Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Overview Risk Factors Symptoms Evaluation Treatment hair systems specialist surgery hair flaps hair transplant scalp lift scalp reduction tunnel grafts Home Care warning signs Underlying Cause non-scarring alopecia scarring alopecia

Hair Loss Tunnel Grafts

Tunnel graft procedure for alopecia:

  • Small pieces of skin are removed from another location of the body.
  • These pieces of skin are formed into tiny loops, and then they are inserted into the scalp.
  • The small loops are used to attach a hair piece, so that the hair piece is attached securely to the scalp.

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Last Updated: Nov 10, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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