RUSS YOUNGBLOOD

Witness Russ Youngblood’s hair restoration journey.

When Russ Youngblood decided to do something about his hair loss, he turned to Dr. Ken Anderson at the Anderson Center for Hair. Join us as we follow Russ on his patient journey.

BESTSELF “BEST IN ATLANTA” AND ATLANTA MAGAZINE “TOP DOCTOR” EVERY YEAR SINCE 2014.

BESTSELF “BEST IN ATLANTA” AND ATLANTA MAGAZINE “TOP DOCTOR” EVERY YEAR SINCE 2014.

RUSS YOUNGBLOOD’S JOURNEY

Russ Youngblood's hair restoration journey with Dr. Ken Anderson at Anderson Center for Hair in Atlanta

Arrival and Lunch Selection: Upon arrival at Anderson Center for Hair, Russ’ journey begins with the simple choice of lunch, setting a tone of care and personal attention right from the start.

Russ Youngblood's hair restoration journey with Dr. Ken Anderson at Anderson Center for Hair in Atlanta

Consent Video and Discussion: Russ watches an informative consent video, providing a clear overview of the procedure. Dr. Anderson then joins to answer any questions, ensuring Russ feels fully informed and comfortable before signing the consent forms.

 

Russ Youngblood's hair restoration journey with Dr. Ken Anderson at Anderson Center for Hair in Atlanta

Vital Checks: The medical team conducts a routine check of Russ’ vitals, establishing a baseline health status to ensure he’s ready for the procedure.

 

Russ Youngblood's hair restoration journey with Dr. Ken Anderson at Anderson Center for Hair in Atlanta

Blood Draw for PRP: Blood is drawn for the preparation of platelet-rich plasma (PRP). A technician processes the blood in a centrifuge to be used later in the procedure.

 

Russ Youngblood's hair restoration journey with Dr. Ken Anderson at Anderson Center for Hair in Atlanta

Photographic Documentation: Dr. Anderson captures a series of detailed photographs of Russ’ scalp. These images will serve as important reference points throughout the hair restoration journey.

 

Russ Youngblood's hair restoration journey with Dr. Ken Anderson at Anderson Center for Hair in Atlanta

Hairline Discussion and Decision: Russ and Dr. Anderson thoroughly discuss the ideal hairline. This step is crucial for achieving a look that aligns with Russ’ expectations.

 

Russ Youngblood's hair restoration journey with Dr. Ken Anderson at Anderson Center for Hair in Atlanta

Hairline Marking: With a surgical marker, Dr. Anderson carefully marks out the agreed-upon hairline on Russ’ scalp. This outline acts as a guide throughout the procedure.

 

Russ Youngblood's hair restoration journey with Dr. Ken Anderson at Anderson Center for Hair in Atlanta

Preparatory Haircut: Russ’ hair is carefully trimmed to expose the donor area in preparation for the follicle extraction part of the FUE process.

 

Russ Youngblood's hair restoration journey with Dr. Ken Anderson at Anderson Center for Hair in Atlanta

Donor Area Mapping: Next, Dr. Anderson maps the donor area of Russ’ scalp, marking each section to ensure an even distribution of graft extraction.

 

Russ Youngblood's hair restoration journey with Dr. Ken Anderson at Anderson Center for Hair in Atlanta

Surgical Hair Wash: Russ’ scalp is washed with a special surgical shampoo, minimizing infection risks and preparing the scalp for the procedure.

 

Russ Youngblood's hair restoration journey with Dr. Ken Anderson at Anderson Center for Hair in Atlanta

Scalp Anesthesia: Anesthesia is applied to the back of Russ’ scalp, ensuring a pain-free experience during the follicle extraction.

 

Russ Youngblood's hair restoration journey with Dr. Ken Anderson at Anderson Center for Hair in Atlanta

Initial Follicle Extraction: Dr. Anderson uses a biopsy punch to extract a single follicle, then measures its length. This initial extraction helps determine the necessary depth for the subsequent recipient site incisions.

 

Russ Youngblood's hair restoration journey with Dr. Ken Anderson at Anderson Center for Hair in Atlanta

Front Scalp Anesthesia: Anesthesia is then administered to the front of the scalp, preparing Russ for the PRP injections and site creation.

 

Russ Youngblood's hair restoration journey with Dr. Ken Anderson at Anderson Center for Hair in Atlanta

PRP Injections: The processed platelet-rich plasma is injected into Russ’ scalp, utilizing the growth factors within the platelets to enhance the healing and growth of the transplanted follicles.

 

Russ Youngblood's hair restoration journey with Dr. Ken Anderson at Anderson Center for Hair in Atlanta

Site Creation by Dr. Anderson: Next, Dr. Anderson creates the sites in the recipient area. He chooses the direction and angle the hair will grow at the time the incision is made, ensuring natural-looking hair growth that looks like it’s always been there and not like someone put it back.

 

Russ Youngblood's hair restoration journey with Dr. Ken Anderson at Anderson Center for Hair in Atlanta

Follicle Extraction with WAW FUE Device: The WAW FUE device is used to extract the necessary number of follicles to correspond to the number of sites made. This technique ensures minimal scarring and optimal graft quality.

 

Russ Youngblood's hair restoration journey with Dr. Ken Anderson at Anderson Center for Hair in Atlanta

Follicle Placement by Technicians: A team of skilled technicians carefully trims and places each follicle into the sites created by Dr. Anderson. Up to three technicians place grafts on a patient at a time to minimize the time the follicles spend outside of the head.

THE PROOF IS IN THE BEFORE-AND-AFTER PHOTOS

Let us develop a personalized hair restoration plan to help give you the best confidence of your life. We offer both in-person and virtual consultations.

THE PROOF IS IN THE
BEFORE-AND-AFTER PHOTOS

Let us develop a personalized
hair restoration plan to help
give you the best confidence
of your life. We offer both
in-person and virtual consultations.