Recipient area color after hair transplant?

I noticed after the redness gone, the skin become white under the hair in receipient area Is this normal, does that mean the whole scalp become Scarred now?

Doctor Answers 4

There shouldn't be visible scars on the recipient area. If you are having issues, it is best to see your doctor

There shouldn't be visible scars on the recipient area.  If you are having issues, it is best to see your doctor for an examination.


Los Angeles Hair Restoration Surgeon
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Skin become white under the hair

yes it is normal phenomena ..it does not mean the whole scalp become scarred but especially donor area and some recipient areas may have tiny scars related with micro trauma of HT

Ilhan Serdaroglu, MD
Turkey Plastic Surgeon
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Concerned about skin coloring after hair transplant

If you are concerned about skin coloring after hair transplant, go back to see your doctor and ask your doctor about it

William Rassman, MD
Los Angeles Hair Restoration Surgeon
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Scar

A scar can always form with fue or fut, and it is a good idea to pick a clinic with a lot of experience.  Experience does not mean no scar, but less chance of a scar or a bad scar. 

Rashid M. Rashid, PhD, MD
Houston Dermatologist
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