Having an eyebrow or eyelash transplant is an effective and safe way to accent one’s eyes. Nowadays, features as unique and delicate as your eyebrows or eyelashes can be replaced or enhanced using modern surgical techniques. Today’s understanding of hair growth and re-growth allows for procedures such as an eyebrow transplant or eyelash transplant to be performed on a regular basis on anyone who is deemed a suitable candidate.
Reasons for Getting an Eyebrow or Eyelash Transplant
An eyebrow or eyelash transplant are most often needed when the hairs have been eradicated from the effects of fire or injury or repeated plucking. Tattoos and body piercings also contribute to the loss of eyebrows because of scarring or infection. Hypothyroidism can cause the eyebrows to disappear, and people with congenital hair loss may also lose their eyebrows.
Eyelash Transplant Procedure
Eyelash transplants grow faster than hair that is transplanted on other parts of the body. The procedure is performed using a donor strip from a sideburn area or another available area. Dr. Prasad generally adds 25 eyelashes to each eyelid, creating a full natural look. Like other hair that is moved from the head to the face, eyelashes will grow much longer than they might normally grow without eyelash transplant. Because of this, they will need to be trimmed once or twice a month. In order to train the newly transplanted hairs to grow upwards, we recommend using an eyelash curler.
Enhance Your Eyes with an Eyebrow or Eyelash Transplant
While we don’t usually think of eyebrows and eyelashes as absolutely vital parts of the face, missing or thinning brows and lashes take away from its expressiveness. Eyelashes define the eyes and add to the attractiveness of the face. When you blink or close your eyes, your eyelashes should form a beautiful crescent that rests on the lower lid, and having an eyelash transplant can help you achieve this. Patients come to us from around the world for this unique procedure.
Oculoplastic surgeon Dr. Amiya Prasad routinely performs eyebrow and eyelash transplant procedures for patients at his New York and Long Island clinics. If there is a medical reason for your eyebrow or eyelash hair loss, Dr. Prasad will be happy to guide and help you determine the appropriate treatment for you.
Before making a decision, consider having a personal evaluation with New York eyelid surgery specialist and Oculofacial plastic surgeon Dr. Amiya Prasad to determine what is the most appropriate procedure(s) for your specific case.