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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.

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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Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP): Semantics, Terminology, and Standards

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Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP) is a procedure that is used to create the illusion of shaved hair, stubble, or greater density in hair-bearing areas that have lost hair or require augmentation. It is becoming more popular around the world, and its value to hair restoration surgeons is demonstrated by the ISHRS including it alongside Follicular Unit Excision (FUE) and Follicular Unit …

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ISHRS 2017 Practice Census Infographic

HAIR RESTORATION SURGERIES JUMPED 60 PERCENT WORLDWIDE New survey reports Asia, Middle East and United States performing the most procedures GENEVA, IL. – September 19, 2017. Hair restoration surgery is having a moment, according to results released today of a new member survey conducted by the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS). The worldwide volume of surgical hair restoration …

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UPDATE FROM ISHRS TASK FORCE ON FINASTERIDE ADVERSE EVENT CONTROVERSIES

Finasteride is approved by the U.S. FDA as a safe and effective treatment of hair loss caused by androgenetic alopecia. That fact has not changed. However, the concern of possible persistent sexual dysfunction side effects from taking finasteride after the drug has been discontinued has received recent attention. The ISHRS Task Force on Finasteride Adverse Event Controversies continues to seek …

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MEDICAL TOURISM: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY

Medical Tourism: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly     With the rise of the internet and globalization, the world is literally at our fingertips. Not only can we easily cross borders for leisure travel and tourism, it is possible to visit nearly any country to conduct business or to purchase goods and services.     In recent years, …

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BEFORE YOU CHOOSE A SURGEON

There’s no such thing as a dumb question… Before you make a final commitment for hair restoration surgery,  it’s a good idea to ask your hair restoration surgeon a lot of questions so you can have confidence in your decision.  If you need a starting point, here are some concerns that go through patients’ minds:   1. How do I …

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ISHRS LEGAL UPDATE: DELEGATION OF SURGERY IN HAIR TRANSPLANTATION

ISHRS LEGAL UPDATE: DELEGATION OF SURGERY IN HAIR TRANSPLANTATION October 2016 The ISHRS shares, from time to time, legal developments on issues potentially affecting members. One such issue is the permissibility of delegating portions of hair restoration procedures to unlicensed personnel. In the United States, a physician’s authority to delegate to unlicensed personnel varies from state to state and depends …

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ASK THE FELLOWS

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Ask Your Hair restoration Doctor: The ISHRS Fellows answer your hair restoration and hair loss questions   Why are more doctors now preferring FUE? David Josephitis, DO, FISHRS        There are many different ways in which to address this observation. Over the past decade, there has been a great rise in the number of FUE procedures performed worldwide. In …

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COOLING CAP FOR CHEMOTHERAPY PATIENTS HELP SAVE HAIR FOLLICLES

  Cooling Cap for Chemotherapy Patients Help Save Hair Follicles   Hair loss is ranked the most troubling side effect of treatment for women. Most patients undergoing chemotherapy, lose some or all of their hair as a side affect to the treatment.   A new device which is a scalp cooling cap is currently in clinical trials. A New York City hospital …

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