Does Body Hair Transplant Leave Scarring?

November 15th, 2010

Q: I heard that it is possible to transplant body hair to the scalp. Does it leave any scarring? — V.P., Cherry Hill, NJ

A: Unfortunately, it does leave scarring. And since the hair is generally of poor quality, it is usually not worth the trade-off. Below is the typical scarring seen in a BHT procedure. Click the image for a larger version:

Body Hair Transplant - Scarring

Scarring with body hair transplant
(note circular white scars on the person’s chest)

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Posted by Robert M. Bernstein M.D. on November 15th, 2010 at 3:57 pm



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