Carlos K. Wesley, M.D. was invited to author a chapter entitled “Future Trends in Hair Transplant Surgery” in the recently-published textbook entitled Aesthetic Series – Hair Transplantation edited by Drs. Rogers, Singh, Watkins & Avram. Among the topics featured within his chapter, Dr. Wesley highlights the efficacy and mechanism of Low-Level Light Therapy (laser cap & comb), scalp mesotherapy, platelet-rich plasma platelet-rich plasma (PRP), ACell Matristem, Robotic Technology (e.g. ARTAS System), Piloscopy (i.e. scarless surgery), and hair cell therapy (i.e. hair cloning).
Aesthetic Series – Hair Transplantation explains hair transplant surgery in eleven concise, illustrated chapters. This book covers the various surgical techniques intended to achieve maximum hair growth for the patient. This book begins with a chapter on consultation and preoperative evaluation, including donor supply, hair calibre and control of hair loss. Further chapters cover instrumentation and anaesthesia, female hair transplantation, medication in hair transplantation, and a final chapter on future trends in hair transplant surgery. Aesthetic Series – Hair Transplantation also includes practical guidance on establishing the height and shape of the hairline, equipment needed for hairline design, holding solutions and graft creation. Enhanced by 124 full colour images and illustrations, Aesthetic Series – Hair Transplantation is an essential, up-to-date guide for dermatosurgeons and dermatologists.