Patients Give Dr. Arocha and His Staff High Marks on Online Review Sites
“I Highly Recommend You Use Dr. Arocha If You Are Looking to Get a Hair Transplant”
We advise patients considering hair restoration to research the surgeons and examine their results before deciding how to proceed. One important consideration should be what real patients have to say about their experiences. We stress the word “real” because it’s always interesting to see supposed reviews for some medical practices that include the same words and phrases over and over again — as if they might have been written by the same person. At Arocha Hair Restoration, we are proud of the high marks we get from real, legitimate patients. One place you can see patient feedback is the Arocha Hair Restoration Google+ Reviews Page, where our patients regularly contribute to the discussion by sharing their experiences. Here are a few of the latest patient reviews from around the web:
“Dr Arocha is a lifesaver! By far the best hair restoration doc in Houston! I went to Dr. R. for my first surgery because he was cheaper and received a completely subpar result. Dr. Arocha took my case for repairs knowing that it would be more difficult because of the poor first procedure and the results are spectacular. After just one session with Dr. Arocha you can barely tell any difference between the transplanted hair and the native. Truly a gifted artist!”
~ Arthur M.
“I had a hair restoration surgery done by Dr. Arocha 5 years ago and it has given me a great front hairline. I highly recommend doing this if you think that you are losing your hair. I had great results with Dr. Arocha and I would not look as young as I do without it.
Now I have had a lot more thinning since both my maternal grandfather and my father are bald. My hair is too thin right now to get donors for another transplant. So, I am doing an Acell PRP treatment to gain thicknesses. It is a great place to get the right treatment for your hair loss.”
“I had 2 restoration surgeries and I do not regret it one bit I had gone to another doctor in the Houston area but I felt way more comfortable with Dr. Arocha and I made the right choice. Him and his staff haven been very helpful from start to finish I had the Manual FUE to start of with then I had the robotic arm FUE and both had very satisfying results but I do prefer the robotic since it is a bit more faster. Any time I have a question they are there to answer it. I would definitely recommend this doctor to anyone that is looking for a hair restoration.”
~ Jose G.
“I had a procedure with Dr. Arocha and his fantastic technicians not too long ago…!! I felt nervous until his staff welcomed me and waited for me to feel relaxed enough to start… I never felt rushed or even like I was worked on… I felt more like a friend… Dr. Arocha knows what he is doing and I can’t wait until my hairline comes in… I can see how it’s going to fill in…well at least MY own expectations of ‘fill in’… ‘As long as I’m happy, that’s what matters’ is what the staff told me too and they’re right!!!! Everyone has different expectations and mine were fulfilled that day… Craig, Maria and Anabel are great!!! They made me laugh and we talked about how I met my wife and our kids and I felt like I was with friends… The team stopped so I could have lunch and continued to Craig singing along with the music and Maria laughing with him… Craig and Maria never left me or even said they needed a break… Dr. Arocha is lucky to have Anabel, Craig, and Maria – they took care of me perfectly in that room… You do not see hard-working, dedicated people like that everywhere. Trust me, I have had other procedures and I have never felt more at home in a room. I HIGHLY recommend this doctor and his staff!”
~ Henry L.
“I had my procedure done in January 2013. Going into the consultation I knew nothing about the procedure and chose Dr. Arocha because he was the only one in the USA that I could find with no poor reviews. We selected a 2500 FUT procedure. Doctor took me through every step in the process and always had helpful coworkers that I talked to on the phone quite a bit when I had questions/concerns. Even after all of this I was still very nervous going into the surgery because I have a bit of anxiety, I nearly fainted when I arrived in the operating room. After this little incident, I laid on the operating table to relax and doc removed the donor site without me even knowing. There was no pain whatsoever and then the second part of the procedure started shortly after. Two of docs assistants put each of the transplanted follicles back into my scalp. I asked to see what one of the follicles looked like during the procedure which was interesting. I had a great lunch in the middle of my procedure and was done in the afternoon. Since I had work done on my hairline there was some redness below my hairline but it was still difficult to tell that I had a procedure a couple days after. I followed all of the post-op instructions to the extreme to ensure that the hair would grow quickly and I had lots of growth within 4 months. This growth increased up to about 9 months after the surgery and I am very satisfied with the results. I would definitely recommend and am getting another procedure done soon on another part of my scalp.”
