A growing number of hair transplant surgeons are shifting to the follicular unit extraction (FUE) method. Many of them have been moving to using the ARTAS robotic system from Restoration Robotics. Here is a very interesting video from the company showing ARTAS extracting individual hair follicle grafts:
An exclusive sneak peak: The ARTAS Hair Studio. Imagine. Design. Create. Coming in 2014: http://t.co/uCThCDXc4t
— Restoration Robotics (@RRobotics) October 25, 2013
The advent of robotics in the hair restoration field will hopefully lead to the cost of a hair transplant declining substantially in the coming years.