Hair transplant repair, is a broad term that includes all cases who have had previous hair transplant procedures with a poor outcome. In fact, even when the first hair transplant has given a reasonable result, in the vast majority of the cases the donor capacity is used up at a much higher degree than the coverage provided and with variable degrees of scarring. Extraordinary surgical skills are necessary to provide a significant improvement in previously operated hair loss patients.
A bad hair transplant is a devastating experience for a hair loss patient who has already been upset about his/her hair loss for a long time. It is very disturbing to see people staring at our unnatural looking hair transplant result, instead of having the problem solved. A patient who has had an unsuccessful hair transplant has one or more of these characteristics:
For all of these reasons, repair cases are the most challenging but at the same time more rewarding when a good repair is done.
The most common procedures done during repair surgeries are: