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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

Hair Biology, Graft Survival and Why Patients Should Care

Understanding the biology of hair is critical as physicians and scientists consider new hair loss therapies and treatments. For consumers, this means the opportunity to treat various stages of hair loss in advance of and during hair restoration surgery.

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 09.10.2015

A Tribute to a Hair Restoration Pioneer - Dr. Shoji Okuda - "The Okuda Papers"

The history of hair restoration goes back many years prior to the founding of the ISHRS more than 23 years ago. As a result, we have to recognize the contributions that many physicians have made to the advancement of our society. 

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 09.10.2015

Final Program Guide - Highlighted Sessions

Welcome to the ISHRS 23rd Annual Scientific Meeting in Chicago! Now it's time to figure out which sessions and events you can't miss...

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 09.09.2015

Hair Restoration Medications: A Summary at a Glance

You notice that you are beginning to lose hair and you want to halt or reverse hair loss if you can. One of your options is a medical approach to hair restorationusing one of the hair restoration medications that are offered with a claim to stop loss of hair and stimulate hair regrowth. But which one?

Comments (0)POSTED BY: jdonovan DATE: 08.31.2015

2015 ISHRS Practice Census: Growing Global Demand for Proven Hair Loss Treatments

Every other year the ISHRS conducts a detailed study looking at the trends within hair restoration - both surgical and non-surgical.

Comments (0)POSTED BY: ISHRS DATE: 08.28.2015