October 24, 2018 This FDA-cleared, physician-assisted technology provides permanent, natural-looking results without the plugs, pain and stitches associated with traditional hair transplants like strip surgery. This minimally invasive procedure does not leave a linear scar, so you have the freedom to cut and style your hair the way you like without having to hide a scarThe latest upgrade from ARTAS is the 9x upgrade. This takes an already great technological equipment and makes it even better. The 9x upgrade has the following advancements:Automatic Scar Detection- Allows for the robot to avoid these areas and prevent overharvestingFine needle harvesting- The use of fine gauges is possible and allows for hairs to be removed from an even smaller incision than before. This allows for customization of the procedure depending on hair type.ARTAS hair studio- Allows for 3D planning of the hair procedure so patients can actually preview the resultsNewer arm- This allows for increased patient comforting and makes the procedure even shorter than before.Assisted Force Drag- This allows for the patient positioning of the robot to be minimized.New LED camera system- Allows for even more precision and accuracy of the systemRecipient Blade Holder- A blade holder or needle holder can be used to make recipient sites.