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When to Consider Hair Restoration Nov 9th, 2021

Your face is the first feature people notice about you. Located nearby is your hair, which frames your face and becomes a strong part of your identity. But as you get older, balding and thinning hair can become quite a concern. Are you bothered by bald patches and a receding...

PRP: The All-Natural Solution to Hair Loss Oct 10th, 2021

Bald patches. Thinning crown. Receding hairline. Are you part of the 50 million men and 30 million women who’ve experienced hair loss? Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a safe and natural way that uses your body’s natural healing properties to stimulate hair growth. You probably took your full head of hair...

Regain Your Youthful Appearance with a Hair Transplant Sep 21st, 2021

With advances in treatment options, you no longer need to hide your receding hairline or balding head under a hat or a comb-over. A hair transplant uses your own hair to re-create your natural hairline and restore a fuller head of hair.  At Hair Doc in San Francisco, California, our...

Dr. Panagotacos Receives The ITMP Outstanding Contribution Award 2017 Jul 13th, 2018

For over 50 lectures, courses and seminars given at International meetings in the past 35 years. Countries taught since 1980: Australia, Bulgaria, Canada, Colombia, Egypt, France, Greece, Italy, Mexico, Peru, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Thailand, Turkey and USA. Mentor & Host: Indonesia, Greece, Russia, Vietnam.

Why Is There A 4-6 Month Wait For New Hair Growth? Oct 18th, 2015

There is a 4-6 month wait before new hair grows after hair transplants or pharmaceutical treatment for hair loss. This is because the hair follicles have to shift from a resting stage to a growing stage. The new hairs also have to grow out long enough so that they are...

Should I Be Concerned About Reported Sexual Side Effects Of Using Finasteride (Propecia©)? Oct 18th, 2015

On April 29th, 2011, the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery published findings regarding the use of finasteride (Propecia©) and claims of persistent sexual side effects from a number of younger men. This report states in no uncertain terms that: “there is no evidence-based data substantiating the link between finasteride...

Urgent: Consumer Alert 9-24-2014 Sep 24th, 2014

Seeking Hair Restoration Surgery? Be sure that a properly trained licensed physician or properly trained licensed allied health professional practicing within the scope of his or her license is responsible for your treatment. The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) is concerned about the growing risk to patients of unlicensed...

ISHRS Task Force Statement On Finasteride Side Effects Apr 29th, 2011

On April 29th, 2011, the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery published findings regarding the use of finasteride (Propecia©) and claims of persistent sexual side effects from a number of younger men. This report states in no uncertain terms that: “there is no evidence-based data substantiating the link between finasteride...