The talk focused on the excellent results that can be achieved by hair transplant surgery for patients who have lost hair on their scalp, eyebrows and beard/moustache areas following scarring from burns, scarring alopecias, surgery and other forms of trauma but also covered the non-surgical options available.
The meeting was organised by the Katie Piper Foundation and catered to a mixed audience of doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and other health professionals involved in the care of patients with scarring.
Whilst hair restoration in scars and scarring alopecias makes up a small part of the work that is done at Farjo, it is important that health professionals are aware that it is an option for their patients to consider.
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