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Losing your hair can be a very disheartening thing for anyone to have to deal with. While it’s a fact that more men get Hair Transplants than women, that is based more on genetics than on anything else. Women may also receive Hair Transplants when needed. Modern advances have helped ensure that you can and will look much better after getting a Hair Transplant procedure done by a reputable specialist like Dr. Ariel Ostad and his team of qualified experts.

What is Follicular Unit Extraction Procedure

The FUE procedure is a recently developed, and minimally invasive hair transplant procedure that requires no incisions, scalpels, or sutures. While the much more traditional FUT or strip method is still used by many doctors today, the FUE is becoming a much more popular and preferred procedure by patients. The FUE involves the removal of individual hair follicles in a patient’s naturally occurring groupings of hair (generally 1-4 hairs). Those follicles are ultimately transplanted back into the patient’s balding areas. The FUE procedure requires a great level of hand-eye coordination and is generally a more labor-intensive procedure than the FUT (strip) method.

Who are the best candidates for getting the procedure?

  • Anyone with irreparably damaged hair
  • Anyone with thinning hair
  • Anyone with crowning
  • Anyone with noticeable bald spots

Regardless of your age or gender, if you fall under any of those categories, you may be a good candidate for the FUE procedure. In which case it’s important for you to give Dr. Ariel Ostad and his qualified team of experts a call for a free consultation to see what we can do for you.

Benefits of choosing the Follicular Unit Extraction Process

  • The average procedure only takes around 4-6 hours to complete.
  • There are no stitches involved in this procedure
  • Any transplanted areas should appear normal again within days
  • You’ll get very natural-looking & permanent results
  • It’s a truly state-of-the-art technique
  • It’s a minimally invasive technique
  • It’s a very simple outpatient procedure
  • Most patients return to work and resume normal activities within 24 hours.

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What can I expect after the procedure?

After 4-5 months, your transplanted hair will start to grow and resurface on your scalp. Your newly transplanted hair will have grown back fuller and thicker within 9-12 months. You’ll be able to swim, run, and do anything you wish to without damaging your hair. Why? Because it’s YOUR REAL HAIR! Patients should take care of their hair, and manage it as anyone else would.

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Remember

Getting a Follicular Unit Extraction isn’t a very tough process. So many wonderful advances have been made within the world of Hair Transplant procedures. Dr. Ariel Ostad offers the best FUE treatments in NYC while also educating his patients before and after any procedure. Trust us when we say you’ll be in great hands when you come in for your FUE procedure.

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Caring about our patients and our community: An update on the coronavirus outbreak

The health and safety of our patients and staff is our top priority. Our practice is following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), New York State and city health officials as we schedule patients.

Our Practice is open.

There are steps our practice is taking, and those we ask our patients to take, to ensure the safety of all. We have further increased cleaning practices across the office and our ambulatory surgical facility. We ask if you feel you have any respiratory symptoms with cough or fever you seek care from your primary physician. We have zero reports of any staff member or volunteer who has been in contact with someone with the virus. We consider our practice to be a safe and welcoming space for those who need our dermatological and cosmetic services in this difficult time.

We hope to continue to serve you and provide you with our services. We continue to be guided by our unwavering mission and long standing values to care for our patients.

We are a community of unlimited strength and resilience. Be well.

With thanks for your cooperation, - Ariel Ostad, MD


Hello Everyone,

In light of the current health situation our country is facing I would like to let you know our office is here to support you as best we can. At this time for the safety and health of our staff and patients, we will be closing until the end of the month.

However please note we are still available via phone to request telemedicine consults for emergency issues with Dr. Ostad and staff, any needed medication or skincare products, and to make any future appointments.

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to call our office to speak with one of our office staff or nurses or email us at [email protected]

Please use this time to stay home, help stop the spread of Coronavirus, and tend to your health and your loved ones.

We will come out of this stronger and more resilient than before.

Warmly, - Ariel Ostad

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