Here, We are discussing about hair transplant in general. Basically a “hair transplant” is a surgical technique to remove hair follicles from a part of the body where here are healthy and are in abundance, so from there the follicles are taken and then transplanted to the area of need.
The place from where the follicles are taken is known as “Donor Area” and this could be like Back of the scalp Beard Chest and other body hair sometimes pubic and axillary hair also.
Counseling is the part, where the surgeon tries to assist the patient’s knowledge ,discuss with him/ her. preferably tells him/her, what is expected what is the susceptible density, he ( the surgeon) tries to know about the drugs Or local applications a patient was using, to fight hairloss, he so examines the donor area and the recipient area.under microscope also.
Follicular unit extraction
This is done by using tiny punches of size0.6m.m to 1.1 m.m F U E can be done in smaller or bigger sessions going up to more than 5000 grafts depending upon the team of the doctor F U E can give very natural results, it has some potential benefits over the F U H T method, it will give very less noticeable scars, and no sutures, are given probable disadvantage in some cases could be more time consumed .
Post operative care- Advancements in the wound care methods, have helped a lot, A head bath could be allowed to patient after 24 to 48 hours in most of the cases, this reduces by scabs formation and hygiene is maintained ,at the donor and the recipient area, Temporary loss of hair from the recipient area may occur in few of the cases. Usually it takes 3 to 4 months for the transplant area to show remarkable growth .
Side effects usually is “Shock loss”, shown by some 75% of the general patients, however this could also be reduced a bit by intelligent guidance from your SURGEON and use of PRP WITH MESOTHERAPY, meticulously.