Can FUE Extract Beard Hairs Without Leaving Noticeable Scars?

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Beard hairs and scarring

Generally and surprisingly, beard donor hair does not leave visible scars in light skinned individuals, however, in darker skinned individuals, the small white dots from healing can be seen.

Los Angeles Hair Restoration Surgeon
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5757 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036

Beard Hair Transplant

Yes, FUE using the uGraft has a great capacity in the use of many different types of donor hair. Typically, the scaring is not cosmetically significant when the healing is complete. In some patients white dots are possible especially in darker skin toned persons.  Sometimes, a resurfacing laser may be used to accelerate the smoothing of the donor area —  In fact, in selected patients, beard hair is a viable secondary source to scalp hair. I have successfully performed a uGraft FUE hair transplant that largely depended on the use of beard hair as a donor source.

Sanusi Umar, MD
Redondo Beach Dermatologic Surgeon
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Redondo Beach, CA 90277

FUE of Beard Hair

It depends upon the color of the hair and skin.  It is possible you can end up with white dots on your skin.

Jack Fisher, MD
Nashville Plastic Surgeon
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310 23rd Ave. North
Nashville, TN 37203

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