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There are several factors that must be considered in determining a man’s eligibility for a hair restoration procedure: 1) Age: This is not a “disqualifying” factor but one which may determine delaying the transplant in the young patient. In the early...

First of all, studies on Propecia showed that approximately 2% of patients who take the medication will experience a decrease in libido, or sex drive. Interestingly, in half of the patients who experienced this side effect, it resolved despite continuing to...

Although there are no scientific studies to assess graft survival with “ultra” mega sessions consisting of 5000 or more grafts, a few clinics seem to have the capability to achieve these large sessions with apparently, good results. Without question, as the numb...

Finasteride, which is the generic name for Propecia, has been approved for the treatment of Male Pattern Hair Loss since 1998. Finasteride works by inhibiting the enzyme ,5 alpha reductase type II, that forms DHT. There has been a lot of interest...

About the IAHRS

The IAHRS is an organization whose membership is limited exclusively to state-of-the-art hair restoration surgeons. The IAHRS is the patient’s advocate, the ethical physician’s voice, and the standard for the profession.