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Wednesday, March 2, 2011

The latest technological and scientific advances in treating hair loss will be presented at the 19th Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS), the world’s leading medical authority on hair loss and hair restoration.  The meeting will take place September 14-18, 2011, at the Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center and Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage, Alaska, USA.

More than 500 physicians and surgical assistants from around the world dedicated to advancing the art and science of hair restoration are expected to attend this premier Continuing Medical Educational event, which offers interactive sessions, live patient viewing, video surgery in high definition, expert panels and guest speakers.

The theme of this year’s meeting, “New Vistas and Trusted Techniques in Hair Transplantation,” offers a glimpse at the most promising technologies poised to shape the future of hair restoration surgery while paying tribute to the field’s most important advances of the past.

Every year, hot topics that are presented include the latest diagnostics and clinical applications for hair loss, factors that contribute to hair loss in women, refinements in non-scalp hair transplantation (including eyelash and eyebrow transplantation), and updates on new research in hair cloning and growth factors as future resources for new hair growth.

To coordinate interviews with leading hair restoration physicians from around the world or to attend the meeting and register for a complimentary press pass, members of the media can contact the ISHRS at  For more information on the ISHRS and the Annual Scientific Meeting, visit

Founded in 1993, the ISHRS is a non-profit medical association dedicated to the advancement of the art and science of hair restoration.  With a membership of over 850 physicians worldwide, the ISHRS provides continuing medical education to physicians specializing in hair loss and restoration surgery and serves as a resource for the public on the latest medical and surgical hair restoration treatments for hair loss.  For more information and to locate a physician, visit


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