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What are the Disadvantages of Body Hair Transplantation?

1/20/2009 11:57:11 AM


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


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.

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