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Shedding After a Hair Transplant

Hair Transplant Will It Fall Out Again

Hair shedding is considered a general function of the body, as it is pretty common to shed anywhere between 50-100 hairs a day. It is, anyway, vital to clearly distinguish between general shedding and the post-operative shedding of transplanted hair grafts.

Shedding of Normal, Non-Transplanted Hair

Hair Transplant Will It Fall Out Again

Hair transplant will it fall out again, hair goes through a cycle of shedding and growth made up of the catagen, anagen, and telogen stages. This cycle unlike the hair growth cycles of other mammals, is fully random, and a varying number of hairs can be in any of these levels at any given time.

The anagen level is otherwise called as the active phase of hair, and lasts for about 2-6 years. During this level, hair grows about one cm every 28 days. The catagen phase is known to as the traditional level”, and lasts for 2-3 weeks. At any given time, about three percent of all hair are in this phase. The telogen phase, other called as the “resting” phase” is where most shedding happens. About 6-8 percent of all hair can be in the tologen phase, and can last for about hundred days. During this time, much as 50-100 hairs are shed.

Hair Transplant Will It Fall Out Again

Patients generally report continued hair shedding after undergoing a hair transplant procedure. It is vital to note that the hair shedding after a hair transplant is general occurrence and is the body’s way of responding to the trauma if got during the hair transplant procedure.

A hair transplant process is the movement and individual placement of genetically resistant hairs from the donor place (placed at the back of the head) to the areas where the scalp is losing hair. Little openings are created – otherwise known as to as stab incisions – wherein the individual grafts are located. Regardless of whether FUE and FUT is done, the procedure can be pretty traumatic on the scalp and the surrounding hairs, and as an outcome, the hair grafts and the existing hairs can temporarily shed.

Hair transplant will it fall out again will be noticed anywhere between 1-5 weeks after the transplant procedure. Patients are generally alarmed by the continued loss of hair, anyway, a few months after the procedure, they can be assured that new hairs will eventually grow back again. Bear in mind that the shock loss is a general part of the hair restoration process is not indicative of any permanent problem on the hair through it is unavoidable, it is also temporary. New hairs will take time to grow and will grow at special rates.

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Dr. Tayfun Oguzoglu


Dr. Tayfun Oguzoglu

Dr. Tayfun Oguzoglu is pioneer MD for Hair transplant procedures in Turkey. He is the one of the first doctor who established his own clinic and applied FUT Technique in 1996-1997. After a year in 1998, he practiced in and became a member of International Society5 of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS).

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