Hair’s the Question: Do stem cell injections really regrow hair?

stem cells for hair growth

“Stem cells” are everywhere.  Literally.  These cells exist ubiquitously in our bodies and are responsible for the generation and regeneration of your body’s tissue.  Given that stem cells regenerate tissue, it makes sense that advances in this technology would be applied to the problem of hair loss. Unfortunately, even the most logical of treatment steps…

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Testosterone Safety and Hair Loss

It goes without saying that testosterone is a powerful hormone with many effects on the human body.  Some of these effects are desirable, like increased muscle mass, but some are downright undesirable.  The trick is to avoid the undesirable side effects while benefiting from the desirable ones. 

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Dr. Wasserbauer Presents at the FUE and Live Surgery Workshop in Buenos Aires

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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What is Shock Hair Loss After Surgery?

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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Dr. Wasserbauer – New VP – American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery (ABHRS)

Hollywood, CA – October 2018. The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) held their 26th World Congress in Hollywood. The ABHRS holds their Oral and Written Examination at the conference hotel in the days preceding the full conference.  These examiners fly in from all over the world to participate in creating and administering this important…

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