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NEWS YOU SHOULD KNOW: MALPRACTICE LAWSUIT INVOLVING DELEGATION OF FUE

CHICAGO, IL. – September 11, 2019 California Malpractice Lawsuit Involving Delegation of FUE Dismissed By:  Robert Portman, JD and Megan LaSuer, JD, MHA The plaintiff in Stephen McGlinn v. Chaffoo (Case No. 37-2017-00011463-CU-MM-CTL) has voluntarily dismissed his claims against Dr. Richard Chaffoo regarding a hair restoration procedure involving follicular unit excision (FUE) that Mr. McGlinn claimed was improperly performed by unsupervised technicians and …

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Finasteride For Androgenetic Alopecia Not Associated with Sexual Dysfunction

Abstract: Background: The occurrence of sexual dysfunction side-effects associated with finasteride use in men with androgenetic alopecia (AGA) is thought to be less prevalent than is publicized. There is a need to investigate sexual dysfunction among finasteride users with population-based controls.[1] Authors:  Robert S. Haber, MD, FISHRS, Cleveland, Ohio, USA Aditya K. Gupta, MD, PhD, FISHRS, London, Ontario, Canada Edwin …

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Beware of Illegal Hair Restoration Practices

Hair transplant patients around the world are being lured to “black market pirate clinics” operated by technicians with little or no training promising guaranteed results which pose serious risks to unsuspecting men and women seeking help for hair loss.  READ MORE

Malpractice Lawsuit Involving Delegation of FUE

A surgical hair restoration procedure using follicular unit excision (FUE) technique, also (previously) known as follicular unit extraction, performed by unlicensed technicians using a NeoGraft device has resulted in a lawsuit that highlights the risks of this hair transplant procedure. READ MORE

Recap: Latin American FUE and Live Surgery Workshop in Argentina

ISHRS members attended the Fifth Annual Latin American FUE and Live Surgery Workshop in Buenos Aires, Argentina from March 18-March 20, 2019.  It was organized by the Paraguayan Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, a Global Council member and hosted by the Plastic Surgery Society of Buenos Aires(SCPBA). The objective was to share experience and knowledge of the hair restoration surgery …

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ISHRS LAUNCHES PATIENT AWARENESS CAMPAIGN

GENEVA, IL. – March 4, 2019 ISHRS LAUNCHES  PATIENT AWARENESS CAMPAIGN TO WARN CONSUMERS OF MANY ILLEGAL HAIR RESTORATION PRACTICES OPERATING IN A BLACK MARKET Hair restoration patients around the world are being lured to “black market pirate clinics” operated by non-physicians with little or no training promising guaranteed results which pose serious risks to unsuspecting men and women seeking …

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BEWARE OF ILLEGAL HAIR RESTORATION PRACTICES

Hair transplant patients around the world are being lured to “black market pirate clinics” operated by technicians with little or no training promising guaranteed results which pose serious risks to unsuspecting men and women seeking help for hair loss. Many of the illegal clinics have slick websites with testimonials that appear  very professional. However, the reality is that your surgery …

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HairCon India Pledge

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During HairCon 2019, the annual conference of the Association of Hair Restoration Surgeons of India,  a “No To Ghost Surgery By Technicians” pledge was taken by all the attending delegates. They also formed a local ethical committee to address this issue. You can read more about this on our Hair Transplant Black Market page. As a responsible member of the …

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Pro-Bono Program Goes to Great Lengths to Give Hair Loss Patients Their Hair, Self-Esteem Back

Monday, September 8, 2018 North Carolina woman who suffered hair loss after a traumatic injury  is one of a dozen patients who have received free hair restoration surgery GENEVA, IL. – September 8, 2018.  Not long ago, common everyday activities like riding a bike, swimming or going to a hair salon were out of the question for 34-year-old Vonetta Chisholm …

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