Hair Therapy & Transplantation

Hair Therapy & Transplantation
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0951

Keith Dindi

Department of Surgery, Hairhub Trichology Centre, Nairobi, Kenya

  • Research Article   
    Follicular Unit Extraction on Predominantly African Hair: Our Experience
    Author(s): Nangole Wanjala*, Keith Dindi* and Muli Musyoka*

    Background: Follicular unit extraction technique has revolutionized hair transplant globally. Its use amongst African patients has not been well established. We share our experiences with this technique on predominantly African patients. Materials and methods: This was a prospective audit of patients managed by follicular unit extraction transplant at the Nairobi hairhub trichology centre, Kenya between January 2013 and December 2019. Patients who underwent hair transplant were followed up for a minimum of two years. Patient’s bio data, outcomes and complications were noted during the follow up period. Results: A total of 935 patients were operated on during the six year study period. Patients of African descent were 899 followed by 26 Asians and 10 Caucasians. The male to female ratio was 1:4. The age range .. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2167-0951.22.12.193

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