The design of the hairline is crucial to a natural looking end result with hair restoration. A well designed hairline will frame the face and create the basis for increasing the density of hair in the remaining bald areas. A plastic surgeon must consider the size and shape of one’s head, the position and shape of one’s temple hair and the direction of hair growth. In addition to these important aesthetic considerations, Dr. Fechner will evaluate the extent of current hair loss and determine the future pattern of additional hair loss. This step is essential, so that the initial procedure can set the stage for future loss and intervention.