Archive for the ‘Dr. Lam’s Blog’ Category

Iranian Facial Plastic Surgery Conference Appoints Dr. Sam Lam As Faculty Member

Published on August 8, 2013 by

Dr. Sam Lam is pleased to report that he has been selected to be a member of the international faculty at the Iranian International Congress of Rhinology and Facial Plastic Surgery, an international conference that is scheduled to be held

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The Young Man Losing Hair: An Update on Current Strategies

Published on July 10, 2013 by

In a previous video featured on YouTube and on this Web site, I discussed the dangers of performing hair transplants in men who are too young. Age is a relative thing and it depends on how much baldness one has,

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The Basics Course in Hair Restoration at the ISHRS This Fall

Published on June 28, 2013 by

I have been asked to co-chair the basics course at the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery this year, which will be the first time doing so. I did teach there last year and gave a lecture on recipient-site anesthesia

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New Ways to Think of Recipient Sites: Micropunches & Lateral Slits

Published on June 20, 2013 by

There is perhaps not a day or maybe week that goes by without my thinking of how to perform more beautiful artwork for the head. Is it all just the same thing? I certainly do not think so. I have

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Does Adding Acell to PRP Really Matter?

Published on June 13, 2013 by

The “magic sauce” that I talked about in my previous blog involved platelet rich plasma (PRP) and Acell. The question though is whether adding Acell, a porcine bladder matrix, does anything? I know many physicians who only use PRP and

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The Atlanta Meeting in Hair Restoration 2013

Published on May 30, 2013 by

I just got back from running my course in Atlanta on hair restoration that involved a new hands-on component. I look at it as a mini-St. Louis Course, the main course that I run each year that is a very

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Bimatoprost (Latisse) for Hair Loss

Published on May 22, 2013 by

I try my best to keep up with the latest and greatest in the world of hair restoration. As many of the ladies know Latisse by Allergan Inc., the makers of Botox, has been a runaway success for extending eyelashes

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Preview of the St. Louis Hair Transplant Course

Published on May 15, 2013 by

I cannot believe that this will be the fifth year that Emina and I will be running our St. Louis Hair Transplant 360 Workshop, which has grown, matured, and evolved. The cornerstone of the workshop has always been excellent didactics

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Progress on Hair Transplant 360, Volume 3 (my new book)

Published on May 8, 2013 by

As many of you know Emina and I each wrote texbooks, Hair Transplant 360, volumes 1 and 2, respectively, a few years ago. Attending so many major meetings, I realized that even though our books are still highly relevant I

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Our New Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) System: Buckets of PRP

Published on May 2, 2013 by

As many of my patients know, I truly believe that prior to October 2011, we were in the Dark Ages of Hair Restoration. Of course, we always performed great work at the Lam Institute for Hair Restoration. However, we did

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