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[Clinical effects of autologous follicular unit extraction transplantation in the treatment of small area secondary cicatricial alopecia after burns].

Zhonghua Shao Shang Za Zhi 2022 Jun;38(6):532-537

Department of Burns and Cutaneous Surgery, Burn Center of PLA, the First Affiliated Hospital of Air Force Medical University, Xi'an 710032, China.

To explore the clinical effects of autologous follicular unit extraction (FUE) transplantation in the treatment of small area secondary cicatricial alopecia (hereinafter referred to as cicatricial alopecia) after burns. A retrospective observational study was carried out. According to the adopted treatment methods, 18 patients (12 males and 6 females, aged (29±6) years) who received autologous FUE transplantation for small area cicatricial alopecia after burns from March 2017 to November 2019 in the First Affiliated Hospital of Air Force Medical University were included in FUE transplantation group, and 18 patients (13 males and 5 females, aged (33±5) years) who were treated with expanded flap transplantation for small area cicatricial alopecia after burns by the same surgery team during the same period in the same hospital were included in expanded flap transplantation group. Read More

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Restoration of appearance for women after aesthetic eyelash transplantation using a novel eyelash resection technique.

J Cosmet Dermatol 2022 May 30. Epub 2022 May 30.

Department of Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery, Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China.

Background: Hair transplantation based on the follicular unit extraction provides a new opportunity to improve the appearance of patients with congenital sparse eyelashes. However, disparity between transplanted grafts and original eyelashes and the physiological characteristics of upper eyelid skin cause difficulties with this technique and result in low satisfaction. Removal of unsatisfactory eyelashes is indispensable for restoration of appearance and a second transplantation. Read More

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Clinical and dermoscopic evaluation of follicular unit transplantation vs. Mini-Punch grafting in the repigmentation of resistant and stable vitiligo: A comparative study.

J Cosmet Dermatol 2022 May 30. Epub 2022 May 30.

Dermatology and Venereology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt.

Background: Various surgical modalities and transplantation techniques had been evolved for the treatment of recalcitrant stable vitiligo. Each of these techniques has its own limitations and side effects. There are insufficient studies evaluating the efficacy of transplantation of hair follicle (HF) units as a surgical modality for vitiligo treatment in comparison with the classic mini-punch grafting. Read More

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[Hair transplantation-sustainably planned and performed by the physician].

Authors:
Andreas M Finner

Hautarzt 2022 May 15;73(5):358-368. Epub 2022 Apr 15.

Trichomed® Praxis für Haarmedizin und Haartransplantation, Bayreuther Str. 36, 10789, Berlin, Deutschland.

Background And Objectives: Microsurgical autologous hair transplantation, when performed as follicular unit transplantation, may permanently and naturally improve advanced androgenetic alopecia in men and women and also non-active scarring alopecias.

Materials, Methods And Results: Sufficient donor hair and realistic patient expectations as well as an individual surgical planning of the hair distribution are crucial prerequisites for a sustainable hair restoration. They should be determined and evaluated during a personal pre-examination and consultation with the hair surgeon. Read More

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Treatment of scarring alopecia in children using follicular unit hair transplantation.

Pediatr Dermatol 2022 Mar 17;39(2):333-337. Epub 2022 Feb 17.

Department of Burns and Plastic Surgery, Beijing Children's Hospital, Capital Medical University, National Center for Children's Health, Beijing, China.

Background: Scarring alopecia can significantly affect children emotionally. Follicular unit excision (FUE) and follicular unit transplantation (FUT) have been applied for scar treatment.

Objective: This study aimed to evaluate the safety and feasibility of follicular unit hair transplantation in treating scarring alopecia in children. Read More

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Chronologic improvement in hair yield with follicular unit excision with changes in punch devices: A 10-year experience of a single center.

Dermatol Ther 2022 04 8;35(4):e15340. Epub 2022 Feb 8.

Bartın State Hospital, Bartın, Turkey.

Follicular unit excision (FUE), which is a newer hair transplant procedure was thought to be only usable in limited areas at the beginning. However, it is the most preferred technique these days. It is known transection rates have decreased with punch technology (and experience) over the years. Read More

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Comparison of a Novel Silicone Gel Wound Dressing vs Bacitracin After Follicular Unit Extraction Hair Transplantation.

Aesthet Surg J Open Forum 2022 13;4:ojab051. Epub 2021 Dec 13.

Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

Background: Follicular unit extraction (FUE) hair transplantation subjects are excellent candidates to assess wound dressings. The wound surface area is large and adequately delineated to allow randomization, while in-patient split scalp designs allow patients to serve as their own controls.

