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  • While various techniques are available, all transplant surgeries involve taking skin from hair-bearing parts of the scalp and grafting it to the thinning or bald areas.
  • Generally, thick hair that is light coloured or grey gives better results than hair that is thin and dark coloured.
  • Most hair transplants are successful, although it can take up to nine months before the hair takes root and begins to fill in.
  • Talk with your surgeon about the risks and benefits of hair transplant surgery and what results you can expect.

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Reviewed on: 16-04-2018