Hair Therapy & Transplantation

Hair Therapy & Transplantation
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0951

Ines Brajac

Department of Dermatovenerology, University of Rijeka, School of Medicine, Croatia

  • Short Communication   
    Follicular Unit Extraction Hair Transplant
    Author(s): Ines Brajac*

    Modern hair transplantation was introduced within the 1950s by Dr. Orentreich. He started with the help of 4 mm punches. Then the concept of mini and micrografting, and later in 1990s the Follicular Unit Hair Transplantation (FUT) took over. With FUT, transplantation of hair in present individual follicular units was established. In these methods, donor harvesting was done by single strip method with elliptical excision of donor, followed by suturing. The significant disadvantage of single strip harvesting was the resultant linear donor scar. Though it's possible to supply a really fine linear scar with the newly described trichophytic closure it does pose cosmetic problems for several patients particularly those that wish to wear short hair. Bernstein and Rassman started developing the FOX procedure, heralding a new surgical hair restoration procedure without str.. Read More»

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