Help! Is this normal? Fue postoperative 8 weeks. 2300 grafts in front around forelock and hairline. Please advise. (photo)
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To be clear, FUE is NOT a scarless surgery and the rubbery bumps may be FUE scars (all 2300+ of them). It may get better with time but only time will tell. Any cut on the skin will leave a scar (FUE is not an exception). The moth eaten quality is a common description of what a FUE scar looks like with hairs cut short (especially when you don't have a high donor hair density).
If you are a math type of guy, 2300 FUE holes are equivalent to 2.8 square inch of bald skin that is contributing to the moth eaten look with your short hair cut. (pi x (0.5mm)^2)x2300 ... convert this back to square inches
Redness and purple color is not typical. You need to follow up with your doctor for a recheck.
8 weeks concern following FUE
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