I just had a brow transplant over a month ago. But after barely 4 weeks, the transplanted brows are plucking. Only few remains now. Will it grow back?
My Transplanted Brows Lasted Only for a Month. Will It Really Grow Back?
Doctor Answers 5
In general it may take 6 to 12 months to see results after a hair transplant surgery.
Re: Eyebrow Hair Transplant Results
It is actually quite normal for graft hairs to fall out shortly after your procedure. They enter a resting telogen phase due to the trauma from being transferred from one location to another.
This resting phase can last around 3 months. Afterwards, new hair will start to grow as it enters the anagen growth phase.
If you are interested in seeing an example of a patient who underwent this procedure, here is a video.
Eyebrow Transplant Shedding
Yes, it is normal to shed the hair that was transplanted. If the follicles are intact you should start to see growth at 3 months. Check in with your surgeon at 6 months for evaluation. Good luck!
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Eyebrow shedding following transplant
It is expected that the hair shafts will shed following transplant. The hair follicles have assumed the shedding phase called telogen which can last 3 months. The follicles will then go into anagen phase which is the active growth phase.
It will take another 3-4 months at this point to see adequate growth.
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