Can transplanted hair grow without shedding?
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Hair growth without shedding post transplant
It is possible that the hair can begin growing after the procedure. Each hair has an individual growth cycle. Usually the transplanted hair is confused when moved and goes into the resting phase. However, sometimes it grows immediately then sheds 4 2-4 months post procedures. I have found a lot less post operative shedding when the transplant is FUE procedure.
Transplanted hair may grow without shedding but this is rare. Everyone is different and every surgery is different.
Transplanted hair may grow without shedding but this is rare. Everyone is different and every surgery is different. How fast or slow your transplanted hair grows vary.
typically the transplanted hair shafts fall out in the first few weeks, go dormant for 3-4 months and then grow. Occasionally some of the transplanted hair does not fall, but will fall when a new hair shaft starts to grow. Rarely, but can occur, the transplanted hair does not fall and continues to grow.
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