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Hair loss in Women- Why it Happens & What to do
Some 25% of women are genetically predisposed to hair loss. The official name for this condition is Androgenic Alopecia, but it is also known as Female Pattern Hair Loss or FPHL. Dr. Kenneth Williams estimates that FPHL accounts for 95% of female hair loss
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Dr. WiIliams to Lecture and Teach Professionals in Latin America
Dr. Kenneth Williams of Orange County Hair Restoration has been elected as an International Guest to attend the Latin American Workshop for FUE Hair Transplant Surgery. The workshop will include Live surgical demonstrations, video and lecture from all guest speakers, and also a showroom to display any new technology associated with FUE Transplant Surgery. The workshop will be held July 20-22, 2017 in Asuncion Paraguay.
LIVESCIENCE: The Facts About Cloning
Dr. Kenneth Williams featured by Live Science. The article explains how Stem Cell Cloning works, and recognizes Dr. Williams for his extensive research and practice.
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More Facts About Cloning
Ivanhoe has ranked the STRAAND story as on of its 5 top stories this week.
Dr. Kenneth Williams is running a clinical trial that will hopefully help and delay hair loss. Unlike any other form of treatment, Dr. Williams is focusing on stem cells and platelet rich plasma, or PRP, to treat baldness. The study consists of taking stem cells that are already in the body to regenerate or stimulate inactive hair follicles.
Williams Invited to Speak in Vancouver, Canada- International Hair Restoration Platform Conference.
Dr. Ken Williams of Orange County Hair Restoration has been invited to speak at the International Hair Restoration Conference in Vancouver, Canada. Dr Williams is among 12 international renown hair surgeons scheduled to lecture on novel and state-of-art hair restoration topics. The conference will be held April 7-9. The conference gives physicians and non-physicians interested in hair restoration surgery the opportunity to learn from world experts and pioneers in hair transplant surgery.
Dr. Williams Discusses Facial Hair and Cultural Changes in America
US News and World Report medical contributor and blogger, Dr. Ken Williams, published his thoughts on a recent cultural trend for men to have facial hair transplantation. He observes that men and women have differences in perspectives when it comes to men’s facial hair length.
Dr. Williams Selected as Board Examiner for 2017 Prague Congress
Dr. Ken Williams of Orange County Hair Restoration has been cordially invited to participate as an Examiner at the 2017 ABHRS annual Examination scheduled to take place October 2-3, 2017. Becoming a Diplomat of the American Board of hair Restoration Surgery is a significant professional achievement and honor. Participation as an Examiner is vital for the continued growth and success of the ABHRS.
Dr. Williams Selected as Committee Chairman for ISHRS
Dr. Ken Williams of Orange County Hair Restoration has been reappointed a Membership Committee Chairman for the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) by ISHRS President, Dr. Ken Washenik. In addition, Dr. Williams serves on other ISHRS committees such as the Ethics, Public Education Relations, Surgical Assistants, and FUE Advancement and CME committee for the 2017 World Congress in Prague.
“It is a pleasure to serve the international hair restoration community to maintain high ethical standards for patients.”
Dr. Williams Joins US News and World Report as Medical Contributor and Blogger
Dr. Ken Williams of Orange County Hair Restoration, has recently signed a contract as a medical contributor and blogger for the US News and World Report. As a hair surgeon and medical contributor to this leading news source, Dr. Williams will provide science based facts and knowledge of hair loss to the public.
“As a blogger for this great news source, I get to comment on trends in men’s health and hair restoration for men and women. I am excited about our journalist-based professional relationship. I am thrilled with working with the fine people at this organization."
Stem Cell Researcher Dr. Williams Explains Purpose of NIH Approved Study For treatment of hair loss in Men and Women
Dr. Ken Williams is the primary investigator for a NIH approved study on the effect of Stem/stromal cell + High Density PRP injections into the scalp. The study is a patient funded and is recruiting patients nationwide for our four clinical sites located in the United States.
Hair Loss Expert Dr. Williams comments with Korin Miller from Yahoo Beauty on President Trumps Hair
There has been a lot of focus on Donald Trump’s hair over the years — and a lot of questions. Is it a wig? Does he dye it? And why does he insist on styling it that way? Now, the president’s longtime doctor says that Trump’s hair is real — and he takes medication for it.
Orange County Hair Restoration to Begin Hair Cloning in 2017
Dr. Ken Williams and Orange County Hair Restoration announce their partnership with UK based Hair Cone™ and future clinical trials cloning hair. As a founding clinical partner, Dr. Williams brings state-of-the-art and novel hair restoration technology and science to clinical practice for his male and female patients who suffer from hair loss disorders.
