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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, how fast that hair loss is, what kind of hair quality (density, thickness, color, curliness, […]

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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 think Acell is redundant. Having now done several cases with Acell, I would beg to […]

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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 not have the “magic sauce”, a term I affectionately refer to PRP, or platelet rich […]

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Dr. Sam Lam Reviews Acell and Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) for Hair Transplants

Published on January 2, 2013 by

Over a year ago I started incorporating the use of platelet rich plasma (PRP) and Acell into my hair transplant cases, at first tentatively and now in a robust and standard fashion. I believe this is why it is so important to go to every major hair transplant meeting you can because it can change […]

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The ISHRS Fall 2012 Meeting in the Bahamas

Published on December 26, 2012 by

Unfortunately, I did not see much sun while I was in the Bahamas for the 2012 Fall ISHRS meeting. Partly because there was little sun to be had (it was raining most days) but also because I was simply enraptured by all the meetings that had a huge learning impact on me. I also was […]

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What the ISHRS Means to Me

Published on December 12, 2012 by

I have attended the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) annual meeting almost every year for the past decade even when it has been in remote settings like Amsterdam, which it is in a foreign city about every third year to appeal to the foreign audience membership and to live up to the organization’s […]

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