New Concepts and Techniques in Hair Transplantation and Alopecia Reduction

Unger, Walter P.
December 1984
Journal of Dermatologic Surgery & Oncology;Dec84, Vol. 10 Issue 12, p937
Academic Journal
The article presents information on new concepts and techniques in hair transplantation and Alopecia reduction. The pace of improvements in technique for punch transplantation, flaps, and alopecia reductions have taken a quick and important jump beginning approximately 2 years ago. The technique of single and two to three hair "micrografts" to soften the hairline has been simplified, improved, upon and is now very practical for all practitioners. New techniques in donor harvesting are leading to finer scars and therefore increased yields from the same-sized donor areas. Concepts also will hopefully change as one debate the pros and cons of different patterns and techniques in alopecia reduction.


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