How Do Hair Transplants Work?
Hair transplant is a surgical procedure that removes hair follicles from a different area of a body and transplants them on a balding area. If you are struggling with baldness or hair thinning, this procedure is the best option for you.
Your hair can greatly affects your looks that is why hair loss treatment has been one of the most in demand procedures in the cosmetic market today. Hair loss is common – no one is exempted from suffering from this condition. It is known that this condition affects almost 30% of the male individuals ageing from 30 years old and above.
Common Causes of Baldness, Hair Loss and Hair Thinning
Hair loss is being experienced by most men ageing from 30 years old and above. If you are balding, it means that you are experiencing hair thinning or hair loss at the front of your hairline. Also other men experience hair loss at the top of their head.
Here are the most common causes of hair loss:
- Medical Conditions
- Radiation therapy and other medical procedures
- Extreme hairstyling
A lot of individuals suffering from hair loss try different options to cover their baldness and hair thinning, some even wear hairpiece but it is not quite a permanent solution for the issue. The best proven solution for hair loss is hair transplant. It is the most effective way to resolve hair loss, baldness and hair thinning.
Hair Transplant Method
Hair transplant starts by putting local anaesthesia before getting hair from the donor area. Because of the advanced treatment and anaesthesia, the procedure is almost no pain. After getting the hair follicles they are transplanted on the balding or affected area.
Once transplant is done, the hair can start to grow naturally. Allowing the balding area to recover fast.
Types of Hair Transplant Methods
There are 3 hair transplant methods that you can choose from. Having your condition checked by one of our hair specialists can help you determine the best method for you.
- Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) – the simplest method of hair transplant. It starts by extracting the follicular hair units one by one and they are transplanted in the balding area. This method allows natural hair growth.
- Follicular Unit Transplant (FUT) – this method is often used for extreme cases of balding. It involves removing hair strips and transfer these strips on the affected area by grafting.
- Direct Hair Implant Technique (DHI) – this method is one of the most innovative treatments for hair loss. It involves extracting living hair follicles and redistributing them via DHI implantation tool.