Santa Monica Hair Restoration Surgeon
2825 Santa Monica Blvd., #303
Santa Monica, California 90404 US
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5 out of 5 stars Hair Transplant

Results As expected !

Hi everyone, I decided to write a testimonial because of the amazing results I received from my surgeon. In December I had an FUE Hair Transplant. To give you a little background information, I am 29 years old and decided to have the procedure done due to my receding hairline. When I went to see Dr. Sean for my consultation, he made me feel so comfortable and gave me reassurance that he...

5 out of 5 stars Hair Transplant

Amazing work !!!

WOW & THANK YOU!! Those are my 2 words for Dr. Sean Behnam . I found him on yelp with exceptional reviews and experienced exactly that - from my first visit through post surgery visit (all within 5 weeks time). First visit he performed a simple in-office scalp check up , which ironically NONE of my other Drs I went for consultation did! This was followed by drawing on my scalp to see the...

5 out of 5 stars Hair Transplant

Good bye Toppik / Hats

Dr. Behnam ( Sean ) is THE BEST. I have been going to him for the past 7 months for my post -op follow up appointments and he has great bedside manner and truly cares about his patients. I had an FUT Hair Transplant done by Doctor Sean and I am shocked with the results ! It's insane how 8 hours sitting in a comfortable chair, while technicians are working on your head, pain free !!!! can...

5 out of 5 stars FUE Hair Transplant

FUE

I was recommended to Dr. Sean by a friend for an issue I had with my male pattern hair loss .I had a really bad hair loss to the point where I was wearing hats everyday. I almost lost my willing to leave home. If it wasn't for Dr. Sean I would have lost my self esteemCompletely. After seeing him for an evaluation I went ahead and booked my appointment for the surgery. And now few months...

5 out of 5 stars Hair Transplant

The Answer for all your Hair Transplant needs.

I was trying to find a good Hair Transplant Surgeon and one of my close friends recommended that I see Dr. Behnam in Santa Monica . Now that I have been having my hair transplant by Dr. Sean Behnam I can say with confidence that I am very happy with his work . I love the way that Dr. Sean treats me and his tremendous knowledge base makes me feel comfortable. I really admire Dr. Sean and feel...

5 out of 5 stars Hair Transplant

Fox 11 Good Day L.A.

Found Dr. Sean on Fox 11 Good Day LA few years ago when looking for a new doc. His ratings were very high, and for good reason. My favorite two things about Dr. Sean is that he is punctual and friendly. He doesn't keep you waiting if you have an appointment. And if you don't have an appointment, the wait has not been unreasonable. Dr. Sean is instantly likeable as he calm, positive and...

5 out of 5 stars FUE Hair Transplant

What a great doctor

I find Doctor Sean compared to all other surgeons I have met; the most intelligent; compassionate; patient in listening and responding to my concerns; promptly responsive with treatments that are successful in bringing the desired results. I have chosen the FUE method and I am very happy with my decision. The results are remarkable. I sincerely appreciate his faith based approach to...

5 out of 5 stars Hair Transplant

Just a great experience

I've had my hair transplant a year and a half ago and it went great, actually better than I've hoped for. Dr. Sean Behnam and his staff couldn't have been nicer from beginning to end and I just want to thank them

5 out of 5 stars Hair Transplant

The time machine

Dr.Sean has such a calming effect and his entire procedure was totally pain free. He is very professional and at the same time personal. Him and his assistants were wonderful. They are located in a very convenient location with a parking structure. Beautiful office and very organized. As of now ( 3 days after surgery ) the hair looks full and the hairlines looks natural so I'm happy !!! I will...

5 out of 5 stars FUE Hair Transplant

Professional Doctor

My consultation day, i was promptly greeted upon arrival and all information was taken care of at the front desk. I sat in the waiting area and was taken to an examining room a couple of minutes prior to my appointment time. The attending nurse took all the information and explained that Dr. Sean would be with me momentarily. Dr. Sean arrived a couple of minutes later and we discussed the...

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery

Memberships

International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS)

Consultation Fee

Free

Awards & Recognition

RealSelf Top Doctor

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)
    Medical: MD, Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU)
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: University of California, San Francisco (UCSF-Fresno)
    Fellowship: Hair Training, Distefano Hair Restoration Centers, MA, 2008

Treatments offered at Dermatology & Hair Restoration Specialists

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FUE: Is this normal growth for 5 months post-op? (Photo)

Yes, this is very consistent with 5 months growth. Hair goes through a hibernating stage. From now till 12 months they just keep on growing. From 12... READ MORE

Will my beard grow thicker? (Photos)

In general thickness/density will keep increasing until 12 months, so I wouldn't worry too much about that right now unless there are specific areas... READ MORE

Effect of dieting on transplanted hair?

The lifestyle you are describing is probably fine. Keep in mind that rapid weight loss has been known to cause some hair shedding, but simply... READ MORE

14 days post FUE HT 4500 grafts. My donor area is very tense, irritable, and red. Can I use something to help soothe it? (photo)

Mild to moderate discomfort is normal after a transplant. However, intense pain, redness, burning, etc. could be a sign of infection. If you cannot... READ MORE

Bumped head on 2nd day after hair transplant. Will I be OK?

Physically removing the grafts so early on would almost certainly cause bleeding. If there was no sign of trauma when you checking following the taxi,... READ MORE

Are my grafts too sparse on one side? (Photo)

Right now there's nothing really that could indicate anything looks wrong- it's simply a matter of waiting to see what it looks like once all the... READ MORE

4 months post op FUE. Any suggestions? (photos)

At this point the only advice is to be patient as you wait for more results to grow in and continue following your doctor's instructions. Expect to... READ MORE

How long can I grow my hair after the FUE transplantation?

You definitely are not required to have a short haircut after FUE. You'll have to shave it down for the procedure itself, but afterward you can grow... READ MORE

2 month and a half post eyebrow procedure, but my transplanted eyebrows didn't shed. Is it a good sign?

If transplanted hairs don't shed it's not necessarily a good or bad sign, it's just something that happens on occasion. Final growth doesn't seem to... READ MORE

Will I appear bald from donor area if a go for a FUE transplant?

It depends on a few factors- how many grafts you'll have, density of donor area before the transplant, etc. But with an in person examination, a good... READ MORE

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