While grafts can fall out within the first few days after a hair transplant, this is extremely rare. More often, patients will mistake the hair that normally falls out after a transplant for the graft itself. This is because the hair has a little bulb at the bottom of it, but that’s not the follicle; it’s just the root sheath, so it is nothing to be concerned about.
How Long After Hair Transplant Can Grafts Fall Out? Dr. Bernstein answers a frequently-asked question about caring for your scalp after your hair transplant.
This study determined exactly how long it takes after a hair transplant for the follicular unit grafts to be securely anchored in the recipient area, so that they cannot be dislodged. This is important information for patients in managing the post-op care after a hair restoration procedure.
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