“I had a procedure done a year ago and I am very happy with the results! I am going back for another procedure soon. Dr. Arocha is one of the best hair transplant surgeons! He and his entire staff are friendly and take very good care of you. I highly recommend you use Dr. Arocha if you are looking to get a hair transplant.”
~ Andrew Heard
“I had a FUE procedure done at Dr. Arocha’s office with the ARTAS machine to enhance my beard in a few areas. The thing i liked about his office was that it didn’t feel like a typical Dr.’s office at all. It had a warm feel to it and Dr. Arocha and his staff are so engaging that I forgot I was actually at a Dr.’s office at all. The entire staff was very friendly, helpful, and made conversation with me the entire time I was there… even during my procedure (when I wasn’t asleep).
The procedure itself was virtually pain-free and, as I already stated, I slept through a large portion of it. Dr. Arocha provided lunch as well, and then in the afternoon, I finished my session. I did not experience any discomfort, during, or after my procedure and in fact didn’t take the majority of my pain meds because there is little to no pain post-op. Dr. Arocha took the considerable time to answer all of my questions and concerns. Dr. Arocha also took time to get to know me as a person, and not just a patient. We talked about our families, hobbies, and backgrounds. He explained the entire process to me pre-op, post-op, and gave me detailed instructions on what to expect in the days/weeks following the procedure.
I researched several doctors from across the country and chose Dr. Arocha because of his professionalism, kindness, skill, and the before/after photos on his website speak for themselves. Dr. Arocha and his staff are doing wonderful work there in Houston and have made an extremely positive impact on their patients (myself included) through the results they are achieving and the extent to which they extend themselves. I would absolutely recommend Dr. Arocha to anyone considering any type of hair procedure.”
~ James B.
“Fantastic. Dr. Arocha runs a very smooth operation and he is the best in the business. I shopped around for a physician to do my hair restoration and found Dr. Arocha through the Internet. From inception, through surgery and follow up care, Dr. Arocha and his staff were top-notch. I am very pleased with my new hairline. Highest recommendation!”
~ Michael H.
“I did my extensive research for more than a year and finally decided to have FUT done by Dr. Arocha. I had 2800 grafts transplanted 6 weeks back. The maximum hair growth happens between the 3 month and 9 month time period after surgery. So, it is too early to see the complete results; but my experience so far has been very good.
I went in for my free consultation and Dr. Arocha patiently explained all the details. We discussed the big picture and I booked my op date. Although not very necessary, I opted for Twilight (anesthesia) because I wanted absolutely zero discomfort. I liked Twilight, I just fell asleep and didn’t feel a thing, it is not expensive and I will take it for my next op too.
Dr. Arocha and his staff are very friendly, professional, energetic, and patient. Craig is very knowledgeable and helpful. Eddy is very prompt in returning my calls and very friendly – on his way back home, he dropped me at my home after my op, believe it or not. Maria and Myra are super sweet. Dr. Arocha and his staff are closely following my progress and everything is looking good at the 6 week mark. I definitely recommend Dr. Arocha.”
“Upon researching and consulting hair restoration surgeons locally, it was evident Dr. Arocha stood out miles ahead of the rest in terms of his use of the latest techniques and his ability in creating densely packed natural results. Since such high quality results require a certain meticulousness, long hours, not to mention an aesthetic sensibility, only a handful of surgeons across the country exist in this category. We are lucky enough to have one of those surgeons here locally in Dr. Arocha.
I had 4500 grafts done 9months ago and so far my results are astounding. There is literally a night and day difference in my appearance. In the next few months, my hair will continue to grow and thicken even more. In short, I am ecstatic 🙂
The procedure itself took the entire day, but was not at all tiresome in any way. Dr. Arocha and his team are super friendly and fun as time just flew by. Strangely enough, though I was being poked in the head 4500 times, I had a wonderful time filled with great conversation. Any question I had concerning the procedure was answered in depth.
Another thing that is clearly evident with Dr. Arocha is that he is passionate about what he does and takes great personal care in working with you to achieve great results. Anyone who loves what they do will do a great job and go above and beyond the norm.
Please do yourself a favor if you are thinking about HR and visit this man. I highly recommend his work. Getting my hair restored has certainly been one of the best decisions I’ve ever made.”
