EYEBROW TRANSPLANT – BROW RESTORATION SURGERY: ALL YOU WOULD WANNA KNOW
WHAT IS EYEBROW TRANSPLANTATION?
Eyebrow transplantation is a type of daycare cosmetic procedure wherein donor hair follicles are harvested from the scalp or any other ideal location and transplanted into the brow. Its usually done under local anesthesia but in the operation theatre with anesthesiologists as safety is of prime importance. It was for the first time done at Richardsons Craniofacial Hospital in 2014 and since then more than a hundred patients have benefited from this procedure.
It basically is a permanent solution for the eyebrow hair wherein the donor hairs taken from the back of the head and transplanted into the areas of the eyebrow.
WHO CAN GET AN EYEBROW TRANSPLANT?
Anyone who needs a thicker or more defined eyebrow could go for this procedure. Also, patients who have a scar in the region because of which there is a loss of eyebrow hair will benefit from this procedure. This is a permanent life long solution.
HOW LONG DOES EYEBROW TRANSPLANT LAST?
The donor’s hair is generally harvested from the back of the head or near the ear depending on the need and quality of the hair of the patient. This is done by hair transplant surgeon along with trichologists and nurses in the operation theater. At all times, the vitals of the patients is monitored by the anesthesiologists at Richardsons Craniofacial Hospital.
As permanent hair follicles are transplanted, these hairs on the eyebrows will last a lifetime.
The team needs to implant the harvested follicle in different angulations according to the direction of the hair nearby.
HOW DOES EYEBROW TRANSPLANT WORK?
Transplanted hair follicles take a couple of weeks to get blood supply from the new area that they are transplanted into. And once that happens, they will grow continuously from that region, and in this case the eyebrows.