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How To Hide Hair Transplant Scar?

Hair transplant is the only permanent solution to the male pattern baldness by far. It works by moving the healthy follicles from the permanent area to the balding area. The former technique, Follicular Unit Transplant(FUT), the surgeon takes a strip of skin from the donor area and stitches it. Unfortunately, the FUT leaves the linear scarring due to the sutures. The scar could be invisible especially when you use a shorter haircut.

That’s why many patients are looking for how to hide hair transplant scar on their head. There some ways to conceal such scarring, let’s have a look at them:

<strong>how to hide hair transplant scar</strong>1. FUE

One of the most prominent ways of how to hide hair transplant scar is by repairing it with FUE procedure. In the FUE, the surgeon will individually take the follicles from the back or side of your head and transplanted back to the scar area. However, the success of the FUE actually depends on the depth of the scar. If it’s too thick, the doctors may use medication to thin the scarring so it’s eligible for corrective FUE procedure.

2. Scalp Micropigmentation

Another popular way of how to hide hair transplant scar is by taking scalp Micropigmentation. It’s also well-known as the medical hair tattoo since it works by injecting the pigmentation to the scalp. the procedure creates a thicker hair look. Depending on the scarring, some people prefer this tattooing procedure than the surgical ones. Consider your future hair color may become before choosing the color of injection ink.

3. Tricopigmentation

If you’re confused with how the permanent result would go along with your future hair, you may consider a temporary solution. The trichopigmentation or TMP works in the same way with SMP on how to hide hair transplant scar but with temporary results. Depending on the clinic and the packages, the trichopigmentation can last up to three years. The great thing is that you can take another procedure and adjust the color with your future hair.

4. Laser Repair

It’s another way of how to hide hair transplant scar works by removing the linear scarring instead of concealing it. However, it has some limitations especially when dealing with thicker scarring, just don’t expect a total removal. Some physicians may perform the laser repair as the conjunction to SMP or TMP.

It seems that how to hide hair transplant scar permanently is only offered by the hair surgery. If you’re about to take hair transplant anytime soon, it’s better t take the FUE from the first time. You can contact us page for more information. Before and after photos you can see the following page. 

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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