~ aabysin : CitySearch
“Arocha Hair Restoration is the best!
I interviewed several hair restoration centers and ended up choosing Arocha for their client concerns and advanced methods which allow for quick recovery and minimal swelling. The group is results-oriented and I am more than satisfied with the results. I had a previous transplant done in CA and experienced lots of swelling, bleeding, and not a quick recovery. Results at Arocha were completely different. The next day after the procedure I was feeling pretty good. After the procedure I took nothing stronger than over-the-counter medication.”
~ GS11 : CitySearch
“I recently had a procedure by Dr. Arocha and his staff and I have to say they are first class not only as professionals, but personally. The procedure itself is very easy and the ‘recovery’ is very easy and painless. Perhaps the toughest part during the procedure is numbing your scalp. Other than that is just a full day at the clinic and that is all. The recovery is really being very careful the first week after the procedure. Sleep with your head elevated, washing your hair (probably need help from someone else). After the first week they remove the stitches and you are back to normal (if you lift weights you have to wait another week).
In my own experience, I had a previous hair transplant (Bosley) and it was a big disappointment and led me to lose faith in this technique. Ten years later I did my homework and found Dr. Arocha and just after a week of my procedure I feel pretty optimistic I will get what I expect. To me, the toughest part to committing to a procedure like this is making sure the results match your expectations. I’m 6-8 months away from that moment, but I like my chances. I will definitely publish another review then. Hope this helps!”
~ jl67 : CitySearch
“Dr. B. Arocha – A Great Hair Transplant Surgeon!!
My general advice to people considering hair transplantation would be to choose from amongst the surgeons who are recommended by the various hair restoration societies. From my experience I can say that Dr. Bernardino Arocha is really a great hair transplantation surgeon. I can mention some of the positive points about him, which might make you feel that he is the right Doctor for you to have a hair transplant.
Here are the points…. (1) He is recommended by several surgical Hair Restoration Associations, who have really set a very high standard for this kind of practice. (2) He is a perfect gentleman and you can discuss all your concerns and goals with him without any hesitation. Skype Consultation is also possible! When I spoke to him for the first time, I felt as if I knew him for years!! Now even after my surgery, when I have some concerns, he and his staff happily entertain all my questions. (3) Doc himself is very experienced and has got a very knowledgeable, experienced, and skillful staff (like Craig, Maria and others), who are very professional in their work, but at the same time are personal in their behavior. Doc and his staff are very friendly and make every situation so light that you don’t even feel that you are having a surgery!! At least I felt like that. (4) Doc is an artist himself by hobby and what I know about this kind of cosmetic surgery is that, along with the technical skills, the doc needs to have a very good aesthetic sense, because it’s all about your looks, which I am sure Dr. Arocha has. (5) Dr. Arocha and his staff perform ONE surgery a day, so you will be his sole attention on the day of your surgery. It will be “YOUR DAY,” whose results will last you for a lifetime!!”
~ Sabby1 : CitySearch
“Great Doctor and Great Results!!!
I am a 29 year old male and had a second procedure done by Dr. Arocha. The first was done about 6 years ago. I just had my 4 month follow-up and the before-and-after pictures are unbelievable!!! It is only going to get better as it comes closer to the full year mark. If you are on the fence, just do it. It is worth the money and Dr. Arocha is one of the best in the country! The staff is great and you are treated like family even after the procedure.”
~ rp2010 : CitySearch
“Dr. Arocha & team, I am extremely impressed so far!
Prior to my surgery with Dr. Arocha I had 2 prior surgeries each with different surgeons. I seemed satisfied with the results of each except I was disappointed with the number of graphs the other surgeons were able to get. It stands to reason that you should be able to get more graphs in the beginning due to lack of scarring but the first doctor was only able to retrieve 2300 and the 2nd was only able to get 2700. Dr. Arocha was able to get 3100 on my 3rd surgery. He explained he would have been able to get between 4000-5000 had this been my first surgery. I just recently moved to Houston and I did a lot more research this time and decided against a major company this time. Dr. Arocha’s reviews from various websites were excellent. I felt very comfortable and he spent a lot of time with me personally and I didn’t have to talk to a salesman, I spoke with him only. That was refreshing vs. the big companies. Outside of the locals you receive for numbness there was no pain and I did not have that groggy feeling. I felt great all day. I was also relieved that the two techs he had assisting him have been with him a long time. His lead tech has been with him for 9 years and the other for 5 years. They kept me in good spirits all day. The only disappointing thing is I did not use him sooner. I just had my surgery less than a week ago and I will update in a few months after I start seeing my results. I cannot recommend him highly enough based on the surgery alone.”
