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Help for your brows

A new way anti-aging trend is growing in popularity. It's a procedure that's sure to raise an eyebrow or two, literally!

Most of us don't give them much thought, unless they need to be groomed.

"And when you have long term pulling which is plucking, the follicles get destroyed and they don't grow hair any longer," said Dr. Robert Leonard.

"Just like with hair transplantation on the scalp, I remove a small amount of skin with hair follicles in it and under magnification my team will dissect that strip in to individual hairs, single follicles and they're all placed in saline and then i have the patient come in and actually ask them to mark the shape of the eyebrows that they want, " said Leonard.  

Over the years, hair restoration expert Dr. Robert Leonard says he's done almost three dozen eyebrow transplants, more in the last year.

 "Last Friday i had two women come in for eyebrow consultations, just out of the blue," said Leonard,

Transplantation is one option, for thinning eyebrows there are non surgical choices.

So how much does eyebrow transplantation cost? On average about five thousand dollars, more or less depending on how much hair is transplanted.


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