Eyelash transplant has become a popular procedure and is expected to rise with growing awareness. Longer and thick eyelashes have become an ubiquitous sign of beauty. The loss of hair on eyelashes is in general substituted by glued on extensions and thick lashings of mascara. The latest procedure uses "Plug and sew" technique giving women long sweeping lashes.
a. In this procedure, a small incision is made at the back of the scalp to remove 30-40 hair follicles. This follicles are sewn one by one onto the patients eyelids.
b. Only local anesthesia is used.
c. It costs around $3000-$4582 for each eye.
d. The eyelashes transplanted grow just like hair on the head. So they need to be trimmed regularly.