Bald spots on the scalp can effectively be covered with the hair transplant. Common methods are ‘Follicular unit transplant’ and ‘Follicular unit extraction’. The decision to get a hair transplant can be quite a difficult process.
This guide will help make the decision easier.
- What is a Hair Transplant?
It is a minimally invasive procedure. Hair is removed from a chosen site and transplanted into the bald area.
- Who is eligible for hair transplant?
Any adult above the age of 21years with male pattern baldness (androgenic alopecia) is common candidates.
- Is it a painful procedure?
Hair transplant procedure is well tolerated with local anesthesia. One remains awake during the procedure and is free to watch T.V and listen to music. General anesthesia is rarely needed.
- What is Follicular Unit Transplantation?
A strip of skin is removed from a donor site under local anesthesia. The graft is divided into smaller grafts and implanted into the recipient site. Know more about Follicular Unit Transplant
- What is Follicular Unit Extraction?
Individual hair follicles are removed from the donor area under local anesthesia. The follicles are then transplanted into the bald area. know about follicular unit Extraction.
- How long does the procedure take?
It takes around 7 to 8 hours for F.U.T and lesser time of about 6-7 hours for F.U.E.
- When will the healing be completed?
F.U.E. Healing is completed in 8 days and leaves permanent scarring. On the other hand, F.U.T. takes 21 days to completely heal and leaves minimal scarring.
- What are the success rates of F.U.T and F.U.E?
F.U.T has about 70-75% graft yield at least. But F.U.E has a better outcome of 90-95% graft yield. Know the difference between FUT vs FUE vs RDHT.
- What are the benefits of Robotic Follicular Unit Extraction?
Robotic extraction takes lesser time of about 5-6 hours. The bleeding is minimal. There is 100% graft yield with no scarring. One can resume day to day activities from the next day.
- What are the risks of hair transplant?
There are very few hair transplant side effects. It is a well-tolerated procedure. Some potential side effects are bleeding, infection, swelling of forehead/scalp and scarring.
- How does one choose a Hair Transplant Clinic?
Avoid clinics which offer very cheap hair transplant costs. They may practice in an unhygienic way or place less grafts as promised.
An experienced surgeon is very important who can create a natural looking hair-line. Pictures and testimonials of previous patients are important in decision making.
Hair transplant in Delhi can be done at Berkowits Hair & Skin Clinic. They offer experienced professionals who can guide towards choosing the right treatment. With over 2 decades of experience, the results of the clinic are beyond excellence.