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What does the process of getting hair plugs entail?


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American Academy of Dermatology
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Modern hair restoration no longer uses the oversized “plugs” from 10-20 years ago. Now it's a process by which people can receive natural-looking results with minimal downtime. A long, narrow strip of hair is removed from the back of the scalp, separated into individual follicular units of 1-3 hairs each, and then placed back in the scalp in a very natural distribution and orientation. The body’s natural clotting factors help hold the hairs in place. You could expect to see results from your surgery between 6 to 12 months after the procedure.

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