Crown Restoration: Indications, Technique and Design

  • Bessam K. FarjoEmail author


The crown has always presented the hair transplant surgeon with a dilemma in terms of when to treat as well as how much restoration is appropriate. Whilst it is difficult to be certain of hair loss progression anywhere, crown hair loss deterioration around a transplanted area will potentially result in a pattern that does not occur in nature which is that of an island of hair surrounded by a ring of baldness. Therefore, the later in life the crown is transplanted and the more certain the surgeon is of hair stability, the lesser the risk of the above pattern developing. Early treatment with non-surgical options and stabilizing the crown will hopefully help the surgeon avoid having to make a surgical decision about the crown in the first place.


Crown Vertex Whorl Swirl 


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Authors and Affiliations

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

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