The Results of the Eyelash Transplant Video

After having birthmarks removed as an infant, 22-year-old Amber was left with no eyelashes on her left eye. She had eyelash transplant procedure to correct it. See the amazing results! The following video contains footage of actual medical proced...
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The Results of the Eyelash Transplant Dr. Travis Stork: I hope you are all excited. We’re doing the very first live eyelash transplant surgery on television, happening right here. Amber was born with hemangiomas on her lip and her eye. These big red birthmarks are caused by blood vessels that do not stop growing. Now when her birthmark was removed, her left eye never regrew its eyelashes. During the show today, we watched Dr. Sarah perform this groundbreaking eyelash transplant surgery. Let's take a look at what Amber’s left eye looked like all of her life. And now, it's time to reveal the results of 22-year-old Amber’s eyelash transplant. Let’s look at Amber’s new eyelashes. How excited are you? Dr. Andrew Ordon: So how did it go Amber? Amber: It went good. It didn’t hurt at all and it took about an hour and a half. Dr. Andrew Ordon: Well good. You got the best right here. Amber: I think so. Dr. Andrew Ordon: And you know I look at eyelids after surgery all the time. I mean you have really minimal swelling, minimal discoloration, really good. So tell us what happened after you took your little graphs have been corrected. Dr. Sarah Wasserbauer: Yeah. Dr. Andrew Ordon: And then we saw that part and then what happened? Dr. Sarah Wasserbauer: Well then we pulled every single one of the individual hair follicles and we choose which of those hair follicles would look best to match the lashes that were already there. And then we would thread them onto a curve needles. It's actually quite interesting and it’s a very elegant little surgery. Dr. Andrew Ordon: This is pretty high-end stuff. You showed me how you do it and it’s so key to get the lashes to come out in the right angle. Dr. Sarah Wasserbauer: At the right angle exactly. Because you're eyelashes are like a sunburst pattern and if they were to cross, it would just look odd. Dr. Andrew Ordon: Amber, I know for you a big part was that you couldn’t wear your contact lenses, right. Because the wind and the dust bothered you now with eye lashes to protect your eyelids and your eyes. Hopefully you'll be able to wear your contacts. Now, obviously the lashes are very long now what's the next step? Dr. Sarah Wasserbauer: Right, so we leave the lashes a little bit long and as you can see, they come out straight. Dr. Travis Stork: And if you close your eyes for us real quick because it makes it more obvious how the lashes are on there. Dr. Andrew Ordon: Exactly. Dr. Travis Stork: Hopefully everyone can see this. Dr. Andrew Ordon: You can see how they're lined upwards and she was missing that segment of eye lashes in the— Dr. Sarah Wasserbauer: And we even added a few at her request. We even added a few out here. See, she’s got a couple of lashes still there. We added a couple to kind of accent that outer corner of the eye. Dr. Andrew Ordon: It’s a big beauty breakthrough isn’t it? Dr. Sarah Wasserbauer: A lot of people have been doing it especially with the over use of eyelash extensions. You’ll really damage what you have there and for people with scarring trauma. Dr. Andrew Ordon: People who pull out their eyelashes. Dr. Sarah Wasserbauer: Exactly. Dr. Travis Stork: Explain that to us because most people don’t know that once you pull out your eyelashes or eyebrows— Dr. Andrew Ordon: People have a habit pulling on their eye lashes and they actually lose those eyelashes. This is the way they can get them back. Dr. Sarah Wasserbauer: Yeah, they may not ever grow back. So in her case of course she’s just had the surgery which didn’t give the eye lashes back and that’s why they're all very long right now. I mean what we will do and some of them you can see a natural little curl to them which will be very nice. Dr. Andrew Ordon: And you could see how it’s flipping up. Dr. Sarah Wasserbauer: Exactly. And what she’ll have to do the rest of her life is perm and trim them herself because these lashes come from the hair at the back of the head and that

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