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What is a hair transplant?
Hair transplant is a surgical procedure in which hair transplant expert moves hair follicles to a bald part of the head. Commonly hair follicles carry from the back or side of the head and move it to the front or top of the head.
It is a minimally invasive procedure to treat pattern baldness in men. We offer the best hair transplant treatment in bangalore.
Types of hair transplants
There are mainly two types of hair transplant
- FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction)
- FUT (Follicular Unit Transplantation)
FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction)
In FUE hair transplantation technique individual hair follicles taken from the donor area one by one with the help of a small specialised machine. This process takes a few hours and it does not hurt after giving a few injections.
In both hair transplant method remaining procedure is the same. After giving local anaesthetic injections in bald area tiny sites are created with the help of fine blades and needles. Extracted hair follicles are then placed in the sites on the bald area.
FUT (Follicular Unit Transplantation)
In FUT hair transplantation technique (strip procedure) an entire strip of hair is removed from the donor area. The strip of hair follicles is separated by grafts which contain one or two hair follicles.
Same as the FUE technique, after giving local anaesthetic injections in bald area tiny sites are created with the help of fine blades and needles. These follicular unit grafts are then placed in the sites on the bald area in a single session.
- Male or female suffering from pattern baldness.
- Ideal candidates shouldn’t have any scalp diseases or Alopecia.
- Lack of hair due to trauma or burns.
- The ideal candidate must have good general health.
Hair transplant surgery can greatly improve the appearance of the right candidate. Everyone is not suitable for surgery. There are a specific amount of hair must be required at the donor area to moves it to a bald area.
The surgeon will cover your scalp with a bandage for a day or two.
You may require some medications for a few days, like pain medication, antibiotics to avoid infection and an anti-inflammatory to stop swelling.
The patient can return to work within 2 to 5 days after the hair transplant procedure.
In general, after two to three weeks of the procedure, the transplanted hair will fall out. New hair growth will start to appear within the first month of the surgery.
Hair transplant cost is different based on the requirement of each individual. For level 2 hair loss or above it the cost will be high. The exact cost is determined by the number of grafts require to be implanted.
We offer a free hair loss consultation at Dr Rashmi’s Skin Hair & Laser Clinic, Whitefield Bangalore. Post consultation doctor will let you know the exact cost for the hair transplantation.
We are providing the best hair transplant in Bangalore at a reasonable cost.
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MBBS, DDV Dermatologist, Pediatric Dermatologist, Cosmetologist
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