Hair Transplant Surgery
For men and women suffering from hair loss, hair transplantation can be a life-changing procedure. Hair transplant surgery restores naturally growing hair to areas that had been thinning or bald. In addition to scalp hair restoration, hair transplants can be used to restore eyelashes, eyebrows, facial hair, and hair lost due to trauma on the scalp and on the body, as well.
Many people worry about the cost of a hair transplant. Hair transplant surgical fees can vary depending on the type of service and area of coverage chosen, the area in the world one lives, as well as the causes of the patient’s hair loss. Hair transplant reviews differ, but most patients are happy with the results. The effect of the procedure is not only aesthetic, but also emotional, granting many patients increased confidence and self-assurance.
Platelet-Rich Plasma is a procedure to enhance healing and hair growth after hair transplantation.
Transplantation of gray hair is successful because gray hair is healthy hair produced by healthy hair follicles.
Gender and ethnic differences are manifested most prominently in the overall appearance of an individual—the "look" that an individual presents to others. At different levels, gender and ethnicity influence an individual’s life and appearance in multiple ways.
Two pharmacologic hair restoration treatments are approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treatment of hair loss due to androgenetic alopecia, Finasteride (Propecia®) an orally administered agent, and Minoxidil (Rogaine®) a topically applied agent.
An important-and for some prospective patients the most important-question regarding hair restoration surgery is: Will it be painful?
A graft is the tissue unit of one or more hair follicles that has been removed from a donor site on the scalp, to be inserted into an area of hair loss.
Hair characteristics are important in establishing a unique identity for each individual person. Some of the characteristics noted are color, caliber and geometric property.
The patient's expectations for hair restoration must be clarified for both patient and physician. After expectations are fully explored and understood, patient and physician can begin to discuss surgical and/or nonsurgical approaches to satisfying the patient's wishes.
Hair restoration in the scarred scalp is not undertaken lightly. It requires careful examination of the scalp and consideration of numerous factors that can influence the feasibility and outcome of surgical hair restoration.