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Does Hair Color Matter in Hair Transplants and other Important Aspects of Hair Restoration Surgery?

Introduction Hair loss is a common concern for both men and women worldwide. While there are various treatments available to combat hair loss, hair transplant surgery remains one of the most effective solutions. However, a common question among individuals considering hair transplants is whether the color of hair affects the outcome of the procedure? Let’s

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The 7 Best Shower Filters in 2024, According to Hair and Water Experts

Originally posted at https://www.prevention.com/life/g60399264/best-shower-filters/Opens in new window Our experts say softer water may help improve manageability, moisture levels, and overall hair quality. Our top picks   Best Overall Shower Filter Jolie Skin Company Filtered Showerhead Read more   Best Value Shower Filter GE System Shower Filter Read more   Best Handheld Shower Head with Filter

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Exploring Hair Loss Treatments: Understanding the Side Effects of Rogaine and Propecia

Hair loss can take a significant toll on self-confidence and quality of life, prompting many individuals to seek effective solutions to combat thinning hair or balding. Two popular medications commonly prescribed for hair loss treatment are Rogaine (minoxidil) and Propecia (finasteride). Both are successful products for millions of men and women around the world to

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How to Choose the Best Hair Restoration Surgeon: Your Ultimate Guide

Hair loss can be a distressing experience for many individuals, impacting their self-esteem and confidence. Fortunately, advancements in medical technology have made hair restoration procedures more accessible and effective than ever before. However, selecting the right surgeon for your hair restoration needs is crucial for achieving optimal results. In this comprehensive guide, Castle Connolly Top

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Hairline vs Crown Balding

Understanding the Difference Between Crown and Hairline Balding Hair loss is a common concern that affects millions of people worldwide, with male and female pattern baldness being the most prevalent forms. While hair loss can manifest in various patterns and areas of the scalp, two primary areas of concern are the crown (vertex) and the

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Why Visit a Practice That Specializes in Both FUT and FUE?

Both Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT) and Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) procedures are performed at Bernstein Medical – Center for Hair Restoration. Here are the top reasons why this is so important and something that is unique to our practice. 1. FUT and FUE are both excellent techniques, but have different indications for their use; therefore,

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Hair Loss and COVID-19

Since the COVID-19 pandemic reached the U.S., more Americans are experiencing hair loss as more are also suffering from coronavirus. However, is this a new symptom of the virus or is it a separate medical condition? Speaking to Men’s Health, Dr. Christine Shaver said, “we’ve seen many more patients with shedding who are stressing out

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ISHRS World Congress 2019

Dr. Bernstein and Dr. Shaver recently attended the 27th Annual ISHRS World Congress in Bangkok, Thailand. This five-day conference was held November 13-17, 2019, at the Shangri-La Bangkok Hotel and King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand, and was attended by nearly 1,000 physicians and their surgical assistants seeking to expand their knowledge of the latest medical and surgical hair restoration therapies.

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Dr. Shaver on Causes of Female Hair Loss and Effective Treatments

Dr. Christine Shaver, head of Bernstein Medical’s Manhattan office, has seen complex and varied causes of female hair loss over her career as a dermatologic surgeon. She recently spoke to SheFinds.com about whether women can use minoxidil, a hair loss treatment that is more often recommended for men with genetic thinning. While men and women

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New Development in Hair Loss Medications for Women

After a long wait, there is a potential new development in the field of hair loss drug treatments. Kintor Pharmaceuticals, a Chinese drug company, has developed a new androgen receptor targeted drug called KX-826. The medicine is applied in topical form to the scalp and works by reducing the ability of dihydrotestosterone (DHT) to attach

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Dr. Bernstein Named New York’s Top Doctors for 20th Consecutive Year

Dr. Bernstein’s dedication of more than 20 years to the advancement and perfection of surgical hair restoration techniques have consistently earned him top awards in the field. Dr. Bernstein has been listed in Castle Connolly America’s Top Doctors for the 20th year. This list, published in New York Magazine, identifies the top medical specialists in the United States and organizes them geographically within each specialty. Castle Connolly’s physician-led research team uses an extensive surveying process of over 50,000 American doctors each year to curate this list who are at the very top of their field.

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Transplanting Hair From One Person to Another

A new research finding out of Seoul, South Korea, shows that it may be possible to escape the limitations of one’s own hair using a friend’s hair follicles. The researchers at Seoul National University Hospital (SNUH) discovered a method that allows hair loss patients to receive other people’s healthy hair without taking immunosuppressants. The study, done on mice, proved that new hair can grow using this method.

