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ISHRS 2007 Practice Census Survey – HRS Procedures Up 34% Worldwide

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Extrapolated Number of Hair Restoration Procedures Worldwide An estimated 225,800 hair restoration procedures were performed worldwide in 2006 (a 34% increase from 2004) In the United States, 100,445 hair restoration procedures were performed In Canada, 12,625 hair restoration procedures were performed In Mexico/Central & South America, 10,668 hair restoration procedures were performed In Europe, 29,818 hair restoration procedures were performed …

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ISHRS 2007 Practice Census Facts and Figures

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Extrapolated Number of Hair Restoration Procedures Worldwide An estimated 225,800 hair restoration procedures were performed worldwide in 2006 (a 34% increase from 2004) In the United States, 100,445 hair restoration procedures were performed In Canada, 12,625 hair restoration procedures were performed In Mexico/Central & South America, 10,668 hair restoration procedures were performed In Europe, 29,818 hair restoration procedures were performed …

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ISHRS Male Pattern Hair Loss Online Survey

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GENEVA, IL. – December 18, 2006. While most men would be thrilled to get a plasma TV this holiday season, some men would be willing to part with one for something even more valuable – more hair. The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) – the world’s leading medical authority on hair loss and hair restoration – participated in …

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2006 Consumer Hair Loss Survey Fact Sheet

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Thursday, July 20, 2006 Hair loss is caused by which of the following? 82% of adults correctly identified heredity as a cause of hair loss. Nearly six in 10 adults believe stress (58%) and medical causes (58%) can trigger hair loss. Less than one in five respondents associate wearing a hat (19%), over-brushing hair (13%) or shampooing too much (10%) …

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ISHRS 2006 Consumer Hair Loss Survey Fact Sheet

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Hair loss is caused by which of the following? 82% of adults correctly identified heredity as a cause of hair loss. Nearly six in 10 adults believe stress (58%) and medical causes (58%) can trigger hair loss. Less than one in five respondents associate wearing a hat (19%), over-brushing hair (13%) or shampooing too much (10%) with hair loss – …

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ISHRS 2005 Practice Census Fact Sheet

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Extrapolated Number of Hair Restoration Procedures Worldwide 168,155 hair restoration procedures were performed worldwide in 2004 In the United States, 87,987 hair restoration procedures were performed In Canada, 8,861 hair restoration procedures were performed In Mexico/Central & South America, 16,541 hair restoration procedures were performed In Europe, 28,042 hair restoration procedures were performed In Asia, 20,673 hair restoration procedures were …

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ISHRS Commissions National Consumer Survey on Hair Loss

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GENEVA, IL. – July 20, 2006. In a recent survey commissioned by the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) – the world’s leading medical authority on hair loss and hair restoration – 82 percent of adults polled correctly identified heredity as the primary cause of hair loss. However, only 15 percent of respondents would first seek out a hair …

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ISHRS Achieves ACCME Accreditation for Educational Activities

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Geneva, IL – April 4, 2006. By receiving accreditation this year from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) – the largest international medical association of hair restoration physicians and surgical assistants – can now designate its educational activities with AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. “This accreditation represents a significant milestone …

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Hair Restoration Society Completes Survey; Results Support Recognition as Medical Discipline

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Geneva, IL – An estimated 168,155 hair transplant procedures were performed worldwide last year; 87,987 in the U.S., according to a recent international survey conducted by the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS). These were among the findings of the ISHRS 2005 Practice Census. The ISHRS is a non-profit voluntary medical association of hair restoration physicians and surgical assistants. …

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From Laboratory Research to New Techniques in the Surgical Clinic: Why is Hair Lost? How Can Hair Be Re-grown? What Are the Best Approaches to Hair Restoration?

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NEW YORK (October 16, 2003)– Look at the pictures on ancient Greek vases or at the sculpted busts of eminent ancient Romans and you can see that baldness is not a new experience in human history. We recognize Socrates and Julius Caesar as men with typical male-pattern hair loss. We can presume that they were representative of men of their …

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“Auto-Cloning” of Beard Hair Used to Increase Supply of Donor Hair for Transplantation to Scalp

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NEW YORK (October 16, 2003)– Beard whiskers, carefully removed, may offer an inexhaustible supply of hair for transplantation to the scalp. With proper removal technique, the continued growth of beard hair at the removal site is not compromised. This “auto-cloning” of beard hairs may be particularly effective for balding men who have little scalp hair left for transplantation, and for …

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Hair Transplants that Don’t Look Like Transplants: Follicular Unit Transplantation Led the Way

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NEW YORK (October 16, 2003)– Men who had hair transplants 20 or more years ago were likely to have their transplants “noticed” by friends, colleagues and strangers. Far from being undetectable, the characteristic appearance of hair transplants was often described as “pluggy”, “like tufts in a toothbrush”, or “like rows of corn in a field”. The characteristic appearance of those …

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Low-Level Laser Therapy is Now a Do-It-Yourself Hair Loss Treatment

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NEW YORK (October 16, 2003)– While lasers are best known as high-energy beams of coherent light that can cut through a variety of materials including human tissue, low-energy laser light has been found to be capable of modulating beneficial biologic effects in human, animal and plant cells. The biomodulating effects of low-level laser light on human cells has been adapted …

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Follicular Unit Extraction Brings Minimally Invasive Surgery Technique to Hair Transplantation

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NEW YORK (October 16, 2003)– Hair transplantation is a two-part surgical procedure. First, the hair that is to be transplanted is surgically removed from the donor area on the scalp-most often, at the back of the head or nape of the neck where baldness seldom occurs. Then, after the surgically removed hair follicles are examined and “prepped” they are surgically …

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Largest Group of Hair Surgeons to Meet in New York, October 15-19, 2003

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NEW YORK (April 4, 2003)– Advances in hair follicle microsurgery, hair follicle cloning and hair restoration drug development are compelling topics today in the rapidly evolving field of hair restoration surgery. These and many other topics relevant to the rapidly advancing field will be presented and discussed when hundreds of hair restoration surgeons from all around the world meet in …

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