Are You Ready to Do Your First Giga Session Hair Transplantation?

Author: Parsa Mohebi, MD

Parsa Mohebi Hair Restoration, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Giga Session Hair TransplantAs hair transplant surgeons we are improving the quality of grafts through better harvesting techniques. These advancements allow for the number of grafts that can be harvested and transplanted in one hair restoration surgery session to improve too. Today, transplanting over 4000 grafts in a single surgical session is not out of reach. Maximizing the number of grafts that can be transplanted in one session may prove beneficial to your practice. We will discuss how to initiate gigasession hair transplant procedures in your practice without jeopardizing the safety of patients.

Gigasession AdvantagesWe will review patient selection and the delicacies for gigasessions including the patients examination for determining their qualifications to undergo a gigasession hair transplant procedure. The proper application of Laxometer in scalp laxity assessment is also reviewed. In addition we will also discuss the role or scalp exercise and the proper manner of instruction for patients.

Also presented are other techniques that will allow surgeons transplanting large number of grafts such as delicacies of harvesting hair from temporal areas. A review of technical challenges in gigasessions and how to address them is included. Finally, we review the post operative care of the patients who undergo gigasession hair transplants and the specific differences of gigasession hair transplantation with other ones.

Disadvantage of GigasessionWe will review patient selection and the delicacies for gigasessions including the patients examination for determining their qualifications to undergo a gigasession hair transplant procedure.The proper application of Laxometer in scalp laxity assessment is also reviewed. In addition we will also discuss the role or scalp exercise and the proper manner of instruction for patients.

Also presented are other techniques that will allow surgeons transplanting large number of grafts such as delicacies of harvesting hair from temporal areas. A review of technical challenges in gigasessions and how to address them is included. Finally, we review the post operative care of the patients who undergo gigasession hair transplants and the specific differences of gigasession hair transplantation with other ones.

Complications of donor areaConclusion:

We will review the overall approach to gigasession hair restorations and will discuss everything that a hair transplant surgeon needs to know before starting doing his/her gigasession hair transplantation practice.

This publication was presented by Dr. Parsa Mohebi at the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeries 19th annual live hair transplant surgery workshop in Orlando, Florida.

 

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