Does grafted hair after hair transplantation fall?

Written by: Dr. José Córdoba Campos
Edited by: Top Doctors®

The question of whether the grafted hair can fall time after a hair transplant is very common, especially among people who already have undergone this type of surgery have been made. The answer given by specialists in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic is "no". Hair transplantation is performed hair on the back, which is programmed by genes to grow much of the life of the person. Therefore this hair is used as a donor to grafting. The grafted hair will grow so long as it was genetically programmed.

capillary injterto Physiological hair loss is a type of hair loss that is related to the passage of time. The density of hair is in the area of ​​the neck varies with age. That is, the density of hair is not the same after 20 years at 50. This physiological hair loss occurs more in some patients than in others. It is this loss of hair which is to be transferred to the grafted hair. So it is important to explain this to the patient, sometimes omitted by ignorance or deliberately not to "lose" the patient.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dr. José Córdoba Campos
Plastic surgery

Dr. Córdoba Campos is a premier specialist in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery with over 25 years of professional experience in Cosmetic Surgery, especially in hair transplantation. His first hair transplants, performed with the help of a single nurse, were from 200 to 300 grafts. Technique used sticks and microscope for cutting the grafts. At present, an average of 2,500 placed grafts (6250 hairs) in 4 hours. In the city of Valencia he had a team of six nurses. Years later, he formed a second team in Granada hair transplant. Since 2005, Dr. Cordoba Campos maintains a single computer to perform transplants in either of the two cities; since according to him the hands should be well trained and that can only be achieved based on making many hair transplants. Currently, this prestigious doctor has performed over 2,000 hair transplants.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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