I am 1 month post op and it feels like the transplanted areas have shredded at 100%, is this normal? (Photos)
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Hair transplant post-operative course
After hair transplant it is normal for the hair to go through its growth cycle, which includes shedding of the current hair follicle. Most patients do not see their full growth of the transplanted hair until around 5-6 months after the procedure. What you are experiencing is a typical phase of healing after a hair transplant. If you continue to have concerns regarding the growth of your transplanted hair, you should contact your hair surgeon.
1 month post op
Shedding all of the grafts in 1 month is not unusual. Now you must be patient and wait out the growth which you will see in 4-6 months
It is best to contact your doctor if you are having issues after surgery. In general transplanted hairs fall out weeks after
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Do you mean shed?
1 Month post op
Shedding of the transplanted hairs in between 2-4 weeks is normal and this is a part of the procedure .Transplanted hairs start to visibly regrow between months 4-6. At month 6-9, a patient may expect to see growth for 80% of the transplants. Again, due to the random cycle of hair growth, not all grafts will start growing at the same time. Initially, the hair my be thinner and finer. It will gain length and density as it matures.
Full growth from the transplants is usually achieved at 12 months. All the be
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