I Am Having an Eyebrow Transplant Soon (200 Hairs). Will the Scar on the Donor Site Be Big?

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Eyebrow Transplant

Hair transplant is a beautiful way to restore eyebrows thinned from a variety of reasons.  The donor site is typically very small and not an issue.  If you are concerned about the scar talk to your surgeon about follicular unit extraction which technically still leaves a scar but it is much smaller.  Good luck!

Kansas City Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Eyebrow Transplant Donor Site scarring

No, the donor site should be quite small with a harvest of only 200 hairs. And if you are using FUE (as opposed to FUT), the scarring will be even less prominent due to the fact that the donor hair is excised in individual follicular units rather than a strip. Either way, the scarring should be hardly noticeable.

Sanusi Umar, MD
Redondo Beach Dermatologic Surgeon
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