Sometimes, hair transplant pushes the patients into worry as they do not notice hair growth even two months after the procedure. But, should one worry or is it a normal delayed process?
Does it mean your hair transplant has failed? Should you opt for a second hair transplant without waiting much?
In this educational video, Dr John Watts – a noted dermatologist, trichologist and hair transplant surgeon in Hyderabad – demystifies everything about hair transplant results. He has successfully performed over 1900+ hair transplant procedures so far.
Hair transplant is performed using hair grafts from DHT-free healthy donor hair from the back of the scalp or the body. Initially, the transplanted hair falls off within the first three weeks of the transplant. “But there is nothing to worry about as the stem cells get imbibed deep in the scalp,” explained Dr John Watts.
Hair Growth: Post Transplant
Post the hair transplant, the real hair growth may take time and one may have to wait from one and-half months to 3 months to witness hair growth. “By the 6th month, 40% hair growth can be seen on the scalp,” explained Dr John.
However, in some cases, one may see hair growth in three months but in others, even after 6 months, there may not be proper hair growth. “This happens as the results differ from person to person. Those who get early results are likely to lead a stress-free life,” explained Dr John.
By the 7-8th month, one enters the temporary hair shedding phase that provides the best time for assessment of the results. “If extra help is needed, this is the time we can provide supplementary support like non-surgical hair restoration or any other therapy for better results,” informed Dr John.
Three Stages of Growth:
There are three stages of hair growth that one has to pass after the hair transplant procedure in the first month. In the first phase, one may notice baby hair growth. While in the second stage, there would be thick hair growth by the 6th month and finally in the third stage by the 8th month, one can comb their hair as it would grow long.
Sometimes, the existing hair on the sides may grow faster than the transplanted hair but one need not worry. “They can trim the fast-growing hair and stay in touch with their hair transplant team for any clarification. Unnecessarily, one should not worry too much,” advised Dr John, while urging the viewers to share the video among their friends for awareness.
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Disclaimer: While hair transplants are generally safe and effective, as with any medical procedure, there can be minimal and temporary side effects based on specific or underlying medical condition of the individual patient. Please consult in person with our qualified medical team at Trichos for a thorough assessment of your specific condition and individualized guidance on the potential risks and benefits associated with our hair restoration treatments.
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