SAN JOSE, Calif., March 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Restoration Robotics, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIR) today announced that Dr. Misbah Khan, President and Founder of M Khan Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery, and the first female Surgeon to purchase the ARTAS iX™ System, performed the first solo ARTAS iX surgery in the world

Ryan Rhodes, CEO of Restoration Robotics, said, “This first-ever solo procedure demonstrates the ability for ARTAS iX to fundamentally alter practice workflow dynamics and provide significant value to our physician partners. We are excited to continue our work with Dr. Khan to help educate other physicians considering adding the ARTAS iX system to their practices on the benefits of this ground-breaking procedure.”

Misbah Khan, MD, FAAD, FACMS, said, “I pride myself on working with innovative technologies and providing my patients the best medical care available.  I was excited to add the new ARTAS iX System to my practice. I know for a fact it will prove to be an asset, enabling me to provide highest quality, precise, repeatable follicular unit harvesting and implantation in one platform.  I am a visionary. Being the first solo female surgeon to incorporate Robotics into my private practice and to be able to perform the entire procedure on my own, on my very first day, is a true reflection of my love and understanding for AI. I sincerely hope that other specialties will follow the examples set by Restoration Robotics and allow physicians to work side by side with technology. I look forward to sharing my experience with other colleagues who share my vision for the future of Medicine”

Dr. Khan is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Weill Cornell Medical College.  She is nationally and internationally recognized for her innovative contributions in the fields of hair loss, human adipose tissue, applications of lasers in skin and soft tissue and skin cancer. Dr Khan also has her own proprietary trademark techniques for Fat Grafting (Mini-SIF™) and injection treatments for hair loss as an adjunct to ARTAS iX hair transplant.  

About Restoration Robotics

The ARTAS® Robotic Hair Restoration System is the first and only hair restoration system in the world combining robotic and artificial intelligence technology designed to assist surgeons through the most significant and tedious stages of the hair restoration process. It provides the ultimate advanced and comprehensive offering for precise, efficient, and repeatable hair restoration and automates the most significant aspects of hair transplantation procedures: graft harvesting, recipient site making, and now, implantation. ARTAS iX™ is equipped with a 3D-camera stereoscopic vision system with improved 44-micron resolution and a 7-axis robot arm to deliver unmatched procedural analysis, precision, repeatability, and clinical workflow efficiency.

For more information on the ARTAS® iX system, please visit

About Restoration Robotics
Restoration Robotics, Inc. is a medical device company developing and commercializing the ARTAS® and ARTAS iX™ Robotic Hair Restoration System. The ARTAS iX System is the first and only physician-assisted system to dissect and assist in the harvesting of follicular units directly from the scalp, create recipient implant sites using proprietary algorithms and implant the hair follicles into the designated sites. The Company has unique expertise in machine vision, image guidance, visual servoing, and robotics, as well as developing intuitive interfaces to manage these technologies.

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