At the Annual Meeting in Amsterdam, the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery awarded a research grant to the Farjo team for the investigation of a new graft storage solution. Dr Nilofer Farjo is the lead researcher and she is joined by Dr Bessam Farjo, Prof Mike Philpott and Jamie Upton PhD (both of University of London).
They hope to have preliminary data next year. If this solution prove beneficial then it could play a role in the prolonged survival of the hair transplant grafts outside the body in lengthy operations for example.
What is minoxidil? When researching hair growth treatments, you are likely to have heard of both minoxidil and finasteride. Both minoxidil and finasteride can aid hair growth; more information can be found on finasteride here. In this blog post, we are going to share some more information on minoxidil. Minoxidil, which is also sometimes known […]
What is finasteride? Finasteride is a medication that is commonly used as a treatment for hair loss and baldness. Finasteride reduces the body’s production of dihydrotestosterone (DHT), which causes gradual hair loss, protecting the hair from DHT damage. Does finasteride work? Finasteride is a popular treatment for preventing hair loss and baldness due to […]
Hair transplant surgery is a procedure that thousands of men and women undergo every year in order to combat balding or thinning hair. Here, leading surgeon Dr Farjo answers some of the most commonly asked questions regarding hair loss and the treatments available. How long will it take for my hair transplant to grow? […]