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Hair transplant is a surgical procedure that involves transplanting hair from the back of the head to the balding area. It is an effective & popular hair restoration technique for falling hair in men & women. At Pristyn Care, we provide advanced hair transplant treatment using techniques like FUT and FUE. Book a free consultation with our hair specialists and plan your hair transplant.

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  • What is Hair Transplant?

    Hair transplant, often referred to as hair transplant or hair restoration, is a surgical procedure of transplanting hair follicles on the bald area of the scalp. It is considered the most effective method to treat or address hair loss or balding, specifically male or female pattern baldness. The surgery involves harvesting healthy hair follicles from a specific area (donor site) of the individual’s scalp and implanting those follicles onto the area which is bald (recipient site). 

    There are various types of hair transplant, such as grafting, scalp reduction, flap surgery, and tissue expansion. Amongst these, hair grafting is the most common type of hair transplant as it provides the best Hair Transplant Results. The procedure typically involves creating hair grafts, which is the standard term for a strip of skin that contains hair. Each hair graft contains around 2-5 hair follicles which are transplanted individually on the scalp. 

    Hair transplant is a boon for people who have been experiencing severe hair loss and thinning problems. At Pristyn Care, we intend to make advanced hair transplant treatment accessible and affordable for everyone. We leverage modern techniques for hair transplant, such as FUT, FUE, and DHI, to restore and recreate the hairline and deliver the desired results in terms of hair growth. Book a consultation with our expert hair transplant surgeons to determine which type of hair transplant is most suitable for you. 

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    How Long Does a Hair Transplant Surgery Take?

    Number of Grafts Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT) Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE)
    Up to 1,000 4-6 hours 4-5 hours
    1,000 - 2,000 5-7 hours 5-6 hours
    2,000 - 3,000 6-8 hours 6-7 hours
    3,000 - 4,000 7-9 hours 7-8 hours
    4,000 - 5,000 8-10 hours 8- 9 hours
    5,000 - 6,000 9-11 hours 9-10 hours

    Before & After Hair Transplant Results

    • Before & After Hair Transplant Results : 1 Month
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    • Before & After Hair Transplant Results : 3 Month

    Types of Hair Transplant

    Three of the most commonly used hair transplant techniques are explained below: 

    • FUT Hair Transplant: FUT is follicular unit transplant. This technique involves surgically creating a thin strip of scalp from the donor area (usually the back or sides of the head). The strip is then dissected carefully into smaller grafts, with each graft containing 1-4 hair follicles. These individual grafts are then transplanted into the recipient area by making tiny incisions. The FUT hair transplant technique allows the surgeon to transplant a large number of grafts in one session. However, it leaves a linear scar at the donor site. 
    • FUE Hair Transplant: FUE is follicular unit extraction. This technique involves extracting individual hair follicles from the donor area using a specialized instrument, typically a punch tool. The surgeon makes tiny, circular incisions around each follicular unit, and then the follicles are carefully extracted one by one. After extraction, the follicles are transplanted into the recipient area. FUE does not leave a linear scar and instead creates small, dot-like scars that are less noticeable. This method is preferred by individuals who desire shorter haircuts or have a limited donor hair supply.
    • DHI Hair Transplant: DHI or direct hair implantation technique is an advanced form and variation of FUE hair transplant.  The key difference between these two techniques is that instead of using a normal punch tool, DHI involves using a specialized implantation tool called the CHOI Implanter pen. The hair follicles are extracted using a similar process to FUE, but instead of creating tiny incisions at the recipient site, the CHOI pen is used to implant the extracted follicles directly. The pen further allows the surgeon to have precise control over the angle, depth, and direction of hair implantation. 

    Each of these hair transplant techniques has its advantages and considerations. The choice of technique depends on various factors, including the patient’s specific needs, the extent of hair loss, the quality and quantity of the donor hair, and the surgeon’s expertise.

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    Who Is A Good Candidate for Hair Transplant?

    Normally, people believe that everyone qualifies for hair transplant. However, individuals need to meet certain criteria to undergo hair transplant. While the final decision is made by the doctor, some common things that make people a good candidate for hair transplant are listed below:

    • The individual is experiencing pattern baldness (male or female) or androgenetic alopecia. 
    • The individual’s hair loss patterns are stable and are no longer progressing. 
    • The individual has a sufficient supply of donor hair with good density, quality, and texture to provide desired results. 
    • The individual has realistic expectations from the procedure and is in good general health. 
    • The individual doesn’t have any underlying medical condition that can impact the surgery outcome or hinder the healing process. 

