What kind of side effects are possible with hair transplant surgery? Could your real hair end up falling out?
Hair Transplant Side Effects
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Hair Transplant Side effect
Hair transplants are very safe procedures with few side effects. The common side effects are swelling, minor discomfort, numbness, itching, and local inflammation. However, they are not severe and are temporary. Very rarely a patient may experience shock loss, but this is temporary and the hair will grow back in 3-6 months. Bad design of your new hairline may be a risk factor, but this is easily avoidable with an experienced surgeon, supporting staff, and good communication with your surgeon.
Hair transplant hairs falling out
About 5-8% of men, and 20% of women, can experience hair shock loss. This is when your existing hairs are traumatized by the addition of new hairs nearby. These hairs will come back but they can take about 4 months to re-emerge.
Better technique, use of minoxidil, and overpacking grafts carefully can all reduce the chance of shock loss.
Transplant does not cause hair loss.
Thanks for your question. Like any medical procedure, hair transplant does have some associated side effects, but hair loss is not one of them. Most side effects are localized and temporary and include bruising, tenderness, redness, and temporary numbness near the treated areas. If you're undergoing a NeoGraft (follicular unit extraction) procedure, some of the transplanted grafts do "shed" in the days following the procedure. This is an anticipated response and will not adversely affect your results.
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Hair Trnasplant Side Effects
Side effects from a hair or beard transplantation are usually minor and clear up within a few weeks such as bleeding,infection,swelling of the scalp and forehead,bruising around the eyes,crusts on the area from where hair was removed or transplanted, temporary sensation and in some cases a shock hair loss on the treated areas
NeoGraft, hair loss is not a side effect, but is a natural part of process for the success of the hair transplant
Sides effects of #hairtransplant
Very minimal side effects if properly done
Side effect of hair transplant
Fortunately if the results are great, the transplanted hairs do not fall out.
Unfortunately if it is a bad result, the transplanted hairs also do not fall out.
Side Effects for NeoGraft
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