Hair Restoration is nothing but a hair transplant treatment. This procedure is done to add more hair to the area on the head where thinning or balding is present. It can be performed by extracting hair from thicker sections of the scalp, or from various parts of the body. Grafting hair to the thinning patches of the scalp is a part of a hair transplant. Surgeons also started practicing mini and micro-grafts to minimize the look of transplanted hair on the scalp.
There are two different methods of transplant and they are FUT and FUE.
Follicular unit transplantation (FUT): FUT is also known as follicular unit strip surgery (FUSS). Following are a few of the steps of the FUT procedure:
Follicular unit extraction (FUE): Following are the few of the steps of the FUE procedure:
Male pattern baldness and female pattern baldness are the most common conditions that require hair transplant surgery. Hair thinning or recession in specific areas of the scalp are also indicated for hair transplant. Hair transplantation often improves the self-confidence of a person.
Following are a few of the causes of hair loss:
A certified and well-experienced Dermatologist or Trichologist or Hair Transplant Surgeon can perform Hair transplant surgery. A particular specialist will examine the health condition of the scalp and confirm the type of hair transplant to be done.
Few of the alternative techniques for hair transplant are:
Following are a few of the side effects related to hair transplant surgery:
Yes, hair transplant is a permanent and effective treatment for restoring the lost hair. Surgeons replace bald or thin areas of the scalp with healthy hair follicles by different types of hair transplant methods. The grafted hairs are resistant to hair loss causing hormones like dihydrotestosterone (DHT). Transplanted hairs will continue to grow even the natural hairs fall as these are DHT resistant.