Hair Restoration

Fortunately, the days of artificial appearing hair plugs are behind us. Due to advanced technology, refined technique, and an improved understanding of hair physiology, hair replacement can now be done naturally and consistently. Whether it is a small bald spot, an unsightly scar, thinning or severe recession, there is a solution to give you the full, natural head of hair that you desire.

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Hair Restoration Case 25 Before & After Top | Denver, CO | Ladner Facial Plastic Surgery
Before and 9 months after
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Before and nine months after female hair restoration.

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Hair Restoration Case 24 Before & After Front | Denver, CO | Ladner Facial Plastic Surgery
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Before and one year after male chest hair restoration.

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Hair Restoration Case 23 Before & After Back | Denver, CO | Ladner Facial Plastic Surgery
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Before and six weeks after male hair restoration.

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What Causes Hair Loss?

Many factors can lead to hair loss. Most commonly, hair loss is due to specific genetics and circulating hormones, termed androgenetic alopecia which can affect both men and women. Androgenetic alopecia results in stunting and eventual cessation of hair growth. Additional factors, such as certain medical conditions and lifestyle choices, may also contribute to hair loss.

Hair goes through a natural cycle of growth (anagen), transition (catagen), and resting and eventual shedding (telogen). Roughly 80-90% of our hair is in the active growth cycle at any given time. Any factor that shortens the amount of time in the active growth phase will result in shorter, thinner hair. Prolonged shortening of the active growth phase causes “miniaturization” of the hair and ultimately loss of the hair.

When evaluating hair loss, it is important to diagnose and understand the cause of the loss. Hair loss can be short term and temporary, or it can be a more permanent issue. Furthermore, many causes of hair loss are successfully treated with medical management instead of surgical restoration. Together, with Dr. Ladner, the appropriate treatment plan and options will be discussed.

Dr. Keith Ladner

Dr. Keith Ladner

Women and men trust their faces to double board-certified facial plastic surgeon Dr. Keith Ladner, whose world-class training includes a prestigious facial plastic and reconstructive surgery fellowship. As a specialist focusing exclusively on the face, Dr. Ladner uses the most advanced techniques to produce remarkable, natural-looking results.

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Surgical Hair Restoration

In general, two harvesting techniques are used to provide natural results, Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) and Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT).

With Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE), individual hair follicles are carefully removed from areas of normal hair density or areas of undesired hair with a specialized instrument to delicately extract the individual follicles and minimize injury to the hair.

Once the hairs have been removed, the individual follicles are then microscopically inserted into the areas of desired hair growth. Small stab incisions are made in the scalp to accommodate the hair follicles. FUE is ideal for patients who wear their hair short and do not wish to have a surgical incision within the hair-bearing scalp, FUE does not require any sutures.

With Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT), also known as the strip procedure, a strip of hair is removed from the back of the scalp. Sutures are then used to close this donor site. The incision is meticulously closed to minimize the chance of scarring and/or alopecia (hair loss). This strip of hair is then microscopically dissected by Dr. Ladner’s expert team of hair technicians. This dissection creates individual follicular units similar to the FUE technique, and insertion is performed in an identical fashion.

Hair growth can be seen as early as four months with full results between six and twelve months. Together, with Dr. Ladner, the appropriate surgical plan will be determined. Depending on the individual patient’s needs, the procedure length can vary between 1 and 6 hours. These procedures are generally performed under local anesthesia with oral sedative medications

What Is Recovery Like After Surgical Hair Restoration?

Most patients can expect to return to work within a day or two of the surgery. Scabbing and crusting at the donor and recipient sites is common and generally disappears within 10 days. Furthermore, the skin tends to turn a pink color during this time and gradually subsides. You will be instructed to sleep with your head elevated the first few nights after the procedure. Pain is typically minimal and analgesics will be given, as needed, to minimize discomfort. The head dressing that is placed during surgery will be removed the following day in the office and your hair will be gently washed at that time. A special shampoo will then be given for showering at home. After 2 weeks time, your normal showering and grooming routine can be resumed. To minimize sun exposure, you will be instructed to wear a hat for 2 weeks to keep the areas protected. A second follow up visit will be arranged between 10 and 14 days to remove any sutures if necessary.