~ ssepulvado : CitySearch
“I’m a 20 year old male with relatively minimal thinning on the top of the head and more advanced loss near the crown area. Though my situation isn’t especially severe, the hair loss was noticeable and has hampered my previously boundless confidence. After stabilizing my hair loss with a combined regiment of Propecia and Rogaine, I began to search for a more permanent solution to the problem and began looking into surgical hair restoration. From the start, it was clear that Dr. Arocha and his staff were one of the most highly regarded hair restoration groups in the country, and my actual experience with them has echoed that initial perception in every regard. Their previous work is fantastic, but I was most impressed with the cordiality and professionalism that Dr. Arocha and his staff exhibited. Hair loss can be a difficult issue to grapple with, but Dr. Arocha’s group is extremely understanding and catered to my desire to keep the procedure completely private. The procedure itself was nearly pain-free and as I sit here typing this two days post-op, I can hardly believe that I had anything done at all. The medications used for the operation prevent you from driving home following the procedure, so Dr. Arocha allowed me to park my car in his garage for the night and a staff member drove me to a hotel at no additional expense. These kinds of personal touches characterize the Arocha experience. Though it’s too soon to enjoy my newly grafted hair, I can confidently say that the personal attention and care that I received from Dr. Arocha’s office was nothing short of world class.”
~ JohnDoe1616 : CitySearch
“Great experience – can’t wait to see what results bring!
I had two previous surgeries from another Dr. in Texas. Only would do small steps- 500 and 700 grafts. Dr. Arocha was able to do over 3500 grafts in one sitting. Liked that he was the person who made all the recipient sites and, like he states, he views his work as art. He did what I asked of him. Staff was terrific. A lot of hair doctors just do the removal and stapling. Dr. Arocha does this and makes sites, plus he has two terrific staff members doing the planting which is why he can get so much done. They made me feel comfortable and any time I needed more numbing, they obliged. I would recommend him to all. Just had surgery one week ago and will be excited to see what happens but, looking at things, I can tell how all will look.”
~ as78266 : CitySearch
“As an African-American, it was difficult to find a hair transplant surgeon to begin with. My first experience in the midwest left me with marginal results and needless to say, I thought I had to deal with the results that were achieved. However, after moving to Texas and gathering my courage, I decided I should at least investigate other hair transplant surgeons in this larger metro area. I can say I was very lucky to come across Dr. Arocha’s website.
His bedside manner is excellent. His staff was courteous, friendly and most importantly, highly trained technicians. My overall experience was wonderful. Everything Dr. Arocha promised pre-surgery was delivered post-surgery. He provided a comfortable surgery environment, an essentially pain-free procedure, post-operative products that my first surgeon didn’t even mention and post-operative care that has been terrific!! I was able to go back to work within seven days and no one noticed my surgery!! I would have flown to Texas for my first procedure had I known about Dr. Arocha.
If you are African-American, Dr. Arocha is worth talking to! Please take a look at the results on his website. DO NOT settle for less! This decision should not be taken lightly. My first decision cost me several thousand dollars with mediocre results and essentially no follow-up. A lot of doctors may be listed in the various hair transplant networks, but not all are artists! Dr. Arocha is an artist!”
“I would go with no other surgeon, than Dr Arocha. Having someone as highly recommended as him as my doctor carried a lot of weight with me. His manner of honesty and care for my wishes, and his obvious competence and success rate carried the day for me. I experienced no fear, and very little pain with anything that we have done.”
~ “stealth64b” : From The Hair Transplant Network
“In my opinion, Coalition physician Dr. Arocha is doing outstanding work and ranks among the best in the world.”
~ “Falceros” : From The Hair Transplant Network
“In my opinion, the top 5 I would choose from are (in no particular order): Hasson and Wong, Feller, Shapiro, Rahal, Arocha.”
~ “hair_care” : From The Hair Transplant Network