Objectives: This randomized, single-blinded, split-scalp comparison trial compares a novel, film-forming silicone gel-Stratamed (SM; Stratpharma AG, Basel, Switzerland)-to Bacitracin (Bac; McKesson Medical-Surgical Inc. Read More

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December 2021

Oral clonidine as a pre-anesthetic medication in hair transplantation surgery-A pilot study.

J Cosmet Dermatol 2022 Jan 17. Epub 2022 Jan 17.

Venkat Center for Skin and Plastic Surgery, Bangalore, India.

Background: Hair transplantation (HT) is a safe and rewarding procedure for a patient as well as the surgeon. Clonidine may be a good adjuvant in HT because of its analgesic, anxiolytic, and sedative effects.

Objective: To study efficacy of Clonidine as a preoperative medication in HT. Read More

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January 2022

Beard and Moustache Reconstruction.

Indian J Plast Surg 2021 Oct 20;54(4):483-488. Epub 2021 Dec 20.

AK Clinics, Ludhiana, Punjab, India.

Beard and moustache reconstruction has gained more popularity and acceptance over the last decade. The procedure is done for the correction of facial areas with hair density deficit and also for the cosmetic enhancement of pre-existing facial hair. The surgical technique includes the harvesting of grafts from the scalp by the follicular unit excision (FUE) or follicular unit transplantation (FUT) technique and then placing them in either premade slits or by stick and place method. Read More

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October 2021

Optimal Hair Transplant Recipient Site Slit Design: Minimizing Vascular Damage.

Indian J Plast Surg 2021 Oct 31;54(4):471-476. Epub 2021 Dec 31.

Atodaria Hair Transplant & Cosmetic Surgery Center, "Harsh-Deep," Surat, Gujarat, India.

An often overlooked aspect of hair transplantation is the art of recipient site design and slit creation. There is also a lack of consensus on which technique provides the optimum coverage while minimizing vascular damage. This paper aims to provide logical arguments to determine the optimal instrument and method of slit creation, in order to ensure maximum density, optimal survival, minimal pop-out, and minimal damage to scalp vascularity. Read More

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October 2021

Beard Reconstruction.

Int J Trichology 2021 Nov-Dec;13(6):4-8. Epub 2021 Nov 22.

Senior Resident, Department of Dermatology, Government Medical College, Anantnag, Jammu and Kashmir, India.

Introduction: Loss of beard can occur due to many reasons. As beard has huge cosmetic importance, loss of beard can be psychologically traumatic. Beard can be absent from puberty, called as congenital absence of beard. Read More

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November 2021

Head and Neck Restoration in Scar Alopecia: Hair Transplantation in Scalp, Eyebrows, Beard and Mustache.

World J Plast Surg 2021 Sep;10(3):90-98

Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.

Background: Surgical management of hair loss has become an increasingly challenging procedure, when dealing with scar alopecia. We investigated the efficacy of hair transplantation in patients with head and neck scar alopecia.

Methods: From 2016 to 2018 in Shiraz, Iran, all patients with scar alopecia in head and neck were evaluated for efficacy of follicular unit extraction (FUE), follicular unit transplantation (FUT) or a combination of two methods from donor sites in scalp and beard various hair-grafts were compared. Read More

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September 2021

Eyebrow Transplantation Using Long Hair Follicular Unit Excision Technique.

Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2021 May 25;9(5):e3598. Epub 2021 May 25.

V Design Hair by Dana International, Vibhavadi Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand.

Long hair follicular unit excision (LHF) allows surgeons to fully visualize hair curliness, which is crucial in eyebrow transplantation where matching curliness is a matter of utmost importance. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the clinical importance of LHF in eyebrow transplantation.

Methods: A total of 36 patients who had undergone eyebrow transplantation surgery with LHF were enrolled. Read More

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BEARD-A Potential Donor Site in Grade 6 and Grade 7 Alopecia: A Case Series.

J Maxillofac Oral Surg 2021 Dec 10;20(4):545-550. Epub 2021 Mar 10.

Clinique, Navi Mumbai, India.

Background: Autologous hair transplantation has been the convention in cases of androgenic alopecia. Routinely, the occipital area serves as an ideal donor site. The advent of follicular unit extraction (FUE) has made body and beard hair harvest a possibility. Read More

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December 2021

Effect of De-epithelialization on Graft Survival Rate After Follicular Unit Extraction.

Dermatol Surg 2021 08;47(8):1083-1086

All authors are affiliated with the Department of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery, Nanfang Hospital of Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China.

