Government backs baldness cure

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SIR BOBBY CHARLTON tried a comb–over, Silvio Berlusconi had transplants and Sir Elton John dons lurid toupees. Now the government, perhaps pitching for the votes of millions of middle-aged men with thinning pates, is to invest £1.9m of taxpayers’ money in research to develop an effective baldness treatment. The remedy is being backed by Lord […]

Dr Nilofer Farjo Features On ITV Granada News

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​Hot on the heels of the breaking news about the government’s £2m grant for the hair cell therapy (multiplication) trials, ITV cameras and crew paid a visit to the Farjo Hair Institute on October 8th2006, where the trials are taking place. They interviewed Dr Nilofer Farjo and filmed her demonstrating how the trial is done […]

Imperial College Hosts EHRS Conference

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June 2006 brought the 12th conference of the European Hair Research Society (EHRS) to the Imperial College in London chaired by renowned dermatologist and hair loss expert, Dr Andrew Messenger. Both Drs Farjo attended as they were the only British hair restoration doctors with a scientific presentation. Their poster featured a patient with the skin […]

Drs Farjo Visit Dr Jerry Cooley in the USA

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In June 2006, Drs Farjo paid a visit to their friend and American colleague, Dr Jerry Cooley in Charlotte, NC in the USA. Dr Cooley 1st met Dr Bessam over 6 years ago when he was a writer for the Hair Transplant Forum International journal. He featured Dr Bessam as Surgeon of the Monthin the […]

Orlando Live Surgery Workshop 2006 sponsored by ISHRS

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The annual Orlando Live Surgery Workshop sponsored by the ISHRS took place in March at theHard Rock Hotel in Universal Studios. It was very well attended and featured around 20 surgical procedures from standard follicular unit sessions to eyebrow and eyelash transplants. Both Drs Farjo were the only invited faculty from the UK, and demonstrated […]

Our Patient, Frank Jakeman, On ITV’s The Bill

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Frank Jakeman (featured in more detail elsewhere on this site), was on ITV’s The Bill in October. He had a plumb role as one of the main characters of the episode’s main plot. He played the part of a pub landlord trying to protect his son from being prosecuted for a crime. Frank of course […]

Dr Kolasinski Invites The Farjos To Poland

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Responding to his kind invitation, Drs Farjo visited their friend and colleague, Dr Jerzy Kolasinski in Poznan, Poland during November 2005. Dr Kolasinski has an impressive private clinic and offers a variety of medical and surgical services in addition to hair transplantation. They spent valuable time together in the surgery and had the opportunity to […]

Dr Farjo Lectures At The ISDS In Dublin

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Having just come back from Australia in August (13th Annual ISHRS conference), Dr. Bessam Farjo accepted the invitation to lecture in Dublin at the annual meeting of the International Society of Dermatological Surgery (ISDS) in September. The approach came from Dr. Alex Ginzburg of Israel, a long time friend, who was heading the special symposium […]