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An understandable concern for our laser hair removal patients given the current Covid-19 restrictions is; “Will the interruption of my treatment affect my overall laser hair removal results?” We are delighted to reassure you that the results you have achieved thus far should not be affected by the break in treatment. HRBR’s focus is providing…

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COVID-19

Covid-19 – Service Update & FAQs HRBR closed its doors temporarily on the 27th March 2020 as a result of government guidance during the Covid-19 pandemic. From the 18th of May non Covid-19 medical services will begin to resume across Ireland and HRBR will begin to reopen its doors. When We Expect to Offer Appointments…

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Watch our Registered Nurse Florence give a quick tutorial on best practices for hand washing. Given the current concern worldwide in relation to Covid-19, a new illness that is caused by the coronavirus, there is an increased focus on hand washing in the media. While the risk of catching the disease remains low in most…

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At HRBR we are seeing a big increase in the number of patients coming to us for hair transplant repairs following work carried out at other clinics. These patients normally request hair transplant repair work due to unnatural looking hair lines, excessive scarring in the donor area and infection. Here is a case study relating to…

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Ingrown hairs, particularly on the beard, neck and back area are very common in men. For many men ingrown hairs and the pain and unpleasant appearance that go along with them is a problem that they have learned to live with. Many people are not aware that laser hair removal can help to solve the…

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The simple answer to this question is no. To answer the question fully we need to discuss the strip surgery technique “FUT” and the FUE technique of removing hair from a patient’s donor area. See here for more information on the differences between FUT and FUE hair transplants. For an FUT procedure at HRBR there…

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Achieving the most effective laser treatment depends largely on a patient’s skin and hair colour. In laser hair reduction the best response is seen with dark hair and light skin. While grey, white, blonde and red hair rarely respond at all. Laser hair removal works best on light-skinned, dark-haired individuals because the light from these…

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INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF HAIR RESTORATION SURGERY “ISHRS” ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING Bangkok, Thailand 13th -16th  November 2019 The ISHRS is the principal academic forum at which current and novel science (relevant to the treatment of hair loss) is presented and peer reviewed. Scientists and hair surgeons from all parts of the world attend in an effort…

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Hair transplantation is not a new surgical procedure although its sophistication has greatly progressed over time. Below is a brief overview of the history of hair transplantation. Menahem Hodara (1869 − 1926) an Ottoman dermatologist, is thought to be the first to carry out this procedure. Although he is also acclaimed internationally for a number…

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