Are you planning to have your hair transplanted? If you answered yes, then this guide is written just for you. In this guide, we have highlighted some key questions that need crystal clear answers so that you understand exactly what you expect from this transplant.

Explanation of hair transplantation

This surgery is a minimally outpatient invasive process that allows the patient to recover lost hair from new follicles transplanted into your head. This treatment involves a procedure in which the hair follicles from one side of your head (or other part of your body) known as the donor site are removed and transplanted to the bald or recipient site.

Who can choose a hair transplant

Any man or woman who experiences baldness, pulling alopecia, recurrent hair loss, head trauma or baldness in men can opt for this surgery and get permanent hair again. Men suffering from male pattern baldness, men or women who have lost their hair due to fire accidents. Men are aware that medications and medications do not help them restore their hair back.

Procedures for hair transplantation

Hair transplantation is performed in two ways. One is follicular unit extraction or FUE, and the other is follicular unit transplantation or FUT. Below is a short description:

Follicular unit extraction: FUE or Follicular Unit Extraction is the more popular transplant procedure for the two surgeries. The reason behind this is, it is less invasive and the downtime is almost minimal. In FUE, the surgeon manually harvests each individual hair follicle from the donor area to the required area. This process is also known as inoculation. If done properly, a natural and uniform look is achieved.

Follicular unit transplantation: FUT or follicular unit transplantation is the process of the surgeon removing a strip of skin with the hair follicles attached from the donor area to the recipient area. The skin is divided into small parts of grafts and one by one implanted in the recipient area.

Graft Explanation

A graft is the removal of a strip of skin from the donor area that is surgically removed without affecting the blood supply. Once implanted in the recipient area, it develops a new blood supply.

Duration of hair transplantation

Although this is verified according to the procedure, it nevertheless takes about 4 to 8 hours for the operation.

Expected results

Right after the second or third week, the transplanted hair tends to fall out. This phase is known as 'shock loss' and is completely normal. At times, patients experience hair falling out of areas that were not touched during surgery.

By the sixth or 8th week, approximately 85% to 95% of hair will have grown with hair thickening after each growth cycle. The growth cycle is approx. every six weeks depending on the patient's state of health. By the sixth month, the result can be seen, and in the 12th month, the full final result of your treatment can be seen. At this point you will have a crown glory to show off. visit:

Risk of transplant treatment

Although hair transplantation is the most less invasive and the lowest medical procedure that involves any risks, there are still like any other surgery some risks associated with a hair transplant such as scarring, redness of the skin or not the expected result. There is a chance of losing transplanted hair known as "shock loss", which is common in recovering patients.

Author's Bio: 

When looking at getting a hair transplant, you can hear information about the procedure from many sources, and some of them will be myths.