In this article you will understand what is involved in the hair transplantation procedure and what you are to expect from it.
This procedure is minimally invasive and is an outpatient procedure where you can regain our lost hair from new follicles transplanted in that areas where it is needed. In this procedure there are donor sites which contain hair and this is where they will harvest hair follicles which will be transplanted to recipient sites or sites where there is balding.
Any male or female who is experiencing baldness, traction alopecia, receding hairline, head trauma, or male-pattern baldness can undergo this surgery and get permanent hair back once again. This hair transplant procedures can also be done to men who are suffering from male pattern baldness and men or women who have lost their hire in a fire accident. People today are giving up on medications and drugs because they do not give them their desired results. lot of people have realized that simply taking mediations cannot really bring your hair back.
Hair transplantation is done in two ways. Follicular unit extraction and follicular unit transplantation are the two ways that hair transplantation is done.
The more popular transplant procedure is the follicular unit extraction. This is because this procedure is less invasive and it has minimal down time. In this procedure, the surgeon manually harvests each individual hair follicle from the donor area to the needed area. This process is also known as grafting. You hair will look natural and uniform with a properly done procedure.
Follicular unit transplantation is the process of the surgeon removing a strip of skin with hair follicles attached from the donor area to the recipient area. The skin is divided into small pieces of grafts and one by one implanted into the recipient area.
You have a graft if you remove a strip of skin from the donor area surgically removed without touch the blood supply. When the graft is implanted in the recipient area, it begins to develop a new blood supply.
The hair transplant surgery takes about 4 to 8 hours.
After the second or third week, the transplanted hair tends to fall out. You don’t need to worry about this because it is completely normal and is called shock loss. If most instances there is hair fall experienced in other areas that were not touched during the surgery.
On every cycle of growth you will observe a thickening of hair. The growth cycle is about every 6 weeks depending on the health of the patient. By the 6th month the result can be seen and by the 12th month, the final result of your treatment can be seen.
Although hair transplantation is not very invasive and the lowest medical procedure involving any risks, still like any other surgery there are some risks associated with a hair transplant like scarring, reddening of the skin or not getting the expected results. When patients are recovering there is a change of losing transplanted hair.