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

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    The Dangers of Medical Tourism

    Several times a year I see patients in my practice who are interested in cosmetic surgery but travel south of the border to Tijuana or some other third world destination to have plastic surgery. These unsuspecting patients mistakenly feel the savings justifies traveling outside of the country. To some people all plastic surgery and all… Read More

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    What is the Difference Between a Plastic Surgeon and a Cosmetic Surgeon?

    The difference between a plastic surgeon and cosmetic surgeon can be summed up in one word: HUGE. Many people mistakenly think there is no difference. And how would the unsuspecting public know otherwise?  Both types of doctors went to medical school and are licensed to practice medicine. Both often have beautiful websites and attractive offices… Read More

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    How is My Hair Managed with a Hair Transplantation Procedure?

    This is a very common question that my staff and I are frequently asked at the consultation. Patients are often quite concerned about how best to prepare for a hair restoration procedure, especially management of their hair. I think it is very helpful to personalize this for my patients; I am open about sharing my… Read More

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    Hair Growth After Hair Transplantation

    This is a very common question that my staff and I are frequently asked at the consultation. Patients are often quite concerned about how best to prepare for a hair restoration procedure, especially management of their hair. I think it is very helpful to personalize this for my patients; I am open about sharing my personal experience… Read More

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    Introducing California Hair MD’s “Patented” Hair Restoration Method – Hybrid or Composite Method

    Hair Restoration Method At California Hair MD, we pride ourselves in offering hair restoration services that are a cut above the rest. We believe in doing everything we can to meet our patients’ aesthetic goals. This means we treat our patients on an individual basis, because there is no “one size fits all” hair loss… Read More

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    What Over the Counter Hair Products Work Best?

    I’m often asked by my patients who suffer from hair loss what over the counter hair products are most beneficial. What shampoo should I use? What about hair conditioners? Am I brushing my hair too much or too little? Is it safe to color my hair? Hair Growth Basics We are born with approximately 100,000 hairs on… Read More

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    The ABC’s of Board Certification

    How do you find out if your doctor is board certified? Sounds easy, right? All you need to do is check on the web. Wrong! That’s not the important question. So, what is the question you need to ask? It is this: How can I tell if my doctor is board certified by a reputable… Read More

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    How Do I Find A Reputable Hair Transplant Clinic?

    While the internet is a wealth of information for patients considering a hair restoration procedure, there is no guidance online to help you make this most important decision when seeking help with hair loss. Large hair clinics that have multiple offices throughout the country have huge marketing budgets to attract prospective patients for hair transplant procedures. You’ve… Read More

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    Androgenic Alopecia: The Most Common Cause of Hair Loss in Both Men and Women

    Androgenic alopecia is the most common cause of hair loss in both men and women. It’s estimated that about 40% of men notice baldness by the age of 40. This percentage increases with increasing age. Patterns of hair loss are often somewhat different between the sexes. Men usually begin to notice baldness along the frontal… Read More

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    The Advantages NeoGraft® Hair Transplant

    Considering hair restoration at California Hair MD? Good call, you cannot ask for better hair treatment than from Dr. Chaffoo himself. As you deliberate on which type of treatment to choose, you might wonder what makes NeoGraft® different from the rest. What are its advantages? The Basics of NeoGraft® Hair Transplant NeoGraft® is the pioneering minimally… Read More