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Hair Transplantation Techniques for the Transgender Patient

Anthony Bared, Jeffrey S Epstein
Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America 2019, 27 (2): 227-232
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Hair transplantation can play a complementary role in the spectrum of gender transformation procedures sought by transgender patients undergoing gender transformation surgery. The authors' clinic has seen an increase in the demand for hair restoration in transgender patients. Hairline lowering, eyebrow transplantation, and pubic hair transplantation can play roles for male-to-female transgender patients whereas beard hair transplantation and body hair transplantation can play integral roles for female-to-male patients seeking gender transformation surgery. This article delineates an experience in the role hair restoration plays for transgender patients and outlines a surgical approach for these hair restoration procedures.

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