What Are The Different Types Of Hair Transplant Procedures?


Male baldness can severely affect your self-esteem. The hair transplant surgeons are the most highly sought-after specialists and have the ability to restore your hair.

Hair transplantation is a procedure in which your existing hair is moved to a bald area of the head. The doctor normally moves hair from the side or back of the head to the front or top of the head.

Types of Hair Transplant Procedures:

There are two types of procedures in hair transplant surgery one is follicular unit strip surgery (FUSS) and the other is follicular unit extraction (FUE).

Follicular Unit Strip Surgery (FUSS):

In this process, the surgeon will remove a 6-inch to 10-inch strip of your skin from the back of your head. The strip is set aside and the scalp is closed. This area will be hidden by the hair around it.

The removed strip is divided into tiny grafts, each with a single hair or just a few hairs. This completely depends on your hair type, color, and the size of the area where you’re getting the transplant.

Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE):

In FUE procedure, your hair will be shaved on the back of your scalp. Then, the surgeon will remove the hair follicles one by one from there. The area heals with small dots, which your existing hair will cover.

Then, the hair follicles will be divided transferred to the area of the scalp that is bald or thinning and requires hair.

What can you expect?

After the surgery, your scalp may be very painful, pain medications will be prescribed for this. The bandage on your scalp will be for two days. And you can return to work within 5 days of surgery. The transplanted hair will fall down after 2 weeks and you will notice a new hair growth within a few months.

Costs of Treatment:

The hair transplant cost in India completely depends on the hair follicles that are transplanting. This can be decided during a consultation with your surgeon. However, this may cost from 40,000 to 1.5 lakhs.

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