A Reputation Built on Results

Our Patients Say it Best

When it comes to plastic surgery, you deserve the highest quality care. Our team is dedicated to providing exceptional service and creating satisfying, long-lasting results. Want to learn more? Hear what our patients have to say about their experience at Ladner Facial Plastic Surgery.

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5.0/5
Jun 11, 2021
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Hey there, if you were like me and looking through reviews to find the perfect plastic surgeon because of an insecurity, look no further! I got a rhinoplasty done by Dr. Ladner about 5 months ago and I seriously could not be happier! Looking in the mirror and hating what you see is the absolute worst feeling, it’s something I finally don’t do anymore. When you go into his office you will be greeted by the most kind and caring staff (also GORGEOUS, seriously they’re all stunning) you know you came to the right place. Every time I leave that office I feel so confident because everyone is so sweet and complementary that it makes me feel invincible. I could go on all day about my amazing experience! 11/10 Ps: try the tinted sunscreen!
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5.0/5
Jun 1, 2021
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As a first timer, I was contemplating the idea of some Botox and Lip Filler and was recommended Dr. Ladner's office by a friend. Everything about the process, from start to finish, was incredible. Dr. Ladner, Luciana and Tom, their Physician Assistant, made me feel extremely comfortable and at ease. They were very professional, thorough, knowledgeable, and an absolute pleasure to be around. They listened to my questions and concerns and produced results that were exactly what I was looking for. I look and feel great and I truly couldn't have been happier with the whole experience. My only regret is that I didn't come in sooner! I'm looking forward to going back again in a few months and know they will be my go-to Plastic Surgery office moving forward. I'd highly recommend checking them out, you won't be disappointed.
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5.0/5
Jun 1, 2021
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Doctor Ladner and his talented and caring group of nurses and support staff made me feel confident and 100% comfortable with my procedure—before, during and after my neck lift. I could not be happier with my results and with how quickly I have healed. I would refer and have referred friends and family to Dr. Ladner, and I cannot thank him and his team enough for all they have done for me. Greta
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5.0/5
May 4, 2021
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After meeting with Dr Ladner and discussing the rhinoplasty procedure, I felt confident and ready to move forward. He and his nurse Luciana were absolutely wonderful from start to finish. I am so happy with the outcome - I will always be thankful for Dr Ladner!!
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5.0/5
Mar 24, 2021
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Dr. Ladner and his team are awesome! They are kind, committed to communication, and open to all the questions you have. I would recommend them to anyone looking into getting cosmetic surgery.
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5.0/5
Feb 17, 2021
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10/10 !! I had Rhinoplasty done by Dr. Ladner and I could not be happier with the whole process, not to mention the result! Dr. Ladner and his staff are absolutely amazing! Since the first phone call to book my consultation I felt so welcomed! The staff is so sweet and everything is taken care of the best way possible. Dr. Ladner does amazing work! He makes you feel really comfortable and answers every question so detailed that you know he knows what he is doing! The anesthesia doctor was amazing, they all take such good care of you and make you feel at home and safe, the nurse after surgery, so sweet and great! Worth the money for sure!! I recommend Dr. Ladner 100% !!
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5.0/5
Jan 4, 2021
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The most incredible doctor and and team of nurses. Dr. Ladner and his staff go above and beyond. Highly recommend.
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5.0/5
Jan 4, 2021
Google Etna Interactive
I had such an incredible experience with Ladner Facial Plastic Surgery! I have wanted a Rhinoplasty for the last decade of my life and finally took the plunge in September of 2020. I had looked into other surgeons, but the team at Ladner Facial Plastic Surgery is truly unmatched. From Dr. Ladner's knowledgable attention to detail and the measurements of my face to achieve a nose that would undoubtedly fit seamlessly, to personal touches such as the team remembering small details of my life (such as my job, etc) made for an extremely comfortable experience. Never once did I feel like "just another client" which was vital in making me feel able to ask questions, voice concerns, and make sure I had a personable and personalized experience. I was called by both my surgical nurse as well as my anesthesiologist the night before my surgery to get any final questions or concerns answered (and nerves eased), my