Implanter Pen Technique

Choi Implanter is generally considered the “original” implanter pen device, and originated from the Kyungpook National University (KNU) in Korea. The idea for  this first implanter device was simple: to combine the act of making recipient incisions and implanting follicular units.
Normally, anywhere from 2-6 Choi implanters are used concurrently during a procedure, and the device comes in a variety of needle sizes to fit single, double, and triple follicular unit grafts.

Minimal medical treatment is needed because the whole procedure is performing very fast.
In the Choi Impanter Pen technique there is no incision like channel technique; the incision and implantation are done at the same.
There is no need assistant for handle grafts during the procedure.

Choi Implanter Pen renders us count the grafts while implanting them since, pens have to be used one by one.

After finishing extracting process the technicians prepare the grafts and load them into the

Chio Pens. Then, Dr Hakan implants the grafts into the recipient area one by one.


  • Small size of diameter punches (0.6-0.8 mm) leads to faster healing & less marks
  • With Choi Implanter Pen Technique there will be less trauma of the skin, less damage to the local blood supply.
  • No cutting No Pain (Without surgery or stitches)
  • Reduced Bleeding
  • Minimal risk of infection
  • No need assistance for holding grafts during placement
  • Saving time, less trauma
  • Doesn’t need too much local anesthesia
  • Less medication required
  • No need full shaved of your Hair
  • The head heals quickly

Disadvantage :

  • The team must be consist of over than 6 person for each operation.
  • It is expensive due to Implanter Pens' cost
  • Much more attention is required during to operation.
  • More training time needed for physicians and nurses