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What are the Disadvantages of Body Hair Transplantation?

1/20/2009 11:57:11 AM

Question:

I am considering getting a body hair transplant. Are there any disadvantages to using body hair on my scalp to using scalp hair?

Answer:

Body hair transplantation is usually less consistent than using scalp hair. It also usually takes a greater amount of body hair to accomplish what scalp hair can since it's hair growth cycles are shorter. Whereas only 10% of scalp hair isn't visible due to being in telogen (shedding) and catagen (resting), up to 40% or more of body hair isn't visible on your scalp at one time.

In my opinion, body hair is better used as a filler in between and around scalp hair and should only be considered after your scalp donor hair supply has been depleted.

Bill
Associate Publisher/Editor


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