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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.

Treatments for Hair Loss in Men

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

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

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.

Beard and Mustache Transplant


Beard and Mustache Hair Transplant With the experience and advances in hair transplantation techniques, it has been possible to successfully perform transplantation of follicular units (FUs) in the facial zone. Beard and mustache transplant procedures have increased in demand in recent years to improve appearance and highlight masculine features with natural results. Based on the statistics of the the ISHRS

Global Council Meeting March 13, 2021

The ISHRS Global Council recently had a meeting to discuss important topics on global issues in the hair restoration field. The 23 societies shared many ideas for new initiatives and projects for 2021. Stay tuned for more information! For the full list of the Global Council Societies, visit: 

Live Stream: Women’s Hair Loss

Ladies: Are you Losing Your Hair and Wondering Why? Links on the day of the live stream Learn from our physician experts how they determine why a woman may be losing her hair and what they may recommend.  Invited Guest Speaker Dr. Antonella Tosti, Professor of Clinical Dermatology, Department of Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami, Miller School of

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

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

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

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

Live Stream with Angela M. Christiano PhD

On Tuesday, September 1, we held a Live Stream to get a glimpse of the Norwood Lecture at the ISHRS 2020 Virtual World Congress taking place from October 17-25. Drs. Marc Avram and Nicole Rogers interviewed Angela M. Christiano, PhD. She will be our Norwood Lecturer and will be speaking in General Session 2: Hair Follicle Regeneration I which will

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.

ISHRS 2020 World Congress & Ancillary Courses

ISHRS 2020 World Congress We are pleased to invite all physicians and hair researchers with an interest in hair restoration to the 28th World Congress of the ISHRS which will take place in a virtual format. As the field of Hair Transplantation Surgery continues to evolve, we invite you to join us to discuss and learn about new findings, new

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,

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

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