In this video Dr. Sara Wasserbauer explains the difference in the two hair transplant techniques. FUE/Traditional Comparison Comparison Traditional Method (“Strip” or “FUT”) Follicular Unit Extraction (“FUE”) Average number of grafts ~2300 (range 500-4000) ~1800 (Range 500-2400) Visibility of scarring Linear scar visible generally when hair cut less than #3 clipper setting Diffuse pinpoint scarring…
DR. SARA WASSERBAUER M.D.
Sara Wasserbauer, M.D., A.B.H.R.S, F.I.S.H.R.S is a Diplomate of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery – Fellow of the International Society Of Hair Restoration Surgery and is currently located in the Bay Area, outside of San Francisco, in Walnut Creek, California.
Read her archived articles. As one of the most experienced and accredited hair restoration surgeons in California Dr. Wasserbauer is a regular resource for news media on hair loss and it’s treatment. She writes a monthly feature article for the ISHRS Hair Transplant Forum International, she is a national spokesperson for the Theradome Laser Cap and serves as an examiner for the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgeons.
She completed her undergraduate studies with a B.A. in Classical Archeology and minors in Chemistry, Biology and Psychology at the prestigious Dartmouth College. She then went on to earn her medical degree from the renowned Medical College of Ohio where she was designated Class Leader. After finishing her training in Internal Medicine, Dr. Wasserbauer discovered she had a natural aptitude and eye for aesthetic surgery. Growing up in a family that experienced severe hair loss in both the men AND women, she found herself drawn to hair restoration and the dramatic change it could have on one’s appearance.
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The reason I chose Dr. Wasserbauer was that she and her staff were so professional and knowledgeable, but they also were very low key and down to earth. They made me feel like family and that I was very well cared for.T. L.
Dr. Sara didn’t push me to make a decision and even gave me other patients to talk to so that I was comfortable making my decision. The whole process was relaxed and professional.G. R.
The staff at Dr. Sara’s office is wonderful. I learned so much from them just by sitting in the waiting room! Everyone took their time answering all my questions about hair, and even random questions about health. I’ve already sent 2 of my friends to their office for consults.R. T.
On Monday, May 6, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. Dr. Wasserbauer performed a hair transplant live on a 35-year old man suffering from male pattern baldness. Greg Adler, an attorney, Mensa International member and fitness model, will share his personal hair restoration journey with viewers during the transplant and in follow-up posts on CaliforniaHairSurgeon.com. Much to his chagrin,…
The Florida Board of Medicine issued a Declaratory Statement in June 2016 that states that, “surgical excisions and incisions related to the transplantation of skin grafts goes well beyond the assisting of physicians.” The Florida Board of Medicine further explained Section 458.3485, Florida Statutes, did not authorize the petitioning physician:
Lately there has been extensive marketing of “New” or “Ground Breaking” Technology targeting prospective patients with unbelievable (and false) claims. It is critical you ask the doctor or consultant what is the doctor’s role when performing the surgery or if technicians will be performing it.
By Sara Wasserbauer, MD I see a lot of patients for hair loss – over ten thousand at last count – and I am surprised how everything that is old becomes new again. Young men in particular are confused by the choices for restoring their hair that are hawked on the Internet. I was asked…