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Follicular Unit Extraction in the Asian Population

  • Bertram Ng

Abstract

In 1988, Masumi Inaba in Japan introduced the use of a 1-mm punch for extracting individual follicular units. In 2002, Rassman refined the procedure and named it follicular unit extraction (FUE) or the FOX procedure (follicular unit extraction). FUE serves as an alternative to the use of a strip in donor harvesting [1]. FUE attracts the attention of those who desire hair transplantation but are turned off by a linear donor scar.

Keywords

Donor Area Arrector Pilus Muscle Hair Transplantation Androgenic Alopecia Transection Rate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bertram Ng
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Hong Kong
  2. 2.Hair Restoration Surgery, DHT ClinicISHRSBangkokThailand

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