Do I Need to Grow My Hair Long After Hair Transplant Surgery to Hide my Donor Scar?

Patient’s Question: Hello Dr. Friedman, With the hair I have left (smile), I like to wear it short. After my hair transplant procedure, do I need to grow it longer to cover my donor area? Thank you for answering my question. Dr. Friedman’s Answer: If you want to keep your hair short over the back …

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Can a hair transplant correct facelift scars and raised hairline?

Question: I recently had a facelift and now my hairline is not where it used to be. Can a transplant be done to change my hairline back to the way it was? Answer: This is a very common problem in females and males undergoing facelifts. Most plastic surgeons do not acknowledge the fact that a …

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Can hair grafts be transplanted into scar tissue?

Patient’s Question: I had an accident that left a large scar on my leg. It is extremely noticeable because the only place I don’t have any hair is on my legs. Is there a way to transplant hair to the scar site so that it’s not so noticeable? Dr. Friedman’s Answer: Today we can transplant …

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Can I cover a scar on my eyebrow with a hair transplant?

Patient’s Question: I have a small scar embedded on my left eyebrow where the hair won’t grow.  Can hair be transplanted there so that it is covered? Dr. Friedman’s Answer: Yes, hair can be transplanted to scars on any part of the body. The reason hair is not growing in the scar is because scar …

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After hair transplant surgery, can I wear my hair short?

Patient’s Question: I would like to keep wearing my hair short after a hair transplant but I don’t want a noticeable scar. Is this possible? Dr. Friedman’s Reply: Absolutely! We offer two methods of hair transplantation: Follicular Unit Transplanting (FUT)—the so-called “strip method”—and Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE). With FUT, a strip of hair is excised. …

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Can a hair transplant cover the scars of a face-lift?

Patient Question: I am 56 and had a face-lift several years ago that caused me to lose a lot of hair around my ears, particularly above the ears. Would a hair transplant be good way to replace the hair here and how natural would the results be? Doctor’s Answer: This is a very common problem …

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Can I improve the appearance of my hair transplant donor scar?

Question: The scar at the donor area from my hair transplant two years ago is very noticeable. Is there anything that I can do at this point to improve it? I have dark skin and it appears as a very dark, nearly black line that is thicker than I would have expected. It’s also very …

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