I recognized 6 days after the surgery that the scabs looks like grafts. There are hairs with a white / brown bulb on the end.... as you can see on the picture. Now the problem is that nearly all scabs I have lost till now (day 10) looking like that. I sent a picture to my doktor and he answered me that he also thinkst that I ´m loosing grafts. So is this possible ... or am im losing only the dryed tip of the follicle?
Losing Grafts After Hair Transplant?
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Shedding of the grafts after a hair transplant
Post op care: A I don't like the idea of anyone removing grafts that have scabs on them because we have published a paper in a formal medical journal, that when a person pulls off a scab (crust) from a recipient area in less than 12 days, the risk of losing the graft is very high.
Post op care
Grafts falling after restoration
You can loose just the shaft or the whole shaft and bulb after a transplant. Loosing the bulb is rare and it would be hard to know for sure before the 1 year mark. A lot of it depends on how good the technicians are at putting in the grafts. Also, how much supervision was going on i.e did the doctor observe and come in the room during the graft placement? How experienced are the technicians? Are the technicians in house or contracted/subcontractors? At this poing the only real option is to wait and see.
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It may be grafts or it may be scabs.
You will have hair loss after surgery. You may have graft loss after surgery. Not all the grafts will take. You won't really know until you see results in 6 to 12 months.
Losing Grafts After Hair Transplant
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