Hair Transplant: A Step By Step Guide
People of all ages teenage to elderly facing hair loss problems in these modern days, besides many solutions for hair loss, hair transplantation is a popular and permanent solution for hair loss problems. Many say that Hair Transplantation is costly, but it is a one-time process and a permanent solution and affordable procedure. In this long run, it saves you time. When you decided to go for a hair transplant, there are many methods involved and are different in the way they performed, feasibility and results. Below are some of the popular hair transplant procedures using in our clinics and the guide why and who need them.
The Reason People Choosing It
Losing hair deprives both men and women emotionally. However, men are more likely to affect from male-pattern baldness. Obviously, they are gradually going bald. The modern technology made it somewhat simpler to grow back hair on your head. While some of the treatments and medications out there are assuring 100% results, still, most men choosing a well-known hair transplant from the best Hair transplant doctors in Hyderabad. This is because hair transplant is more straightforward, cost-effective, and moreover it is a permanent hair transplant which works naturally.
Who Can Get It & How?
The ideal age of a candidate to undergo hair transplantation is 25 years or older, with good health, moderate hair loss, and ample donor hair. The candidate should be at least 25yr for a hair transplant surgery to eliminate the risk of future hair loss patterns.
There are two major hair transplant techniques which are popular and are being practised in today’s world include:
FUE- Follicular Unit Extraction is a hair transplant procedure. In this technique, hair is extracted in groupings of 1, 2, 3 or 4 hairs which is called follicular unit grafts. The grafts are taken from bald resistant donor areas like the chest, back of the head, legs etc. in your body and then transplanted into the bald area.
FUT – Follicular Unit Transplantation is different from FUE procedure. Here a strip of hair is removed from the back of your body and transplanted individually. This is a traditional procedure apt for people with the large balding area.
Step By Step Guide
If you decided to undergo a hair transplantation procedure weather it is FUE – Follicular Unit Extraction or FUT – Follicular Unit Transplantation, the first and major step is choosing the right hair transplant clinic for getting the surgery done. Therefore, prior consultation is the best way to contact a doctor for our evaluation whether to go for it or not in a particular clinic. It gives a good chance to judge the clinic and the doctor. If you feel everything is good enough for the procedure, you can book a slot to start the process.
Once you chose the clinic and ready for the process, the trichologists, in the particular clinic will start conducting some necessary medical tests and analyse your hair loss problems. Savin scale for women( the evaluation chart used to measure the most common female hair loss patterns) and Ronald-Hamilton Scale for men (the evaluation chart used to measure the male hair loss patterns) is used to mark the level of baldness. The doctor will provide some instructions before and medications to be taken before the procedure along with briefing you about the proceedings. They suggest you with the best procedure that suits you the best either Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) or Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT).
In FUE – it is a minimally invasive outpatient surgical procedure where individual hair follicular unit grafts will be extracted from the donor area in your body and transplanted to the bald area. Here in the procedure, a punching machine is used to extract and transplant the hair follicles which make a tiny 1mm diameter hole. Follicular units are arranged and transplanted in groups of hairs, and each follicle contains 1-4 strands. The perfect placement of these follicular hair units is what defines the natural-looking results and artistic difference. Before the transplanted area is shaved and anaesthesia will be administered.
In FUT – the hair transplant procedure involves strip harvesting, i.e. a strip of hair is extracted from the backside of your scalp where most of the hair roots are intended to survive and looks natural. The strip is sent to the lab where the grafts are cleaned and separated under the high-end magnifications of microscopes. The separated grafts are then transplanted into the bald area. FUT technique involves a simple incision and sutured following the procedure with advanced closure technique.
You will be shifted to an observation room until the anaesthesia effect is reduced and to observe for side effects. The procedure can be done in a single sitting or multiple settings based on the response of your health conditions. You will be sent to the home on the same day after the procedure. Before going home, you will be suggested with some pain medication and anti-inflammatory medications.
It is the recovery time and is very important, that you need to follow the instructions given by your doctor strictly to reap the max benefits out of the procedure. You may feel numbness or tingling sensation for a few days after the procedure. You need to be cautious during the recovery because there are chances of infections. If you find anything abnormal during the recovery, consult the doctor immediately. Don’t miss out on appointments because doctors need to evaluate the progress or any other problems which occur further. However, both FUE and FUT are the most successful procedure in modern days.
For more information about these hair transplant procedures, consult our best hair specialist at HairSure clinic. Our trichologists can clear all your doubts and help you out with best hair regrowth solutions. You are just a call away to get your desired hairstyle.