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

Forever Trust!

Dr. Sean Behnam performed my Hair Transplant procedures. The results by far exceeded my expectations-- I was back to work 3 days post-procedure with minimal bruising and swelling. I received compliments as soon as my hat came off. He was always available to answer any questions or concerns I had before and after the procedure. The facility was top notch and made me feel safe, from the...

5 out of 5 stars Hair Transplant

7 months after surgery

The most amazing knowledgeable an honest Dr In Los Angeles . simply he is the best !!! Natural amazingly beautiful results !

5 out of 5 stars Scar Removal

HT Strip Scar Removal

Dr. Sean helped me to restore my faith in the medical profession after a horrible experience with another hair transplant surgeon that resulted in a horrible scar! The most empathetic/relatable doctor I have ever met. Treats everyone with the same standard of care and explains and engages the patient. He is an asset because a doctor like this who takes a decent history and listens to the...

5 out of 5 stars Hair Transplant

Very Professional work! - Santa Monica, CA

Dr.Sean and his office manager, Mark always greet you with a smile. They actually remember you and I feel at ease talking to them throughout my appointments. I've never been to a surgeon more punctual (I've had 2 hair transplant in a different location previously). The wait time is minimal here. Dr.Sean definitely seems knowledgeable and listens to his patients. I was referred to his clinic...

5 out of 5 stars Hair Transplant

Worth it !

I travel between Japan and California and have had issues with my hair approximately 20 years. Several years ago my doctor in Japan suggested that I need to consult with a dermatologist . And so I did and I was prescribed Propecia and Rogain( over the counter ) and I've been using it for the past four years and yet I felt like I need to fill in the thinning areas on my head. So I heard about...

5 out of 5 stars Hair Transplant

Super Clean Clinic

Dr. Sean Behnam at the Dermatology and Hair Restoration clinic is a trust worthy excellent Doctor! At all my visits, consultation -surgery to post operation follow ups Dr. Sean and his team were very friendly, accommodating, professional and made sure I am comfortable with the procedure. No matter how simple or complicated the procedure was, Dr. Sean and his team obliged, and did a...

5 out of 5 stars Hair Transplant

The Top Surgeon

Dr. Sean was attentive, supportive and encouraging. He was conducting a follow-up after my hair transplant( FUT 2300 grafts ) and He asked about changes I had made and expressed his pleasure in seeing my progress. Doctor Sean was very pleased that I had reached my goal, which is never wear a hat or apply Toppik. He is a great doctor!! So far it looks amazing and I'll Keep u updated in a few...

5 out of 5 stars FUE Hair Transplant

Quick appointment

I contacted Dr. Sean's office and an appointment to be seen was scheduled for within 48 hours. After going over my questions , Dr. Sean checked my scalp density and recommended a 3 weeks scalp exercise, following up with scheduling appointments for hair transplant . The surgery was pain less and I had no bruises or pain afterwards. Doctor Sean has a great technic to reduce swelling and It...

5 out of 5 stars Hair Transplant

Home Away From Home

Dr.Sean is the most talented surgeon. He is kind and patient and does not just try to sell. He is an artist who uses his talent to better his patients. I have had a eyebrows transplant and i wasn't bruised and I have extremely fair skin. The surgery was pain free! Dr. Sean has competitive and affordable prices with a long history of experience. The clinic is super clean and the staff are...

5 out of 5 stars Hair Transplant

I had an amazing experience

I travel an hour back and forth and it's well worth the trip. Outstanding Hair Transplant Results, excellent pricing, and efficiency. Office staff is also outstanding. Dr. Sean did a phenomenal job! He gives excellent advice before procedure, provides confidence, and will tell you if you don't "need more." Hard to find such honesty. Love this Doctor !

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery


International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS)

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  • 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

Not satisfied with hair transplant after 10 months. Hairs are thin, density is low. Please suggest medicine (Photo)

At 10 months you're seeing what is essentially the final results from your procedure. You may still see a little more thickness and growth in general... READ MORE

Temperature inside my car was really high, can such high temperature/such heat affect grafts 1 month PO?

At 1 month the ambient temperature shouldn't matter. Really at this point nothing that wouldn't harm your normal hair will harm your grafts, assuming... READ MORE

Need professional evaluation. 7.5 months , 5500 grafts, can I expect more growth? (photos)

At 7.5 months there is still time for you to see some more improvements. Generally as long as you've seen some growth by now it's fine, and it's... READ MORE

How long is it normal to feel recipient area numb?

Generally it goes away within a month or two, but sometimes it lasts for several months or even longer, there doesn't seem to be a pattern as to who... READ MORE

Is there anything I can do, pre-op, to better my chances of having a higher number of grafts from the donor area?

Are you having an FUE, or Strip procedure? With FUE there isn't much you can do, but with strip if you massage your scalp to 'loosen' the skin a bit,... READ MORE

is my Donor Hair at the back inadequate for a 4,800 FUE graft? (photos)

The only way to know for sure is to have an examination done in person. Anything else is simply an estimate and may or may not end up being accurate... READ MORE

Can finasteride help women with regrowth?

There are some specific cases where Finasteride may help women with hair loss, but generally speaking no, it will not have any effect. Without knowing... READ MORE

Is it ok to use minoxidil for beard growth? (photos)

Yes, using Minoxidil for your beard is fine and for some patients it's worked well at improving growth. It's possible you still may gain density in... 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

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