Hair Transplant Surgery, Types, Benefits, Risk

Hair Transplant is a surgical process to restore lost hair. Hair transplant has become increasingly popular because it is the only correct way to restore the natural growth of the hair. During this operation, the hair root is implanted taken from the areas of the scalp, beard, etc. on the balding part.

Many men and women suffer from hair loss. The Hair loss is not that could, especially for women, and has made people feel bad about his or her appearance. Men have the masculine hormone DHT, which destroys the hair follicles in the center and front areas of the head. Women have the hormone DHT as well, due to which, when they are younger they have more estrogen, which balances the amount of DHT and therefore are not affected by it.

To regain your hair growth and confidence level, hair transplant surgery is currently the best solution for hair loss. Hair transplant cosmetic surgeries can go a long way in helping you improve your appearance. Accordingly, your confidence levels will improve too!

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Types of Hair Transplant

There are basically 2 methods of hair transplant surgery namely:-

FUE – Follicular Unit Extraction
It involves harvesting each hair follicle from the back and sides of the head separately. Then transplants each hair follicle into a bald area. Without a scalpel or with any deep manipulation of this method.

The advantage of this is that you get less scarring in this way plus the recovery time will be shorter.

FUT – Follicular Unit Transplant
This is the most popular type of transplant technique. It’s also called strip method or FUSS (follicular unit strip surgery) and has also been around for a long time.

This technique takes the hair strips from the back of your scalp (which is not easy to thin). Then separate graft from the strip and place in a bald area. For the closure of an area, sutures are used. It took several days to remove.

The advantage of this operation or FUT technique is that you can often get a lot of graft transplant in a session – such a result may be dramatic. Also, the cost per graft is relatively inexpensive.

Cost of Hair Transplant

The cost of Hair Transplant is dependent upon the number of follicles to implant. In general, the cost of  3000 Hair follicle transplant varies from $1500 to $4000 depending on other factors and one geographic area to another.

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Best Candidates

Candidates for hair transplantation must have healthy hair growth on the back and side of the head as donor areas. The donation area or donor areas are the places on the head from which grafts and flaps are taken. Other factors, such as hair color, texture and ripple or curl, can also affect the cosmetic effect. The best candidates for hair restoration surgery are following:

  • Those who lost their hair due to five years of male pattern hair loss.
  • Individuals who want to provide themselves a youthful appearance.
  • Men and women who have lost hair due to trauma or burns.
  • People who lost their hair due to other cosmetic procedures such as facelifts.

Benefits of Hair Transplant

Natural Process
No chemicals or drugs used that can damage your hair during this process. The technique of hair implantation in all hair transplant surgery is the most natural. The results are excellent that majority of the people won’t be able to tell that you got a hair transplant.

Eliminate Balding
You do not have to worry about hairline back or bald on your head because hair transplant can solve all the problems. The growth of hair after transplantation is not as good as it is naturally, but it is very close to it.

Low Maintenance
Hair transplantation works just like your naturally growing hair, so you do not need to use any special chemical shampoo or keep it denser.


Hair transplant surgery is usually safe when performed by a qualified, experienced committee certified cosmetic surgeon. However, physical reactivity and healing abilities differ from person to person.

In transplants, some grafts may not “take.” While in some cases, the hair contained within the plug falls off before they get regenerated at the new place. Therefore, the operation gets repeated. Occasionally, a patient transplant plug-in will notice a small lump on the scalp, a form of grafting. These places usually observed around the hair.

Side Effects

Minor side effects like hair fall for a short time after the surgery. The traumatic effect on the scalp may reduce a bit of your already decaying hair. Secondly, scars or some wounds resulting out of the transplantation of hair follicles from one part of the body to others are well-known effects.

Infection in a hair transplant surgery may have a significant impact. While this is a very rare occurrence, it can cause other physical problems.