Publications and Resources

We have provided the following bibliography of medical resources to improve your research on the causes and treatment of hair loss.


Barrera, A. (2002) Hair Transplantation – The Art of Micrografting and Minigrafting, Quality Medical Publishing, Inc.

Cash, T.F. and Prusinksy, T. (2002) Body Image, a Handbook of Theory, Research and Clinical Practice, The Guildford Press

Dzubow, L.M. (1998) Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery, Lippincott-Raven Publishers

Epstein, J. S. (2004) Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America – Hair Restoration and Removal, W.B. Saunders Company

Freinkel, R.K., Woodley, D.T. (2001) The Biology of the Skin, The Parthenon Publishing Group Inc.

Haber, R.S., Stough, D.B. (2006) Hair Transplantation, Elsevier Saunders

Maibach, H.I., Bashir, S.J., McKibbon, A. (2002) Evidence-based Dermatology, BC Decker Inc.

Phillips, K.A. (2005) The Broken Mirror (Understanding and Treating Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Oxford University Press

Rassman, W. R., Bernstein, R.M. (2001) The Patient’s Guide to Hair Restoration, New Hair Institute, Inc.

Sarwer, D.B., Pruzinsky, T., Cash, F.C., Goldwyn, R.M., Persing, J.A., Whitaker, L.A. (2006) Psychological Aspects of Reconstructive and Cosmetic Plastic Surgery – Clinical, Empirical, and Ethical Perspectives, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Shapiro, J. (2002) Hair Loss – Principles of Diagnosis and Management of Alopecia, Martin Dunitz Ltd.

Sinclair, R.D., Banfield, C.C., Dawber, R.P.R. (1999) Handbook of Diseases of the Hair and Scalp, Blackwell Science Ltd.

Stough, D.B., Haber, R.S. (1996) Hair Replacement Surgical and Medical, Mosby-Year Book, Inc.

Uebel, C. O. (2001) Hair Restoration Micrografts and Flaps, Published by Carlos Oscar Uebel

Unger, W.P., Shapiro, R. (2004) Hair Transplantation, Marcel Dekker, Inc.

About the Author

Maurice Collins

DR Maurice Collins

Consultant Surgeon
Registered with the Medical Council of Ireland

Dr Collins is Medical Director and Team Principal of Hair Restoration Blackrock. He was educated at Belvedere College Dublin and did his undergraduate medical studies at University College Dublin. After graduating as a doctor he trained in General Surgery and received his Fellowship (FRCSI) in this specialty from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.

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