Hi Doctors, great blog here! It’s an amazing cross-reference and informative place.
Just wanted to know if there are any signs of a successful FUE transplant? (other than growth of hair at 8-10 months!!).
Can the patient tell within a week, or a month, whether the surgery he had would be, say, at least 80-90% successful? Are there any signs which suggest that yes the transplant was a success, and that the roots did not dry out, and were placed correctly etc.? ( I’m guessing, that if the transplanted hair kept growing till it fell out after 3/4 weeks, that means the roots were alive and firmly in place, and the surgery was good? )
I only ask about FUE, because it seems the more delicate procedure with a higher trans-section rate.
Thank you Doctor.
I know the anxiety you have. Everyone with a hair transplant wants to accelerate the clock, but it makes no real difference if the transplant is FUE or strip. In either case, you will start seeing the results (at least some results) somewhere between 4-6 months, with good growth by the 8th month. At one month, the hair sheds in probably 19 out of 20 people. Just be patient.