mom was able to wait in the waiting room and was given periodic updates the entire time I was in surgery, and I was given my nurse's personal contact info to get any and every follow up question or concern answered post-op as well. Another stand-out element of this practice is the use of their own surgical facility across the same floor as their office. I showed up the day of my surgery knowing exactly what to expect instead of having to go to a different strange surgical center that I had never seen before. It was calm, private, and again, comfortable. I really have nothing negative to say about my experience here, I cannot say enough about the positive and life-changing experience I had with this team and I am beyond thrilled with the results. I am honestly sad that I will only see them for one last follow up appointment, but have already recommended them to everyone I know that is looking to have any procedure done! Dr. Ladner is top notch at his craft and the rest of the team wrapped my first plastic surgery experience into the most perfect package. Thank you Ladner Facial Plastic Surgery for correcting a life-long insecurity and helping me feel confident, beautiful, and more like myself than ever!
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5.0/5
Jan 3, 2021
Google Etna Interactive
The staff is very welcoming, knowledgable, and efficient. I will definitely be back!
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5.0/5
Dec 23, 2020
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Absolutely wonderful experience for a rhinoplasty consult! The front office team is great, and Dr. Ladner really takes his time with you. He knows what he's doing - by far the best consult I had.
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5.0/5
Dec 18, 2020
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There are no words to express my gratitude to Dr. Ladner and his staff. For years I wanted to remove the puffiness around my eyes but never felt confident with any surgeon until I met Dr. Ladner. He took as much time as needed to answer my questions and settle my fears. I didn't want to look 30 years younger - just wanted to look my age without the bags over and under my eyes. He hit the mark perfectly! The look is totally natural for my age (63) and I no longer look tired all the time. I love my eyes every time I look into the mirror thanks to Dr. Ladner. You have no idea what it means to me - I'm so thankful to Dr. Ladner and his terrific staff!
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5.0/5
Dec 16, 2020
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Ladner Facial Plastic Surgery is amazing!! I broke my nose when I was young and recently decided to get a nose job to correct it. Their customer service and patient care was outstanding! They made me feel very comfortable and reassured throughout the whole process! I definitely recommend their services.
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5.0/5
Dec 8, 2020
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As someone with extremely high expectations and a nurse myself, I will admit I'm critical and never post reviews unless they're well deserved! Let me begin by saying that after three previous nasal reconstruction surgeries with other surgeons (1997, 2006, 2008) that epically failed, Dr. Keith Ladner excelled and saved my nose! Dr. Ladner spent an immense amount of time during my initial consultation in October 2019, focusing on what was most important and asking what my expectations were aesthetically and functionally. We had a plan in place and then COVID hit and my rhinoplasty was delayed until June 2020. Post wave I of Covid, my surgery was finally rescheduled and the process from start to finish was with ease, minimal pain, and exceptional follow-up care with his practice. The results were better than I anticipated, my breathing was instantly improved with a rib graft placement, my nose was now straight and no longer twisting to the left. In October 2019, I decided to have a full face and neck lift with another surgeon which resulted in a second surgical revision nine months later. Keeping in mind the original surgery was 20k out of pocket with the first provider. Dr. Ladner consulted with me many times regarding my poor facelift results during the time I was in his office for f/u appts. with my rhino-revision. On 11/24, Dr. Ladner accepted the challenge of cleaning up another Cherry Creek provider's failed attempts, yes, two separate surgical attempts, which left me pixy eared, asymmetrical, gross skin laxity, and 20k in the negative. I'm currently nine days post-op and there are too many positive adjectives to describe my happiness with the outcome; I can only imagine how much better my results will get as I heal. I can honestly recommend this surgeon without reservation and attest to the factual accuracy of this review and leave you with this ... For all those other providers in the facial aesthetics lane, "MOVE OVER" Ladner is Full throttle, passing you at light speed, and leaving you in the dust!
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5.0/5
Nov 21, 2020
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I went to Ladner Facial Plastic Surgery for Botox and filler and was beyond amazed at the incredibly perfect job Maureen did for me. She really listened to me and the results were exactly what I had hoped for. She is a true professional and I highly recommend her! I will never go to anyone else.
