Medical tourism: Don’t risk your long-term health for a quick fix

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With people worldwide looking for ways to save their hard-earned cash, many are opting to go abroad to countries like India, Mexico, Turkey and Thailand for life-changing surgery at a fraction of the cost. While we can completely understand the allure of these cheap, quick fix packages that seem like a dream come true — […]

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Strip FUT – what is it and when is it recommended?

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Over 40% of men experience severe hair loss by the time they turn 40 — resulting in many men seeking permanent remedies for baldness later in life. Women are also impacted by hair loss, and Strip FUT is something that can be transformational for both genders. Strip FUT (follicular unit transplantation) is a type of […]


Hair Loss And Its Link To Mental Health

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Hair loss can occur for a wide range of reasons, including your genetics, hormone levels, medical and skin conditions, your age, tight hairstyles, as well as your levels of stress and anxiety. Here we discuss hair loss and links to mental health. Anxiety Those that suffer from anxiety may have an increased chance of hair […]


Diet and hair loss – does it really make a difference?

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We all know that having a nutritious diet is important for keeping our bodies healthy, our internal organs working correctly and for managing our weight. However, most of us do not consider our hair when it comes to choosing the foods we eat. Having a balanced diet is important for looking after your hair, as […]

Nilofer Farjo - President of the ISHRS

Dr Nilofer Farjo appointed as the new President of the ISHRS at the hybrid 29th World Congress

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Last month, our very own Dr Nilofer Farjo was appointed as the new President (29th) of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) – the leading authority on hair loss treatment and restoration. The appointment took place at the ISHRS’s hybrid 29th World Congress in Lisbon, Portugal, which ran from Thursday 21st to Saturday […]

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Farjo & ISHRS 2021 Basics Course in Hair Restoration

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Last weekend marked the concluding part of the ISHRS 2021 Basics Course In Hair Restoration Surgery – a key educational event in the hair loss calendar. This year’s event ran across two weekends: Saturday 7th – Sunday 8th and Saturday 14th – Sunday 15th August. Participants were able to watch live and engage in discussion […]

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Farjo Hair Institute and The Royal College of GPs

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The first port of call for many men and women when they start to notice hair loss, or their hairline receding, is to book a doctor’s appointment. However, despite hair loss being such a common problem, many GPs have limited knowledge on the wide range of possible diagnoses and effective treatments including what can be […]

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ISHRS: Fight The FIGHT Campaign

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What is the ISHRS? The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) is an international, non-profit medical society comprised of over 1,000 members representing 70 countries. It promotes the highest standards of medical practice and medical ethics. What does the ISHRS do? The ISHRS offers continuing medical education to physicians and fosters an environment of open dialogue, […]