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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 173-181

Controversies in hair transplantation

1 Consultant Dermatologist, Cutis Skin Clinic and Hair Transplant Center, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Consultant Dermatologist, The Venkat Center for Skin and Plastic Surgery, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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Muthuvel Kumaresan
Consultatnt Dermatologist, 43/20 Third Cross, Om Ganesh Nagar, Vadavalli, Coimbatore 641041, Tamil Nadu
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/JCAS.JCAS_118_18

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Hair transplantation being a relatively new field, several aspects raise issues and controversies. The issues refer to both ethics and evidence and how practitioners and the community need to deal with them. This article deals with few of such diverse issues as follicular unit transplantation versus follicular unit excision, safe donor area, platelet-rich plasma, and minimum qualification for performing hair transplantation.

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