Complications and the Solutions

  • Sungjoo Hwang
  • Kenichiro Imagawa


For effective hair transplantation, we need to know not only how to produce good results, but also how to prevent surgical complications.


Hypertrophic Scar Triamcinolone Acetonide Donor Area Excessive Tension Recipient Area 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sungjoo Hwang
    • 1
    • 2
  • Kenichiro Imagawa
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Korea
  2. 2.American Board of Hair Restoration SurgeryUSA
  3. 3.Yokobi ClinicYokohamaJapan
  4. 4.Japan Society of Aesthetic and Reconstructive SurgeryJapan

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