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Does hair transplant leave scars?

Does hair transplant leave scars?

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 more

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Dr. Francisco Agullo
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Hair Transplant (Definition)

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


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What is the best way to correct a donor scar caused bya hair transplant?

What is the best way to correct a donor scar caused bya hair transplant?

Options: There are two options, sometimes a combination is necessary. The scar can be revised (excised and reclosed) or you can have hair transplanted into the scar. ...Read more

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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 :

Eye brown transplant: An eye brow transplant would probably not be covered by any insurance, due to cosmetic nature of condition. I would estimate the following costs: surgeon fee; $1, 500 anesthesia: local hospital or asc; $3, 500. ...Read more

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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 .

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 .

Remove scar: It would be easier to remove the scar than to transplant the hair. Talk to a plastic surgeon about this, including the cost. ...Read more

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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?

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?

See derrnatologist: It is time for you to consult a dermatologist. In the meanwhile make a list of what you have been applying to your scalp( including rogaine (minoxidil) or hair dye if applicable) for potential contact allergens. ...Read more

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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 ?

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 more

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Dr. Melissa Gowans
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Transplant (Definition)

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


Dr. Barry Press
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Scarring (Definition)

A scar is the result of the body healing. It is the end product of a long cascade of signals and cellular repair that takes approximately a year to complete, and a lifetime to maintain. It is a normal process that occurs whenever ...Read more