Optimizing the Efficiency of Recipient Area Estimation

  • Shobit Caroli


The recipient area estimation is an important variable when assessing a hair transplant patient. It guides planning the current surgery session and also for any future surgery sessions. In the past, a variety of tools and techniques have been proposed. In 2010, this author with Pathomvanich refined the available Chang’s method and proposed it as a methodology. These suggested series of steps when followed carefully ensure the area estimation becomes valid, precise, and reproducible at all the times.


Recipient area estimation Area estimation Measuring of area 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Private PracticeDr. Caroli - Hair Transplant & Dermatology ClinicNoidaIndia

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