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Consumer Alert

After months of researching hair restoration surgery, you've finally decided it is time to talk to a physician. But your research shouldn't stop there...

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 12.06.2016


In the old days (think 1980s), there was no mistaking who had a hair transplant. The telltale corn row, doll hair, pluggy-looking hair transplants of yesteryear were -- believe it or not -- once considered state-of-the-art. But that was well before the evolution of hair transplantation. Over the last 20 years, hair restoration techniques have evolved considerably. These techniques have become so refined and results so natural-looking that most people cannot tell if someone has even had a hair transplant.

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 08.08.2016

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.

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 06.29.2016

Ask The Fellows

Ask The Fellows is a series in which unanswered clinical questions are answered by Fellows of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery.

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 03.07.2016
Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 02.28.2016

Update from International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery 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.

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 12.17.2015

Workshop Summaries - Beards and Camouflaging

The ISHRS 23rd Annual Scientific Meeting has so many sessions and workshops. This brief summarizes the workshops you may have missed or didn’t have the opportunity to attend on Friday, September 11 including “Bear Reconstruction & Harvesting” and “Camouflaging and Ancillary Methods for Hair Restoration” 

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 09.11.2015

The Importance of Hairline Design & Planning

Whenever considering hair restoration, a patient must have a physician with experience and results designing natural-looking hairlines. There are several ways to assess a physicians expertise and creativity in creating natural hairlines

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 09.11.2015

Managing the Young Patient - What are the Best Practices?

Physicians are seeing more and more young patients losing hair as early as 17 or 18 years of age. Self-esteem and peer pressure is an issue for this age patient. Looking for rapid results, which can be a challenge for physicians to manage expectations.

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 09.10.2015

Hair Follicle Stem Cells - The Future of Hair Restoration?

Hair follicle regeneration has been a topic of conversation for the past several years as the study of stem cells has advanced across many areas of health care industries. Valerie Horsley, Maxine F. Singer Associate Professor of Molecular Cellular & Development Biology and Dermatology, Yale University presented to ISHRS members today about advancements in hari follicle stem cell research.

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 09.10.2015