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Hims and Keeps: Hair Loss Solutions Explained

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On our Facebook and Instagram feeds, billboards, on the side of buses, and lining the walls of the subway, are ads of young, attractive men with voluptuous locks and titles saying things like “Hair loss is optional” and “Handsome, healthy you.” These are the ads for the millennial men’s wellness brand, Hims. Hims, and fellow start-up Keeps, offer hair loss solutions (that would normally be prescribed in-person, by a doctor) in one simple package to your home.

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Dr. Bernstein Introduces Robotic Implantation of Follicular Unit Grafts at the ISHRS 26th World Congress

Dr. Bernstein and Dr. Shaver attended the 26th World Congress of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons (ISHRS). At the congress, Dr. Bernstein introduced the newest robotic technology in the field of hair transplantation, the ARTAS iX, to an audience of over 550 hair restoration physicians.

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The Beauty Doc Podcast: Hair Loss Talk Featuring Dr. Robert M. Bernstein

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Dr. Bernstein was recently a guest on “The Beauty Doc” podcast with a master of oculoplastic & facial plastic surgery, Dr. Joel E. Kopelman. Here, they discussed causes of hair loss in both men and women, the difference between hair falling out and balding, both the mental and physical effects of hair loss, when to come in for a consult and medical and surgical treatments for hair loss.

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Dear Doctor – Dr. Bernstein’s Interview with Capsule

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Capsule is a digital pharmacy that connects to your doctors and insurance companies directly and delivers your medicine straight to your door – anywhere in New York City. Capsule works to build the first “holistic” pharmacy that simplifies the process for all parties involved – patients, doctors and insurers. The service allows the doctor to call in a prescription to a Capsule trained pharmacist, who will fill the prescription that gets delivered to you.
Dr. Bernstein’s revolutionary work in developing hair transplant techniques that have tremendously increased the standard of care within the field of hair restoration aligns with Capsule’s focus on patient care and innovation. Dr. Bernstein was interviewed by a journalist from Capsule about his ongoing role in the advancements of hair transplant surgery.

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Change in Terminology of FUE

International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS)International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS)

On March 6th, 2018 the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery announced an update to the terminology of the FUE hair transplant technique. FUE historically stood for Follicular Unit Extraction but has now been changed to Follicular Unit Excision. The change in terminology is intended to emphasize the surgical nature of the procedure.

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Dr. Bernstein Gives First Master Class in Robotic Hair Transplantation

First Master Class in Robotic Hair RestorationFirst Master Class in Robotic Hair Restoration

May 11th, 2018 – Robert M. Bernstein MD, a pioneer in modern hair transplantation, led five robotic hair restoration physicians in an intensive master class focusing on ARTAS robotic techniques, surgical planning and aesthetics. The day included a live ARTAS Robotic FUE procedure, a series of twelve presentations and a Q & A period. The ARTAS Hair Transplant System, developed by Restoration Robotics, is the only robotic system in the world designed to aid surgeons in hair restoration procedures.

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The Times of London: Old Transplant Drug May Have A Fringe Benefit

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An article in the New York Times discusses research surrounding a potential new hair loss treatment. The NY Times’ article “Old Transplant Drug May Have A Fringe Benefit” states that an immunosuppressant used to prevent organ rejection in those having liver, kidney or heart transplants also stimulated hair growth.

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ARTAS Users Meeting 2018: Dr Bernstein Discusses Robotic Hair Transplant Techniques

Dr. Bernstein presenting at the ARTAS User Meeting 2018 On March 9th, 2018 at the 2018 ARTAS Users Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada Dr. Robert M. Bernstein, a Clinical Professor of Dermatology at Columbia University and founder of Bernstein Medical – Center for Hair Restoration, presented the latest in Robotic Hair Transplantation using the ARTAS® Robot. Dr. Bernstein described the benefits of the new technology, such as decreased time and increased accuracy of the robotic procedure. Dr. Bernstein Presenting Long-Hair Robotic FUE and software and hardware updates of that ARTAS 9x; such as white LED lights that are easier on the users’ eyes, a base extender, smaller size needle options, a more ergonomic headrest, automated scar detection, faster harvesting, and streamlined ARTAS Hair Studio software.

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Does Eating McDonald’s Fries Cause Hair Growth?

FUE Nomenclature changed to Follicular Unit Excision

There has been a lot of news recently circulating the web about a new way to help you grow your hair back; eating McDonald’s French fries. This theory is based on the findings of Professor, Junji Fukada of Yokohama University in Japan. Fukada and his team of researchers have studied the form of silicone called “dimethylpolysiloxane” that is used in frying oil at McDonalds to reduce frothing. Read more!

