Shave Head Before Hair Transplant
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Shave before FUE hair transplant
Shaving of the scalp
Hair Transplant and Head Shave
The donor site where we take the grafts that are used will have to be shaved. However, where the grafts are implanted does not have to be shaved. If your hair is long enough in the back, there is an option to try to camouflage your donor site. We have had many patients that are not able to tell their hair was even shaved. It can be very discrete with the right length of hair.
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Shave head before hair transplant
Do you Always Have To Shave The Head Before FUE Hair Transplant
It is also possible to do partial shaving of the donor area, using your own long hair to hide shaven sections. This however, usually results in less donor available to move per operation.
Another alternative is to grow your hair very long and shave a wide donor area underneath it using the long layer of hair to hide it apron-style. This could especially useful in women who prefer FUE to strip FUT.
Does one have to shave the head for an FUE
1) long haired FUE which we limit to 400 grafts
2) keeping the hair long to cover the shaved areas
3) shave the scalp in stripes like a step ladder with hair between each rung on the ladder. This can be see easily on the web reference below and we can do up to 800 graft that way when puhsed by the patient
Yes and No
SHAVE HEAD BEFORE AN FUE TRANSPLANT
In our practice, we utilize platelet rich plasma (PRP) n virtually every transplant case which, in our experience, promotes significantly faster healing in the donor and recipient areas.
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Shaving for FUE Hair Transplantation
Rarely if the amount of graft that I need is less than 2000 and the patient hair is longer than 5 cm it is possible to perform the fue extraction with small sized shaving and let the patient have the comfort of faster social downtime.
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