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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

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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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Stand Proud, Be Loud

Stand Loud, Be Proud ISHRS members commit to integrity of profession An increasing number of unlicensed personnel worldwide are performing substantial medical aspects of hair restoration surgery and, in doing so, are putting patients at risk. The ISHRS is committed to the highest standards of medical practice and to educating consumers about this unlawful practice and to follow due diligence …

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ISHRS WARNS OF POTENTIAL SERIOUS RISK WHEN UNLICENSED PERSONNEL PERFORM HAIR TRANSPLANTATION SURGERY

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GENEVA, IL (January 12, 2017) The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery today issued a consumer alert with a warning that increasing numbers of unlicensed personnel worldwide are performing substantial medical aspects of hair restoration surgery and, in doing so, are putting patients at risk. All consumers considering hair restoration surgery should seek out a qualified surgeon who has proper training, …

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WORLDWIDE INTERNATIONAL HAIR RESTORATION SURGERY EXPERTS DISCUSS LATEST MEDICAL ADVANCES AND TRENDS

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GENEVA, IL (October 4, 2017) Leading experts in hair restoration surgery will discuss emerging therapies and the latest trends in hair restoration surgery at the 25th World Congress hosted by the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) October 4 to 7, 2017, in Prague. Preceding the conference is a World Live Surgery Workshop, October 1-2, 2017 in Polanica Zdrój, Poland. …

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AS WORLDWIDE VOLUME OF HAIR RESTORATION SURGERY SPIKES, LEADING SURGEONS URGE CONSUMERS TO ASK THE RIGHT QUESTIONS

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GENEVA, IL (November 20, 2017) According to just-released results of a member survey conducted by the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS), the worldwide volume of surgical hair restoration procedures performed from 2014 to 2016 rose 60 percent. With this jump, the world’s leading hair restoration medical association urges consumers to do their due diligence when choosing a hair restoration …

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ISHRS Member Physicians Were Featured in Practical Dermatology’s DermWireTV

When award-winning hair transplant surgeons meet! ISHRS member physicians were featured in a Practical Dermatology’s DermWireTV segment discussing the high quality of education ISHRS provides hair transplant surgeons, hair loss in women, and the evolving approaches to hair transplantation in patients with psoriasis. The ISHRS is mentioned at 3:54: DermWireTV: Updates from ASDS and ISHRS

Why Your Hair Restoration Specialist Should Be a Physician

Our everyday observation tells us that the primary function of hair follicles is to produce hair. That’s the function we care about because it has the most immediate and visible benefit to us. Scalp hair is an important cosmetic element in the image we present to others. When hair follicles stop producing hair, we may seek ways to medically restimulate …

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