First Four Months: Dormancy
Be prepared to be somewhat discouraged during the first few months after your hair transplant, as you will experience something called 'shock loss'. This is when you'll notice shedding in the recipient area, which typically begins within two or three weeks after a hair transplant. Your hair follicles would then enter a dormant stage before producing hair again.
Months Four to Eight: Emergence
Rejoice! Your patience will finally be rewarded during the second stage when you hair begins growing again in the recipient area. The first hairs will initially be thin, and your donor site should be completely healed by now.
Months Eight to Twelve: Maturation
Most of your hair transplant results will become evident during this third phase of your recovery. Your hair will be getting thicker, and about 80% of the hair growth that you will experience will be seen.
In the third stage, your hair will be about 3 inches long, and you can now style it.
During the next few months of your recovery, you will witness the full results of your hair transplant in Grapevine. This is when you will learn whether you need an additional hair transplant to achieve your treatment goals.