Hair microtransplantation by the use of needles

Aesthetic Plast Surg. Jul-Aug 1998;22(4):301-3. doi: 10.1007/s002669900207.


The author presents a technique of hair transplantation using needles of different gauges, which replace the scalpel, dilators, and forceps, accomplishing the functions of cutting, dilating the skin, and handling the follicles. Hair microtransplantation is faster and less tiring using this technique.

MeSH terms

  • Alopecia / surgery*
  • Hair / transplantation*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Needles*
  • Scalp / surgery