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Rapid Hair Loss and Scalp Itching 9 Months After Hair Transplant Surgery

Sunday, June 7, 2009

There's a possibility that you have some kind of scalp infection (seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, eczema, folliculitis, etc.) that could be the underlying problem for the scalp inflammation. Alternatively, scalp itchiness can be a sign of new transplanted hair growth yet to come. The actual action of scratching your scalp itself might be causing the redness and inflammation. The good news is...

How Hair Characteristics Play a Role in the Hair Transplant Result

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Hair characteristics (color properties, thickness, etc.) can affect the overall result and appearance "illusion" of hair density in hair transplant surgery. Ultimately, thicker hair will result in more density with fewer follicular unit grafts. To accomplish the same level of hair density as a patient with thick hair, patients with thin hair may need...

Is Hair Dye Safe to use with a Hair Transplant?

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Transplanted hair responds to the chemicals of hair dye the same way natural hair does. For those who dye their hair, the key is to find treatments with lower concentrations of damaging chemicals and don't use them too frequently. To learn more about which hair dyes...

Will Health Insurance Cover Hair Transplant Surgery?

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

This topic has been discussed several times on our hair restoration forum. Whereas some have conjectured situations where it may be possible we have not seen or heard about a a case yet where health insurance covered their hair transplant surgery. Surgical hair restoration is an elective...

How Long Will I Be Numb After a Hair Transplant?

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Postoperative numbness after a hair transplant may only last a few days or could take several months or even up to a year to dissipate. In my personal experience, any numbness only lasted a few days for my first two hair restoration procedures...

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