Hair is an asset which either breaks or makes your image. Baldness is a nightmare for many. Any alarming rate of hair fall is a major concern. Thankfully, there are treatments aimed for controlling baldness at early stages. Hair transplant is a rapidly growing field of cosmetic surgery. It is a permanent treatment for the reversal of hair loss. Hair transplant is becoming the most preferred choice for men and women suffering from baldness, thinning of hair and excessive hair loss. The transplant procedure is considerably safe as compared to other cosmetic surgeries and has a higher rate of customer satisfaction.


Techniques of FUE Hair Transplant

Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) is a technique adopted for hair transplant. In this method, the doctor removes hair follicles from a portion of your head which has dense hair. This hair follicles are the grafted in the portions that have less hair (the bald area).

  • First, the area from where the hair needs to be extracted is cleaned and local anaesthetic is provide to numb the region.
  • Follicular units (groups of hair) are removed using the NeoGraft.
  • Incisions are made on the region where the transplant will be made to insert the hair follicles.


Advantages of FUE procedure

Hair transplant using the FUE procedure has numerous advantages over the traditional techniques.
Some of them have been listed below.

  • It is a less invasive surgical method.
  • There is minimal visible scarring from the area where the hair follicles are extracted.
  • The surgery requires short time period to be completed.
  • Can be conducted for moustache or eyebrow replacement as well.
  • The transplanted hair seems equally natural.


Limitation of FUE procedure

Any surgery procedure always has some unfavourable consequences. Some limitations of the procedure are:

  • Visible scars: Numerous tiny scars can be seen on the head which are caused due to the incisions made on the donor area. But this is not a problem as the growth of hair covers it up.
  • After effects: Post-surgery, minor effects such as numbness, bleeding, itching of the operated scalp usually occur.
  • Infection: The newly transplanted area may get inflamed if it gets infected.
  • Patients may experience temporary hair loss but there is nothing to worry about as the hair will re grow within 6 months.
  • This procedure doesn’t aim to serve complete baldness. In order to receive a hair transplant, some areas of the head need to have dense hair population.