Dr. Williams was selected as a clinical facility to research and further the scientific applications of hair cloning by Hair Clone™. The selection was based on his high level of technical skills and scientific interest in developing hair cloning. Along with Dr. Williams, an international group of physicians and researchers include Dr. James Harris, Bob Leonard, Russell Knudsen, Jerry Cooley, Drs. Bessam and Niolofer Farjo.
Williams Serves as Oral Board Examiner for American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery
Dr. Williams who was recently elected as a board member to the only hair restoration certification board, The American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery, was recently recognized for his efforts by serving as Oral Board Examiner. “It is an honor to serve my profession in this capacity as a board examiner. This fine institution wants well trained and knowledgable physicians to be certified in hair surgery. ” Dr. Williams expressed.
VIDEO: Dr. Williams on KCBS News - Talking Stem Cells for Hair Restoration
Williams Elected to Prestigious Hair Restoration Certifying Board.
Dr. Williams was recently elected as a board member to the only hair restoration certification board, The American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery. “It is an honor to be elected to such a esteemed group of colleagues. I will strive to maintain the highest standards for our profession as a leader in this very important organization,” Dr. Williams expressed.
Dr. Ken Williams quoted in Readers Digest and MSN lifestyle- 37 “Healthy” Things You Have Permission to Stop Doing Right Now
There are many fraudulent products on the market that claim to thicken or regrow hair but there is simply no shampoo that can actually do that. Save your money." —Ken L. Williams Jr., DO, FISHRS, surgeon and founder of Orange County Hair Restoration in Irvine, California (Here's how to pick the best shampoo for your hair type.
These Are The Worst Chemical Hair Straightening Treatments, According To A Doctor
Dr. Ken L. Williams, surgeon, founder of Orange County Hair Restoration and author of Hair Transplant 360, says relaxing the hair shaft can give you easier-to-manage curls, but it can also potentially damage both your hair and scalp–resulting in permanent hair loss in some cases.
VIDEO: Dr. Williams on KCBS News - Talking Stem Cells for Hair Restoration
Dr. Ken Williams was interviewed and asked to comment on former ballet dancer Diva Holland’s Traction Alopecia
Dr. Ken Williams, author, researcher, and principal hair restoration surgeon from the Irvine Institute of Medicine and Cosmetic Surgery - Orange County Hair Restoration Center, was interviewed and asked to comment on former ballet dancer Diva Hollands' Traction Alopecia.
ISHRS Sponsored Workshop September 8-11, 2016 - St. Louis, Missouri
The St. Louis University Hair Transplant 360 Workshop concluded their four-day comprehensive hair restoration workshop designed to teach physician and surgical assistants how to perform hair restoration surgery. Over 60 physician and 30 assistants participated in the program.
Dr. George Zontos, and Dr. Ken Williams have recently published a medical research paper in the international Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology.
Clinical associate and hair surgeon colleague from Greece, Dr. George Zontos, and Dr. Ken Williams have recently published a medical research paper in the international Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology. The scientific paper was coauthored with Dr. Zontos and focuses on improving clinical results with Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) harvesting technique.
Dr. Ken Williams of Irvine, California has been active in teaching hair restoration surgery and FUE for many years. He has been a committee member and chair of the Scientific Studies, FUE committee of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons (ISHRS). Dr. Williams was one of the the original members when this committee was formed in 2012.
Dr. Ken Williams interviewed Yahoo Beauty
Dr. Ken Williams, principal hair restoration surgeon from the Irvine Institute of Medicine and Cosmetic Surgery - Orange County Hair Restoration Center, was interviewed by Yahoo Beauty on his opinion on a recently published paper that showed men with hair transplantation surgery looked better and had greater self-esteem that was published in the JAMA-Facial Plastic Surgery.
Irvine Institute of Medicine and Cosmetic Surgery-Orange County Hair Restoration Initiates Patient Enrollment for Study of Stem Cells as Hair Loss Treatment
August 8th, 2016
IRVINE, Calif. – The Irvine Institute of Medicine and Cosmetic Surgery-Orange County Hair Restoration announced today it has received independent institutional review board (IRB) approval and ClincalTrials.gov unique identifier to initiate patient enrollment in its clinical study of Stromal Tissue cell-enRiched treatment of Androgenic Alopecia via Novel Deployment (STRAAND).
