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Will Scar Tissue Fill the 10 Mm Hole from Mohs on my Scalp? When Can I Do A Hair Transplant?

How long after Mohs surgery do I need to wait to have a hair transplant where the hair follicles have been excised?

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Always check with each doctor before having surgery.

Always check with each doctor before having surgery.  In general, you need to have healed completely from a Mohs surgery to consider a hair transplant surgery.  


Los Angeles Hair Restoration Surgeon
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Treatment of 10 mm Hole with Transplants

A picture would be very helpful. If there is literally a 'hole' after the Moh's surgery, surgically close the defect, wait about 6 weeks to let it heal and then determine if and how many transplants are needed to eliminate any residual bald spot.

Richard W. Fleming, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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