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Robotic technology for treating hair loss gets $41 million

September 3, 2011

Restoration Robotics, Inc received clearance from the FDA in April for it’s ARTAS™ System for harvesting hair follicles from the scalp in men. It combines an image-guided robotic arm, special imaging technologies, small dermal punches, and a computer interface to identify and harvest individual follicular units – and it does it less painfully, with shorter recovery times, and more efficiency than present methods.
Now it has received $41 million in a series C round of financing from Clarus Ventures, Sutter Hill Ventures, Alloy Ventures and Interwest Partners to provide the means to bring the product to market.

Frank Tobe
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Frank Tobe is the owner and publisher of The Robot Report, and is also a panel member for Robohub's Robotics by Invitation series.

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