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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This 45 year old male patient came in for a hair loss consultation with Dr. Wasserbauer in 2016. He had lost most of the hair in the front and midscalp (Norwood  Hair Loss Classification IV) He had no desire to shave his hair short in the back and had excellent hair density. Dr. Wasserbauer transplanted 3,265…

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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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