Dr. Stuart and Dr. Chaffoo standing in front of black and gold background
Dr. Chaffoo standing with Dr. Stuart in front of black and gold background


  1. Choosing a Hair Transplant Method—Which One is Right for You?

    Determining which hair transplant procedure is right for you will require one or two consultations with your hair restoration provider. Your health history and the health and state of your scalp will be assessed to determine which options are possible for your hair loss treatment needs. The experts at California Hair MD will tailor your… Read More

  2. Choosing the Best Hair Restoration Procedure for You

    Although supplements and medication may improve some hair loss cases, they can only do so much, especially if the hair loss is significant. For individuals struggling with hair loss, the most effective methods for hair restoration are surgical options. Surgical hair transplants are the most reliable way to restore one’s natural hair growth and provide… Read More

  3. The Benefits of SmartGraft for Hair Restoration

    For those who struggle with hair loss, there is now an award-winning system for hair restoration, giving men and women a way to grow new hair by using transplants of their own hair. Thankfully, there are now practical and straightforward devices that make hair transplants easy and fast for the patient and the doctors who… Read More

  4. Am I a Good Candidate for Hair Transplantation Surgery?

    Hair transplantation is one of the most effective procedures for restoring a youthful hairline and a fuller head of hair. California Hair MD is a nationally recognized hair transplant superspecialist. Our duo of board-certified physicians (a dermatologist and triple board-certified plastic surgeon) work together to bring patients the latest advancements in medical and surgical hair… Read More

  5. How Common Is Hair Loss, and What Can You Do to Treat It?

    Odds are, you’re going to lose your hair. Some degree of hair loss happens to most of us eventually. Approximately 20% of men have noticeable hair loss in their 20s. This percentage increases to almost 70% of men experiencing hair loss in their 60s. Women lose hair, too. More than half of post-menopausal women report… Read More

  6. Man looking in the mirror at his hair in a bathrobe

    NeoGraft Hair Restoration

    STEP 1. DONOR HAIR REMOVALThe procedure is simple. First, NeoGraft® works by removing hair from the donor area in the back of your head where your hair is genetically programmed to resist testosterone. This is known as your donor hair. STEP 2. FOLLICULAR UNIT EXTRACTIONThen, we extract each graft with the same consistency in diameter and length…. Read More

  7. After hair restoration | Dr. Chaffoo | San Diego, CA

    State of the Art Hair Restoration with Artas and Neograft

    Technological advances have led to minimally invasive hair restoration treatments that achieve substantial results with less downtime and recovery. California Hair MD is proud to utilize these cutting edge procedures to provide our patients with the quality of treatment and outcomes they deserve. These treatments include NeoGraft® automated FUE hair transplant and Artas i-X® robotic hair restoration treatments. NeoGraft®… Read More

  8. Before and after hair transplant | Dr. Chaffoo | San Diego, CA

    Reverse Androgenic Alopecia with Follicular Unit Excision

    Put your hair worries to rest. California Hair MD offers the best solutions for alopecia, also known as male or female pattern baldness. Dr. Richard Chaffoo provides follicular unit excision, also known as follicular unit extraction – FUE – utilizing the latest technology currently available in hair restoration, allowing the team to choose the most ideal combination of treatment… Read More

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    Explaining Post-Operative Care After Hair Restoration Treatment

    California Hair MD provides hair transplant services using cutting edge technology wielded by pioneering hair restoration specialist Dr. Richard Chaffoo and his team of experts. This is often to address androgenic alopecia, a common form of hair loss. After the hair restoration treatment, patients will undergo post-operative care to ensure the operation went successfully and… Read More

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    Why Do So Many Hair Practices Still Offer FUT (Strip Surgery)?

    Follicular unit transplantation (FUT) is the oldest method of harvesting hair follicles from the scalp to correct alopecia or baldness. The birth of FUT dates back to the early days of hair restoration surgery of the 1960’s and hasn’t changed significantly since that time. In those historic times, the only technology which existed to harvest hair follicles… Read More