3 Pointers for a Successful Hair Transplant

hair transplantHair transplantation has come a long way—from a procedure that generates patchy appearance and scarring to a technique that guarantees a less traumatic and natural-looking hair results.

Today, many people (especially men), would prefer undergoing this hair restoration technique to get rid of their balding or hair loss condition. Why? This is because

hair transplant surgery offers the fastest and the only permanently solution to prevent the onset of hair loss

as well as promote hair growth.

What is hair transplant surgery?

Hair transplantation involves the removal of healthy follicles from the hair-bearing area of the scalp (donor site) and transplanting them on the balding area of the scalp (recipient site).  The hair follicles, which are located at the sides and on the back of the head, are said to be donor dominant. This means that these follicles will continue to grow throughout the life of most people.  That said, when these are safely transplanted on the recipient site, they will continue to grow as if they were native to that area.

Though this hair restoration procedure yields natural-looking results, the business of hair transplant is never an easy job. Hence, if you are planning to undergo this kind of technique to restore the hair you’ve loss, then you need to consider these pointers to help lessen the risk and ensure a successful surgery.

Pointer #1: Understand the various techniques of hair transplant.

Before choosing a hair clinic that will execute the operation, it is necessary to be equipped with the knowledge about the various hair restoration techniques (e.g., follicular unit extraction, follicular unit transplantation, ultra refined follicular unit grafting, micrograft transplantation and ultra refined grafting). To learn some of these procedures, search the internet since it can serve as a good medium to help you find information about these hair transplant techniques.

Pointer #2: Ask guidance from former patients.

To lessen the risk of falling into deceptive hair clinics, seek help from reliable people who have a background regarding this method of hair restoration.  This means that you need to consult and ask guidance from former patients who knew the rope when it comes to hair transplantation. You should meet and talk with former patients in order to learn the merits and demerits of any selected hair transplant techniques. Consulting former patients will give you first-hand information on the possible result or outcome of the hair transplant surgery.

Pointer #3: Pick the best hair surgeon for the job.

The talent, skill and experience of hair surgeons vary from one to the other.  That being said, you need to be sure to speak to various surgeons and evaluate their credentials and skills before coming to a final decision on who can perform the operation with lesser risk and higher change of success. In choosing the hair surgeon, always remember that talent, expertise and in-depth knowledge on the hair restoration technique are essential to achieve high-quality result.

Mariel Uy

Mariel Uy is a magazine contributor and freelance blogger who specializes in hair health and beauty.

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