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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.

ISHRS SALUTES TWO CELEBRATED MEMBERS WITH PRESTIGIOUS FOLLICLE AWARDS

ISHRS SALUTES TWO CELEBRATED MEMBERS WITH PRESTIGIOUS FOLLICLE AWARDS FOR ADVANCING EXCELLENCE IN HAIR RESTORATION SURGERY CHICAGO – Dec. 14, 2021. The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) recently honored two surgeons for their significant contributions to the field of hair restoration surgery during its 29th World Congress, which was a hybrid meeting held in-person in Lisbon, Portugal, in …

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Hair Transplant Repair Day – A Way of Giving Back

Article by Nilofer Farjo, MBChB, FISHRS, ISHRS President ISHRS World Hair Transplant Repair Day – A Way Of Giving Back The ISHRS has designated November 11th every year as “World Hair Transplant Repair Day” as a way of giving back to patients who have had a botched hair transplant surgery by black market clinics and which has caused issues that …

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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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Psychological Impact on Hair loss and Post COVID-19 Hair Loss & Treatment

Dr. Nilofer Farjo spoke with UK dermatologist Dr. Sharon Wong, BSc (Hons), MBBS (Distinct), MRCP (UK) DERM who is recognized in the specialty as combining medical trichology with dermatology. Because of her specialist interest in hair and scalp disorders and her experience with complex conditions particularly among Asian and Afro-Caribbean patients this makes her one of London’s most sought-after specialists. …

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ISHRS 2020 Research Grant Awards

Every year at the ISHRS Annual Business Meeting during the World Congress, we announce new research grant recipients. The Scientific Research, Grants & Awards Committee oversees the ISHRS research grant process including rating the proposals and determining the awardees. Congratulations to the ISHRS 2020 Grant Recipients:-James T. Harris, MD, FISHRSInvestigation of the Bioaersolization of Blood and Skin Tissues During FUE …

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ISHRS Honors Two Distinguished Members With Prestigious Follicle Awards for Advancing Excellence in Hair Restoration Surgery

ISHRS Honors Two Distinguished Members With Prestigious Follicle Awards For Advancing Excellence In Hair Restoration Surgery CHICAGO – Nov. 7, 2020. The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) recently honored two surgeons for their significant contributions to the field of hair restoration surgery during its 28th World Congress, which was held in October virtually for the first time in …

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ISHRS 2020 Awards Ceremony

Awards Ceremony Video Golden Follicle Award The ISHRS 2020 Golden Follicle Award goes to Robert T. Leonard, Jr., DO, FISHRS.He is a strong educator, teaching and introducing new doctors to the specialty and maintains a large knowledge of all the advancements in hair restoration. He is one of the most important educators in our field but also introduces the achievements …

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Live Stream with Angela M. Christiano PhD

On Tuesday, September 1, we will be hosting a Live Stream so you can get a glimpse of the Norwood Lecture at the ISHRS 2020 Virtual World Congress taking place from October 17-25. Drs. Marc Avram and Nicole Rogers will interview Angela M. Christiano, PhD. She will be our Norwood Lecturer and will be speaking in General Session 2: Hair …

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Dr. Gorana Kuka-Epstein on Regenerative Medicine for Hair loss

In this video, Dr. Gorana Kuka Epstein talks about her journey in regenerative medicine. She was trained as a plastic surgeon in Serbia and although she now lives in Miami practicing in consultation with Dr. Jeffrey Epstein, she maintains an active practice in Belgrade, Serbia. Her interest in regenerative medicine came about from the idea that the body’s own tissue …

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COVID-19 Update, April 9, 2020

Dear ISHRS Members, The past month has seen profound changes. There are few things that affect everyone in the world at the same time. It is incredible to think of the global magnitude of the effects of this pandemic. At the same time, we as a global population have never been more connected than now due to the Internet and technology. We …

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ISHRS hosts 27th World Congress and World Live Surgery Workshop in Bangkok, Thailand

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WORLD’S LEADING HAIR AUTHORITY HOSTS PREMIER EDUCATIONAL GATHERING WITH EXPERT PANELS AND LIVE SURGERIES ISHRS hosts 27th World Congress and World Live Surgery Workshop in Bangkok, Thailand, November 13-17, 2019. CHICAGO, IL. – October 9, 2019. Having achieved the prestigious designation “Accreditation with Commendation” from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the International Society of …

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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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