hair loss caused by inflammatory diseases of the skin (infection, inflammation, tumour, wounds, burns, …) that irrevocably destroy the hair bulb. These illnesses are not contagious nor hereditary.
responsible for secreting a lipid substance : sebum. This oily substance, mixed with sweat will lubricate the skin in order to protect it.
shedding of existing hairs surrounding the new graft. This can be caused by lack of blood or either by inflammation of the area during the healing process. Regrowth will occur between 2 and 3 months after the transplant.
|Single follicle graft||
graft containing one follicular unit or 1 to 4 hairs (2 to 3 on average).
graft implantation technique using a scalpel that creates a slot which will receive the grafts.