Does transplanted hair thicken over time?
It is important to remember that the appearance and density of transplanted hairs will not have reached their final look and the hair follicules will continue to thicken in the coming months. Only 60% of the final result will be achieved during the 6th to 9th months.
Can a hair transplant make your hair thicker?
Hair transplant is the best method to get thicker/more full hair. So long as you have some amount of hair on your scalp (donor area), this procedure will almost certainly work for you.
Does hair thin after transplant?
It is typically fairly small, but if you factor in the transection rate, a hair transplant does indeed thin out your hair by a small amount. However, the overall effect of hair transplantation is so positive for most patients that this should not discourage you from undergoing hair restoration.
What are the disadvantages of hair transplant?
What are the complications associated with a hair transplant?
- 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.
Why is hair thin after transplant?
This is due to the local shock of surgery and temporary effects on circulation. All but the few hairs that were destined to fall out permanently, will grow back, but the hair in the area may look slightly thinner until transplanted hair and the “shock-lost” hair grows in.
Can I have a hair transplant at 50?
There is no maximum age limit on getting a transplant, and after the age of 25, FUE Hair Transplants can be performed on a patient of any age. As long as the donor area is in good condition and healthy hair follicles can be harvested, the transplant can go ahead.