Question: How long should you wait between hair transplants?

Most hair restoration physicians would agree that the final results of any hair restoration procedure takes between 12 and 15 months. I generally recommend for patients who are considering a second procedure to wait at least one year before receiving transplants to the same area as the first procedure.

How soon can I get a second hair transplant?

When it comes to having a second, third, fourth, etc. hair transplant done, we recommend waiting at least 6-12 months from the date of the previous procedure. It is important to allow enough time to pass so that the procedure sites can completely heal.

Can I go for second hair transplant?

A second hair transplant can be a viable option for some patients, especially those who are experiencing continuous hair loss even after the first transplant. However, a span of 3-10 years should pass before a second one becomes necessary. In extreme cases, a second one may be needed sooner.

How often do you have to redo hair transplant?

Am I going to have to go back for surgery every few years just to maintain my transplanted hair?” The good news is that when performed by a trained, experienced hair restoration specialist, a hair transplant procedure can last a lifetime.

What is the best age for hair transplant?

Although hair transplants can be carried out on anyone above the age of 18, it is advisable not to have a transplant until the age of 25+. Younger men may not be the best candidates since their hair loss pattern may not yet fully be determined.

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Can you still go bald after a hair transplant?

Healing can take somewhere between 6 to 12 months. But once the healing process is complete, the transplanted follicles begin to grow hair that will fill out the bald patches on your scalp. This is hair that will continue to grow naturally as you get older.

Is 1 hair transplant enough?

Will I need more than one hair transplant? For some people, a single hair transplant will be enough to ensure your hair looks full and natural for your lifetime. However, it is not uncommon for patients to need two hair transplants procedures during their lifetime.

What are the disadvantages of hair transplant?

What are the complications associated with a hair transplant?

  • bleeding.
  • infection.
  • swelling of the scalp.
  • bruising around the eyes.
  • a crust that forms on the areas of the scalp where hair was removed or implanted.
  • numbness or lack of sensation on the treated areas of the scalp.
  • itching.

Will transplanted hair thin?

Anywhere from 10 to 80 percent of transplanted hair will fully grow back in an estimated three to four months. Like regular hair, transplanted hair will thin over time.

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