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5.0/5
Nov 9, 2020
Google Etna Interactive
Maureen is the best injector I have ever used. 10 out of 10 would recommend her for any botox treatments.
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5.0/5
Nov 9, 2020
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Maureen did my Botox and it was the first time I’ve had this done. She was very informative and thorough with explaining everything I needed to know. I plan on getting lip filler done from her and I will be having her do all my future Botox injections
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5.0/5
Oct 28, 2020
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I can't begin to express how much I appreciate Dr. Lander and his team. I got a rhinoplasty a month ago but my experience began in June with my consultation. I was greeted by wonderful staff members. Being that a rhinoplasty would be my first major surgery ever, I was very nervous. But as soon as I walked into his practice, I felt at ease. Dr. Ladner himself was kind and very knowledgeable. You can tell he is passionate about what he does. As someone in the beauty industry myself, I can appreciate that. He made sure to listen to all my concerns and explained to a science how he would work to achieve my dream nose, in a realistic sense. He wanted to make sure my rhinoplasty would fit my face naturally. I walked out of my consult knowing I was in great hands. The day of my surgery, my nurses, anesthesiologist, and Dr. Ladner took such great care of me. I can honestly say I went in with no anxiety about the procedure, just excitement! Everything went perfectly! A month later, I couldn't be happier. My new nose looks so natural. And I know that it's only going to get better as my nose continues to heal (which still blows my mind that it gets better than this). But aside from how great my nose looks, Dr. Ladner and everyone at his practice are truly what made this experience as amazing as it has been. From the day of my consult to the day of my surgery to post. I would HIGHLY recommend Dr. Ladner and his team to anyone. Thank you Dr. Ladner and everyone I have worked with. I appreciate everything you have all done for me and making this a pleasant experience.
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5.0/5
Oct 22, 2020
Google Etna Interactive
Dr Ladner and his staff are amazing! I was in a horrific accident a year and a half ago that basically left me without a nose, or most of my face. I was completely unrecognizable. Dr Ladner has done a majority of my surgeries and it is nothing short of a miracle for results. He and his staff are kind, caring, hard-working and very patient. Results of surgeries and treatments are never a sure thing and everyone heals and responds differently, but Dr Ladner and his staff work tirelessly to ensure the best possible results. Nothing but positive things to say about my long and continuing journey to recover from a life altering accident. I trust him completely with my appearance surgically and any other treatments I may need.
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5.0/5
Oct 6, 2020
Google Etna Interactive
58 year old male...second neck lift. My experience with Dr. Ladner was telling on many levels. One being that he is truly an exemplary artist in his field of practice. The difference between my first neck lift by another highly recommended surgeon and Dr. Ladner's work ( second neck lift ) were far apart in both the procedural process and the end result. Secondly, his attention to detail and post care were as if I were his only patient ( he has many )....exceptional in every way. Put your money and confidence in a surgeon who can provide the results that you envision. Thinking about turning back the clock on your physical appearance? Give Dr. Ladner a call today! He is the cosmetic surgeon aficionado.
Google
5.0/5
Jul 28, 2020
Google Etna Interactive
Doctor Ladner is very talented doctor , he did great job on my rhinoplasty I’m very happy with the results . I used to hate shape of my nose but now I’m very confident and not shy any more thank you so much doctor and all staff , if you are looking for high quality, beautiful results then go to Dr Ladner !

Medical Hair Restoration Options

Rogaine® (Minoxidil): Rogaine® is a topical medication that is approved to help regrow hair in both men and women.

Propecia® (Finasteride): Propecia® is an oral tablet medication that is approved for the treatment of male pattern hair loss.

Latisse® (Bimatoprost): Latisse® is a topical solution used to treat eyelash hypotrichosis to help grow longer, thicker, and darker eyelashes.

Who Is a Good Candidate for Hair Loss Treatment?

Hair restoration procedures are not just for men as women are also good treatment candidates. Furthermore, hair can be replaced just about anywhere including the scalp, the eyebrows, the eyelashes, the beard, and the chest. The goal of hair restoration should be to recreate a youthful, natural appearance.

Meet With Dr. Ladner

Men and women looking for the best hair restoration specialist in Denver often choose Dr. Ladner. You can request a consultation to meet with him personally or call our office at  (303) 253-7686 to schedule an appointment.

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