The Facial Hair Restoration Procedure
The beard is restored with hair that is taken from the back of the scalp by either method of FUE or Strip Transplant. Dr. Vargas will mark the area of thinning hair and create a customized plan is fill the areas, creating a natural and permanent result.
Facial Hair Restoration Results
Hair restoration treatments are performed in the Vargas Hair Institute and are usually performed using local anesthesia. Patients return home the same day and resume normal activities in a short amount of time.
In most cases, the areas of grafted hair will begin to grow naturally by 10 to 16 weeks after the procedure. The transplanted hair will grow at the rate of the donor scalp hair. Regular grooming is necessary, which is similar maintaining current facial hair.
Facial Hair Restoration Candidates
Candidates for transplant include:
- Anyone who wishes to restore or re-shape their beard
- Patients who have experienced hair loss after illness or surgery
- Anyone with areas of trauma needing restoration
- Anyone who wishes to have hair in an area where they have little or no hair
Transplant options are discussed at the consultation where the best option for you and your needs will be recommended.
“As I’ve gotten older, my beard, which was once a source of pride for me, started to grow in patchy and scraggly. Dr. Vargas managed to successfully restore my beard and now it grows in beautifully—like it used to do when I was younger.”