Botched Beard Hair Transplant & Repair

In 2017, this patient traveled to the Medicana hospital in Istanbul for a beard transplant. His experience was disastrous. It has taken him a lot of time, cost, and pain to fix the near irreparable damage that – for a time – he believed had permanently ruined his face. He booked his procedure through a travel medical agency; through them, …

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What Happens When a Cheap Hair Transplant Goes Wrong

This case study was presented by Dr. Konstantinos Anastassakis MD, PhDHead & Neck Surgeon, ISHRS Member, Diplomate and Member to the Board of Directors ABHRS, President  of the Hellenic Association of Hair Restoration Surgery HAHRS/ELAMAT. This patient’s case is unfortunately a too common one. A young man was desperately seeking to improve his hair appearance by a surgical hair restoration …

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Medical Tourism: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

With the rise of the internet and globalization, the world is literally at our fingertips. Not only can we easily cross borders for leisure travel and tourism, it is possible to visit nearly any country to conduct business or to purchase goods and services. In recent years, this worldwide open marketplace has given rise to another growing trend: medical tourism. …

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Beware Illegal Hair Transplant

Hair transplant patients around the world are being lured to “black market pirate clinics” operated by technicians with little or no training promising guaranteed results which pose serious risks to unsuspecting men and women seeking help for hair loss. Hair Transplant Risks You Should Know – Unlicensed Practice of Medicine from International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons Many of the …

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