Eyelash Transplant

  • Kenichiro Imagawa


Eyelash transplantation is classified into two categories:
  1. 1.

    Reconstructive eyelash transplantation for correction of loss caused by injury, diseases, iatrogenic alopecia, congenital atrichia, or trichotillomania.

  2. 2.

    Aesthetic eyelash transplantation



Scalp Hair Hypodermic Needle Needle Holder Individual Hair Graft Insertion 
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Authors and Affiliations

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

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