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PATIENT OF THE MONTH
Repair Patient from Europe Shares His Story
Here’s the story of my hair loss repair program with Shapiro Medical Group. I’m going to go into detail to help all newbies and UK patients thinking of going to America ... READ MORE>
Hair Transplantation, 5th Edition, Co-Edited by Dr. Ron Shapiro
Viewed as the "Bible" of hair transplantation, Hair Transplantation, 5th Edition, was published in 2011. Dr. Ron Shapiro co-edited this comprehensive textbook used by physicians learning the art and science of hair transplantation.
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WHAT IS FOLLICULAR UNIT EXTRACTION?
Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) is a method of obtaining donor hair for Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT) where individual follicular units are harvested directly from the donor area, without the need for a linear incision. With the FUE technique, a .8mm to 1 mm punch is used to make a small circular incision in the skin around the upper part of the follicular unit which is then extracted directly from the scalp. Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT) and Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) are sometimes mistakenly viewed as being two ... READ MORE>