Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Hair Loss Scalp Lift

Scalp lift procedure for alopecia:

  • Parts of the scalp are loosened from the underlying tissue and a patch of bald skin is removed from the scalp.
  • The skin then stretched and edges are brought together, in order to close the opening.
  • This brings parts of the scalp that have healthy hair follicles closer together, reducing the area of baldness.

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Last Updated: Nov 10, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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