Quick Answer: Is hair transplant a risk?

What are the risks of having a hair transplant?

What are the complications associated with a hair transplant?

  • bleeding.
  • infection.
  • swelling of the scalp.
  • bruising around the eyes.
  • a crust that forms on the areas of the scalp where hair was removed or implanted.
  • numbness or lack of sensation on the treated areas of the scalp.
  • itching.

Has anyone died from a hair transplant?

Death: Although no case report of death because of hair transplantation complications is available, one isolated case of death after hair transplantation has been reported in print media.

Why is hair transplant bad?

Side effects: Swelling of scalp and face may happen. In some cases, temporary thinning also known as “shock loss” may happen. Itching, pain and numbness are some other side effects that may occur post a hair transplant procedure.

Can you still go bald after a hair transplant?

In fact, it’s normal for some of your hair to fall out for the first three months after the procedure. Healing can take somewhere between 6 to 12 months. But once the healing process is complete, the transplanted follicles begin to grow hair that will fill out the bald patches on your scalp.

When do hair transplants look normal?

When do patients see results from a hair transplant? Most patients see results between six and nine months after surgery. For some patients, it takes 12 months. It’s important to know that between two and eight weeks after the surgery, the transplanted hair will fall out.

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