Ohio, Ohio (AP) A hair transplant is a procedure that will turn a person's head hairless and turn them into a new person.The procedure is popular in New York City, where it is called the "babysitting" of a transplanted face.It is also common in other parts of the world, including the United States, Canada and Israel.It's not a very common procedure.The U.S. has only about a dozen such transplants ...
The first artificial hair transplants were developed in the early 2000s, but now we’re seeing more and more of them being used in the treatment of serious medical conditions.
But what is a hair transplant and why are they important?
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