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New Nomenclature for FUE

FUE Nomenclature changed to Follicular Unit ExcisionThere has been a change in the terminology of the FUE procedure, it will now be called Follicular Unit Excision. This describes the two main components of an FUE procedure, incision (the separation of the follicular unit from the surrounding tissue) and extraction (the removal of the follicular unit from the scalp once it is separated). It is important to note that this is just a change in terminology, not in the technique itself. Click to read more!

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Huffington Post on Hair Loss Genetics

Dr. Bernstein Featured in Huffington Post on Hair Loss Genetics

Huffington Post on Hair Loss GeneticsDr. Bernstein addresses the common myth that hair loss is inherited exclusively from the mother’s side of the family – and, more specifically, from your mother’s father. While your mother’s (or maternal grandfather’s) genes can be the culprit, the characteristics of your hair are influenced by many different genes that may come from either or both sides of your family.

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Hair Transplant Racked Article by Bernstein Medical Patient

“I Hated My Hairline, So I Got a New One”

Hair Transplant Racked Article by Bernstein Medical PatientLike many women, Alden Wicker felt self-conscious about her naturally high hairline and burdened with the high-maintenance of trying to keep her bangs perfectly positioned to cover her forehead. Alden discovered an article on Dr. Robert M. Bernstein, founder of Bernstein Medical – Center for Hair Restoration and pioneer of Follicular Unit Transplantation, and decided to see if he could fix her hairline. In an article she contributed to Racked, an online magazine published by Vox Media, Ms. Wicker describes her experience with Bernstein Medical and how thrilled she is will the results of her hair transplant.

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Bernstein Medical Aids ISHRS’s ‘Operation Restore’ in Honor of Hair Loss Awareness Month

ISHRS Operation RestoreIn appreciation of National Hair Loss Awareness Month, Bernstein Medical has launched a fundraiser for the ISHRS’s pro bono program, ‘Operation Restore’. This program provides free hair transplants for those who experience localized hair loss due to trauma or illness.

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Hair Transplant Pioneer Dr. Robert Bernstein is Included in New York Magazine ‘Best Doctors of New York’ Issue for 18th Year

Best Doctors 2017 - New York MagazineRobert M. Bernstein, MD, MBA, FAAD has been recognized by his peers with inclusion in his eighteenth consecutive edition of New York Magazine’s annual ‘Best Doctors in New York’ issue. Dr. Bernstein helped re-invent hair transplant surgery by pioneering the Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT) procedure and by becoming an early proponent of robotic hair transplant surgery (Robotic FUE). He is the only hair restoration surgeon named to the prestigious “Best Doctors” list for as many years. Of being included in the 2017 issue, he said: “New York has some of the finest doctors in the world, so to be considered among the best by my peers is quite an honor. It is equally satisfying when a patient tells us that we helped change their life.”

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ARTAS 9x – Bernstein Medical Introduces Major Upgrade To ARTAS Robotic Hair Transplant System

First ever case with ARTAS 9x at Bernstein MedicalIn April 2017, Bernstein Medical became the first hair restoration practice to perform robotic hair transplant surgery using the new ARTAS Robotic System 9x. ARTAS 9x is a major upgrade of the hair transplant robot, enabling faster and more precise Robotic FUE procedures. Some of the hardware improvements to the system include a white light LED, color camera and tensioner, 20-gauge harvesting needle, robotic base extender, new needle mechanism cover, and more comfortable headrest and halo. Software upgrades include better scar detection, faster harvesting, ability to zoom in to the main viewing screen, and improved ARTAS Hair Studio software.

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Dr. Bernstein Presents Advanced Robotic Hair Transplant Techniques at 2017 ARTAS Users Meeting

Dr. Bernstein Presenting at the 2017 ARTAS Users MeetingDr. Bernstein closed the 2017 ARTAS Users Meeting with a discussion of five advanced techniques in robotic hair transplant procedures that he developed at Bernstein Medical. His presentation covered the benefits of pre-making recipient sites, long-hair FUE, tensioner placement, feathering edges in harvesting, and robotic graft selection. The “Hair Restoration Pearls” presentation included case studies, photographs, and videos demonstrating the techniques to the audience of hair restoration physicians. The two-day affair; which was held in Coronado, California; was a huge success, with over 260 attendees from around the world representing 204 robotic hair restoration practices.

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Dr. Robert M. Bernstein Presents “Graft Selection” Advance in ARTAS Robotic Hair Transplant System at ISHRS World Congress

Dr. Bernstein Speaks at ISHRS 2016Dr. Bernstein presented results of his study, “Robotic Follicular Unit Graft Selection,” at the 2016 ISHRS World Congress held in Las Vegas, Nevada. Graft selection is a key advance in the ARTAS Robotic Hair Transplant System, a hardware and software suite that automates aspects of the Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) hair transplant procedure. The enhancement makes Robotic FUE more efficient and improves patient outcomes.

