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When Does Hair Growth Start after Hair Transplant Surgery?

7/11/2013 12:11:17 AM

Question:

How many days after hair transplant surgery will the hair follicles begin to sprout?

Answer:

It will take between three and four months for the hair growth phase to begin after a surgical hair restoration procedure. However, this initial hair growth will be fine and thin. Over the course of the first year after surgery, your hair will continue to fill in. The hair follicles will become thicker and darker and begin to take on the appearance of your natural hair.

You should wait one full year before assessing the results of your transplant.

David (TakingThePlunge)

Editorial Assistant and Forum Co-Moderator for the Hair Transplant Network, the Coalition Hair Loss Learning Center, and the Hair Loss Q & A Blog.

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