    Besides these points, the individual’s psychological health is also considered. An individual who is considering the treatment should be mentally and emotionally prepared for the challenges. The doctor also discusses the potential risks and complications of the treatment to ensure the individual makes an informed decision. 

    Diagnosis Before Hair Transplant

    Typically, imaging tests are not required before hair transplant. However, the doctor evaluates the patient’s overall health, including hair health, beforehand to ensure the surgery is safe and can provide the expected results. The key aspects of the diagnostic process include the following:

    • Medical History: The first thing evaluated by the doctor is the individual’s medical history to determine if he/she has any underlying conditions or medications that may be contributing to or causing hair loss. This involves assessing the family history and other relevant genetic factors as well. 
    • Scalp Evaluation: A detailed exam of the scalp is conducted to assess the hair loss pattern, extent, hair quality, scalp condition, and potential donor areas. This exam helps to determine the feasibility of a hair transplant and the availability of the donor hairs. 
    • Hair Evaluation: The doctor will classify the hair loss pattern and stage based on the Norwood-Hamilton scale for men and the Ludwig scale for women. Along with this, the thickness, texture, and color of the hair are also evaluated to determine the suitable technique and whether the results will look natural. 
    • Test or Scalp Biopsy: In some cases, the doctor may recommend a blood test, scalp biopsy, or other diagnostic procedures to identify the medical condition, hormonal imbalance, nutritional deficiencies, or other factors that might be responsible for hair loss. 

    During the initial consultations, the hair transplant specialist will discuss the patient’s expectations, desired outcomes, and realistic goals. Based on them, the ideal technique and the number of hair grafts required are determined.

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    Benefits of Hair Transplant

    Hair transplant is highly beneficial for men and women who are experiencing hair loss. Some key benefits include the following: 

    • Natural-Looking Results: Hair transplant can provide natural-looking results, with transplanted hair blending seamlessly with the existing hair. This helps to achieve a fuller and more youthful head of hair. 
    • Permanent Solution: Hair transplant offers a permanent solution to hair loss. The transplanted hair follicles are typically resistant to the hormone dihydrotestosterone (DHT), which is responsible for hair loss in individuals with a genetic predisposition. Therefore, the transplanted hair is less likely to fall out over time.
    • Improved Self-Confidence: Hair loss can significantly impact the individual’s self-confidence and self-esteem. Restoring a fuller head of hair through a hair transplant can help boost self-confidence and improve overall well-being.
    • Styling Options: With a successful hair transplant, both men and women regain the flexibility to style their hair as desired. They can choose different hairstyles, including shorter cuts, without worrying about visible thinning or bald spots.
    • Restored Hairline: Individuals experiencing receding hairline or temple hair loss can benefit from a hair transplant to restore a more youthful and balanced hairline. Transplanted hair follicles can create a natural and symmetrical frame for the face.

    It should be noted that the results of the hair transplant will vary for each individual based on the extent of hair loss, the quality of donor hair, and the selected hair transplant technique.

    Preparation For Hair Transplant

    During the consultations, the surgeon is likely to give you a set of instructions that needs to be followed before the hair transplant procedure. These may include, but are not restricted to, the following:

    • Do not consume alcohol in the three days before the hair transplant. 
    • Stop smoking 24 hours before the surgery. Nicotine can affect the healing abilities and recovery after hair transplant.
    • Do not cut or trim hair before hair transplant. The donor area needs to grow enough to facilitate the transplant.
    • Start massaging the scalp a month or two weeks before the surgery. The best results can be attained by doing this for 15-20 minutes per day.
    • Just before the surgery, wash hair with shampoo and conditioner as normal. Do not use any hair products such as hair gel, hair cream, hair wax, etc. 
    • Wear loose-fitting clothes to ensure no damage to the incision spot while changing after the procedure.

    Hair Transplant Expectations

    After a hair transplant procedure, the individual should have a clear understanding of what to expect immediately after the surgery and in the upcoming days. 

    Immediately after the surgery, the patient may experience some discomfort, swelling, bruising, and redness in the recipient and donor areas. These Hair Transplant Side Effects will take some time to subside. As these effects are temporary, intervention is usually not required for them. 

