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Do I need any blood tests prior to a hair transplant?


The decision to order pre-operative blood tests depends on the hair transplant specialist. I recommend blood tests for CBC (complete blood count), PTT, INR (bleeding parameters) as well as Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV.   Patients with any previous heart problems may also be requested to obtain an electrocardiogram or “ECG.”


Dr. Jeff Donovan is a Canadian and US board certified dermatologist specializing exclusively in hair loss. To schedule a consultation, please call the Whistler office at 604.283.1887
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