View Full Version : ACell In Hair Transplant Surgery – Is This The Game Changer?

02-10-2011, 09:00 AM
In October of 2010 Spencer Kobren spoke with IAHRS accepted member Jerry Cooley, M.D., about his groundbreaking research in the use of ACell’s MatriStem wound healing compound in surgical hair restoration. Since that interview, the hair loss community has been buzzing with excitement at the prospect of finally finding a solution to tackle the [...]

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02-10-2011, 11:08 AM
Lets call it "Hope" right now. I will call it Game Changer when the yield rate is constantly at 80 to 90% and when the price tag is manageable.:D

ahhh hell whatever yes it is a game changer ;)

02-11-2011, 08:41 AM
From what it looked like with some of those earlier Hitzig pictures you do not need a ton of graphs along with PRP/Acell/Needling to get a good result because of the "autocloning" that goes along with it so I would say it is a gamechanger and beyond that if plucking works well it's even bigger.

02-11-2011, 08:58 AM
One of the downsides RIGHT now it would take longer because those are single hairs and therefore its unfortunately more expensive.

I only hope that the price tag in the next two years will be more of a affordable one, then i would gladly book my flight

02-12-2011, 04:22 PM
how do you know they are single hair grafts and not single hairs combined to form a follicular unit ?
perhaps I have misunderstood your comment

02-18-2011, 01:51 PM
They pluck single hairs and not follicles, so you need two steps (two single hairs) to create a graft (if you say 2 hairs equal one graft)

Thats what they mean when they say "Redefine it and make it better"