It's Time to Rediscover Confidence

Is There a Future for Synthetic Hair Transplants?

Synthetic Hair Transplants

In the modern age of medicine, it’s not such a wild idea to imagine the possibility of synthetic hair transplants. Doctors use artificial body parts in advanced plastic surgery routines. If you can get a knee replaced or a pacemaker put in, how far away are we from being able to artificially replace the hair on our heads?

You may be surprised to learn that synthetic hair transplants were available in the early 80s until the FDA banned the prosthetic devices in 1983 because patients were experiencing horrible side-effects. Doctors inserted metal “pipes” into the scalp to attach synthetic hair, linking them to plastic strands. Over time, as users combed their hair and washed their scalps, their synthetic fibers slowly fell out and needed replacement.

However, surgeons removed the metal base from the patient’s scalp to replace synthetic hair fibers. After a few treatments, their scalp would become heavily scarred, but the patient still needed continuous procedures for their synthetic hair to remain aesthetically pleasing. Many patients experienced scalp infections, and some rejected the synthetic fibers. Cysts were another reoccurring problem. The U.S. market understandably banned synthetic hair transplants.

Today, two companies, Nido and Biofibre, still legally operate within the EU and hold CE certifications. Both companies are waiting for FDA approval to re-enter the American market. While having more options available is good, many experts must be sure. The procedure has mostly stayed the same, and patients must apply antibiotics to their scalp for almost a week after their first treatment.

At Hairline Ink, we believe that these devices may not be as safe and efficient as these corporations want you to believe. Medical researchers aren’t recommending it either. For a safe alternative to synthetic hair transplants, check out 3D scalp micropigmentation. The results are permanent, and there is no surgery involved!. Call us today at 833-HAIR-INK (833-424-7465) to schedule an appointment, learn about our pricing, or to get a free quote!

Picture of Written by The Hairline Ink Team
Written by The Hairline Ink Team

Our team of experts is committed to delivering accurate, up-to-date, and unbiased information through our blog and informational service pages. We understand that empowering our clients with knowledge is essential for making informed decisions about their scalp micropigmentation (SMP) journey. By conducting extensive research and maintaining open lines of communication with industry leaders, we ensure that our content is both reliable and informative, giving you the confidence to take the first step towards transformation.

Contact Us
Let us craft your
custom hair needs
  • We need your permission to contact you via email, phone, and SMS regarding your quote. We do not sell your data and promise not to spam you.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Frequently Asked Questions
Hair loss is complex. Solving it doesn't have to be. Learn more today.

Real Stories from Real Clients

Discover the life-changing effects of scalp micropigmentation on our clients.

The Hair Loss Book

Hairline Ink is proud to
offer this helpful eBook.

Get Our FREE eBook

Hairline Ink Reviews


At Hairline Ink, we do our best to make sure that every client has an experience worth sharing. Just read what some of our clients are saying about their own results. A leap of faith is all it takes, and it starts with a simple phone call with one of our amazing  Client Care Managers.

Ready to change your life?

Contact us today to learn more, get a FREE Quote, or schedule YOUR Consultation!

Call Now Button