What Length Is Hair After Transplant?August 25th, 2010
Q: Is transplanted hair the same length as existing hair?
A: The hair is first clipped to about 1-mm before it is transplanted. The transplanted hair will look like stubble for the first few weeks after the hair restoration procedure. It is then shed and the newly transplanted follicles go into a resting phase for about two months.
At about 10 weeks after the hair transplant, the follicles will gradually start to produce new hair. They start out as fine hair and then gradually increase in thickness and in length. The process takes about 6 months, with full growth about one year after the hair restoration procedure.
For a more detailed overview of what to watch for in the days, weeks, and months after a hair transplant, view our After Hair Transplant Surgery page.Related Posts:
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Topic: Hair Transplant
Tags: After Your Hair Restoration, Appearance After Hair Transplant, Fine Hair, Hair Follicle, Hair Length Before Hair Transplant, Hair Restoration, Hair Transplant, Hair Transplant Growth, Transplanted Hair Begins To Grow Posted by Robert M. Bernstein M.D. on August 25th, 2010 at 7:55 am
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