FUE and FUT: Scar Repair

Scar repair surgery is an excellent option for smoothing and concealing the appearance of scars, creating an optimal appearance and restoring confidence in your appearance. Dr. Michael Wolfeld offers advanced scar repair treatments to resolve any issues regarding visible scars left from hair transplants, including improving the appearance of horizonal strip scars.

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How is Scar Repair Performed?

Scar repair after hair restoration may involve a combination of surgical and non-surgical procedures depending on the depth, size, and severity of the scars These procedures range from simple, topical applications or injections, to laser skin resurfacing. Dr. Wolfeld will discuss evaluate any scars left from hair restoration and advise you of the most effective treatment, for you.

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What is Scar Repair After Hair Restoration?

For patients who required many hair follicles to be harvested, tiny punch marks are left on the scalp. The result is typically a very small, almost unnoticeable scars. The treatment you undergo after your transplants will impact the visibility of these scars. Dr. Wolfeld offers several healing treatments to help your skin recover more thoroughly after hair transplants, including:

  • PRP (platelet rich plasma): PRP promotes healing. This treatment will help your scalp heal more quickly and limit the appearance of scars.
  • Laser scar repair: The damaged skin can be carefully removed with a gentle laser system.

A Proactive Approach to Scars from Hair Restoration

Dr. Wolfeld provides advanced regenerative treatments to help you avoid visible scars – as part of your hair restoration treatment. We do not leave the issue of scarring up to chance but take action to limit scarring as part of our hair restoration process. If you have concerns about scars after hair transplants, we urge you to meet with us about our advanced techniques and technologies, including the most advanced hair restoration system available on the planet -- ARTAS. This physician-assisted robotic hair transplant system performs beyond all others and is far less likely to leave visible scars.

Why Should I Choose Wolfeld Hair?

Dr. Michael Wolfeld is the first physician in the country to be board-certified in both hair restoration and plastic surgery. He prides himself on staying up-to-date on the latest procedures and technologies available in scar repair after hair restoration. As a teaching surgeon, he must be able to communicate methodology and technique clearly to his students. This is a skill he brings to his practice at Wolfeld Hair, where he focuses exclusively on hair restoration and related aesthetic issues.

Dr. Wolfeld knows that your complete comfort is vital in a successful doctor-patient relationship. If you have concerns about visible scars, or have scars after a prior hair restoration treatment, you are invited to discover the latest techniques for scar repair at our New York hair restoration clinic.

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What Can I Expect Following my Scar Repair Procedure?

Our approach to hair restoration involves the use of the most advanced techniques and technologies, and the ability to restore thinning or balding areas with natural hair and limit the risk of developing visible scars. After PRP treatments, you may experience slight redness and swelling at the injection site, which quickly fades. After a laser treatment, swelling, redness and some sensitivity could occur as the area heals.

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