Why Should You Have a Hair Transplant?

Hair transplantation is an improved method in order to add more hair to the areas on your head where you have lost hair. Hair loss is a problem for many individuals. Researchers say approximately %60 of men, and %50 of women struggle with hair loss.

Hair loss to some extent is normal. However, in some cases hair loss may lead to balding. Men can lose hair on both sides of the forehead and on the top. If excessive hair loss is experienced, they may lose all hair covering their head. If you are one of them, you can consider having a hair transplant surgery. But there are some criterions. Many surgeons don’t prefer to perform hair transplantation to the patients who are under 25, as the extent of hair loss can’t be fully determined for younger patients.

Is Hair Transplant Surgery Safe?

Hair transplant surgery is safe as long as being performed by an experienced and qualified board-certified plastic surgeon. However, since it is a surgical application there is always a risk such as an infection, but things are unlikely to go wrong with a specialist.

How Is Hair Transplantation Done?

Hair transplantation is a simple procedure. The plastic surgeon takes some of your hair from the back of your head and transfers it to the area where you don’t have hair. It may also be taken from the sides of your head or somewhere else where you have strong hair growth. The main goal is to find most productive uses for your existing hair. Therefore, people who don’t have strong hair growth at all may not be a good candidate for hair transplant surgery.

Some patients may need multiple sessions; your doctor will explain the procedure of hair transplant surgery and how many sessions you need to achieve the results you expect. However, many patients need just a single session.

Recovery After Hair Transplantation

You will go home after hair transplant is done. Your surgeon may prescribe some painkillers to reduce the pain you will feel after the surgery. There may be other medications prescribed such as antibiotics to avoid any possible infection.

You should wait a few days until washing your hair and only use the products your surgeon suggested after the surgery. You will be able to return to work and your social life in a very short time.

It takes about 5-6 months to see major changes after surgery. The complete results will be seen in 1-1.5 years. Hair transplants give a natural and satisfying result for most of the patients.

Is Hair Transplantation Permanent?

Hair transplantation is permanent. However it should be known that hair transplant won’t prevent any further hair loss in the future but they will remain to produce hair. Still, you are unlikely to be bald after having a hair transplantation.

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