Man vs. machine. That is one of the greatest questions of this century. As the quality of work produced through engineering innovations and artificial intelligence continues to outpace traditional human skills, comparing the two approaches is inevitable. This theme of being replaced by robots is now becoming more commonplace in the field of medicine as well.
Is it possible for machines to match human performance in a hair transplant procedure? What are the benefits and drawbacks of introducing automation in hair transplantation? Does an automated hair transplant technology already exist? You would be surprised to hear that there are robots known as SAFER® and ARTAS® that have been used to perform hair transplantation. Some clinics also use an automated punch machine for low-cost transplants.