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Should your hair transplant surgeon be Board Certified?

Most of the general public is not aware that any individual with a medical license can legally perform hair restoration surgery. As a result the surgical and aesthetic skill level of a physician offering to perform hair transplant surgery can vary significantly. Also although genetic hair loss is common and usually easy to diagnose, it is…

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Why Your Hair Restoration Specialist Should Be a Physician

Source: ISHRS.org Why should your hair loss specialist be a physician? That question can be answered under several headings: Medical education Surgical training Subspecialty training in hair restoration A unique combination of the science and esthetics of hair restoration Medical EducationWhile hair loss is viewed primarily as a cosmetic problem, hair growth, hair loss, and…

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Why PRP Hair Loss Therapy Is Exciting!

Drugs delay hair loss. Transplantation moves your remaining hair follicles to areas that will be pleasing to you. PRP is a method that stimulates hair growth, especially if you cannot or do not want to use other forms of treatment, or if a hair transplant is not an option for you, or if you just want to improve hair that is thinning in the crown area.

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Follicular Unit “Extraction” (FUE) is Now “Excision”

GENEVA, IL. – March 6, 2018. The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) announced today that it is updating the terminology of the hair transplantation method known as FUE from Follicular Unit Extraction to Follicular Unit Excision. This change is driven by the need to emphasize the actual surgical aspect of the procedure, especially among patients in countries…

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