Treating Eyelash And Eyebrow Loss

Eyelashes and eyebrows are vital for the symmetry of the face. A person with a problem at the eyebrows or eyelashes may feel very self-conscious of her looks. eyebrow tattoo hair transplant surgery can provide an answer to this. Micro-surgical hair restoration surgery can restore the eyelashes and eyebrows, and at the same time, self-confidence of the patient.

The careful placement of hair to each eyebrow or eyelid can restore a more natural appearance. Important steps include microscopic dissection of the single hair and inserting implants in a certain angle to mirror their natural position.

Using local anesthesia, the surgeon takes micro-grafts from the scalp follicles at the nap of the neck and prepares the graft – a permanent hair – to be implanted at the eyelid. All excess fat, dermis and epidermis is cut to make each of the micro-grafts very fine. Following anesthesia, and while shielding the cornea of the eye with an eye mask, the hair transplant surgeon transplants the hairs into the eyelid.

Each hair follicle is planted one by one. All the micro-graft single hair follicles are carefully placed in the eye with a very fine needle transfer which takes about three hours. After grafting, the new eye lashes grow beyond the natural lashes, and must be cut regularly. This results in everlasting growing lashes due to the very complex micro-surgical process. This means that the length of the lashes can be determined by the patient.

The surgeon takes grafts again from the scalp area at the nap of the neck under local anaesthesia and implants these to the eyebrows. Some people may want to correct the deficiencies of the eyebrow, while others may wish to straighten the uneven eyebrows. The absence or failure can be as a result of scars, trauma, burns or disease. The grafts taken from the back of the scalp are divided into unitized hair follicle implants which are then implanted one by one to the eyebrow. Eyebrows may take several hundreds of single hair grafts depending on the length of the reconstruction.

The hair restoration surgeon will give his maximum attention to the direction and angle of the eyebrow hair growth. The surgeon can successfully change the fragmented or absent eyebrows into a more natural appearance. About 90% of new hair transferred survive and develop in to a dense growth of eyebrow hair.

Eyelashes and eyebrows transplant surgery produce very appealing results, with few complications experienced by the patient. Bleeding is minimal, there are no visible scars, and in general, the results look very natural. Itching is the most common complication of surgery. Scratching may be a risk of infection and the surgeon in this case, prescribe medication to relieve itching and glasses can be worn to prevent scratches.

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