    The patient will be prescribed painkillers, antibiotics, and anti-inflammatory drugs to manage the pain, prevent infection, and reduce swelling in the scalp. During the initial healing phase, i.e., the first week, the patient will be recommended to take some time off from work and other activities to focus on healing. 

    Before sending the patient home, the surgeon will provide a detailed guide for post-op care to ensure a smooth and successful recovery. 

    Hair Transplant Side Effects

    Though hair transplant is generally considered safe and effective, like any other procedure, there can be potential Hair Transplant Side Effects and complications. 

    The common hair transplant side effects include the following:

    • Swelling in the recipient and donor site which may take several weeks to subside completely. 
    • Redness and bruising in the scalp due to skin trauma. 
    • Pain and discomfort during the initial healing period. 
    • Shock loss or temporary shedding of transplanted hair, which is normal. 
    • Temporary numbness or sensitivity in the scalp due to nerve damage. 

    Hair transplant Side Effects are short-term and often resolve as the scalp heals over time. Besides these, some serious complications may also occur after surgery that may require prompt medical attention. These hair transplant complications include the following:

    • Infection: Though infection is rare, it can still occur if the patient fails to maintain proper hygiene or follow post-op care. This will result in persistent redness, swelling, and pain, and may also cause discharge from the scalp. 
    • Bleeding: Excessive bleeding may occur during or after the hair transplant. To prevent this, doctors usually suggest that patients avoid blood-thinning medications and supplements, but they can still occur in some people. If the bleeding persists and increases over time, the patient will need immediate help. 
    • Folliculitis: In some patients, the implanted hair follicles may become inflamed due to infection caused by bacteria on the scalp. It causes small pimple-like pockets around the follicles, which may or may not go away on their own. 
    • Scarring: Typically, scarring is significant only in the case of a FUT hair transplant as it results in a linear scar at the donor site. Over time, the scars heal and become invisible. However, in some people, the scar may heal abnormally and may become raised. 
    • Uneven Hair Growth: Though it is not a serious complication, uneven hair growth will require additional treatment to correct the unevenness and unnatural-looking hair growth. 

    If any complications arise, the patient should contact the surgeon right away and seek proper help. 

    Hair Transplant Results

    After getting a hair transplant, the individual needs to be very patient to get the desired results. Typically, the Hair Transplant Results and hair growth timeline vary for each patient depending on the extent of the treatment. The general timeline and intermediate results are as below:

    • Immediate Post-Transplant Phase: After the hair transplant, the transplanted hair follicles may initially shed within the first few weeks. This is a normal part of the process, and it is known as shock loss.
    • Initial Hair Growth: After the shedding phase, new hair growth typically begins within 3 to 4 months. Initially, the new hair may be fine, thin, and shorter in length. This is normal, and the hair will gradually thicken and become more noticeable over time.
    • Continued Hair Growth: Hair growth continues to improve and becomes more significant between 6 to 12 months after the procedure. During this period, the hair follicles undergo a natural growth cycle, transitioning from a resting phase to an active growth phase.

    It can take up to a year or more to see the full Hair Transplant Results. By this time, most of the transplanted hair should have grown and matured, providing improved density and coverage in the recipient area. However, individual experiences may vary, and some individuals may continue to see improvements after a year.

    Hair Transplant Recovery Time

    The complete recovery after hair transplant is likely to take around 9 to 12 months. In the first month, the patient will recover from the surgery itself, but the hair growth will take longer to become apparent. Throughout the recovery period, the patient will have to take extensive precautions for hair care to get the desired Hair Transplant Results. 

    Here are some common hair transplant aftercare tips that the patient needs to follow:

