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Is post op hair loss normal?
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richardgalitz


Facial plastic surgeon
Miami, FL
United States
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  post-op hairloss
February 8, 2011 10:37 AM

If you are talking about surgery in the hair itself there is always the chance of hair loss right around the incision line(s). However shock loss or post operative stress hair loss is (more)
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drepstein


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Miami, FL
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  Risk of post op hair loss
June 23, 2010 11:31 AM

Anytime surgery is performed around the hairline, there is a risk of some hair loss. In addition, anesthesia and the stress of surgery by itself can occasionally be associated with some (more)
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docblinski


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Miami, FL
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June 15, 2010 3:55 AM

Following any stressful event, like surgery hair loss can be a temporary result. But I would see a hair replacement doctor just be be sure. From MIAMI Dr. B (more)
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tejinderbhatti


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Chandigarh, India
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  Post op hair loss "Telogen Effluvium"
June 14, 2010 6:09 PM

Any stressful event can cause hair loss and surgery is one of them. The condition is called Telogen Effluvium. After the event is over, usually, the hair comes back. In my clinic "Darling (more)
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