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FUE Hair Transplant Trends

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Examination of the ISHRS (International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery) Census Survey Data from 2004-2010 reveals a steady increase in hair transplant procedures as well as significant trends in harvesting technique. Less invasive hair transplant procedures FUE Follicular Unit Extraction procedures are exponentially and the popularity of strip-harvesting is decreasing, despite the overall increase in numbers of procedures worldwide. Data presented by Alan J. Bauman, M.D. is based on statistics found at http://www.ishrs.org/mediacenter/media-statistics.htm This lecture was given on September 14 2pm at 2011 ISHRS Annual Scientific Meeting in Anchorage Alaska. For more information on Dr. Alan J. Bauman, M.D. visit http://www.baumanmedical.com

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FUE Hair Transplant Trends

  1. 1. FUE vs. STRIP-HARVEST Controversy Panel<br />FUE Team Leader Presentation: Alan J. Bauman, M.D.<br />ISHRS Annual Scientific Meeting September 16, 2011 2:00pm Anchorage, Alaska<br />Alan J. Bauman MD, MelikeKuelahciMD, Bradley Wolf MD, Ken Williams, DO<br />fue<br />
  2. 2. Disclosures<br />The following conflict of interests are germane to my presentation: NONE<br />
  3. 3. FUE Facts<br />Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) Donor Harvesting<br />Harvesting of follicular units from the donor area individually<br />No strip removal is required<br />Instruments<br />Manual<br />Semi-Automatic<br />Powered<br />Robotic<br />
  4. 4. benefits<br />No Stitches, No Staples, No Linear Scar<br />Less Trauma, More Rapid, More Comfortable Healing<br />Less Activity Restriction Postoperatively<br />Useful for BHT (Body Hair Transplantation)<br />
  5. 5. Challenges<br />Learning Curve<br />Choice of devices, technique<br />Hair follicle direction, curvature, splay<br />Graft Yield<br />
  6. 6. Minimally Invasive Surgery<br />Coronary Artery Bypass<br />Cholecystectomy<br />Prostatectomy<br />Breast Augmentation<br />Gynecologic Surgery (prolapse, fibroids, incontinence) <br />Colorectal / Bladder Cancer<br />Mitral Valve Prolapse<br />13.1M cosmetic procedures in 2010, 1.6M surgical & 11.6M minimally-invasive ASPS<br />Cardiothoracic Surgery<br />Neurosurgery<br />Gynecologic Surgery<br />Urologic Surgery<br />Orthopedic Surgery<br />Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery<br />Colorectal Surgery<br />General Surgery<br />Bariatric Surgery<br />
  7. 7. ISHRS Practice Census Data 2004-2010<br />Surgery Data<br />http://www.ishrs.org/mediacenter/media-statistics.htm<br />
  8. 8. ISHRS Practice Census Data 2004-2010<br />
  9. 9. ISHRS Practice Census Data 2004-2010<br />
  10. 10. ISHRS Practice Census Data 2004-2010<br />
  11. 11. ISHRS Practice Census Data 2004-2010<br />
  12. 12. ISHRS Practice Census Data 2004-2010<br />
  13. 13. ISHRS Practice Census Data 2004-2010<br />
  14. 14. Conclusions <br />Total # surgeries / year increasing linearly<br />⬆%FUE ⬇⬇%Strip<br /># FUE surgeries / year increasing exponentially<br /># Strip peaked in 2008 and has ⬇ since, despite ⬆ in total surgery<br />Cosmetic Surgery patients want less invasive procedures<br />Results?<br />Cost?<br />Time?<br />Is FUE driving the industry forward?<br />ISHRS Practice Census Data 2004-2010<br />
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  16. 16. Alan J. Bauman, M.D.<br />Bauman Medical Group – Boca Raton FL<br />doctorb@baumanmedical.com<br />http://www.baumanmedical.com<br />http://www.linkedin/in/alanjbauman<br />http://www.twitter.com/DrAlanBauman<br />http://www.facebook.com/alanjbauman<br />Thank You!!<br />
  17. 17. FUE vs. STRIP Controversy Panel<br />ISHRS Annual Scientific Meeting 2011 | Anchorage, AK<br />Alan J. Bauman MD, MelikeKuelahciMD, Bradley Wolf MD, Ken Williams, DO<br />fue<br />

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