What is the success rate of hair transplants?
In the hands of the right, experienced and dedicated hair transplant surgeon and with the right technique and good grafts, hair transplantation should be very successful and 95% of the grafts should successfully grow.
Is the growth of Hair Transplant hair permanent?
Hair transplant is permanent and lasts lifelong. But you have to take extra care for your newly transplanted hair.
Where does the hair come from in a Hair Transplant?
The hair grafts are taken from the permanent donor area. The donor area is located at the back of head from one ear to the other ear.
What is the meaning of graft in Hair Transplant?
The total number of grafts needed for a complete surgical hair restoration can vary widely from patient to patient. The surgeon is trying to place as many grafts as possible in one hair transplant session. During the consultation process your surgeon will determine how many grafts you need for your recepient area. One graft can contain from one, two, three, and sometimes 4 hairs.
Which is the best technique in Hair Transplant?
We prefer using FUE Technique (extract follicular unit one by one) in Hair Transplant. The results are comparable to the strip method but this method has a better take rate than a strip. With this new technique we avoid the linear scar and reduce damage to the hair follicles. FUE is currently the best technique for obtaining grafts from the donor area. Healing after FUE treatment is faster than after FUT and generally free of pain.
Is FUE Hair Transplantation painful?
You feel no pain during an FUE hair transplant procedure done under a local anesthetic. Mild discomfort may occur as a local anesthetic is injected into the scalp. Once the skin is properly anesthetized, though, there is no pain. After the FUE surgery, patients will typically feel mild headaches. Medicine can be prescribed to help with any discomfort or pain.
How long does Hair Transplant Surgery last?
It depends on the patient, the number of grafts and the size of the recipient area. The whole procedure takes about 6–8 hours.
Is there a minimum age for hair transplant surgery?
Technically a person can undergo a hair transplant at any age,if hair loss is visible.
Is there an ideal season for receiving a Hair Transplant?
No. The ideal season depends mostly on you. After hair transplant you shouldn’t get a lot of sun or go swimming for the first month.
Can a Hair Transplant surgery be repeated?
Depending on the desired result, the size of the donor area and if the hair loss continues to progress over time it can be repeated 3-4 times, after 8-12 months (minimum 8 or ideal12 months).
Do Hair Transplants have any side effects/ risks?
Hair transplants are very safe procedures with few side effects. They are not severe and are temporary. With an experienced surgeon, staff, and good communication with your surgeon, risks are easily avoidable.
Is there a risk of scarring after Hair Transplant?
Scarring depends on what hair transplant technique the surgeon is using on hair transplant. After FUE Hair Transplant there are no visible scars in the donor area.
How long does Hair Transplant Surgery take to Heal?
Healing starts immediately and total healing usually takes 10-15 days. You can return to work and social activity in 2-4 days after FUE Hair Transplant. In the first week there should be blood crusts and redness on a bald head, and depends on skin. Usually blood crusts and redness slowly goes away after the first week.
How long does it take for hair to grow after a hair transplant?
Within 2 to 3 weeks after hair transplant surgery, the transplanted hair will fall out. It is normal, don’t panic, they will grow back. The new growth will start within a few months (after 3-4 months). On average, the full growth is reached after 12-18 months post procedure.