Key Terms in hair surgery.- Androgenic alopecia.- Requirements for donor and recipient sites.- Follicle Unit Extraction: The Minimally Invasive Hair Transplantation Technique.- Special variants.- Transplantation of body hair.- Conclusions and Outlook.
This book provides a comprehensive overview of hair transplantation using the Follicle Unit Extraction method, and is the translation of the successful German edition. Following a brief introduction to the topic and explaining key terms used in hair surgery, it discusses one of the most common reasons for hair loss - androgenic alopecia in men and women. The main body then describes the surgical procedure for the Follicle Unit Extraction (FUE) method, including prerequisites for donor and recipient sites, and postoperative care. The result of this minimally invasive procedure are detailed in a wealth of high-quality pictures. The punch and the FUT technique are highlighted as sampling methods. Rounding off the coverage of this highly interesting topic, the book summarizes the latest findings and offers an outlook on further developments.
This book offers a valuable guide for all plastic surgeons and dermatologists interested in performing this technique at their practices.
Reza P. Azar, MD
A major pioneer in the field of minimally invasive hair transplantation, Dr, Azar not only brought the FUE method to Germany and further optimized it, he was also the first physician in Germany to specialize exclusively in the specific diagnosis of hair loss and in treatment that addresses its underlying causes.
For more than ten years, R. Azar has worked with great dedication and passion as a hair restoration surgeon. One of the world's most experienced FUE specialists, he has helped countless patients receive new hair and thus improve their quality of life.
In 2010, Azar co-founded FUE Europe, the most important international organization of physicians for minimally invasive hair transplantation. He served as president of this organization until 2015 and has been its president since 2016.
Dr. Reza Azar published in his first book Minimalinvasive Haartransplantation, initially in German, in 2015. In 2018 this material was published with slight alterations in English under the title FUE Hair Transplantation - A Minimally Invasive Approach.