Dr. Schreiber performs the most up-to-date techniques of eyebrow transplantation procedures right in his Baltimore, Maryland office! Eyebrow restoration can recreate your eyebrows or restore the volume to your existing eyebrows. Individual hair grafts from your scalp are used for the eyebrow transplantation. Each hair graft is separated out under a microscope, so it will be extremely difficult for anyone to tell that you had an eyebrow transplant procedure.
The eyebrow transplant procedure is considered a “minor outpatient procedure” and begins with gently removing some of the permanent hair-bearing skin from the back of your scalp after the area has been completely numbed. This area is then very carefully closed with fine sutures that will be removed in 10-14 days. Next, each and every hair follicle is carefully dissected out under a microscope. Dr. Schreiber will then gently numb the skin where your eyebrows are located, and he will then create millimeter-sized sites for the new eyebrow hair follicles to be placed into. Then, each hair graft is very carefully placed into the areas of your eyebrows where you are missing eyebrow hair or where you want a greater volume to your eyebrows. Dr. Schreiber also takes great care to place the hair grafts at the same angle as any already existing eyebrow hairs to give the most natural look possible. The hair grafts do not require any stitches to stay in – your skin make a natural “glue” that holds the grafts in place.
Eyebrow transplantation is very well tolerated just under local anesthesia! Dr. Schreiber will not “put you to sleep” and you can even eat breakfast the morning of the procedure. You will be awake, but Dr. Schreiber will prescribe you some oral medication to take that will relax you throughout the day. Also, there is usually very little discomfort during the eyebrow transplant procedure. The entire process can be lengthy, so please plan on spending anywhere from 4-5 hours with Dr. Schreiber. After about 1 day, small crusts will form where each of the grafts were placed, and these will fall off within 10-14 days. You’ll see your results immediately, and you may need to occasionally trim your new eyebrows because they will grow just like your own hair!