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Posted by Dr. Halaas | on June 18, 2013 »

I am scared of general anesthesia and I know it is silly, but I’m afraid I will never wake up. Can I undergo hair restoration surgery without general anesthesia?

Answer:

Local anesthesia is most commonly used in hair restoration surgery, especially with the minimally invasive FUE (follicular unit extraction) method, without a problem. You will be awake and alert during the procedure with local anesthesia numbing the scalp so you will not feel any pain. The only discomfort you may feel is with the initial injection of the numbing agent. Overall, hair transplant surgery is a painless procedure and you should be made to feel as comfortable as possible.

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