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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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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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2019 Award Recipients For Advancing Excellence in Hair Restoration Surgery

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF HAIR RESTORATION SURGERY ANNOUNCES 2019 AWARD RECIPIENTS FOR ADVANCING EXCELLENCE IN HAIR RESTORATION SURGERY CHICAGO, IL. –December 6, 2019. The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) recently honored three clinical professionals for their outstanding contributions to the profession of hair restoration surgery. The award recipients were recognized during the ISHRS 27th World Congress …

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ISHRS Launches Fight the FIGHT Public Awareness Campaign to Combat Fraudulent Hair Restoration Practices Worldwide

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CHICAGO, IL. – November 1, 2019. In an effort to warn unsuspecting consumers about the growing problem of fraudulent, illicit clinics performing hair restoration surgery, the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) is launching a multi-pronged public awareness campaign to educate potential patients with tips and tools to find qualified hair restoration physicians. Fight The FIGHT, which stands for …

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Warning from the Medical Board of California: Hair Restoration Surgery Requires a Medical License

CHICAGO, IL. – September 12, 2019 The following is of interest to physicians who specialize in hair restoration surgical procedures. The stance of the Medical Board of California (MBC) is consistent with the ISHRS’s Position Statement on Qualifications for Scalp Surgery. As published on the MBC website on Sept. 6, 2019, in the Medical Board of California News, Summer 2019, …

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Physician Training Is Key To Successful Treatment Outcomes

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WORLD’S LARGEST MEDICAL SOCIETY TREATING HAIR LOSS REMINDS CONSUMERS PHYSICIAN TRAINING IS KEY TO SUCCESSFUL TREATMENT OUTCOMES GENEVA, IL. – August 12, 2019. While the worldwide market for hair restoration has increased tremendously over the past decade, the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) is warning consumers seeking help for hair loss to be vigilant in researching physicians’ credentials …

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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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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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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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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

World’s Leading Experts In Treating Hair Loss Share Latest Techniques And Trends At Premier Educational Gathering

ISHRS hosts 26th World Congress in Hollywood, Calif., Oct. 10-14, 2018 GENEVA, IL. – September 11, 2018. With the theme “When Award Winning Hair Transplant Surgeons Meet”, the 26th World Congress of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) will boast true star power with an exceptional lineup of international speakers and educational offerings in the ever-expanding field of …

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