Are my grafts falling off 8 days after hair transplant? (Photo)
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It is normal to have hair shedding days or weeks after surgery. If you are concerned it is best to follow up with your doctor.
Shedding after a hair transplant
Shedding of the new hairs
Shedding of transplanted hairs in the first month after the operation is an almost universal characteristic of a hair transplant. This occurs because during hair transplantation a graft is temporarily stripped of its blood supply and the grafts shed their hair. Shedding of transplanted hairs are usually noticed begining 1 to 2 weeks following the procedure and continuing for up to six weeks. A very small percentage of patients do not shed and the transplanted hairs continues to grow. Please note that It dosen`t mean that something goes wrong .
New hairs start to regrow in the 3rd or 4th months after the operation , and final result will be achieved only one year later
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