Stem Cells and Zinc for Patients with Alopecia - Iffie Okoronkwo

Olympus Stem Cells Demonstrates Hair Regeneration with Stem Cells and Zinc for Patients with Alopecia

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Medical clinic and research facility Olympus Stem Cells Pty Ltd, based in Sydney Olympic Park, NSW, Australia, are pleased to announce cutting edge hair regenerative treatment with stem cell scalp injections and the use of a patented formula of Zinc Thymulin to regenerate hair lost as a result of Androgenic Alopecia.

The Director of Olympus Stem Cells, Associate Professor Russell Vickers, is an acknowledged world authority in the use of stem cells to treat neuropathic pain, dry eyes (keratoconjunctivitis sicca), dry mouth (xerostomia), symptoms of MS related to facial pain, osteoarthritis of and the Temporomandibular joint. Professor Vickers has discovered the use of a Zinc extract (in this case Zinc Thymulin used as a topical solution) and combined with stem cells to regenerate hair lost as a result of androgenic alopecia. He is pleased to offer stem cell services including consultations and treatment amongst the 5 medical centres in Sydney Australia. Associate Professor Russell Vickers, has published extensively on the use of stem cells in neuropathic facial pain, stem cell protocols and is a leader in his field. He is conducting clinical treatment of Alopecia patients with stem cells harvested from the abdomen. The results so far have been outstanding and published in the peer reviewed Hair Restoration journal, Hair Therapy and Transplantation (see references).

Associate Professor Vickers sources the abdominal fat for adipose derived stem cells. He processes the fat and obtains stem cell concentrations that are extremely generous in numbers and quality. As a consultant surgeon he then delivers the stem cells to the anatomical area requiring the specific treatment, in this case the area of hair loss. The stem cells are injected supragaleal.

Associate Professor Vickers utilises a vast array of medical scientific equipment in his quest to offer the very best of stem cell treatment. For validation he uses the Muse Cell Analyser and is achieving 100% of stem cell viability. Additionally Olympus Stem Cells Pty Ltd has the availability of its own Mass Spectrometer and cell counting technology. In many conditions Stem Cell Therapy is a highly effective means of alleviating pain and discomfort for people suffering a variety of conditions ranging from MS to neuropathic facial pain. Associate Professor Vickers has published in peer reviewed journals the efficacy of his treatment. We are proud to be one of Sydney’s best Stem Cell and Hair loss providers, with a proven track record of providing safe, effective treatment and expert care for our patients. Olympus has a strong focus on research and development and is working hard to constantly further the advancement of stem cell techniques around the world. Our research has been published internationally in peer-reviewed medical and science journals, plus our laboratory boasts some of the best state-of-the-art biotechnology equipment in Australia.

Olympus Stem Cells Pty Ltd is one of the few companies undertaking ground breaking stem cell treatment in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.


Iffie Okoronkwo, M.D. is a Spine and Sports Rehabilitation Medicine and Pain Management physician at Manhattan Spine and Sports Medicine (, a private practice based in New York City with 40 years of experience providing the finest expert medical care and services to patients around the world.

Dr. Iffie is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and, as a physiatrist, utilizes ultrasound guided injections, fluoroscopy guided injections, PRP, regenerative medicine, and more to evaluate and treat a variety of conditions affecting muscles, joints, ligaments, and nerves.