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Conservative Hairline Recreation in a Young Adult Male

History: This 23-year-old male presents with complaints of hair loss involving the frontal hairline. He has become particularly concerned about the recession that has occurred bilaterally. His family history is unhelpful for predicting future loss, as he is adopted. He is concerned about future losses as well as improving his current appearance. Surgeon: Timothy Carman, MD, …

Hair restoration in a female patient post craniotomy and radiation treatment for Astrocytoma. (malignant brain tumor)

Patient History: This 40-year-old white female underwent a surgical procedure for the removal of a malignant brain tumor from the right frontal lobe of her brain and also underwent radiation therapy to the area, which led to the complete loss of her hair in that region. She was left with a cosmetically poor appearance to…

Hair Transplant Repair Of Scarring From Cancer Treatments

By Sara Wasserbauer, MD History: This 26-year-old male had a rare brain tumor known as a ganglioglioma at the age of 18.  When other men his age were worried about prom and college, he was going through brain surgery and getting radiation treatments to his head.  The radiation treatments involved screwing a metal cage through…

FUE Hair Transplantation- Scar Tissue Following MRSA Infection

History:  This is a 31 year old male with a history of hospital acquired MRSA infection to his scalp following colorectal surgery in 2014.  There has been no progression or improvement of his hair loss one month after hospital discharge in 2014.  Scalp biopsy in 2016 showed no continuing infection and blood and skin cultures…

Plug & Slot Deformity Correction with Strip Harvest & Beard FUE Hair Transplant

History: This 54-year-old otherwise healthy Caucasian male had 5 prior hair transplants to his scalp as well as 3 scalp reductions in his crown.  His last procedure was 18 years ago.  His concerns are that his hairline and transplanted hairs appear unnatural, that he lacks overall density for any hairstyling option, and that the scar…

International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery – 26th World Congress

ISHRS 26th World Congress October 10-14, 2018 Hollywood, California The World Congress of the ISHRS is the premier meeting in the field of Hair Restoration Surgery. The meeting includes lectures, debates, panel discussions, video surgery in high definition, workshops, lunch symposia, scientific poster presentations, live patient viewing, and more. Upcoming 2018 ABHRS Examination to be…

The only 4 things that can actually prevent hair loss

Source: Business Insider By Dennis Green There’s a lot of noise out there when it comes to preventative measures for hair loss. Some products talk a big game, but when it comes down to it, they cannot back it up. In fact, according to hair restoration specialist Dr. William Yates of Dr. Yates Hair Science…

ISHRS Issues Consumer Alert On False Advertising

Seeking Hair Restoration Surgery?  Be sure that a properly trained licensed physician* is responsible for your treatment. The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) is concerned about the growing risk to patients of unlicensed technicians performing substantial aspects of hair restoration surgery.  The use of unlicensed technicians to perform aspects of hair restoration surgery,…
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