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Hair Transplant

Millions of men and women around the world suffer from hair loss. Normally the daily hair loss is 50-100 hairs per day but if it is more than that or associated with a bald patch or thinning of hair, it can be very distressing. There can be many causes which can lead to loss of hair.

Hair transplant is the procedure that not only restores hair but also self–confidence. Dr. Chugh with his latest techniques of hair transplant ensures that you LOOK GOOD, FEEL GOOD.

Hair Transplant

FAQS

It is a procedure in which hair is taken from donor area (back of scalp) and transplanted to the area of hair loss. Each hair graft has around two hair follicles. So, it is important to ask your hair transplant surgeon about the number of hair grafts and decide accordingly in your consultation.

Yes, the hair transplanted are permanent and like normal hair they can be trimmed or colored.

Hair transplant is the right procedure in both males and females who are suffering from chronic hair loss and have a bald spot or area of thin hair.

There are two different techniques: Follicular unit transplantation (FUT) and Follicular unit extraction (FUE)

FUT or Strip Method is a technique in which a strip of skin from back of your scalp is removed which is regarded as safe zone. The hair grafts taken are then processed under high magnification. The area is then closed with stitches. Scar is well hidden under hair and hair growth is even ensured through the stitch line as a special technique called Trichophytic closure is done.

FUE or Punch method uses a Motor that punches out hair graft from the back of the scalp and then processed into follicles.

FEATURES FUE FUT
TECHNIQUE Separate follicular units Strip needs to be divided into separate units
NUMBER OF GRAFTS 2000-2500 per session 2500-3000 per session
HEALING TIME 4-5 days 7-10 days
TRIMMING OF HAIR Needed Only donor region
MALE PATTERN HAIR LOSS Preferred Preferred
FEMALE PATTERN HAIR LOSS Less preferred Preferred
TIME TAKEN 5-7 hours 4-6 hours

It is important to understand that both techniques have their pros and cons and a procedure is always customized according to an individual.

The important thing is to get it done from a certified plastic surgeon as the key factors along with technique are how to make the hairline, how to angulate hair and how to take out maximum follicles from a graft effectively. It is important that you discuss all these things while planning for a hair transplant which looks natural.

Hair transplant is done under local anaesthesia and patient goes home after 30 minutes of getting it done.

After hair transplant a bandage and hair cap is put and you can go home. Medications are prescribed. For initial few days there might be swelling in scalp and around eye area which resolves in one week.

Avoid bending and keep head elevated by using two-three pillows underneath while asleep. It is advisable to do light work for a week and resume heavy work after that. Exercise can be resumed after two weeks.

Hair wash is to be done on second day and gently with foam wash and no scraping is to be done. Scabs can be washed under shower and not to be pulled.

Transplanted hair falls off after one month of procedure. The hair begins to re-grow after a period of one or two months but the results of the procedure are appreciable after about 8-10 months. This hair would be permanent.

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