Approximately 50% of women experience clinically significant hair loss by the age of 50. That percentage represents approximately 30 million women in the United States. Dr. KeN Washenik an expert on the topic of hair restoration stopped by to explain the causes, prevention, and treatments available, from over the counter products, to a treatment recently approved by the FDA - the Hairmax Laser Comb
Ken Washenik, M.D., Ph.D., is the Medical Director of Bosley and the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Aderans Research Institute, a biotechnology firm involved in researching tissue-engineered hair follicle neogenesis and cellular-based hair restoration. It is the responsibility of Dr. Washenik, as Medical Director, to select and train physicians based on their abilities to emulate Dr. Bosley's exacting skills and artistic capabilities. Prior to his current roles, Dr. Washenik was the former director of the Dermatopharmacology Unit at the New York University School of Medicine. He continues to serve as a clinical investigator and faculty member in the Department of Dermatology.
Dr. Washenik is also the President of the North American Hair Research Society and on the Board of Trustees of the Hair Foundation. He is a Director of the Cicatricial Alopecia Research Foundation, a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology (FAAD), and a member of the medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and a member of the Dermatological Society of Greater New York and the Los Angeles Metropolitan Dermatological Society.