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3 Main hair characteristics to consider when contemplating a hair transplant or other hair restoration procedures

3 Main hair characteristics to consider when contemplating a hair transplant or other hair restoration procedures

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  • Hair Characteristics to Consider When Contemplating a Hair Transplant
  • Hair Characteristics to Consider When Contemplating a Hair Transplant
  • Hair Characteristics to Consider When Contemplating a Hair Transplant
  • Characteristic #1 CALIBER
  • Caliber: referring to the actual size of the hair shaft. Coarse hair provides better results in one session than fine hair.
  • If we go from fine hair with a diameter of 40 microns to coarse hair with a diameter of 80 microns, the area covered increases TWELVE fold. *Caliber
  • Since the hair shaft is a circle the area is ∏r2 hence (3.14)(2)2 = 3.14x 4≥12. Caliber is the single most important factor to consider when deciding on the number of follicular units to transplant. *Caliber
  • *Caliber
  • Patient w/2500 follicular units transplanted *Caliber
  • Patient w/2500 follicular units transplanted *Caliber
  • Characteristic #2 TEXTURE
  • Texture: curly, wavy, frizzy or straight
  • Wavy and curly hair will cover more area than fine, straight hair. African-American hair covers a greater volume and more than compensates for the lower hair density in this race. *Texture
  • Patient w/2500 follicular units transplanted *Texture
  • *Texture
  • Characteristic #3 CONTRAST
  • Contrast: color of the hair as compared with the skin tone of the individual.
  • Black hair looks thinner on fair skinned individuals, but thicker on someone that has a darker complexion. The less contrast, the thicker the hair will look. *Contrast
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