Hair Transplant 360 (For Assistants), Volume 2

by Emina Karamanovski

Hair Transplant 360 is conceived as an entirely new project idea in which the physicians and the assistants have each been afforded an equally, authoritative voice. Volume 2 is written by an assistant for assistants. Phase 1 training (how to train a new assistant and determine whether that individual will perform well using a new “foam model” technique developed by the author). Phase 2 training (how to train an assistant using live tissue after completion of phase 1 training developed by the author). Review of anatomy, physiology and surgery basics for the assistant. Graft preparation: Slivering and graft dissection (step-by-step approach). Managing difficult graft preparation situations: white hair, ethnic hair, scar tissue, etc. Graft placement technique and strategies (step-by-step approach). Understanding regional hair transplant principles (appropriate follicular unit selection and distribution according to their size, hair color and hair characteristics). Understanding the importance of hair curl. Managing difficult graft placement situations: popping, bleeding and oozing. Quality control for the assistant. Office set-up, photography basics, surgery room set-up and take down. Body ergonomics, stress management, team work.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Karamanovski Emina Lam Institute for Hair Restoration Plano, Texas
Lam Institute for Hair Restoration, Plano, Texas, USA
ISBN 9789350251799
Speciality Dermatology, Surgery
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/11205
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2011
Pages 137
Book Type Professional


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