Hair loss in the donor area after FUE hair transplant
It is normal to have thining in the donor area after soon FUE hair transplant. Unfortunately many doctors that advertise FUE as noninvasive hair transplant fail to mention this to their clients which leaves their cleonts in shock when thining actually happens.
FUE is not a scarless surgery. You may see thinning or hair loss that seem "patchy" especially if you have black hair and fair
FUE is not a scarless surgery. You may see thinning or hair loss that seem "patchy" especially if you have black hair and fair skin.
Redness in the donor area
Yes, redness in the donor area post FUE is very normal. It will take a few more months for everything to resolve. This does not mean shock loss necessarily. In fact, shock loss with a 1200 graft FUE procedure would be unusual.
Within a year, it would be unusual for your barber to make comments about a 'rash'. What you are describing is very normal at the 3 month mark.
You have scarring from the FUE and this may or may not be a shock loss phenomenon. Only time will tell as shock loss will reverse.