Brian Urlacher Tackles Balding with RESTORE

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Brian Urlacher Tackles Balding

Brian Urlacher, a legendary figure in the world of professional football, captured the hearts of fans with his remarkable athleticism, fierce determination, and iconic bald appearance during his illustrious 13-year career playing linebacker for the Chicago Football Team in the National Football League. Beyond his athletic achievements, Urlacher's journey also included a very public struggle with male pattern baldness. 

A Football Icon

Brian Urlacher's career in the NFL spanned 13 seasons, all with the Chicago Football team, and left an indelible mark on the sport. His combination of speed, strength, and football skills propelled him to the top ranks of defensive players in the league. Urlacher was known for his versatility, excelling both in pass coverage and against the run. His leadership on and off the field earned him the respect of teammates and opponents alike.

The Challenges of Hair Loss

For years, Urlacher had been recognized for his athleticism, toughness, and iconic bald appearance. Urlacher had embraced his baldness as part of his identity, confidently rocking his signature look both on and off the field. However, like many men, Urlacher experienced the gradual onset of male pattern baldness. The gradual thinning and receding of hair is a natural phenomenon that affects millions of men worldwide, regardless of status or profession. “I realized I was going bald when I was in my college career,” said Brian. Urlacher's experience with hair loss brought attention to the universal nature of this issue, highlighting that even revered athletes like him are not immune to the insecurities that come with it. The progression of his hair loss was noticeable, and it was a topic that garnered attention in the media and among fans.

Brian Urlacher spent his entire career being bald. But after he retired, a close friend of his had the RESTORE procedure and looked fantastic. “I did wonder what it was like if I could have hair. I just didn't think it was an option for me at the time. I heard about RESTORE from a buddy of mine who went and got the procedure done and he loved it, said it was a pretty simple procedure. He told me all about how simple it was, but my first reaction was, “Hell, no!’ Then, I started thinking about it and wondering what it would be like to have hair. I really felt that my buddies my age with hair looked younger.”

Urlacher's decision to undergo an FUE hair transplant procedure with RESTORE hair was a significant moment not only in his personal life but also in the broader conversation about male pattern baldness and its treatment options. As a high-profile athlete and public figure, Urlacher's openness about his experience with hair loss and his decision to seek treatment helped reduce the stigma surrounding the issue and encouraged others to consider their options for hair restoration. until he came to RESTORE to get his hair back through the No-Shave F.U.E. procedure.

Watch and learn exactly what Brian has to say about his experience with RESTORE hair. 

The No-Shave F.U.E. Procedure: A Game-Changer

At RESTORE, we have mastered a FUE procedure that doesn’t require any cutting or stitches. The No-shave F.U.E. procedure marked a significant advancement in the field of hair restoration. The Restore No-Shave Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) hair procedure is a revolutionary advancement in hair restoration technology, offering patients a minimally invasive and virtually undetectable solution for hair loss. Unlike traditional FUE procedures that require shaving the entire donor area, the Restore No-Shave FUE allows patients to undergo a hair transplant, without the need to shave their hair. 

“Here at RESTORE we’ve mastered a procedure that doesn't require a scalpel, or stitches. F.U.E. stands for follicular unit excision and what that is is taking follicles where you have it and placing it where you need it. It’s safe, natural and totally undetectable. It’s the best method to regrow your own hair.” said Dr. James Harris, the medical director at RESTORE.

In response to his experience with male pattern baldness, Brian Urlacher made the proactive decision to address the issue head-on. He chose to undergo the No-shave F.U.E Procedure here at RESTORE. 

For Brian Urlacher, the no-shave FUE procedure represented a turning point in his journey. “During the procedure, I watched movies, I ate - we had a lot of jokes going on. Everything was fun. I had a good day there.” said Brian. The restoration of a fuller head of hair not only contributed to a more youthful and refreshed appearance but also had a profound impact on his self-esteem and confidence. He went on to say, ‘“After my procedure, I get different reactions everyday. People can't believe that it’s my hair. It’s been an amazing experience for me, and I owe it all to RESTORE,” said Brian Urlacher.

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Breaking Stigmas and Inspiring Others

In the world of professional sports, where appearance and image can play a significant role in an athlete's career and public persona, Urlacher's decision to undergo hair restoration surgery with RESTORE hair sent a powerful message about self-care and personal empowerment. By taking proactive steps to address his hair loss, Urlacher demonstrated that athletes, like anyone else, have the right to make decisions about their appearance and take steps to feel their best both on and off the field. His willingness to share his experience openly and honestly helped reduce the stigma surrounding hair loss treatment and encouraged others to take control of their appearance and well-being.

Brian Urlacher's legacy extends far beyond his on-field achievements. His willingness to address and navigate the challenges of male pattern baldness with candor and confidence has left a lasting impression on fans and individuals facing similar experiences. Urlacher's story serves as an inspiration for those navigating their own journeys with hair loss, emphasizing the importance of self-acceptance and empowerment. .“When Brian Urlacher showed off his results from his restore procedure, it changed the stigma surrounding hair restoration,” said Dr. Harris.  


Dr. James Harris, as the Medical Director of RESTORE Hair, has earned this trust through a combination of unparalleled expertise, pioneering technological advancements, a patient-centric approach, a proven track record, a commitment to ethical practices, patient education, and continual professional development.

Men seeking hair restoration can confidently place their trust in Dr. Harris, knowing that they are in the hands of a compassionate and skilled professional. With a focus on delivering exceptional and natural-looking results, Dr. Harris and the team at Restore Hair are dedicated to helping individuals reclaim their confidence and achieve transformative outcomes in their hair restoration journey.

Are you ready to take on your next great challenge of restoring your hair like Brian Urlacher? We have several locations throughout the country to help you invest in yourself, and tackle balding like Brian Urlacher. Click to get a quote today!

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