ISHRS LEGAL UPDATE: DELEGATION OF SURGERY IN HAIR TRANSPLANTATION

The Florida Board of Medicine issued a Declaratory Statement in June 2016 that states that, “surgical excisions and incisions related to the transplantation of skin grafts goes well beyond the assisting of physicians.” The Florida Board of Medicine further explained Section 458.3485, Florida Statutes, did not authorize the petitioning physician:

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A Young Man’s Guide to Hair Loss

By Sara Wasserbauer, MD I see a lot of patients for hair loss – over ten thousand at last count – and I am surprised how everything that is old becomes new again.  Young men in particular are confused by the choices for restoring their hair that are hawked on the Internet.  I was asked…

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2015 Worldwide Hair Restoration Statistics

The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery has completed their 2015 worldwide practice survey of hair restoration surgeons. The overwhelming takeaway is the hair restoration treatments and surgery are in more demand than ever witha 28% increase in surgical hair restoration since 2012 with more than 1 million hair transplant procedures performed in 2014 alone.

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