ISHRS Sponsored Workshop
July 29, 2016 - Denver, Colorado
Dr. Williams participated as an invited teaching faculty member at a hair restoration surgery workshop teaching hair surgeons how to successfully perform Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE). The event, FUE Palazoo 2016, was sponsored by the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery and Dr. James Harris. The course offered live “hands on” training for physicians learning FUE donor harvesting. The workshop provided 20 physicians from the United States, Asia, Central America, and Europe the opportunity to learn FUE donor harvesting from Dr. James Harris (Colorado), Scott Boden (Connecticut), Brad Wolf (Ohio), Bob True (New York), and Ken Williams (California).
Dry Shampoo May Not Cause Baldness -- but You Still Shouldn't Use It
That's probably enough to get you to put down the aerosol can and walk (or run) away. But before you do, CafeMom asked Ken L. Williams, DO, FISHRS, surgeon, and founder of Orange County Hair Restoration in Irvine, California, and author ofHair Transplant 360 -- Follicular Unit Extraction, to explain just what the hell is going on with everyone's fave morning time-saver -- and how freaked we all should be.
ISHRS Basic FUE Workshop director, Dr Ken Williams, is honored to have been asked to give a series of lectures as well as teach his colleagues FUE hair restoration techniques.
The workshop will be held on Friday, September 30, 2016 at the upcoming ISHRS annual world congress this fall in Las Vegas, Nevada. Click Here to Register
The Trustees of the American Board of hair restoration Surgery (ABHRS) have appointed Dr. Ken Williams to the Credentialing Committee to review future candidates for hair restoration certification examination.
The trustees of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery (ABHRS) have appointed Dr. Ken Williams to the Credentialing Committee to review future candidates for the hair restoration certification examination. As a member of the credentialing committee, Dr Williams will review new applicants to determine that they meet eligibility and high standards for board certified hair transplant surgeons.
Dr. Williams continues his membership in the American Medical Association as a member in good standing.
The AMA continues to be an advocate for patients and physicians at the national and state levels to ensure the important issues in medicine today including medical liability reform, increasing access to medical care, improving public health, and managed care reform.
January 2016 - Dr. Ken Williams of the Irvine Institute of Medicine and Cosmetic Surgery was reappointed to the academic faculty at his alma mater, Western University, as Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine.
Provost Gary M. Gugelchuk, Ph.D., recognized Dr. Williams “outstanding professional accomplishments” in being reappointed to the faculty at Western University of Health Science/College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific.
Irvine Institute of Medicine and Cosmetic Surgery (IIMCS) hair surgeon, Dr. Ken Williams, joins as a new member of the Alliance for the Advancement of Cellular Therapies (AACT).
In joining this professional, institutional, and patient-based organization, Williams demonstrates his support for emerging stem or stromal cellular therapies in medicine and surgery. These new treatment startegies are strongly believed to alleviate numerous medical diseases, especially in treating hair loss disorders such as scaring alopecias, or female or male pattern baldness.
Orange County Hair Surgeon Appointed to Leadership in International Surgical Society December 2015
Dr. Ken Williams of the Irvine Institute of Medicine and Cosmetic Surgery, has been appointed by International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) President, Dr.Kuniyoshi Yagyu, for the 2015-2016 term to Chair the Membership Committee and FUE Studies Committee. Dr. Williams has also been appointed by Dr. Yagyu to the By-Laws & Ethics Committee and 2016 Committee for the World Congress to be held in Panama City.
New Orleans. Louisiana
International Federation for Adipose Therapeutics and Science (IFATS) Annual meeting
November 05-08, 2015
Irvine Institute of Medicine and Cosmetic Surgery (IIMCS) hair surgeon, Dr. Ken Williams, recently attended the IFATS annual meeting in the city of New Orleans. This international scientific meeting is the premier stem/stromal cell conference focusing exclusively on cellular-based therapies for numerous medical and surgical disorders based on Adipose Derived Regenerative Cells (ADRC).
Awarded Second Place for Scientific Poster at the Chicago Scientific Meeting in September 2015
Dr. Williams Reappointed to ISHRS FUE Committee
Dr. Ken Williams of Irvine, California was recently renamed at the 2015 International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons (ISHRS) annual scientific meeting in Chicago, as a member of the Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) committee, and Chairman of the Scientific studies committee of the ISHRS. This is the fourth year he has been a member of the committee as he was one of the the original members of this committee in 2012.
The FUE committee has been charged by the governing board of the ISHRS to investigate and further the science and art of FUE. Williams adds, “It is an honor to serve the hair restoration international community in leadership with the goal of improving patient cosmetic outcomes and increasing the science and understanding of FUE harvesting technique.”
Dr. Williams is a diplomat of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery and Fellow of he ISHRS and active in several leadership roles in this prestigious cosmetic international organization.
