• Advice From A Hair Transplant Veteran – The Importance of Good Communication and Aftercare

    Hair transplant veteran Marcus calls the program to discuss his hair transplant experience, and to advise prospective patients on what to look for and what to avoid when considering hair transplant surgery. Marcus tells a compelling story of poor aftercare, and the importance of the doctor patient relationship.

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  • Propecia Side Effects – Fact Or Fiction

    Fear mongering anti-Propecia videos and websites are popping up all over the internet making the decision to effectively treat hair loss even more confusing. Should consumers be legitimately concerned by claims of permanent long term adverse side effects from the drug, or are these videos and websites simply agenda driven anti-Propecia propaganda?

    IAHRS accepted member William H. Reed, M.D. discusses his findings of an informal study in which he polled 17 hair restoration practices that have treated more than 30,0000 patients with the drug.

    The bottom line: Out of more than 30,000 patients who were prescribed Propecia, not a single one has ever complained of long-term irreversible side effects of any kind.

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  • NeoGraft Warning – A Closer Look

    Last week, after Alan J. Bauman, M.D. issued a public warning alerting consumers to the fact that unqualified surgeons may soon begin offering “NeoGraft FUE” procedures to unsuspecting patients, Spencer Kobren took some time to speak with the IAHRS accepted member about the many concerns surrounding this controversial hair transplant machine.

    During the interview it was clearly stated that there needs to be a more honest approach to the marketing of this device, and that there is a serious potential to cause harm if this machine is irresponsibly sold to entry-level hair transplant practitioners.

    Unfortunately, according to a recent statement made by David Walden, a Founder and Managing Director at Omni Medical (the company that now helps to market the NeoGraft), this appears, in our view, to be exactly how they plan to introduce the device to market. Read more ›



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