Hair transplant is one of the best ways to treat the problem of hair fall which leads to baldness. In this method, the hair follicles are taken from the donor area and then they are transplanted on the balding areas of the scalp. Additionally, The problem with this method is that it leaves the scar on the scalp after the hair grafts are transplanted.
On the other hand, FUE is becoming a popular option for hair restoration. This method is extremely viable as it does not leave a scar on the scalp. Moreover, in this method, the follicles can be taken from other body parts and can be harvested to the scalp. No doubt, this method requires a high degree of skill and it takes more time as compared to FUT. But, with FUT body hair cannot be transplanted to the scalp.
It even helps in changing the appearance of the hairline and when there is a lack of potential donor hair on the scalp. This option is also helpful to treat the case of Norwood grades which is five and above of androgenetic alopecia.
• Characteristics of body hair
The body hair and scalp hair are very different. In addition to this, they are short, the texture is different, and they are called villus hair (does not grow longer). You will be surprised to know that they stay in the Telogen phase for longer as compared to scalp hair. The most suitable body hair for transplant is hair in beard, axillae, and pubis. In comparison to scalp hair, only beard hair grows thicker. Generally, the hair is harvested from the beard and chest area. If you facing the problem then you should visit our clinic to get a Hair Transplant in India.
• Evaluation of Recipient area
For treatment, it is important to first evaluate the type of hair loss. With the defacement, in technology and science, all the latest tools are used which identify the type and the number of grafts required for the transplant so that the bald patches can be filled.
• Evaluating the donor area
Once the surgeon knows how many grafts are required, he will examine the donor area from where the grafts are required. If the donor area lacks the availability of grafts then he will extract the hair from other body parts.
• Finding a suitable candidate
After examining both the donor and recipient area, the doctor will let you know if you are a suitable candidate for hair restoration or not. If your medical history is clear and you are in good health then the treatment can be performed on you. This also means the hair follicles can be extracted from a donor are and then they will be placed on the recipient area.
• Treating the area and results
Before the surgery, the patient is given anesthesia. During the surgery, either manual or motorized punches are used to transplant the grafts. The results of the surgery depend on the expertise and training of the surgeon as this method is more advanced and all the latest techniques are sued.