There was approximately 279,381 hair restoration procedures performed worldwide in 2010, which was an increase of 11 percent from 2008. This advancement coincides with a significant jump in the total number of hair restoration patients worldwide – from 811,363 patients in 2008 to 923,599 patients in 2010.
“Hair is an important part of everyone’s life. As we have shown in our published study of the psychology of hair transplantation (http://ushairrestoration.com/
Most individuals might believe only older men are undergoing hair restoration surgery, but the survey found that the majority (83 percent) of first time hair restoration patients in 2010 were between 30 and 49 years old. In addition to this, although the majority of hair restoration patients are men, women are increasingly seeking help for hair loss. In 2010, 85.9 percent of all hair restoration surgical patients worldwide were male and 14.1 percent were female. Since 2004, the number of female surgical hair restoration patients worldwide increased an impressive 24 percent.
About Dr. Mohebi
Parsa Mohebi, MD pursued an interest in surgical research at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine after his surgical residency. While there he performed research and published studies on wound healing and hair growth. He also completed a fellowship in surgical hair restoration at New Hair Institute (NHI). Dr. Mohebi is a Diplomat of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery. He has been the keynote presenter at medical societies on subjects such as hair restoration, the latest techniques of hair transplantation, psychology of hair transplantation, wound healing and hair transplantation, and innovative methods to make hair transplant surgeries more efficient and safe. He is also the Founder and Medical Director of US Hair Restoration. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call (888) 302-8747.
About the ISHRS
Founded in 1993, the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) is a non-profit medical association with a membership of over 900 physicians worldwide dedicated to the advancement of the art and science of hair restoration. The mission of the ISHRS is to achieve excellence in patient outcomes by promoting member education, international collegiality, research, ethics, and public awareness. For more information and to locate a physician, visit http://www.ishrs.org.
About the Survey
Conducted by Relevant Research, Inc. of Chicago, IL, the ISHRS 2011 Practice Census survey is a compilation of information provided solely by participating physicians. The information published in this survey was developed from actual historical information and does not include any projected information. The margin of error for the sample is plus or minus 6.4 percent at the 95 percent confidence level. For a full reprint of the ISHRS 2011 Practice Census Report, visit http://www.ishrs.org/
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US Hair Restoration Specializes in: Hair Transplant Procedures including: Microscopic Follicular Unit Transplant (FUT), Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE), Hair Transplant Donor Scar Revision, Hair Restoration Repair Surgery, and Body Hair Transplants