Hair Transplantation in Transsexual Patients

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Abstract

Hair transplant surgery in transsexual patients, especially the more common male-to-female variety, produces some of the most rewarding outcomes and extremely appreciative patients. These patients must undergo a thorough psychological evaluation to ensure their commitment to such a change. As female hairlines are generally lower and demand for density is higher, clearly the most ideal candidates are Norwood IV or less. Most patients will need more than one procedure to achieve sufficient densities. Care needs to be taken, however, as some transgender patients tend to have a higher expectation and sometimes an exaggerated view of what a female hairline is like in nature.

Keywords

Transgender Transsexual Feminisation Male-to-female 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Farjo Hair InstituteManchesterUK
  2. 2.Farjo Hair InstituteLondonUK

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