    • Take the prescribed medications as directed by the doctor to ensure proper healing and prevent the risk of complications after the surgery. 
    • The doctor will provide specific instructions regarding hair care, including how to wash hair after the procedure. The patient will be suggested to use a mild, non-abrasive shampoo to wash hair and gently rinse the transplanted area without damaging the transplanted follicles. 
    • The patient needs to be careful with the scalp in the first week and avoid rubbing or scrubbing the scalp vigorously. 
    • Protect the transplanted area from any trauma or excessive friction during the initial healing phase. It’s important to avoid any activity that may dislodge or damage the grafts. This includes rubbing the scalp, wearing tight hats, or participating in contact sports. 
    • Try to avoid direct sun exposure to the treated area until it has healed completely. Wear a loose hat or use sunscreen to prevent sunburn and damaging the skin. Even mild sun exposure can cause discoloration on the skin and worsen the scarring. 
    • Engage in only light activities after the procedure for the first 2-3 weeks. Avoid intense physical exertion or exercises. Strenuous activities can increase blood flow to the scalp which will affect the healing process. Resume such activities only after consulting the hair specialist. 
    • Be patient during the healing process as the transplanted hair will fall out first due to shock loss and then the new hair growth will begin. Hair growth is a gradual process and it can take several months to a year to see the final Hair Transplant Results. 
    • Throughout the recovery period, the patient needs to make certain changes in his/her dietary habits. It’s important to increase the intake of foods that provides ample nutrition to the hair follicles to grow. Include foods that are rich in proteins, vitamins, iron, and zinc. 
    • Avoid consuming certain foods that can interfere with the healing process. Such foods include spicy and hot foods, fatty and processed foods, caffeine, and alcohol. 
    • Stop smoking entirely or smoke less to ensure that the body’s healing process is not affected significantly. Smoking can halt the growth of the implanted hair follicles, thereby compromising the Hair Transplant Results. 
    • Attend follow-up consultations with the hair transplant surgeon as scheduled. These visits will allow the surgeon to monitor the progress, assess the growth of the transplanted hair, and address any concerns that may arise. 

    The recovery duration and experience of each patient will be different. The doctor will provide appropriate guidance and support throughout the recovery phase to address any concerns and optimize the Hair Transplant Results. 

    Hair Transplant Cost

    In India, the Hair Transplant Cost can range from approximately Rs. 40,000 to Rs. 80,000 or more. The exact cost is calculated based on a variety of factors, including:

    • The technique used for hair transplant, i.e., FUT, FUE, or DHI. 
    • The number of grafts required to provide desired results and quality of hair follicles. 
    • The clinic’s reputation, location, and services. 
    • The fees charged by the surgeon for consultation and operation. 
    • Overall facilities, technology, and equipment available at the clinic or hospital. 
    • Additional treatment chosen by the patient or recommended by the doctor. 
    • Post-operative care, medications, and follow-up consultations.

    All these factors will impact the Hair Transplant Cost significantly. However, cost alone shouldn’t be the determining factor while getting hair transplant treatment. It’s important to consider the quality of care at the hospital/clinic and the experience and expertise of the hair transplant surgeon and prioritize these factors while making the decision. 

    Non-Surgical Hair Transplant Alternatives

    Though hair transplant is the most effective option for hair restoration, other non-surgical hair transplant alternatives can address hair loss and thinning problems to a certain extent. These methods include:


    FDA has approved several medications, such as minoxidil (Rogaine) and finasteride (Propecia) for hair fall treatment. Minoxidil is a topical medicine that is applied directly to the scalp and it helps to prolong the life cycle of each hair strand. Unlike this, finasteride is an oral medicine which reduces the production of DHT (the hormone responsible for hair loss). Both these medicines provide effective results, but require regular use under medical supervision. Taking these medicines over-the-counter (without a doctor’s prescription) is not recommended. 

    Low-level Laser Therapy(LLLT)

    It is a non-invasive treatment that uses red light emitted by a laser machine to stimulate hair growth. The light increases the blood flow to the hair follicles and promote cellular activity. It can be done at home or in clinical setting using more advanced devices. Similarly to medicines, the laser therapy requires regular and consistent use to address hair loss. 

    Hair PRP (Platelet-rich Plasma) Therapy 

    PRP therapy has become a very commonly used non-surgical method to treat hair fall problems. It involves extracting a sample of the patient’s blood, processing it to produce platelet-rich plasma, and injecting the plasma into the scalp. The plasma solution contains growth factors that promote hair growth and improve the hair quality, density, and thickness. It requires multiple sessions to provide visible results. 

    GFC (Growth Factor Concentrate) Therapy 

    The GFC method is an advanced form of PRP therapy suitable for people whose hair fall is triggered due to hormonal imbalance. It involves extracting the blood similarly to PRP, activating the platelets, and separating the growth factors individually. Then the growth factors are injected into the scalp superficially using microinjections. 

    Scalp Micropigmentation(SMP) 

    This technique involves using specialized pigments to create a camouflage of short and buzzed hairs. It is more like a visual enhancement technique that only gives the impression of a fuller head of hair. 

