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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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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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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Like all medical specialties, continuing education is critical. For over a year now, Dr. Wasserbauer has been honored to write a column called “Hair’s the Question” for the ISHRS quarterly publication, Hair Transplant Forum International.  Read by thousands of medical professionals around the world, Dr. Wasserbauer offers a Q and A on specific hair transplant techniques and…

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