Zoom Dysmorphia

There is a familiar adage and general rule of thumb that when it comes to photography and videography, the camera adds ten pounds. In the last five years, social media platforms have made it easier to accept our twisted realities with the introduction of filters and distorting our self-image with more attractive versions of who we want to be, rather than acc...

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GHLS

SmartGraft by Vision Medical, Inc shared intellectual space with the most distinguished surgeons, professors, and research scientists working the field of hair restoration at the Global Hair Loss Summit 2020. The GHLS 2020 has been recognized globally as the largest online hair restoration conference in the world. Collaborating, communicating findings, and d...

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Movember: Part II of II

For some, what begins as a personable charitable campaign during a month of thanksgiving turns into a realization that facial hair needs tending. Some will learn that they can’t grow facial hair or that their hair grows in sporadic patches on their face as a result of genetics, injury or surgical scarring, and this can lead to feelings of inadequacy and a ...

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No Shave November- Part I of II

Traditionally, the month of November has offered Americans the opportunity to count their blessings and give thanks for what they have. In more recent years, a new tradition has sprouted from the month of November, encouraging men and women to ditch their razors in recognition of men’s health. Originally founded in 2009, the month long event is now sponsor...

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SmartGraft/Smart Solutions and Better Breakfast Month.

In this fast paced world, eating a nutritious breakfast is sometimes the last thing on our mind as we race out the door toward our obligations. In fact, a survey poll in 2019 revealed that the average American only eats breakfast three times per week. 13% of respondents in the same survey revealed they don’t eat breakfast at all. As your body sleeps, it re...

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The Multi-Tiered Approach To Hair Loss

In the hair industry, figurative growth requires consistent introspection and constant reflection of best practices. Our mission at SmartGraft by Vision Medical, Inc. has always been to advance the art and science of hair restoration through technology and research. Using feedback from patients and our physicians within our Centers of Excellence, we have uti...

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A Sign of the Times: Telehealth in the Wake of COVID-19

Telemedicine is not new to the medical field. In fact, the healthcare industry has successfully used it for decades to treat patients. The current COVID-19 pandemic has increased travel and public gathering restrictions, and telemedicine is gaining traction as physicians reevaluate meaningful communication and care with their patients. Telehealth, or Telemed...

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Clinical Photography with the SmartGraft

Protect Your Investment As a physician, you studied hard to get where you are today. Your patients’ results are the product of your hard work and your craft. A car collector does not purchase a Lamborghini Veneno and park it on a busy street in the city. They protect their investment by parking it in a secure garage to ensure it maintains its value and p...

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Ricki Lake Breaks Her Silence About Hair Loss

Last month, in an interview that shocked the entertainment world, TV personality, Ricki Lake, revealed that she has suffered in silence with hair loss for over thirty years, describing her experience as a “quiet hell” that has been “debilitating, embarrassing, painful, scary, depressing, lonely, and all the things.” Ricki went on to say in her public...

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The Importance of a Multi-Therapy Approach to Hair Loss

Mother Nature is relentless. Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall bring rain, wind, snow, and sunshine-and hair loss. If you want to beat Mother Nature, you need to be equally relentless, and you need to be smart. There are a lot of safe, proven therapies to slow, stop, and even partially reverse hair loss, but there’s a lot of “snake oil” out there, to...

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