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Dr Maurice Collins

Dr. Maurice Collins is Medical Director and Team Principal of Hair Restoration Blackrock (HRBR).

Dr. Maurice Collins is Medical Director and Team Principal of Hair Restoration Blackrock (HRBR).

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. Dr Collins then undertook specialist surgical training in Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery and was awarded a Fellowship (FRCS) from the Royal College of Surgeons in London. He subsequently received a further Fellowship (FRCSEd.) in Head and Neck Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh. He has practised as a Consultant Surgeon in the Blackrock Clinic for the past 20 years.

Dr Collins’ interest in hair transplant surgery started fifteen years ago and he has trained and studied internationally in this specialist subject with some of the best experts in the world. Dr. Collins and his team regularly attend, and participate in, the annual conferences of The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) and the European Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ESHRS). Dr Collins contributes to the ISHRS Hair Transplant Forum International bi-monthly newsletter and was named Surgeon of the Month in May/June 2007.

HRBR is one of the world’s most renowned hair restoration and hair loss specialist clinics. It has earned an enviable reputation for providing professional solutions to hair loss problems due to its unique approach centred on a world class team, technique and technology.

What to Expect on the Day of Your Hair Transplant Surgery

Achieving a natural looking hair transplant requires skill, concentration and attention to detail, all of which take time. For this reason, hair transplant surgery usually takes between 6 to 8 hours. If you're wondering what happens during this lengthy process, here is an outline of a typical day of surgery.
06/06/2013 09:44 BST

A Patient Once Asked Me Could He 'Look Like Elvis?'

Hair may look like a relatively simple structure, you see it every day, it's on your head, whereas in fact it is a very complex organ. It is an organ that reproduces itself approximately every three years which means that all the hair that is on your head today will in approximately three years time be completely gone and replaced by a whole new set of hair follicles!
01/08/2012 16:50 BST

Removing the Stigma of Hair Transplant Surgery

When Wayne Rooney tweeted a year ago that he had just had a hair transplant not only did he remove the stigma previously associated with this type of surgery, but he also unknowingly changed received attitudes towards men openly taking care of themselves, let alone talking about it.
10/06/2012 21:55 BST