Back to the Future: A Brief but Significant History of Hair Transplantation in Asians

  • Kenichiro Imagawa


Orentreich has been honored as the father of hair transplantation. However, one should realize that some Japanese pioneers had done great work in hair transplantation even before the release of Orentreich’s papers in 1959 [1].


Human Hair Single Hair Hair Transplantation Male Pattern Hair Loss Female Pattern Hair Loss 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kenichiro Imagawa
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  1. 1.Japan Society of Aesthetic and Reconstructive SurgeryJapan
  2. 2.Yokobi ClinicYokohamaJapan

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