A Body Hair Transplant (BHT) is used in cases of severe alopecia, in which the availability of donor hairs on the head is insufficient to adequately cover the areas affected by baldness.
The FUE technique is used to perform the transplant, which means that the follicles of the body will be taken one by one for subsequent implantation. In cases of grade IV alopecia according to the Norwood-Hamilton pattern, it is not possible to cover the entire scalp due to the lack of donor follicles on the back and sides of the scalp. But there is the possibility of extracting these grafts from other areas of the body and implanting them in the head. This has been a significant scientific advance because many people with little hair on their head had very limited possibilities of having hair transplants in Michigan.
Body hair transplants vs traditional FUE
The Body Hair Transplant is a technique derived from and complementary to the FUE method. The only is that in traditional FUE, hair is extracted..