When Kenalog Injections Dissolve Ridging (Raised Hairline) Due to Hair Transplantation, Does the Ridging Ever Reoccur Again ?

When Kenalog Injections Dissolve Ridging (Raised Hairline) Due to Hair Transplantation, Does the Ridging Ever Reoccur Again ?

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Hair Transplantation and Steroids

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It should not return. Steroids work by inducing atrophy. This is typically permanent. Also find comfort in knowing that the injections could be repeated as needed.


Redondo Beach Dermatologic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 15 reviews

Does Kenalog Injections Dissolve Ridging?

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Usually if the kenalog injection reduces the ridge it is fairly a permanent improvement.

Jack Fisher, MD
Nashville Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 3 reviews

Recurrence of fudging after steroid injections

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More than likely the ridging condition will recur in 6-12 months if you, indeed, get an improvement. 

Sheldon S. Kabaker, MD
Oakland Facial Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 8 reviews

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