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In this section you’ll find the most frequently asked questions covering many aspects of hair loss and hair transparent surgery. We’ve compiled this FAQ to help users more efficiently navigate our Q&A section as well as effectively learn what questions and concerns they might need to consider before undergoing hair transplant surgery  

Physician Answered Q & As

I had a transplant about one year ago to hide a scar from a brow lift. Unfortunately, the scar is still very visible, but what I’m most worried about is the dramatic thinning of my hair along the donor scar line and below it. In fact, right now, I ha...

As for your donor area, it does sound like you have local infection and inflammation at the site.  This could have started, as your doctor said, with an ingrown hair and may have spread to the surrounding area.  It could also be what doctors call an “inclusion body” like a stitch...

Top Q & As

What risks, if any should be told to a patient with a VP shunt before doing a hair transplant procedure, and should the risk of...

My 9 year old daughter was born with a port wine stain birthmark on the right side of her face between her eye and sideburn area....

I’ve been researching hair transplantation online and I’ve become very confused. It seems that a lot of doctors have developed their own techniques and...

Is having a hair transplant a good option for an African American man? I have been losing my hair for the past 2 years and I...

I’ve been wearing a hair piece for almost 5 years and I am getting sick of the constant maintenance and cost associated with being a me...

Trichophytic Closure on Scar Revision I am really struggling with the idea of having a hair transplant and being left with a long scar on...

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