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2. The individual roots of hair grafts are separated into plugs containing single or double hairs.
3. The plugs are transplanted into evenly spaced holes in bald area that have been prepared by laser.
These steps are repeated until desired area has been covered successfully. The procedure takes about 3-4 hours to complete and is performed under local anesthesia. Depending on size of balding area, about 1000-2000 grafts are placed in scalp during surgery.
Surgeons inform their patients that scabs will fall off within 1–2 weeks, after which time they will begin to see results, followed by a growth period of 3-6 months.
It is important to note that laser hair grafting has become somewhat obsolete, as new and improved technological advances have been made in field of hair restoration.
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