Most transplants are done with your existing hair, so they’re not as effective for treating people with: widespread thinning and baldness. hair loss due to chemotherapy or other medications. thick scalp scars from injuries.
Why should I not get a hair transplant?
Individuals with serious health complications. Although hair transplant surgery is a relatively simple procedure that can yield amazing results, those who have chronic health issues like heart disease, kidney or liver failure, diabetes, and more, may not be suitable for such a surgery.
Is hair transplantation safe?
Hair transplant surgery is normally safe when performed by a qualified, experienced board- certified plastic surgeon. Still, individuals vary greatly in their physical reactions and healing abilities, and the outcome is never completely predictable. As in any surgical procedure, infection may occur.
Can a hair transplant make your hair worse?
A failed or botched surgery could result in your scalp and hair looking much worse than it did before surgery. This could be the result of an infection, necrosis, folliculitis, graft death, damage to grafts during extraction/placement, over-extraction, over-excision, and the list goes on.
What are the disadvantages of hair transplant?
What are the complications associated with a hair transplant?
- swelling of the scalp.
- bruising around the eyes.
- a crust that forms on the areas of the scalp where hair was removed or implanted.
- numbness or lack of sensation on the treated areas of the scalp.
Who Cannot hair transplant?
Hair transplant isn’t for everyone
Females with a wide-spread pattern of hair loss. People who don’t have enough donor hair sites. People’s who have keloid scars after an injury or surgery. People who suffer from hair loss due to chemotherapy.
Can a hair transplant fail?
An improperly handled graft can cause the hair follicles to dry out, which can, in turn, lead to loss of that graft and failure to grow a hair. Unsuitable candidate: Although hair transplants are an excellent solution for male and female pattern baldness, not everyone is a suitable candidate.
Do hair transplants look natural?
The results can look exceptionally natural and patients can often wear their hair short because any scarring from the procedure should be barely noticeable. Dr. Bernardino Arocha always strives to create the most realistic hair restoration results possible.
Do hair transplants last forever?
It takes around six months before you can see significant changes in hair growth. The complete results of the transplant will be visible after a year. In most cases, a hair transplant will last a lifetime because healthy hair follicles are transplanted into thinning or bald areas.
Is one hair transplant enough?
In general, with the risk of progressive hair loss you should never expect one surgery to be enough to keep you covered for a lifetime. If you do, then that need for a second surgery may come as an unwelcome surprise!
Does donor hair grow back?
Well, the short answer would be ‘no’. Since entire hair follicles and the surrounding cells are completely removed from beneath the scalp surface, hair re-growth in the donor site is not at all possible. Hair re-growth will only take place in areas in the donor site where the hair follicles were not fully removed.
Is hair transplant painful?
Thankfully, the answer to this question is no, Hair transplantation is not a painful surgical procedure. However, this does not mean there is no discomfort whatsoever. Luckily the pain is temporary. Scalp pain normally happens for about a couple of days.
Are hair transplants successful?
For successful hair transplants, grafts must survive and adapt to new areas where they are transplanted. Clinical studies show that about 85-95% of all implanted grafts easily grow in the transplanted area. This high percentage indicates that hair transplants are generally very successful.
How Safe Is hair transplant in India?
Hair transplantation is a relatively safe surgery and is associated with very few complications. It is a cosmetic surgery so the complications may impact social and psychological aspect of the patient.