Hair Restoration Blog Dallas

The Picket Fence Effect from Bad Recipient Angles in Hair Restoration

Published on April 21, 2012 by

One of the most important concepts when designing recipient sites, i.e., the “holes” into which the hair grafts will be placed, is to make very low angled sites, especially near and at the hairline. What I like to call the “picket-fence” look is due to the fact that recipient sites are made almost 90 degrees […]

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Parallel vs. Perpendicular Sites in Hair Restoration

Published on June 2, 2011 by

There has been a controversy over the past few years regarding the best method to make a recipient site. There are basically two ways to make recipient sites parallel (also known as sagittal) and perpendicular (also known as lateral slits, or coronal). A recipient site, as a reminder, is the “hole”, or slit, that is […]

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