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ISHRS 2020 Research Grant Awards

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 ISHRS 2020 Grant Recipients:-James T. Harris, MD, FISHRSInvestigation of the Bioaersolization of Blood and Skin Tissues During FUE …

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ISHRS Honors Two Distinguished Members With Prestigious Follicle Awards for Advancing Excellence in Hair Restoration Surgery

CHICAGO – Nov. 7, 2020. 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 28th World Congress, which was held in October virtually for the first time in the Society’s history due to the pandemic. “Every year, a highlight of our World Congress is …

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ISHRS 2020 Awards Ceremony

Awards Ceremony Video Golden Follicle Award The ISHRS 2020 Golden Follicle Award goes to Robert T. Leonard, Jr., DO, FISHRS.He is a strong educator, teaching and introducing new doctors to the specialty and maintains a large knowledge of all the advancements in hair restoration. He is one of the most important educators in our field but also introduces the achievements …

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Dr. O’Tar T. Norwood, Co-Founder of ISHRS, Dies at 89

Dr. O’Tar T. Norwood, C-Founder Of ISHRS, Dies At 89 CHICAGO – August 21, 2020. The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) mourns the passing of one of its most esteemed members, O’Tar T. Norwood, M.D., who died July 28, 2020, at the age of 89. A prominent dermatologist and pioneer in the field of hair transplant surgery, Dr. …

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ISHRS Hosts Virtual World Congress 2020

INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF HAIR RESTORATION SURGERY HOSTS VIRTUAL WORLD CONGRESS 2020 Connecting Ideas and Surgeons from Around the World CHICAGO – Aug. 13, 2020. The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) has pivoted from an in-person congress originally scheduled in Panama to a highly interactive and fully engaging virtual congress. The ISHRS Virtual Congress will be held October 17-25, …

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Dr. Gorana Kuka-Epstein on Regenerative Medicine for Hair loss

In this video, Dr. Gorana Kuka Epstein talks about her journey in regenerative medicine. She was trained as a plastic surgeon in Serbia and although she now lives in Miami practicing in consultation with Dr. Jeffrey Epstein, she maintains an active practice in Belgrade, Serbia. Her interest in regenerative medicine came about from the idea that the body’s own tissue …

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Guidelines to Help Patients Find COVID-Protected Facilities

INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF HAIR RESTORATION SURGERY ISSUES GUIDELINES TO HELP PATIENTS FIND COVID-PROTECTED FACILITIES Safety protocols designed to protect patients, staff as elective procedures resume CHICAGO – July 15, 2020. As communities around the world grapple with how to safely reopen in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS)—the world’s leading medical authority …

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WORLDWIDE DEMAND FOR EFFECTIVE HAIR RESTORATION PROCEDURES CONTINUES TO INCREASE

New survey reports more than 2 million patients sought treatment for hair loss in 2019 CHICAGO – June 3, 2020. According to results of a new member survey conducted by the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS), the number of people seeking proven medical and surgical treatments for hair loss grew 13 percent from 2016 to 2019. Specifically, 681,964 …

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SECURE-Alopecia: Patient Registry To Record COVID-19 Positive Alopecia Patient Outcomes

A patient registry called “SECURE-Alopecia” has been developed by respected hair researchers, Prof. Rod Sinclair and Dr. Dmitri Wall, to record COVID-19 positive alopecia patient outcomes. Please review the message below and considering submitting cases, as appropriate. Questions may be directed to the SECURE-Alopecia Steering Committee:[email protected] SECURE-Alopecia (securealopecia.covidderm.org) is a physician-entered, patient registry to record COVID-19 positive alopecia patient outcomes, …

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ISHRS Guidelines for Patients Seeking Hair Restoration Surgery

In the interest of patients undergoing hair transplant and other hair restorative procedures, the ISHRS has issued the following recommendations to help protect patients from getting infected with COVID-19 and inform patients of possible modifications that should be expected in their physicians/surgeons’ practices. Where applicable, local governmental instructions regarding the carrying out of hair transplant practice may supersede the recommendations …

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Best Shampoos & Conditioners Explained by a Hair Researcher

At our 27th Annual World Congress in Bangkok, we interviewed one of our speakers, Professor Thomas Dawson, on the topic “best shampoos and conditioners”. Dr. Dawson has been a hair researcher for over 20 years, primarily in consumer hair care, and is the CEO ofBeauty Care Strategics. He currently leads the “Skin and Hair Health” department at the Skin and …

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COVID-19 Update, April 9, 2020

Dear ISHRS Members, The past month has seen profound changes. There are few things that affect everyone in the world at the same time.It is incredible to think of the global magnitude of the effects of this pandemic. At the same time, we as a global population have never been more connected than now due to the Internet and technology.We …

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COVID-19 Resources for Members, April 1, 2020

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April 1, 2020 Dear ISHRS Members, We have created a COVID-19 Resources Center in the Members Only section.Please login and review past and upcoming webinars. Re-Entry Protocols and Considerations. More.