Dr U has described a new method for determining which areas of the back and sides of the head are safe for harvesting and which are not. he calls this method the FUE Shave Test
Other Reasons For Poor Growth After a Hair Transplant
In this video, Dr U breaks down various reasons for poor growth after a hair transplant:
- Another possibility is that the surgeon selected follicles which had already been in a state of decline.
- Also, storage and handling processes can affect the ability of grafts to survive in the recipient area. It is important to avoid pulling the follicles too hard or inadvertently severing them with instruments. Air drying, warm storage temperatures and being outside the body for too long can also undermine the health of the follicles.
- After the hair transplant, and inflammatory condition involving the grafted sites could result in poor growth. Inflammation could have resulted from use of irritants, intervening diseases like dandruff, trauma of any kind etc