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    film Pilofocus - Will This Become The New "Gold Standard" In Hair Transplant Surgery

    Spencer Kobren discusses and airs a unique presentation describing a new surgical technique developed by IAHRS accepted hair transplant surgeon, Dr. Carlos Wesley that might prove to be the least invasive and traumatic method of of hair transplantation ever developed. Is true scarless surgical hair restoration here, and will this novel approach to hair transplantation [...]Pilofocus – Will This Become The New “Gold Standard ” In Hair Transplant Surgery is a post from: Hair Loss Show: The Bald Truth



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    Quote Originally Posted by tbtadmin View Post
    Spencer Kobren discusses and airs a unique presentation describing a new surgical technique developed by IAHRS accepted hair transplant surgeon, Dr. Carlos Wesley that might prove to be the least invasive and traumatic method of of hair transplantation ever developed. Is true scarless surgical hair restoration here, and will this novel approach to hair transplantation [...]Pilofocus – Will This Become The New “Gold Standard ” In Hair Transplant Surgery is a post from: Hair Loss Show: The Bald Truth



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    New Golden standard..Apparently not....maybe it was all hyped up...

    This is what Dr Cole had to say about Pilofocus:

    "Also, recognize that Pilofocus is a long way off if ever technology at this point. The device harvests tiny plugs deep in the scalp. This will fill in with scar tissue so it's absurd to suggest that it is scarless. If anything there will be more scar. What we don't know is what all this subcutaneous and intradermal scarring will do to the donor area. Right now, it is more theory than substance. They are quite fortunate to have financial backing. What we do have with our techniques and donor are treatment is proven results and improved healing. Proven is a whole lot better than unproven theory. Pilofocus also removes all of the deep stem cells. Thus, it is highly unlikely you will have any follicle regeneration. Instead, you will have a thin donor area with lots of gaps and tons of deep fibrous scar tissue."

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    IMO there is no chance of this ever becoming the gold standard.

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    With all due respect to Dr. Cole, there were probably plenty of people who said similar things about his CIT when he was first presenting it at the conferences. It's just the way it goes. Can't see how there could be more damage done to the donor from underneath than from on top. They only difference is that you can not see the scaring that forms under the skin. Seems like a very cool concept.

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    Artista and Spencer made sound like it will be new gold standard. Scarless with FUT yield+possible regeneration. Blows fue/fut out of the water.

    Dr Cole was initially impressed


    Dr Wesleys been working on it for 2-3 years, so cant be just 'theory'

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    Its clear as mud

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    Quote Originally Posted by didi View Post
    Artista and Spencer made sound like it will be new gold standard. Scarless with FUT yield+possible regeneration. Blows fue/fut out of the water.

    Dr Cole was initially impressed


    Dr Wesleys been working on it for 2-3 years, so cant be just 'theory'
    didi, you just make stuff up as you go along. It's really funny to read what you post sometimes! No one ever made this out to be the new standard. It's just a new and interesting way of doing FUE that leaves no visible scars. It's all the forum people who overhyped this and everything else that is ever discussed here.

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    Who decided that Dr. Cole's is the dispositive opinion?

    FUE extractions extend just as deep beneath the skin as the Piloscope. The only difference is they take every other layer of the skin with them. The Piloscope, thus, provides a net reduction in total scarring.

    Calling Piloscopy a "theory" is a pretty unwarranted swipe. I feel like we all just watched 20 minutes practical application. Did we not? There are multiple graft survival studies on real, living patients, as well as a new series of clinical trials being initiated this month.

    Everyone on this board routinely criticizes the hair loss industry for being stuck in the stone ages, but then supports the hair loss industry as it tries to suppress the adoption of valid new technologies. Ironic, no?

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    Didi, The quote that you claimed Dr Cole had said..
    "Also, recognize that Pilofocus is ...."

    Firstly -Where did you get that quote from? Can you please provide a link?
    Secondly and more importantly, If he did make that statement...
    What was the DATE in which he said it?
    Please expand on this..Thank you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Artista View Post
    Didi, The quote that you claimed Dr Cole had said..
    "Also, recognize that Pilofocus is ...."

    Firstly -Where did you get that quote from? Can you please provide a link?
    Secondly and more importantly, If he did make that statement...
    What was the DATE in which he said it?
    Please expand on this..Thank you.



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