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J Biol Regul Homeost Agents. 2016 Apr-Jun;30(2 Suppl 2):27-34.

Biofibre hair implant: what is new, what is true?

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1
Medical Institute of Ministry of Interior (MVR-Sofia), Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Dermatologic Surgery, Sofia, Bulgaria.
2
Al Mansour Dermatologic Clinic, Kuwait City, Kuwait.
3
Clinique Cheveux et Lifting, Tunis, Tunisia.
4
“Onkoderma”-Policlinic for Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery, Sofia, Bulgaria; Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Medical University of Plovdiv, Medical faculty, Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
5
Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Academic Teaching Hospital Dresden-Friedrichstadt, Dresden, Germany.
6
Department “Medicinal Information and Non-interventional studies”, Bulgarian Drug Agency, Sofia, Bulgaria.
7
University of Virginia Health System, Department of Pathology, Charlottesville, VA USA.
8
History Department, G. Marconi University, Rome, Italy.
9
University B.I.S. Group of Institutions, Punjab Technical University, Punjab, India.
10
Department of General and Clinical Pathology, Forensic Medicine and Deontology, Trakia University, Armeiska str.11, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria.
11
Department of Dermatology, University of Rome “G. Marconi” Rome, Italy.

Abstract

Ensuring the safety of hair implant fibers is essential. At the same time, good aesthetic quality and durability should also be considered in order to maintain expected result over the years. The main features required are biocompatibility, resistance to traction, absence of capillarity, resistance to physical-chemical stress, and low tissue trauma, in addition to good aesthetics. Biofibre® medical hair prosthetic fibers meet all the biocompatibility and safety requirements established by international standards for medical devices. They are available in 13 colors, with different lengths (15, 30 or 45 cm) and various shapes (straight, wavy, curly and afro). Biofibre® hair implants are indicated for diffuse hair loss or hair thinning in cases where an immediate aesthetic result is required, when patients request minor surgery without hospitalization, both for male and female patients, in combination with other hair restoration techniques to improve the final aesthetic result, to correct scars or scalp burns and in cases of poor donor areas. Biofibre® Hair Implant is in fact a minor surgery technique, performed under local anesthesia by either a manual implanter or an automatic machine which enables an immediate aesthetic result and the desired quantity of hair without pain or hospitalization. Clinical and histological studies have demonstrated that Biofibre® hair Implants are safe and well tolerated by patients and can be totally reversible if the need arises. This technique requires good after-care, periodical check-ups and yearly implant re-touches to maintain the best cosmetic result.

PMID:
27373131

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