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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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International Trichology Congress

The International Trichology Congress ran its 3rd annual congress in Manchester, England. The concept was born out of an idea to bring together the various specialists from all areas with hair care and hair loss in common. This included trichologists, scientists, industry people, product makers, doctors and hair transplant surgeons. This year they introduced the concept of supporting societies where …

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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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