Snippet from the article at MSNBC:
Thanks to advances in technology, hair-transplant procedures are sprouting up all over the country and the human body. While the majority of transplants still involve the scalp (and that remains the primary donor area), doctors are now able to harvest and replant hair follicles into eyebrows, eyelashes, beards, mustaches, sideburns, chests and beyond, allowing a growing number of people to become members of what you might call the â€œmovable hair club.â€
Nearly 99,000 surgical hair restoration procedures were performed in the United States in 2008, according to the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, a non-profit medical association. Of that number, approximately 93,000 procedures were scalp transplants (hair transplants to fill in bald or thinning areas), followed by 3,484 eyebrows, 1,369 mustache/beard procedures and eyelashes with 531 procedures.
Read the full text — Hair here, then there: Odd transplants take root
I guess it is still news that hair from the scalp can be transplanted to any part of the body, but we’ve been doing this for many years. There are some examples of transplanted eyebrows and sideburns here (scroll towards the bottom of the page).