Background: To achieve a natural postoperative appearance, hair grafts are often de-epithelialized from the epidermis during follicular unit extraction (FUE). However, the effect of de-epithelialization on the survival rate of transplanted hair follicles (HFs) has not been investigated.

Objective: To investigate the effect of de-epithelialization on the survival rate of transplanted HFs. Read More

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Ergonomics in follicular unit excision surgery.

J Cosmet Dermatol 2022 May 11;21(5):2146-2152. Epub 2021 Aug 11.

V design Hair by Dana International, Vibhavadi Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand.

Background: Concentration and physical strength are essential for the long duration of hair transplant surgery. Because both the patient and the doctor must maintain certain postures for long periods, the importance of ergonomics cannot be understated.

Aims: To review the devices, instruments, and techniques developed for ergonomic follicular unit excision surgery, to present our experience with various ergonomic modifications, and to evaluate the effectiveness of the related devices, novel concepts, and methods. Read More

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New Donor Excision Design for Better Hair Alignment in Hair Restoration Surgery.

Aesthetic Plast Surg 2022 Feb 30;46(1):220-228. Epub 2021 Jul 30.

DHT Clinic, 408/138 Paholyothin Place Bldg., Floor 32, Paholyothin Road, Phayathai, Bangkok, 10400, Thailand.

Background: The linear scar and misalignment of hair follicles are disadvantages of the follicular unit transplantation (FUT) or strip technique. The most common misalignment is at the end of the strip. Although most surgeons try to match hair direction to achieve optimal hair alignment, their attempts are often unsuccessful. Read More

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February 2022

[Clinical effects of fine follicular unit extraction and transplantation in repairing cicatricial eyebrow defects].

Zhonghua Shao Shang Za Zhi 2021 Jul;37(7):661-665

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the First Affiliated Hospital of Air Force Medical University, Xi'an 710032, China.

To observe the clinical effects of fine follicular unit extraction (FUE) and transplantation in repairing cicatricial eyebrow defects. The retrospective observational study was conducted. From September 2013 to January 2020, 58 patients (36 males and 22 females, aged 12-40 years) underwent fine FUE and transplantation to treat cicatricial eyebrow defects in the First Affiliated Hospital of Air Force Medical University. Read More

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Long-Term Utility of Follicular Unit Excision in Lichen Planopilaris-Correlation of Graft Survival With Histopathological and Ultrasound Biomicroscopic Parameters.

Dermatol Surg 2021 09;47(9):1243-1248

UBM Institute, Dadar, Mumbai, India.

Background: Hair transplantation in scarring alopecia is challenging and transplant surgeons are hesitant due to fear of poor graft survival apart from the risk of reactivating the disease.

Objective: Survival rate of hair follicles transplanted in cases of lichen planopilaris (LPP). To correlate histopathological and ultrasonography findings and their impact on graft survival. Read More

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September 2021

Cicatricial eyebrow restoration using the follicular unit extraction technique.

J Cosmet Dermatol 2022 Mar 26;21(3):1098-1105. Epub 2021 Oct 26.

Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Sultan Abdulhamid Han Education and Training Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey.

Introduction: Cicatricial eyebrow loss that occurs after trauma or burns considerably reduces a person's self-confidence. Several methods, either surgical or nonsurgical, have been defined to reconstruct eyebrows. This study focused on eyebrow restoration using the atraumatic follicular unit extraction (FUE) technique in patients and emphasized certain details that should be considered during the treatment process. Read More

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Long hair follicular unit excision: personal experience.

Int J Dermatol 2021 Oct 24;60(10):1288-1295. Epub 2021 May 24.

Dana Taipei Hair Transplantation Clinic, Taipei City, Taiwan (R.O.C.).

Background: Long hair follicular unit excision (FUE) is the most state-of-the-art surgical technique in the field of hair transplantation surgery. Long hair FUE reduces the signs of surgery by camouflaging the recipient area with long hair, and allows hair curl identification when placing grafts. In addition, donor area shaving can be omitted. Read More

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October 2021

Modified single-hair follicular unit grafting to esthetically restore eyelashes in Asians.

J Cosmet Dermatol 2022 Mar 5;21(3):1106-1110. Epub 2021 Jul 5.

Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery Department, Affiliated Hangzhou First People's Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, China.

Background: Eyelashes play an important role in the perception of beauty and protection of eyeballs. The outcome of eyelash restoration varies and mainly depends on the surgeon's technique and no standard procedure exists.

