Trichopigmentation, scalp micropigmentation or 'SMP', is a process where thousands of tiny dots are tattooed onto the scalp to give the illusion of a freshly-shaved look.
If you want to spark debate and controversy in science, all you have to do is utter three words - 'Stem. Cell. Therapy'.
And like the lines of an aesthetically-pleasing car, or the swooping curves of carved furniture, crafting the perfect beard also takes real artistry.
That's why it's important that as surgeons we are responsible and ethical, and are able to guide patients when their own anxieties leave them unable to make a safe decision for themselves.
It isn't often that women take grooming tips from Wayne Rooney, but when his hair transplant made tabloid headlines, God help me, I wanted one. So was this new treatment a men-only thing?
Plug grafts are an archaic form of hair transplantation that was popular in the 1980s. They left many patients with results which were not aesthetically pleasing and many people have turned to today's refined techniques in order to rectify the appearance of their scalps.
Thousands of men across Britain are about to start growing moustaches in the next few days for Movember. This fantastic annual
Men often moan about that shaving is a hassle but every man craves the ability to grow a full beard. It is the essence of masculinity. It helps, too, that beards have never been more fashionable.
For those who love to get to grips with the ins and outs of surgery in all its glory, Channel 5's 'Botched Up Bodies' is dream viewing. On a recent episode, I operated on a patient who had previously spent in excess of £7,000 on hair transplant surgeries - which sadly, yielded little result.
Robbie Williams has become one of Hollywood's latest to succumb to the lures of unnecessary surgery.