WHAT IS HAIR TRANSPLANT?
It is a technique to restore the permanently lost hair follicle with help of own graft follicles
WHAT IS THE AGE TO DO HAIR TRANSPLANT?
Any one from age of 20 years to 60 can do hair transplant, with permanent lost of hair follicle
WHAT IS PREREQUISITE OF HAIR TRANSPLANT?
Good number of hair follicle in the Donor area from where in we are going to remove auto grafts and the scalp should be free of any disease
WHAT ARE THE TECHNIQUES OF HAIR TRANSPLANT?
There are two techniques of hair transplant
- FUT- follicular unit hair transplant – it is an older technique where a strip of hair from the back of the scalp was removed and the two layers were sutured together. Then the strip was cut into individual follicle of hair and these separated hairs were transplanted in the recipient area which is bald.
- FUE – follicular unit extraction – it is a newer technique where in minute punches ranging from 0.6mm to 1 mm is used to remove the hair follicle from the donor area and then transplanted in the recipient area. It is a suture less technique with very good aesthetic results.
HOW MUCH TIME IT REQUIRED TO DO A HAIR TRANSPLANT?
The time required depends on the number of grafts required to fill the bald area and the density of follicle in donor area.
Minimum of 4 hours to 12hours are required to complete a hair transplant
If the recipient area is not good then transplant can be done in two sittings. In first sitting few grafts are put and then donor area is allowed to grow again for a month or two and then again the remaining grafts can be done
IS IT PAINFUL?
It is absolutely a painless procedure. First of all patient is given local anaesthesia after which the surgery is painless and patient is very comfortable while doing it.
FROM WHERE IS THE GRAFTS REMOVED?
Grafts are removed from the back of the scalp of the patient. If required chest, back or beard hairs can also be used
IS IT PERMANENT?
Yes, it is permanent and hairs transplanted won’t fall before 60-70 years of age and may remain forever
IS ANY MEDICATION REQUIRED TO TAKE AFTER HAIR TRANSPLANT?
Yes initially few months few medication are given to avoid hair rejection and to strengthen the route of the hairs and boost up there growth
DOES IT LOOK UNNATURAL?
It looks absolutely natural. Due to newer technology a natural hair line is designed which gives a natural look. In addition as own hairs are used colour and texture matching is excellent which makes impossible to make out that person has underwent hair transplantation.
Regain your original hair line and fullness of your hair!