    Hair Fibers and Concealers

    Hair fibers or concealers are cosmetic products that can temporarily camouflage thinning hair by attaching to existing hair strands and creating the illusion of fuller hair. These products are available in various shades and can be applied directly to the scalp.

    These non-surgical hair transplant alternatives are effective only to a certain extent and likely require repetition to maintain the results. 

    Hair Transplant Success Rate

    Hair Transplant Procedure Description Success Rate
    Follicular Unit transplant (FUT) Involves removing a strip of skin from the donor area and extracting follicular units for transplant Success rates vary, typically 90-95%
    Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) Involves individually extracting follicular units from the donor area without a strip of skin Success rates vary, typically 80-90%
    Direct Hair Implantation (DHI) Similar to FUE but utilizes a specialized pen-like device for extraction and implantation Success rates vary, typically 85-95%
    Robotic Hair transplant Uses robotic technology to assist in the extraction and transplant process Success rates vary, typically 85-95%

    Types of Hair Transplant Procedures

    Procedure Type Description Advantages Considerations
    Follicular Unit transplant (FUT) Traditional strip method where a strip of scalp is removed, dissected, and transplanted as follicular units.
    • Potential for higher graft survival rate
    • Suitable for extensive baldness
    • Leaves linear scar at donor site
    • Longer recovery time
    Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) Individual follicular units are extracted directly from the donor area using a specialized punch tool.
    • No linear scar, minimal scarring
    • Quicker recovery time
    • May have a higher cost
    • May require more sessions for extensive baldness
    Direct Hair Implantation (DHI) Similar to FUE but involves implanting extracted follicular units directly into the recipient area using a specialized pen-like device.
    • Minimal handling of grafts
    • Implantation control for natural results
    • Requires skilled practitioners
    • Possible higher cost
    Robotic Hair transplant Utilizes robotic technology to assist in the FUE procedure, improving accuracy and precision of graft extraction and placement.
    • High precision and consistency
    • Minimally invasive
    • Cost may be higher
    • Availability of technology and expertise

    FAQ Around Hair Transplant

    Factors Affecting Hair Transplant Cost In India

    The factors that affect Hair Transplant Cost in India depend upon various factors. Here are the key factors that can influence the cost of a hair transplant in India:

    1. Clinic location: The location of the clinic within India can impact the cost. Major metropolitan cities like Mumbai, Delhi, and Bangalore generally have higher costs compared to smaller cities or towns.
    2. Clinic reputation and expertise: The reputation and expertise of the clinic and the surgeon performing the procedure play a significant role in determining the cost. Well-established clinics with experienced surgeons may charge higher fees.
    3. Technique used: The technique used for hair transplant, such as FUE or FUT, can affect the cost. FUE is typically more expensive due to its advanced nature and the precision involved.
    4. Number of grafts required: The number of hair grafts needed for the transplant is a crucial factor in determining the cost. The more grafts required, the higher the cost will be.
    5. Degree of hair loss: The extent of hair loss and the size of the area to be treated can impact the cost. Extensive hair loss or larger areas requiring transplant may increase the cost.
    6. Clinic facilities and amenities: The quality of the clinic facilities and amenities provided, such as advanced technology, sterilization protocols, and post-operative care, can influence the cost.
    7. Additional treatments or services: Additional treatments like PRP therapy, hairline design, or additional sessions may be offered as part of the hair transplant package. These additional services can increase the overall cost.
    8. Economic factors: The overall economic conditions in India, including the cost of living and local market competition, can affect the pricing of hair transplant procedures.

    It’s important to note that the Hair Transplant Cost in India is affordable as compared to some other countries. However, it’s crucial to prioritize the reputation and expertise of the clinic and surgeon, as the quality and success of the procedure should be the primary concern. It is recommended to research and consult with multiple clinics to get a clear understanding of the costs and the quality of services provided.

    How successful is hair transplant?

    Pristyn care can provide Hair transplants with success rates as high as 95-98%.


    Is hair transplant permanent?

    The Hair Transplant Results are considered permanent because you cannot undo them. However, the look after the hair transplant may change in the due course of time.

    Is hair transplant safe?

    Hair transplant is considered to be a safe cosmetic treatment but it should be performed by a trained and qualified board-certified plastic surgeon. However, the outcome of the treatment may differ from one individual to another depending on his physical reactions and healing abilities. In some cases, the individual may witness minor infection on the scalp which is likely to go away with time and medication.

