9 months from beard transplant & lack of healing. Very red, Look at my photos ranging from last Dec to present. Regret. (photo)
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If you are having issues after surgery it is best to follow up with your surgeon first. If that does not help
If you are having issues after surgery it is best to follow up with your surgeon first. If that does not help see another doctor for a consultation.
What is causing your redness?
It is hard to say really. I think the most likely answer is that some transplanted grafts still retain follicles that did not fall out. After transplantation, transplanted hair goes dormant and the transplanted hair is supposed to fall out. When the transplanted hair does not fall out, the follicles will initiate an inflammatory process much like a splinter in your finger. The key is to remove all transplanted follicles so that you eliminate this inflammatory process. You would need to see a physician that truly understands this cause in order to eliminate the problem.
Be careful in Turkey because non-surgeons or laymen do most of the work there. In Turkey only plastic surgeons can legally do hair transplants, but for some reason nurses with limited medical training do the work in Turkey. The government is beginning to crack down in Turkey. Find a physician that actually does the work should you go to Turkey. I'd recommend Dr. Ozgur in Ankara if you are heading to Turkey.
9 months from beard transplant & lack of healing. Very red, Look at my photos ranging from last Dec to present. Regret.
If you have lost confidence in your doctor you should seek out another who is well trained and qualified. Contact the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons for a recommendation in your area.
This could be folliculitis and treatable with a topical steroid, however you should seek someone reputable in hair restoration.
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You had a beard transplant 9 months ago and now have problems with it. Go back to see your doctor and ask about your problems
Follicular inflammation 9 months post op beard
You seem to have some ingrown hairs and chronic folliculitis. You may need to have the offending hairs removed and replaced later and you may also need prolonged antibiotic therapy. You really need to seek treatment as soon as possible. I would not wait until the summer. Happy to help you here in Boston if need be.