ISHRS members attended the Fifth Annual Latin American FUE and Live Surgery Workshop in Buenos Aires, Argentina from March 18- March 20, 2019. It was organized by the Paraguayan Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, a Global Council member and hosted by the Plastic Surgery Society of Buenos Aires (SCPBA). Dr. Sara Wasserbauer gave several scientific…

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Shock loss broadly refers to the loss of hair in either the donor or recipient areas after surgery. Procedures such as follicular unit hair transplantation (FUT or FUE), hairline lowering (AKA scalp advancement), or indeed any significant surgery (especially those requiring general anesthesia) can cause this temporary shedding of hair. This condition occurs in a…

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This 51 year old male with full dark hair, had developed a mature Norwood hair loss classification 5 pattern. He had a thin bridge of fine hair across the middle of his scalp and otherwise his hair loss had plateaued for the past few years. After consultation with Dr. Wasserbauer he preferred to focus on…

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This patient had Norwood Classification 4 hair loss. His hairline had significantly receded and he experienced some central scalp thinning. His donor density was good and although his hair was straight it had good volume. In January 2018 Dr. Wasserbauer transplanted 3344 follicular units averaging 2.4 hair per follicular units, approximately 8,000 hair in one…

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