing a robotic hair transplant, we use an instrument called a tensioner, a small window like device, to stretch the skin of the scalp; we place it on the scalp and then we expand it. The expansion puts traction on the skin to hold it firmly in place.

This tensioner also has little tiny dots around the edges that are coded for the robot to visualize. The robot scans the edges of the tensioner and incorporates it into the software.

The robot then uses a 3D optical system to visualize the follicular units; it then aligns the cutting part of the robot with the angle of the hair follicles, and it makes a small incision around the hair follicle.

Hair Plugs And Hair Transplant Repair At Bernstein Medical

Hair plug procedures, popular in the 1960s and 1970s, often resulted in an unsightly "pluggy" or "dolls head" look. In the past we tried to work around the plugs with fine grafts in order to camouflage them, but this proved ineffective. At Bernstein Medical, we now find it best to totally remove the old plugs, put them under a microscope, dissect them into smaller follicular units and then re-implant them. This process is called Combined Hair Transplant Repair. In this way, many of the cosmetic defects created by hair plug procedures can be partially or completely reversed.


CBS-2: Dr. Robert Bernstein and the ARTAS System

CBS's story on the ARTAS System, featuring the practice of Dr. Robert Bernstein, Bernstein Medical - Center for Hair Restoration, one of the first adopters of the ARTAS System.


African American Female Hair Transplant Patient on the Early Show

African American female with alopecia areata undergoes hair transplant surgery on Dr. Robert Bernstein and is featured on Fox News

Non-Caucasion | Class: 2 | FUT/Strip | Transplant

Female Hair Transplant Patient Treated at Bernstein Medical on Fox News

Dr. Robert M. Bernstein treats a woman with a bald spot after surgery removed skin cancer from her scalp. "Dr. Bernstein was the first person who looked into my eyes and said 'I can do this!'" - Tricia Cranston, Hair Transplant Patient.

Caucasion | FUT/Strip | Transplant

Hair Loss Help from Dr. Bernstein on Fox and Friends

Dr. Bernstein discusses today's hair loss treatments and state of the art hair restoration surgery on Fox News.