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How much would an eyebrow hair transplant cost if i only wanna cover up a scar ? I don't need that much hair transplanted :
A hair transplant is the only permanent way to restore youthful hair growth to an area affected by hair loss due to thinning or balding. When performed carefully and artistically, a hair transplant is a comfortable outpatient procedure that can yield a 100% natural-looking restoration of living and growing hair--restoring a hairline or coverage at the top of the scalp. A hair transplant involves the harvesting and redistribution of permanent hair follicles from the sides and the back of the scalp into the areas of hair loss using as little as a single hair follicle at a time. FUE, or follicular unit extraction, is the minimally-invasive method of hair follicle harvesting which leaves no linear scar in the back of the scalp. Hair transplantation can be a life-changing procedure for men and women detrimentally affected by hair loss because a fuller head of hair makes people look ...Read more
How much does eyebrow hair transplant cost if you only want a few hairs transplanted like 15 not anymore ? It's to cover a scar .
Hair Transplant: The result of the scar is totally dependent on the surgeon's skill. If the donor hair site is closed properly with minimal tension, usually the scar is minimal. Unfortunately, the rare unsatisfactory result gets all the press and the patients with excellent scars tend not to discuss it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Thinking about hair transplant but i kind of like the "bald look". If i get this done, will it leave scars incase i go back to bald look?
Hair transplant: That surely sounds like an expensive experiment. Perhaps there is another way to try on the "transplanted" look? ...Read more
Are there any prescription strength creams or cortisone shots that can help reduce hair transplant scars?
Cortisone: Shots can reduce keloid scars if that is what has formed. There are no effective creams. ...Read more
My recipient area appears scarred from a hair transplant i had nearly 6 years ago ... Very red, scaly, dry and sometimes i get pimples . I want it gon?
I have prom in 5 days and scars will be visible, makeup will not work as there is too much hair. Fastest and cheapest scar removal/reduction advice?
Had chemotherapy and testicle removal in 2007 .Regain my hair but they are very less in number .Should I have a hair transplant surgery ?.How safe ?
Surgery should be sa: For all practical purposes your health is good for any surgery. Just get a routine check up to make sure that your health is otherwise fit for surgery. Testicular cancer is cured by now yet you should get a chest x-ray and blood work up to get a clearance for surgery. Of course you need to know that hair transplant surgery for baldness is still some what controversial in terms of its cost effectiv. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can hair loss due to chemotherapy and testicle removal be cured by hair transplant surgery ? Is it safe and effective to transplant hair ?
Maturity > Age.: There is no strict age cut off for hair transplant surgery. e.g., I've treated many children who have suffered scalp or brow scars or other injuries that needed repair via hair transplant surgery. However, hereditary hair loss patients must demonstrate enough maturity to understand the need for ongoing medical therapy to prevent the further progression of the condition in the nontransplanted hair. ...Read more
Protect Your Hair!: Medical treatments like oral medications (finasteride, finplus, propecia), topical medications (minoxidil, rogaine, Formula 82M, bimatoprost, Latisse), laser therapy (LaserCap), PRP Platelet Rich Plasma w/ ECMs and other therapies can help stop the progression of hair loss. Seek an experienced, qualified, board-certified hair restoration physician to help evaluate, monitor and track your progress. ...Read more
Hair surgery itching: Itching after hair transplant surgery could mean healing or hair growth. In the first few days, you should use the Healing Mist supplied in your postop kit on the FUE donor and recipient areas, then proceed to the moisturizing ointment in the small glass jar as the scabs flake off at one week. At around 6 weeks post FUE NeoGraft, many of the hairs are growing, which could cause itching too. ...Read more
Yes: Hair transplantation is a medical procedure where intact hair follicules are harvested from hair bearing areas on the scalp (donor site) and then the follicular units are replanted strategically into the bald areas. There are now many techniques available for hair transplantation, see a board certified plastic or dermatologic surgeon who specializes in this procedure to see if you are a candidate. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Follicular unit: The current "gold standard" for hair transplantation is follicular unit transplantation. In this technique, a strip of hair or individual small "punches" or "plugs" of hair are harvested from the back of the scalp. The individual hair follicles are the dissected out using a microscope. These individual hair follicles are then transplanted back into the area that is lacking hair growth. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Do your homework: As with any cosmetic surgery procedure, do your homework. Check out surgeons who are associated with the international society for hair restoration. Look at on line reviews -/+. Ask other patients. Hair restoration is both art and science; but art is most important. Look at before and after images. Certification, experience can guide you in your decision. Choose well. Do not rule out travel. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hmmm: I don't think I have had anyone ask me that question before. Hair loss has been described with Accutane use. At the age of 62 I am assuming this is not for nodulocystic acne. I would have a sit-down discussion with your dermatologist about the risks and benefits of the medication in your case. A tough one to answer in such a short space. ...Read more
In medicine: a transfer from one body or body part to another of an organ (liver, heart, lung, kidney, pancreas bowel) or tissue (hand, face, hair). The immune system fights foreign invaders (like infections) so it will reject transplants from other people (allotransplants) because they look like infections. So transplants usually require drugs to ...Read more
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