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Dr. Bernstein Interviewed by NY Japion Magazine on the Latest in Hair Transplant Surgery

Dr. Bernstein Interviewed in NY Japion Pt 2Dr. Bernstein was featured in a wide-ranging interview published in the New York City-based, Japanese language magazine NY Japion. Among the topics discussed were the differences between FUT and FUE hair transplants, updates on robotic hair transplant technology, the type of procedure most beneficial for Asian patients, criteria that determine candidacy for a hair transplant, and more.

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New York Magazine 'Best Doctors' 2016

Dr. Bernstein in New York Magazine ‘Best Doctors’ Issue for Seventeenth Consecutive Year

New York Magazine 'Best Doctors' 2016Robert M. Bernstein, MD, MBA, FAAD, FISHRS, a Clinical Professor of Dermatology at Columbia University in New York and distinguished pioneer of modern hair transplant surgery, was included for the seventeenth consecutive time in the ‘Best Doctors’ edition of New York Magazine. Dr. Bernstein was selected by his peers as one of New York’s top doctors on account of his prominent work in developing Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT), Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE), and Robotic Hair Transplantation (Robotic FUE).

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New York-Presbyterian Ranked in Top 10 in Survey of America’s Best Hospitals

Columbia University Medical Center Education BuildingDr. Bernstein has a long affiliation with New York-Presbyterian Hospital, the teaching arm of Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons. In U.S. News & World Report’s 2016-17 survey of America’s best hospitals, New York-Presbyterian was rated #1 in New York and #6 overall in the country.

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Dr. Bernstein Patents Hair Transplant Procedure with Delay Between Recipient Site Creation and Graft Insertion

Recipient Site Creation at Bernstein MedicalHair transplant pioneer Dr. Robert M. Bernstein and his colleague Dr. William R. Rassman have received a patent on a new method that improves the outcome of Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) – the type of procedure used in half of all hair transplants performed world-wide. The key invention is the addition of a delay between the creation of recipient sites and the insertion of follicular units into those sites. The delay allows the healing process to commence before grafts are inserted, resulting in increased success of the transplant and an improved outcome.

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Dr. Bernstein Notes Increasing Trend of Women Seeking Hair Loss Treatments in New York Post Article

New York PostAs the taboo of women’s hair loss gradually dissipates, more women than ever are seeking treatment for hair loss caused by stress, pregnancy, genetics, and a variety of other medical conditions and behavioral causes. Dr. Bernstein is quoted in an article in the New York Post identifying the upward trend of women seeking hair loss treatments.

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Dr. Andrew Ordon of “The Doctors” and Dr. Bernstein Discuss the Latest Advances in Robotic Hair Transplants

Dr. Ordon and Dr. Bernstein discussing the latest advances in the ARTAS® Robotic Hair Transplant SystemDr. Andrew Ordon — Emmy-nominated co-host of the award-winning talk show “The Doctors” — and Dr. Robert Bernstein met at Bernstein Medical – Center for Hair Restoration in New York City on March 3, 2016 to discuss the latest advances in robotic hair transplantation.

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Key Advance in Robotic Hair Transplants Presented by Dr. Robert Bernstein at 2016 ARTAS Users Meeting

Dr. Bernstein Presenting at the 2016 ARTAS User Group MeetingDr. Robert M. Bernstein, a pioneer of robot-assisted hair transplantation, presented results of a study on a major new advance in robotic follicular unit harvesting, a key step in the surgical procedure, at the 2016 ARTAS User Group Meeting in Dana Point, CA. He reported that the new robotic technique resulted in a clinical benefit of up to 15% more hairs per harvest attempt and 11.4% more hairs per graft than with the current iteration of the ARTAS® Robotic Hair Transplant System. The improvement in graft harvesting should result in better aesthetic outcomes for patients, and this will have wide implications around the world as robotic hair transplant procedures are booming in popularity. Dr. Bernstein presented the findings to a “who’s who” group in the new field of robotic hair restoration surgery at their annual meeting held on February 20th, 2016.

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Dr. Bernstein Discusses Increasingly Popular Eyebrow Transplant Procedures in ‘New You’ Magazine

Eyebrow Transplant - New You MagazineGone are the days when women plucked their eyebrows to a tiny strip of hair. Thicker, more full eyebrows are “in,” reports New You magazine in “A Vision of Youthful Loveliness.” Women with eyebrows that are severely thin — from over plucking, aging, trauma, or dermatological conditions — have turned to physicians for help, and Dr. Bernstein, for one, has an answer: eyebrow transplantation.

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