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The Criticality of a Superior Surgical Tech Team

Patients who have never had a hair transplant procedure are often surprised to learn that the surgeon does not perform every step of the procedure by him or herself.  Veterans of the hair transplant procedure are not only relieved but very comfortable with the fact that the formula for success relies on the surgical team created by the surgeon.  This is imperative because today’s procedure often involves the microscopic dissection of 3000 grafts and subsequent implantation which is all performed in one day.  At Ziering Medical the surgeon will establish a short and long term hair restoration plan which includes surgical and non-surgical treatment options and combinations.  Additionally, your surgeon will outline the treatment zone with a surgical pencil to help you visualize the transformation that will take place with your hair restoration.

Our surgical tech teams are composed of at least five members. They microscopically sliver the donor strip and then dissect the individual grafts into one, two, three or four hair follicular units which are then placed into the recipient sites that have been created by your surgeon.

Our highly qualified and selectively chosen senior staff has been trained specifically in the latest industry and Ziering patented techniques.  Completing a year-long intensive training program is a requirement for every member of every surgical team. We have a Team Leader as well as Surgical Coordinator for every case, so there are always checks and balances during your surgery which is orchestrated by the surgeon.  It’s a very meticulous process that requires great attention to detail over long periods of time. The ability to rotate and tag team fresh hands and eyes, preventing fatigue, insures that the highest quality of care can be delivered to every surgical patient throughout the entire procedure. 

A great surgical team can make a good surgeon even better, but a bad team can make a great surgeon have poor results.  That is why we take great care in hiring, training and continually investing in our Ziering family of surgical technicians. I take great pride in my team whom I consider to be highly skilled craftsmen.  We will not compromise in our staff, as they contribute in making a difference in our patient’s lives every day.


Ziering Medical lifts all barriers to hair transplantation procedures!

The most common barriers that keep a personal from moving forward with a hair transplant/restoration procedure are: Denial, Fear of Pain, Fear of Unnatural Looking Result, and Anticipated Cost.

Denial:  Being a country girl from West Virginia, I’m not the most politically correct physician in our group- which at times has my colleagues and marketing director wince at the thought of what might I might say next. But most people appreciate my honesty- so if the kettle is black, I call it black.  If you are bald- I’ll call you bald, or maybe follicularly challenged. Trust me when I tell you those three hairs that you see in your front hairline- or what once used to be your hairline- are not really giving you the sort of coverage you think they are. And the comb over that some of you men have going on really looks worse than just being bald. So get rid of that hairy mirror you’ve been looking through for the past several years and really see yourself for what you are- thinning or maybe even totally bald. But guys It’s OK- Ziering Medical is here to help. We can give you back that hair you might be thinking you still have.

Fear of Pain: Procedures done at Ziering Medical produce very little pain. I tell my patients that going to the dentist is more painful that having a hair transplant/restoration procedure performed by me. And recently one of my patients was a dentist and he held me to my word. It is done under local anesthesia and is very tolerable. After the procedure, the recipient area isn’t painful at all because all of the work is incisional without any tissue being removed. The donor area my produce a mild tight feeling for the first three to four days since tissue was removed and pulled back together with sutures. My own father didn’t take anything stronger than an extra-strength Tylenol, and I’ve had patients who had large sessions up to 3000 or more grafts not take any pain medication. Every person has a different pain threshold, but the majority of patients experience very little discomfort.

Fear of an Unnatural Result: I’ve discussed this fear on another blog. FEAR NOT. Ziering Medical will give you the most natural looking result possible with today’s state-of-the-art Microscopic Follicular Unit Grafting techniques. Just visit our before and after pictures which speak for themselves. We also have lists of patients that are willing to talk to anyone who would like to ask them questions about how their procedure went and what kind of results they received. It doesn’t get any better than Ziering Medical for today’s hair transplant/restoration procedures.

Anticipated Cost: This is an elective, cosmetic procedure, but it is one that is comparable in cost with other cosmetic procedures in the industry such as tummy tucks, nose jobs and breast augmentation. The cost varies from patient to patient based on the number of grafts that one needs to accomplish their desired goal. And we offer several different financing options to give our patients alternative payment methods.

So with all of those barriers now lifted call Ziering Medical for your FREE consultation today- you will be glad you did!


All Hair Transplants Are Not Created Equal!

Just because one hangs a sign on their door stating that they offer the service of hair transplantation does not make them a specialist. What makes a hair transplant specialist is a physician/surgeon who solely practices in the area of surgical hair restoration. Think about it- if you were going to have wrist surgery performed you would go to an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in hands, you wouldn’t go to a general orthopedist who primarily does knees and shoulders with the occasional hand surgery every once in a while.  Then why would you go to a physician whose primary surgeries are other cosmetic procedures with hair transplantation being offered as only one of the many procedures that they do?  If you want the job done right you go to a hair transplant specialist.

Ziering Medical specializes only in medical and surgical hair restoration. We perform hair restoration procedures 6 days a week, 52 weeks of the year. Our surgeons and surgical staff are the most experienced at what they do, and they are dedicated solely to the art of hair restoration to provide you with the most natural looking result possible.

30% of the work done at Ziering Medical is categorized as corrective- meaning that patients come to us looking to fix other hair transplanted work that did not meet their expectations. Don’t become a part of that 30% corrective category that we see on a daily basis. Have your procedure done right the first time- by the Hair Restoration Specialists at Ziering Medical.  Medical and surgical hair restoration is all that we do and we do it right!

Come in today for your FREE consultation by one of our Ziering Medical surgeons. Together you can individualize a treatment plan that will best suit your hair loss/thinning needs- whether that be medical, surgical or both. Call today- you will be glad you did! 1-800-642-9942