Implanter Pen: How to use it

  • Sungjoo Tommy Hwang


Implanter technique has been very popular in Korea and is now getting the attention of other countries. I will discuss how to use the implanter, comparison of four different kinds of implanters, and advantages and disadvantages of implanter technique compared to the slit method.


Hwang® implanter KNU® implanter OKT® implanter Smart Hair® implanter 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dr. Hwang’s Hair ClinicSeoulSouth Korea

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