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Scalp Reduction

Posted On: 04-22-2015
Scalp Reduction

What is Scalp Reduction?

During scalp reduction, areas of bald scalp are surgically cut, and skin with hair is brought together with stitches.

Also Known As:

  • Scalp surgery

Conditions Treated with Scalp Reduction:

Scalp reduction is utilized to reduce the appearance of a bald patch. 

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Non-Surgical or Other Surgical Alternatives to Scalp Reduction:

Non-surgical alternatives to scalp reduction are the medications minoxidil and finasteride. Surgical alternatives to the procedure include microscopically magnified minigrafting and hair grafting.

Anesthesia with Scalp Reduction:

Scalp reduction is performed under general anesthesia, which means that the patient is asleep and completely unaware during the procedure.

Potential Complications from Scalp Reduction:

Some patients experience swelling after scalp reduction. It is also possible to have a negative reaction to the anesthesia.

Recovery from Scalp Reduction:

Total recovery time following scalp reduction is two to four months.

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