The story of hair transplant surgery for people suffocating from hair loss begins in Japan. In 1939, dermatologist Dr. Okuda became the first physician to conceive of a medical procedure to harvest and transplant hair from one area of the body to another. Today, that concept remains unchanged.
Technology has evolved dramatically, however. Today’s surgeries often produce an end result that is nearly indistinguishable from a normal head of hair.
Trace the evolution of surgery from the early 1930s to 2011 in this infographic. Learn how hair transplant surgery has developed into a refined art that utilizes some of the world’s most advanced robotic technologies.