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Hair Loss: Procedures to Avoid

Hair Lifts

This is a more radical form of scalp reduction. Dissection or loosening of the scalp skin is done at a level below the major arteries of the scalp. The procedure may leave parts of your head permanently numb.

Unlike other scalp reductions, this is major surgery, which requires hospitalization and general anesthesia. It leaves visible scars around the ears, and additional hair loss is often a result.


Published on March 1, 2010

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WebMD Medical Reference from the American Hair Loss Association

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