Can Shock from a Hair Transplant Cause Loss of Healthy Hair?

November 1st, 2005

Q: Will the shock of a hair transplant make me lose my existing healthy hair and is it permanent?

A: In general, only miniaturized hair (the hair that is affected by androgens and that has begun to decrease in diameter) is shed after a transplant. This hair would be lost in the near term anyway.

Existing healthy hair is unlikely to shed, but if it were shed, you could expect it to grow back.

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Posted by Robert M. Bernstein M.D. on November 1st, 2005 at 11:31 am


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