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Hair lost to shock....regrowth?


#1

What’s everyone’s consensus on the regrowth of one’s own surrounding hair lost due to shock post-hair transplant?

I know the time estimate for the transplanted hairs’ growth. However, is it possible that the surrounding hairs that are lost due to shock, regrow several months post-op?


#2

» What’s everyone’s consensus on the regrowth of one’s own surrounding hair
» lost due to shock post-hair transplant?
»
» I know the time estimate for the transplanted hairs’ growth. However, is
» it possible that the surrounding hairs that are lost due to shock, regrow
» several months post-op?

It would logically depend on whether the hair is lost due to transection or to inflammation. If it is due to inflammation then the shock loss is probably telogen effluvium and will grow back according to experience and literature. If it is due to transection then most will not grow. The transection of local follicles when undergoing FUE was very common and far more of a problem than it is with strip since, unlike strip, each extraction using FUE is surrounded with those which will not be extracted. Dr. Woods called this the devils halo.


#3

Any shockloss should be temporary and is normally recovered and grown back by 4 months.


#4

» Any shockloss should be temporary and is normally recovered and grown back
» by 4 months.

That is only true if the hair has not been transected.