Chicago, Illinois September 9-13, 2015
The 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons (ISHRS)
The 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons (ISHRS) took place at the historic landmark hotel, Hilton Chicago, with over 800 hair restoration surgeons attending from around the world. Dr. Ken Williams from Irvine, California was the course director for training novice and intermediate surgeons at the Manual FUE workshop, as well as giving three presentations during the education sessions.
Dr. Williams - Board Examiner at 2015 Chicago examination of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery
Dr. Sam Lam and Dr. Ken Williams have come out with the first exhaustive book devoted entirely to FUE.
September 9, 2015
This marks the greatest leap for FUE as a speciality. This book was released at a special function hosted by the publishers in Chicago during the Annual ISHRS Meeting on September 9, 2015.
July 2015 - Touro University California, College of Osteopathic Medicine located in Vallejo, California recently re-appointed Dr. Ken Williams
To its faculty as Adjunct Assistant Professor in Cosmetic Surgery and Family Medicine. Dr. Williams has been serving as faculty since 2009.
Stockholmsmässan Exhibition and Convention Center Stockholm, Sweden International Society Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) 2015 Meeting
Hair surgeon, Dr. Ken Williams, of the Irvine Institute of Medicine and Cosmetic Surgery (IIMCS), attended the ISSCR annual meeting in the historic city of Stockholm. The ISSCR is the premier international society for stem cell science, and an organization devoted to international approaches to advance medical research to find new therapies for human medical disorders.
Busan, South Korea 2015 8th Annual World Congress of Regenerative Medicine & Stem Cell (RMSC)
March 19-21, 2015
Dr. Ken Williams of the Irvine Institute of Medicine and Cosmetic Surgery (IIMCS), attended the RMSC annual scientific meeting in the modern South Korean coastal city of Busan. The RMSC is an annual stem cell conference attended by academic-based scientists and clinicians from Asia, Europe, North America, and the Middle East. The goal of the event was to advance regenerative medicine and stem cell science.
JCD Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology
Ergonomics in hair restoration surgeons by Dr. Williams
March 2015 - The John and Donna Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences, Physician Assistant program has recently appointed Dr. Ken Williams to its faculty as Adjunct Faculty.
Director of Clinical Education and Clinical Associate Professor, Lisa Chan, expressed her excitement in Dr. Williams joining the faculty and in appointing Dr. Williams to its academic faculty expressed, “Thank you once again for your kind assistance with forging this important partnership between our institutions, and we are pleased to welcome you to the Chapman University family of educators.”
Artas-Robotic FUE Minimally Invasive Hair Restoration now in Orange County, San Diego, Los Angeles, and Inland counties
At Orange County Hair Restoration, we offer the world renown robotic Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) device-Artas. As one of the premier hair restoration offices in southern California to provide the FUE hair restoration technique, we are located in Orange County in the city of Irvine, along the beautiful and picturesque Laguna and Newport Beach coasts.
Siracusa, Italy June 26-29, 2014
The 2014 surgical meeting of the Italian Society for Hair Restoration (ISHR)
The 2014 surgical meeting of the Italian Society for Hair Restoration (ISHR) took place in the historic city of Siracusa, Italy, with over 250 hair restoration surgeons attending from around the world. Dr. Ken Williams from Irvine, California, USA, was an invited guest speaker and gave lectures focusing on Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE), Platelet Rich Plasma, and low level laser light therapy.
Orlando Live Surgery Faculty - Dr. Williams April 9-12, 2014
Dr. Ken Williams of the Irvine Institute of Medicine and Cosmetic Surgery was invited as faculty and lecturer at the 2014 Orlando Live Surgery Workshop in Orlando, Florida.
Dr. Ken Williams - Published by prestigious medical journal - Dermatologic Surgery:
The Orange County Register - In Your Face
New baldness remedy in clinical trials
Men's Health Channel
Hair Transplants without the Pain
The Orange County Register
Prince William doesn’t need to go bald, hair experts say, but he ought to wait until after his April 29 wedding to get started on anti-balding hair treatments.
The Orange County Register
NeoGraft Hair Transplant - A Physician Perspective Spencer Kobren speaks with Dr. Ken Williams
Neograft Hair Transplant - A Physician's Perspective.
The Orange County Register - Published Article July 8, 2010
The Orange County Register - Interview
Bad Hair Forever? Experts: It's possible
How a Hair Transplant Works
The Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) method of hair trainsplantation involves removing hair follicles and grafting them onto a section of the head that's balding. A new, automated system being used by OC NeoGraft in Irvine, CA.