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Current Practices and Controversies in Hair Restoration

Written by: Ken L. Williams, Jr, DO Download: current-practices-and-controversies-in-cosmetic-hair-restoration A Brief Historical Overview Hair transplantation was first recognized in the 19th century with the surgical use of scalp flaps for male pattern balding. Japanese physicians described modern hair transplantation with intact hair follicles to repair scarred scalps, eyelashes, and eyebrows during the 1930s and World…

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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. Williams lectured on Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) as well as teaching physicians how to use a surgical restoration techniques using a combination of strip and FUE…

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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…

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The John and Donna Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences, has appointed Dr. Ken Williams to its faculty as Adjunct Faculty.

March 2015 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…

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Stockholmsmässan Exhibition and Convention Center Stockholm, Sweden International Society Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) 2015 Meeting

June, 2015 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…

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Touro University California, College of Osteopathic Medicine recently re-appointed Dr. Ken Williams to its faculty as Adjunct Assistant Professor in Cosmetic Surgery and Family Medicine.

July 2015 Dr. Williams has been serving as faculty since 2009. Dean of Touro University, Dr. Michael Clearfield in appointing Dr. Williams to its academic faculty expressed, “Your expertise and wisdom will have an important impact on the training programs of the osteopathic medical students who will study under your direction.” Touro University California is…

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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,…

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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…

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Awarded Second Place for Scientific Poster at the Chicago Scientific Meeting in September, 2015

Dr. Ken Williams of Irvine, California, and his Canadian colleague, Dr. Aditya Gupta of Toronto, Canada, were awarded second place for their scientific poster at the Chicago Annual Scientific Meeting in September, 2015. The poster entitled, Characterizing Ergonomics And Work Related Muscle Skeletal Disorders In Hair Restoration Surgery, is also accepted for publication in the…

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