Q&A: After hair restoration, what can I do to help with a scar left in the donor area?

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I had hair restoration done 10 years ago..I even had a scar reduction .to the 'donar' area scar.. is there a procedure that is specific to minimizing this scar..? i'm older now and would like to wear my hair short even shaved but the scar is still so visible it creates problems for me.

- Michael


Melek Kayser, MD, FACS -

Thanks for your question. Scars can be unpredictable and depending on the area can also remain less than ideal for some time but 10 years should give you a better outcome. If you have already had a revision, another one may not improve things significantly and without photos, it's hard to tell or comment further. It would be worth seeing a plastic surgeon to evaluate further. I hope this helps and have a wonderful day.

--Melek Kayser, MD, FACS
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