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Gigasession with FUT: Refining the Technique for Optimal Results

  • Jerry Wong
  • Thomas C. Nakatsui
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Abstract

Follicular unit hair transplants have continued to evolve with larger session sizes and have now evolved to the point of gigasessions. Gigasession strip transplants are technically demanding and require a well-trained, competent staff; however, they also produce outstanding results in a single session. Patient selection, particularly with respect to scalp laxity, is of paramount importance when deciding to do a gigasession. This chapter describes many of the techniques and considerations required to successfully accomplish a gigasession, including tips on evaluating and increasing scalp laxity, removing the donor site, administering anesthesia, creating the recipient sites, and incorporating follicular unit extraction techniques.

Keywords

Gigasession Hair transplant Technique Optimal 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Hasson and Wong Hair Transplant CenterVancouverCanada
  2. 2.Groot Dermasurgery CentreUniversity of AlbertaEdmontonCanada

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