Aims: To evaluate the effect of modified single-hair follicular unit grafting to esthetically restore eyelashes and provide a potential alternative of standard procedure. Read More

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Hair Transplantation in Burn Scar Alopecia After Combined Non-Ablative Fractional Laser and Microfat Graft Treatment.

Aesthet Surg J 2021 10;41(11):NP1382-NP1390

ONEP Plastic Surgery Science Institute, Istanbul, Turkey.

Background: Burn scar and alopecia on hair-bearing areas can severely affect the social life of patients. Unlike healthy skin, poor biological and mechanical properties of scar tissue in the recipient area can reduce the survival rate of hair graft following hair transplantation.

Objectives: The authors sought to determine if combined non-ablative fractional laser (NAFL) and microfat injection could improve the survival rate of hair grafts on post burn scar. Read More

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October 2021

CME article Part II. Hair transplantation: Surgical technique.

J Am Acad Dermatol 2021 10 27;85(4):818-829. Epub 2021 Apr 27.

Weill Cornell Medical School, Private Practice, New York, New York.

The second part of this hair transplantation review concentrates on the technical aspects of the surgery. First, we review the 2 main local anesthetics used in hair transplantation, lidocaine and bupivacaine, how to achieve long-lasting local anesthesia, and what techniques can be used to minimize the pain associated with anesthetic infiltrations. Second, we review the 2 donor harvesting techniques currently used: strip harvesting follicular unit transplantation and follicular unit excision. Read More

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October 2021

Hair diameter measurements for planning follicular unit extraction surgery (FUE): Is there a correlation between the micrometer caliper and scanning electron microscopy (SEM) findings?

J Cosmet Dermatol 2022 Mar 2;21(3):1086-1092. Epub 2021 Jun 2.

Department of Histology and Embryology, Faculty of Medicine, Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University, Istanbul, Turkey.

Background: Hair shaft diameter is one of the most important factors for the outcome of follicular unit extraction (FUE) surgery. In fact, the hair shaft is elliptical. Therefore, it has a long and short axis. Read More

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[Clinical application and curative effect observation of follicular unit extraction and transplantation in the treatment of cicatricial alopecia].

Zhonghua Shao Shang Za Zhi 2021 May;37(5):469-474

Department of Burns and Cutaneous Surgery, Burn Center of PLA, the First Affiliated Hospital of Air Force Medical University, Xi'an 710032, China.

To observe the clinical effect of treatment with follicular unit extraction (FUE) and transplantation in treating cicatricial alopecia. The retrospective cohort study was conducted. From January 2012 to January 2018, 56 patients (36 males and 20 females, aged (25±9) years, 1% to 30% alopecia area of the whole scalp area) who met the inclusion criteria visited the outpatient department of the First Affiliated Hospital of Xi'an Medical University. Read More

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History of follicular unit excision.

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2021 Mar-Apr;87(2):315-318

Ozone Clinic,Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

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November 2021

Treatment of scarring alopecia from trauma and surgical procedures in young patients using follicular unit hair transplantation.

Pediatr Dermatol 2021 May 18;38(3):721-723. Epub 2021 Mar 18.

Department of Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, Osaka Medical College, Takatsuki City, Japan.

Introduction: Hair loss due to scarring as a consequence of surgical procedures and trauma can impact young patients socially and emotionally. Recently follicular unit extraction (FUE) hair transplantation has been applied to scar treatment.

Patients And Methods: This report included four patients with scarring alopecia. Read More

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Corrective strategies for poor appearance after tissue expansion for temporal and sideburn cicatricial alopecia.

J Cosmet Dermatol 2021 Dec 21;20(12):4001-4004. Epub 2021 Mar 21.

Hair Transplantation Center, Plastic Surgery Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China.

Background: The expanded scalps are usually used to repair the scalp defects. However, hair growth direction and hair density of the expanded scalps may be inconsistent with those of the defective sites, resulting in unsatisfactory results.

Aims: The aim of this study was to assess the effect of local flap modification and follicular unit extraction (FUE) on the repair of poor appearance of temporal and sideburn after unsatisfactory tissue expansion. Read More

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December 2021

Female Pattern Hair Loss: Why the Follicular Unit Transplantation Surgical Technique Remains a Good Option.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2021 04;147(4):839-849

From Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul; Hospital Samaritano; and private practice.

Background: Female pattern hair loss is a common nonscarring alopecia that can present with several patterns of decreased hair density. The condition is very bothersome to affected women, and although there are multiple nonsurgical options, surgical follicular unit transplantation remains one of the most effective options.

Methods: A retrospective chart review was performed of the senior author's (C. Read More

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