Rejuvenate hair transplant centre believes in clearing all doubts in the mind of a person who is going for Hair Transplant. Some common myths about hair transplant are –
1) Why is hair transplant a better option for baldness?
To get natural hair back hair transplant is the best option, It is cost effective and requires no maintenance. various problems faced by the persons using wig or patch and they require maintenance also. The biggest advantage of hair transplant is you can get natural hair with good density and they are permanent in nature. Nowadays FUE is gaining popularity and we can harvest body hair grafts also by this method, beard and chest are the preferred sites after scalping for body hair.so we can say that a large number of grafts can be taken and this makes it possible to get a good result even in grade VII patient.
2) Is hair transplant a safe treatment?
Yes, hair transplant is an absolutely safe procedure, It is done under local anaesthesia You can go home on the same day and can do your routine work from the very next day. We have done hair transplant in patients who have gone for bypass surgery.(CABG), or angioplasty. The only important step before hair transplantation is you should tell everything about your medical history to the hair transplant surgeon so that he can take all necessary steps to make your surgery safe and uneventful.
3) Who is the best doctor for hair transplant?
Everybody who wants hair transplant search for the best doctor for hair transplant in India. The best doctor is the doctor who has authentic education ie degree recognized by medical council of India, or American board-certified doctor and practising hair transplant as his first domain.
Hair transplant needs a teamwork so a doctor should have a dedicated trained team of technicians. His clinic/centre should be equipped with all equipment to deal with any of the emergency conditions. To get the best result of hair transplant you shouldn’t believe on fake advertisement but should look for the reality behind the advertisement. If the doctor claim for unlimited hair, definitely it is not possible. Honesty has its own price, don’t go for cheap work choose the best.
4) A hair transplant gives you an immediate result?
In the Hair transplant, we transfer roots from donor area to recipient area. These roots start growing 3-4 months after Hair Transplant. Then they grow at the normal rate of 1-1.5 cm per month. Hair transplant whether done by FUT or FUE, if we want 4-6 cm hair growth at least 6 – 8 months are required.
5) Can hair transplant not be done in an Old age?
Age is no bar for Hair transplant; it can be done even in 70 – 80-year-old person. The only thing is they must be healthy, or if have any disease like diabetes, asthma, or hypertension must be under control.
6) Can hair transplants be done in men only?
Hair transplant can be done in both sex-male and female. This is true that men suffer from androgenetic alopecia more commonly and that is why Hair transplant is more commonly done in men. In women also hair transplant can be done, FUT hair transplant is preferred in women to avoid full head shaving.
7) Transplanted hairs need lots of care and they may fall?
Transplanted hairs are like your other natural hair with the additional advantage that they do not fall because they are not having receptors for androgen. It should be very clear in mind that they do not need any special care.
8) Hair transplant gives you original density?
It is very difficult to get an original density of age 16 by hair transplant. If the area to be transplanted is limited then you may get high density, but in case of progressive hair loss, we have to think for future also. By hair transplant even if we get 50%of natural density, It gives a look of a head full of hair.
9) Frequent washing of hair after hair transplant should be avoided?
Washing of head has no adverse effect on transplanted hair, you may wash your head as many times you want but with balanced shampoo.
10) Once hair transplant is done, you will not need it in future?
You may need more sitting of hair transplant in future if –you want to improve your density or want to cover your remaining bald area.