Eyelash Hair Transplant
by Dr. Jeffrey Epstein at his Miami and New York City hair restoration clinic for men and women with thinning eyelash hairs or totally bald eyelash due to genetic reasons or accidents. Consultation office also available in Tampa Florida.
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after photo of eyelash reconstruction procedure
* Eyelash hair transplantation, also known as eyelash implants, is a relatively new procedure that originally was used to treat areas of the eyelid that have no eyelashes due to genetics, alopecia, or trauma such as that from cancer surgery or burns. Recently, however, Dr. Epstein has been using the procedure to thicken and enhance the appearance of the eyelashes, in individuals who already have eyelashes.
The donor hairs come from the scalp which then become eyelashes and they continue to grow for a lifetime and therefore need to be trimmed typically once a month. To provide a natural appearance, the hairs are transplanted one at a time. This is a very delicate procedure, requiring perfect placement of these hairs that are angled at just the right direction and position to mimic natural growth.
A procedure typically involves the placement of 25 to as many as 50 hairs into each upper eyelid, depending upon the existing amount of hair and the desired size and density. Performed usually under a mild oral sedative, the 2 hour procedure is essentially painless, as is the recovery period. For the first 3 to 4 days after the procedure, tiny crusts are around each transplanted hair, and there can be some pinkness and/or mild swelling to the eyelids. By 3 to 5 days, other than some residual mild pinkness which fades out by the first week, patients are able to return to normal activities without any sign of having had a procedure. Sutures that are placed in the donor area are dissolvable so there is no need to return to the office for suture removal. The transplanted hairs fall out at around 2 weeks, and then start to regrow at 3 months, where they will continue to grow for a lifetime.
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