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SHA and FUT – Repair case – 1790 FU

Forehead reduction or Surgical Hairline Advancement (SHA) and Follicular Unit Strip Transplantation performed on a 27-year-old Caucasian female with:

  • A hereditary high hairline
  • Minigrafts in hairline after hair transplant surgery ex domo (2009)
  • Donor density of ca. 80-88 FU/cm2
  • Hair diameter of ca. 72-78 microns

Treatment plan

  • A Botox treatment 2 weeks prior to the surgery to prepare the recipient area for the surgical hairline advancement;
  • Surgical hairline advancement and extraction of several wrong-placed minigrafts;
  • Follicular Unit Strip Transplantation with 1000-1500 FU to reconstruct the entire hair line zone and extraction of some wrong-placed minigrafts.

Performed procedures 

1st Procedure (November 28th, 2012)
Wound closing in double layer suture technique;
Extraction of wrong-placed minigrafts with a 0.9mm – 1.0mm punch.

2nd Procedure (April 22nd, 2013)
Follicular Unit Strip Transplantation with 1790 FU
* 579 single hair FU
* 1211 double and triple hair FU

Donor closing in double layer suture technique.
Parallel incisions (single, double and triple units) were made in custom-sized blades technique (~Cutting Edge blades of 0.75mm – 0.85mm).
Extraction of wrong-placed minigrafts with a 0.9mm – 1.0mm punch.

 

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