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The sixth edition of Hair Transplantation, edited by renowned surgeons Robin Unger and Ronald Shapiro, is a comprehensive and authoritative guide to cutting-edge hair restoration techniques. With contributions from global experts, this edition builds on its longstanding reputation as a trusted and unbiased educational resource in the field of hair transplantation.

The content covers a wide range of topics, including the pros and cons of various surgical and non-surgical approaches, ethnic considerations, controversies, evidence-based clinical pearls, proper training, instrumentation and medico-legal issues. The sixth edition also features a new section with 23 chapters dedicated to follicular unit extraction (FUE), discussing the significant improvements in multiphasic automation, improved punch designs and advanced instrumentation since the previous edition.

In addition, the book delves into the expanded use of sharp and dull implanters for atraumatic hair graft placement, scalp micro-pigmentation (SMP), improved holding solutions, emerging cell and regenerative therapies and much more.

Key features:

  • More than 1000 full-colour images enriching the educational experience.
  • Coverage of modern punch technology, improved methods of donor area evaluation, hair graft survival, innovative body, beard, non-shaven, and long hair FUE procedures and other cutting-edge topics.
  • Updated information on hairline design techniques, transgender patients, cosmetic and reconstructive eyelash transplants, eyebrow transplants and ethnic variations.
  • One-hundred and eighteen accompanying surgical videos provide comprehensive instruction on all aspects of hair transplantation surgery.

This is a must-have resource for professionals in the field of hair restoration, including hair restoration surgeons, dermatologists, plastic surgeons, facial plastic surgeons and trainees. The book is also valuable for physicians preparing for board exams.

Compared to other books in the market, Hair Transplantation stands out due to its extensive coverage, practical approach, high-quality images and videos and the reputation of its authors. It provides a comprehensive, one-stop resource for all aspects of hair transplantation.

In terms of value for money, the price is justified given the extensive content, the additional learning resources provided and the potential impact on the reader’s professional development.

In summary, the sixth edition of Hair Transplantation, edited by Robin Unger and Ronald Shapiro, is a definitive resource on hair transplantation techniques, providing both a comprehensive theoretical framework and a practical guide to the application of these techniques. It is a must-have for professionals in the field and represents excellent value for money.

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Souphiyeh Samizadeh

Great British Academy of Aesthetic Medicine; Revivify London Clinic; Aesthetics Awards Judge.

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