How Does the ARTAS Robotic System Make Recipient Sites in a Hair Transplant?April 6th, 2015
Q: How do recipient sites get made in Robotic FUE? And how does the robot know where to create the sites?
A: In performing recipient site creation, the ARTAS Robotic Hair Transplant system automates another part of the hair transplant process that is repetitive and prone to human error. In robotic site creation, the physician first designs the hair restoration and then specifies the angle of hair elevation, hair direction, site depth, average density, and total number of the recipient site incisions. The robot then creates the sites according to these specifications.
During site creation, the robot automatically uses its image-guided technology to avoid hairs of a certain diameter (specified by the doctor). The robot creates sites at a minimum distance from hairs of the specified diameter (the distance is also specified by the physician) and will do so randomly throughout the areas where the hair is finer or the scalp is bald. With this important feature, the new distribution of sites can be made to complement the distribution of existing hair. Observation of the ARTAS System suggests that it performs recipient site creation with greater precision and consistency than can be accomplished manually.
- How are Recipient Sites Programmed into the ARTAS Robot?
- Will Robotic FUE Reduce the Cost Per Graft for FUE Procedures?
- How Does the ARTAS Robot Avoid Transection of Hair Follicles During Recipient Site Creation?
- Why is Robotic Recipient Site Creation an Advantage?
- How Does Robotic FUE Differ from Other Hair Transplant Procedures?
Topic: Robotic FUE
Tags: ARTAS Robot for FUE, ARTAS Robot Recipient Site Creation, Hair Transplant Design, Recipient Site Creation, Recipient Site Incisions, Robotic Recipient Site Creation Posted by Robert M. Bernstein M.D. on April 6th, 2015 at 8:35 am
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