Can scalp stretching exercises add enough laxity to the scalp to aid in hair transplant scar revision surgery?
This insightful information was posted on our hair restoration forum by Dr. James E. Vogel of Owings Mills, MD who is a member of the Coalition of Independent Hair Restoration Physicians.
Yes! Scalp stretching exercises help loosen tight scalps and I recommend this maneuver to many hair transplant and repair patients. However, in the case of an individual who has undergone one or more follicular unit harvests from the same site there is considerable scalp tissue already missing and scalp exercises in this situation are unlikely to produce enough added laxity to make a real difference.
Dr. James E. Vogel
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