Everything You Need to Know About FUE

Hair transplant surgery is a well known cosmetic surgery which helps people suffering from acute hair loss. If you had years of taking care of hair, medication, and various therapies, and are still fighting hair loss, hair transplantation may help. Hair transplant is most suitable for men with pattern baldness. For men who fall at Norwood level 5 pattern baldness, hair transplant is like a boon. Hair transplant not only gives you a new hairline but also boost your confidence that was lost due to hair loss.

Hair transplant gives a person a completely natural looking hairline. This is due to the fact that it uses your own hair from the parts of head where natural hair growth still exists. The hair is then transplanted to the areas with scanty or no hair. The area of the head from where the hair follicles are taken out is called the donor area. The area that receives the hair is named as the recipient area.

Hair transplant, though a very safe and successful surgery, comes with its limitations and risks. For instance, one of the greatest limitation is that hair transplant can’t be performed on those suffering from baldness above Norwood level 5. This is due to the reason that above level 5, donor area doesn’t have enough hair that can be transplanted.

FUE hair transplant procedure

To perform FUE hair transplant, the surgeon needs to extract individual hair follicles from the donor area. The hair follicles are extracted using a large punch. The extracted hair follicles are implanted on the recipient area using a needle that is typically 0.75 mm to 1mm thick. To provide a natural looking hairline the hair follicles are transplanted at a certain angle. Transplanting the hair needs a high level of precision and knowledge of facial structure.

FUE hair transplant in India is a highly growing trend. Although many health care provider offers FUE hair transplant, only a trained and skillful surgeon is capable of providing a completely natural looking hairline.

Time taken for the procedure

FUE Hair transplantation in India is generally done as an outpatient procedure. This means that the patient can go home the same day as of the surgery. A normal FUE hair transplant would take around 7-9 hours to finish. The duration depends highly on the number of hair to be transplanted and on the skills of the surgeon. For some special cases, Mega or Giga sessions of up to 12-15 hours are performed to meet
the volume requirements.

What to wear?

During the procedure it is recommended to wear loose fit trousers or track pants. Buttoned shirt or loose neck t shirts are preferred as they are easy to take out without touching the
treated area.

Is the procedure painful?

FUE hair transplant is performed under local anesthesia. Thus, the pain during the procedure is minimal. Post-operative pain does exist but is manageable and goes away quickly. Numbness and irritation can be felt at the recipient area.

FUE hair transplant risks

Risks like bleeding and infections exist with hair transplant as with any other surgery. Negative effect of anesthesia may also occur if proper care is not taken. It is highly advised to choose the surgeon wisely as it may reduce the risk factor to a great extent. 

FUE hair transplant results and recovery

Results depend highly on the artistic skills and experience of the surgeon. FUE hair transplant targets a completely natural looking hairline that enhances the overall appearance of a person. The initial recovery is fast and comfortable. However, it is advised to avoid going to work at least 7-10 days as it may result into infections.

FUE hair transplant cost

FUE hair transplant cost in India is around $ 5000- $ 20000. The cost highly depends on the amount of hair that is transplanted.

Why choose us?

ALCS is one of the most trusted cosmetic clinics in India. The trust that ALCS has built is the results of the endless hard work of our surgeons and their team of technicians and staff members. Our surgeons suggest you the best possible options keeping in mind your needs and desires. We believe in satisfying our customers to the best we can.

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