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Hair Characteristics of West Asians

  • Ali Abbasi
  • Ramin Rabbani
  • Sheida Abbasi
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Abstract

According to the ethnic, there are three major hair characteristics: African, Caucasian, and Asian. Asians are known to have fewer hairs than Whites. Asia can be divided into two parts: West and East Asia. West Asian hair characteristics included three big subgroup ethnic, Persian, Turkish, and Arabian, so in West Asia, there are more differences in hair characteristics (color, caliber, shape, density and terminal-to-vellus hair ratio, and anagen-to-telogen ratio.), but no differences in the intimate structures of fibers were observed among these three types (African, Caucasian, and Asian) of hairs. Through research in medical literature, the author could not find more about Arabian and Turkish subgroup ethnics’ hair characteristic, so this data is restricted to Persian (Iranian) subgroup ethnic and comparison with East Asia and Caucasian. According to study, the total hair density, follicular units, and hair shaft diameter of Iranian are significantly higher than of other East Asian people. And finally in comparison with Asian and American White people, the Iranian hair count is the same or close to White people and significantly higher than other Asian people.

Keywords

West Asian and Persian (Iranian) hair characteristics FUE and FUT in Iranian people 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Abbasi Hair ClinicTehranIran

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