    Does hair transplant cause scarring?

    There might be minimal scarring in both FUT and FUE hair transplant techniques. The scarring will not have any effect on the surgery outcome and most likely will fade out with time and medicine. And once the hair begins to grow, the scarring will not even be visible.

    Who is a good candidate for hair transplant?

    You may be a right candidate for hair transplant if you have healthy hair growth at the back and sides of the head to serve as donor areas. In addition, the following candidates can consider undergoing a hair transplant.

    • Men with sufficient donor supply
    • Men/ women with male pattern baldness
    • Men/ women suffering from hair loss due to traction alopecia

    When can I go back to work after a hair transplant?

    Since the scalp remains very soft after the hair transplant, and is prone to infection, the doctor advises the patient to remain indoors for at least 7-10 days. Anyone with a heavy duty who has undergone a hair transplant should take at least weeks before resuming work. The doctor will share the recovery period and recovery tips for your hair transplant.

    Does donor hair grow back?

    The donor area does not grow back. However, when the extraction of the grafts is properly performed, the removal of part of the hair is completely imperceptible

    What is the lifetime of transplanted hair?

    Approximately after three months (90 to 100 days), new hair starts to grow & continues at the normal hair growth rate. After six months of a hair transplant session, the transplanted hairs begin to take on a natural appearance and will continue to grow for a lifetime. A hair transplant can be permanent- lasting a long time >20 years and in most cases for life.

    What should be the right age to undergo a hair transplant?

    Hair transplant surgeries can be carried out on any individual who is above 18 years of age. The treatment does not include any major risks or complications for most people. But, most medical practitioners suggest that one should wait until 25 years of age before undergoing the treatment. This is because most hair loss patterns cannot be fully determined until that age.

    Can I shave my head after hair transplant?

    Hair transplant experts recommend shaving your hair 1-1.5 months after the operation. Hair shaving, even with a scissor, before 1 month’s period may cause you to lose some of your hair follicles. However, after 1 month, the transplanted hair will be more secure. Therefore, there will be no risk of hair loss.

    Can women have hair transplant?

    Yes, although the percentage is very small, women candidates do undergo hair transplant surgeries. Women who suffer from traction alopecia may undergo the treatment.

    Do I need to wear a hat/ cap after the transplant?

    It is important for patients to wear a hat or a cap after hair transplant to protect the implanted grafts. Wearing a safe head gear also protects that scalp from sun, dust and other pollutants.

    Is hair transplant expensive?

    It depends on the amount of area that needs transplant and the number of sessions. The larger the bald patch, the higher the cost. The more the number of sessions, the higher the cost.

    How Long Does a Hair Transplant Take?

    You can expect a hair transplant to take anywhere between 4-8 hours to complete. In case, you need to transplant a large amount of hair, you may require to return to the clinic or hospital the next day and resume the process.

    Is 5000 hair grafts enough?

    Hair transplant is usually performed on an outpatient basis. The number of hair follicles used for the transplant depends on the results desired by the patients. While 1000 grafts are used to cover a smaller scalp area, up to 5000 grafts can cover a large scalp and provide better hair density. Book your appointment with the best hair transplant surgeon and discuss your goals.

    Do hair transplants really work?

    Yes, hair transplants give a more effective result than any other over-the-counter hair restoration products. If performed by skilled plastic surgeons, about 80-85 percent of transplanted hair may fully grow back.

    Is hair transplant permanent?

    The Hair Transplant Results are considered permanent because you cannot undo them nce the grafts are implanted. However, the look after the hair transplant may change with the due course of time.

    Can I undergo more than one hair transplant?

    As long as you have enough hair grafts at the donor site to facilitate the treatment and your plastic surgeon does not see anything wrong with your scalp health, you can undergo at least 2-3 hair transplants. Most plastic surgeons strongly discourage more than 3 hair transplant

    Can women have hair transplant?

    Yes, although the percentage is very small, women candidates do undergo hair transplant surgeries. Women who suffer from traction alopecia may undergo the treatment.

    When can I wash my hair after a hair transplant?

    You can wash your hair the very next day after the surgery. You just need to be gentle with the scalp and not use any harsh chemical shampoo.

    Do I need to wear a hat/ cap after the transplant?

    It is important for patients to wear a hat or a cap after hair transplant to protect the implanted grafts. Wearing a safe head gear also protects that scalp from sun, dust and other pollutants.

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