Hair Transplant FAQ
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No, hair loss is not inherited but baldness is inherited from both mother’s and father’s genes.
No, hair loss is a progressive trait that doesn’t stop. In-fact, it gets worse with age.
No, it’s not true, wearing hat and helmets has no effect on hair loss. But wearing hair pieces and weaves may pull and strain your hair and may cause Traction Alopecia.
No, it’s not true rather brushing and massaging the scalp proper blood circulation into the scalp and provides plenty of nutrition to the hair follicular bed.
Yes, at some extent sun exposure damages the hair texture and makes it dry and brittle leading to hair loss
Obviously the transplanted hair look natural when done by FUT , FUE , LHT, BHE, method compared to the out dated punch transplants where it looks unnatural .
The transplanted hair starts growing after 3-4 months, but the desired natural look usually takes 8-12 months to appear.
As the transplanted hairs are extracted from the donor area of the patient’s own scalp or body they never fall again and those are permanent.
Yes, there are, such as saw palmetto, grape seed extract,soy extract.etc
Yes, stem cell injections are effective for further hair loss (but as this is in research stage) further hair growth is just seen in 35-40 % of patients.
Hair Transplantation or hair restoration refers to the relocation of donor dominant or DHT (Dihydrotestosterone) resistant hair follicles to the bald or DHT dominant area . so in simple words hair transplantation is extraction of hair follicles from the donor area (occipital area, temporal area, beard, body, etc.) and implant those follicles over the required recipient area (bald scalp, eye brow restoration, beard hair restoration, scar hair restoration, etc. ) by means of FUT (Follicular Unit Transplantation)/ Strip technique or FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction)
Normally the transplanted hair fall off (shock loss) after 15-45 days post hair transplantation surgery but as this is common in each and every hair transplantation surgery nothing to worry about it. They again grow after 3-4 months.
Normally the transplanted hair grows from the 3rd month, it takes 6 months for the normal growth rate and by the end of 8th month there will be satisfied results.
As hair transplantation is done under local anesthesia there is no pain during the surgery but once the effect of anesthesia goes of gradually there may be pain over the transplanted area, so to reduce the post of pain we prescribe Analgesics.
Normally there are no side effects of hair transplantation rather there may be swelling over the head, above the eyes for 3-4 days and which is physiological and quiet normal in each and every normal hair transplantation procedure. So nothing to worry about it.
As hair transplantation is a day care procedure it doesn’t require to stay in the clinic as a takes around 6-7 hrs a sitting.
The grown transplanted hair never fall back again rather the previous hair may fall due to the effect of testosterone. As the transplanted hair are DHT resistant they never fall back.
Once the transplanted hair starts growing one can comb, dye, cut as natural hair so no extra care is to be taken.
YES , Hair transplantation can be done on the scars of the head due to any injury or chemical burns.
For a sitting of 2,000 to 3,000 hair follicular implantation it may take around 6 to 8 hrs max to max.