Eyelash Transplants – Permanent Eyelash Extensions?

Eyelash transplants is a new form of plastic surgery which takes hair from your head and transplants it to your permanent false eyelashes. In the US Dr. Alan Bauman is one of the first doctors to perform eyelash transplant cosmetic surgery.

permanent false eyelashes
permanent false eyelashes

So What Does It Involve?

Clbro┬áThe first step is to remove a patch of hair from your head. Don’t worry you will not have a bald patch. Normally, the patch of hair removed will have 100 hair follicles. A technician than spends some time separating the skin from the hair. After which the hair follicles are sewn one or two at a time into the permanent false eyelashes.

The transplanted hair behaves like hair on your head and grows. This means it needs to be cut regularly and curled. The advantage here is you can have long permanent false eyelashes one time or make them shorter the next time. You can get a new look to your eyes whenever you desire with no additional cost.

The procedure takes about one hour per eye, so a maximum of about two hours to gain new permanent permanent false eyelashes. Patients get about 30 new eyelashes per eye which need to be maintained often.

So What’s The Cost of Eyelash Transplant?

With any cosmetic surgery their is a small element of risk of infection but that goes for any kind of surgery which is performed on you. Since you are invading your body you can expect a couple of days of swelling where the surgery was performed and that’s it. After a couple of days you will have beautiful permanent false eyelashes to be proud of.

As this is a new kind of cosmetic surgery and at the time of writing this article only 20 surgeons worldwide can perform it, you can expect a hefty price tag initially. You could be looking at the region of $3000 per eye but this price will come down as the procedure becomes more mainstream.

Eyelash transplants will give you permanent permanent false eyelashes since the follicle is being transplanted as well, which will require no more surgery, false eyelashes or regularly have new eyelash extensions applied. The best results of this type of cosmetic surgery will be seen 6 – 12 months after surgery.


Nita Kahlon is a beauty therapist who specializes in creating unique and amazing appearances for her clients. Eye lash extensions are the latest craze and can change your appearance in a dramatic way. Visit Eyelashesrus to learn more about eye lash extensions, false eyelashes, eyelash transplants and other ways to make your eyes stand out.


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