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Dr. Jerzy Kolasinski Shares Case Studies from operation restore Program

Meet Jerzy Kolasinski, a plastic surgeon from Poland and Immediate Past Chairman of the ISHRS Operation Restore pro bono committee. In this video, Dr. Kolasinski shares some of his and colleagues’ case studies of patients who went through the program. For the last 20 years, the Operation Restore committee was founded with the mission to help patients suffering from hair …

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DOWN TO ONE HAIR TRANSPLANTATION PROCEDURE FROM 3.4 TO ACHIEVE DESIRED RESULT Surgical advancements, improvements in efficiency driving need for fewer treatments CHICAGO – April 22, 2022. According to results of a new member survey conducted by the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS), 68% of members reported performing an average of one procedure per patient in 2021 to …

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ISHRS 2021 Research Grant Recipients

Congratulations to the ISHRS 2021 Research Grant Recipients Every year at the ISHRS Annual Business Meeting during the World Congress, we announce new research grant recipients. The Scientific Research, Grants & Awards Committee oversees the ISHRS research grant process including rating the proposals and determining the awardees. Congratulations to the 2021 Recipients: Jae Hyun Park, MD, PhDResearch team: Kwak Mee …

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Male body Image & Appearance Pressure – Psychosocial Support

In this video, Nilofer Farjo, MBChB, FISHRS interviewed Glen Jankowski PhD on the psychosocial issues surrounding hair loss. He is a senior lecturer in the School of Social Sciences at Leeds Beckett University in the UK and has been involved in androgenetic alopecia research since 2014. His PhD thesis was on men’s body image.


ISHRS SALUTES TWO CELEBRATED MEMBERS WITH PRESTIGIOUS FOLLICLE AWARDS FOR ADVANCING EXCELLENCE IN HAIR RESTORATION SURGERY CHICAGO – Dec. 14, 2021. The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) recently honored two surgeons for their significant contributions to the field of hair restoration surgery during its 29th World Congress, which was a hybrid meeting held in-person in Lisbon, Portugal, in …

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Hair Transplant Repair Day – A Way of Giving Back

Article by Nilofer Farjo, MBChB, FISHRS, ISHRS President ISHRS World Hair Transplant Repair Day – A Way Of Giving Back The ISHRS has designated November 11th every year as “World Hair Transplant Repair Day” as a way of giving back to patients who have had a botched hair transplant surgery by black market clinics and which has caused issues that …

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ISHRS World Hair Transplant Repair Day

INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF HAIR RESTORATION SURGERYHOSTS FIRST “WORLD HAIR TRANSPLANT REPAIR DAY”, NOVEMBER 11, 2021 Victims of botched hair transplant surgeries from fraudulent, illicit clinics eligible for free corrective surgeries from participating ISHRS physician members CHICAGO – Sept. 14, 2021. As part of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery’s (ISHRS) Fight the FIGHT global consumer awareness campaign against fraudulent, …

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INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF HAIR RESTORATION SURGERYHOSTS HYBRID 29TH WORLD CONGRESS, OCTOBER 21-23, 2021,IN LISBON, PORTUGAL In-person attendees required to adhere to strict COVID-19 health protocols CHICAGO – Aug. 28, 2021. Members of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) can now network in person with colleagues from around the world and participate in educational offerings led by experts in …

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Exogenous Testosterone and Hair Loss

In this video, Dr. Nilofer Farjo, ISHRS Vice President interviewed Dr. Vikram Jayaprakash on the the effect of testosterone injections on hair loss. He is seeing an increase in patients using testosterone around the “andropause” as well as younger men using it as part of their fitness and muscle building regime, and in those patients, he modifies his medication dosing. …

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Treatments for Hair Loss in Men

In this video, Dr. Allan Parungao, Assistant Medical Director at Bosley Medical Group Chicago, shares options for surgical and non-surgical treatments for hair loss. There’s no such thing as scarless surgery. The best results come when patients combine surgical and non-surgical therapies for their hair restoration. Two methods for hair transplant surgery are: Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT) – This is …

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What is the Next Step in the Hair Biology Field For Hair Regrowth?

Dr. Nilofer Farjo interviewed Dr. Claire Higgins, PhD. Dr. Higgins is a Senior Lecturer in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative medicine, and Principal Investigator of Higgins Lab. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Natural Sciences from Durham University, and stayed there to undertake a PhD in Skin Developmental Biology. In 2007 she moved to New York as a Postdoctoral Researcher in …

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Psychological Impact on Hair loss and Post COVID-19 Hair Loss & Treatment

Dr. Nilofer Farjo spoke with UK dermatologist Dr. Sharon Wong, BSc (Hons), MBBS (Distinct), MRCP (UK) DERM who is recognized in the specialty as combining medical trichology with dermatology. Because of her specialist interest in hair and scalp disorders and her experience with complex conditions particularly among Asian and Afro-Caribbean patients this makes her one of London’s most sought-after specialists. …

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