In the interest of patients undergoing hair transplant and other hair restorative procedures, the ISHRS has issued the following recommendations to help protect patients from getting infected with COVID-19 and inform patients of possible modifications that should be expected in their surgeons’ practices.
We Are a COVID-Protected Facility
Dr. Roy Stoller is now offering virtual consultations. Request one at the bottom of the page or by clicking here.
(1) Know Your Health Status
- Keep informed about signs of infection, how to avoid infection, what to do if you feel you have become infected, and how to protect others.
(2) Follow Personal Protection Guidelines
You should strictly follow all governmental guidelines for stay at home, social distancing, hand sanitizing, and use of masks/facial coverings.
(3) Use a “COVID-Protected Facility”
→ Routinely asks patients for a relevant COVID-19 history of their own health and their contacts. It is important that patients
provide accurate information.
→ Follows social distancing guidelines by limiting contact of patients with one another whether in consultation or in a
procedure and will arrange waiting room seating accordingly.
→ Uses suitable equipment/PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) as recommended by the Center for Disease Control (CDC)
or another equivalent governmental agency.
→ Routinely uses relevant health histories and daily temperature monitoring of all clinic staff and patients as part of their
strategy to prevent contagion. Additionally, and where available, follows all government guidelines on use of testing to
→ In addition to using proper PPE, it uses appropriate cleansing, disinfecting and sterilization procedures throughout the
office/clinic. Also, uses proper waste disposal methods for any materials that could be contaminated.
→ Advises patients of hand washing protocols in the office/clinic and how to change gloves, gown and masks.
→ Assures the public that the staff have received additional training with regards to proper COVID-19 infection control
→ And perhaps most importantly, the surgeon you have chosen is the one performing the surgical steps of your procedure,
rather than delegating it to unlicensed technicians
Request a Virtual Consultation Here
While the Internet is a great place to get basic information about hair restoration procedures, it does not compare to a personal, in-depth consultation with Dr. Roy Stoller, who is here to guide you through all the steps of an informed decision-making process and to map out a treatment plan that fits your needs and goals.
We invite you to schedule a consultation today by calling us at (212) 920-4499 or by filling out the brief form below. You will be contacted as soon as possible.