By Lucy Waterlow for MailOnline. Crick eter Phil Tufnell has recently been raving about a hair transplant after having the treatment to revive his thinning locks. But one man bitterly regrets the day he decided to fork out on the cosmetic surgery. Mal, 50, a self-employed glazier from Birmingham, was one of the unlucky 10 per cent for whom a hair transplant simply doesn't take - and he was instead left with a unsightly scar that stretched across the back of his head.
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I had a hair transplant over 5 years ago and was fully aware that I would need 3 to 4 more hair transplant procedures to cover a bald head. I thought this was the direction I wanted to go. Is there anything I can do with the scar on the back of my head? Thank you for your letter.
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Please refresh the page and retry. H air transplant surgery is on the rise — but what does the procedure actually involve, what are the risks, and are there alternatives? Here, we explain everything you need to know
It is permanent, natural in the sense that it uses your own hair, and completely undetectable as a hair transplant. But does it leave any visible hair transplant scar whatsoever? In an FUE hair transplant, the follicular units a bundle of a few hair follicles surrounded by supporting tissue are removed from the donor site usually the back of the head one by one. So in a transplant requiring, say, 1, grafts, a person would have 1, nearly microscopic perforations in the back of the head following surgery. Since the average person has about , hairs on the head, this is not as much as it may sound.