The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) is a global non-profit medical association and the leading authority on hair loss treatment and restoration. With more than 1,000 members throughout 70 countries worldwide, the ISHRS is dedicated to achieving excellence in patient outcomes by promoting the highest standards of medical practice, medical ethics, and research in the medical hair restoration industry.


Female Pattern Hair Loss – Dr. Sharon Keene Discusses Treatment Options

Female pattern hair loss affects roughly fifty percent of women by the time they get to be post menopausal. Unlike androgenetic alopecia and male hair loss, it is not always  easy to detect when you look at a woman with thinning hair that it is medically treatable.  Therefore, it typically takes more of a diagnostic …

Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP): Semantics, Terminology, and Standards

Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP) is a procedure that is used to create the illusion of shaved hair, stubble, or greater density in hair-bearing areas that have lost hair or require augmentation. It is becoming more popular around the world, and its value to hair restoration surgeons is demonstrated by the ISHRS including it alongside Follicular Unit …

ISHRS Probono Program helps 17 Year Old With Severe Scarring

Twenty-year-old college student Hanna C. of Hartford, Ky., has gotten really good at beating the odds. Born 15 weeks premature and given only a five percent chance to live, Hanna not only survived but thrived with the love and support of her aunt and uncle who raised her and whom Hanna knows only as mom …

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