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Hair loss may be a common issue for the elderly. However, age may just be one of the many factor to hair thinning. Hair transplant technique via FUE allows restoration to a head full of healthy hair.
How Hair Transplant Works?
In simple explanation, a typical hair transplant procedure moves hair you already have to fill up an area with little or no hair. It is a minimally invasive, safe and unique implantation method to fully assist in healthy hair growth over a prolonged period of time.
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What is Hair Transplant?
Hair transplant is a medical procedure that moves hair you already have to fill up an area with little or no hair. This procedure has been carried out since 1950s in the U.S, but techniques have changed a lot in recent years.
Hair transplant has to be done by a medical doctor. First, the surgeon will clean your scalp and inject a medicine that numbs the back of your head. Your doctor should choose either of two methods for the hair transplant procedure: follicular unit strip surgery (FUSS) or follicular unit extraction (FUE). Click here to speak to a doctor about hair transplant.
Hair Transplant with Fue (Follicular Unit Extraction)
1) What is Fue?
Follicular unit extraction, or FUE is directly transferring hair from a healthy area of your body to balding or thinning areas on the head. All the important parts of the hair follicles are involved during FUE, hence a big chance for hair growth and its survival. A good surgeon should not leave visible scars and the patient can expect to return to his/her normal routine within the following day after the procedure.
3) Certified doctors only
Hair transplant is only to be administered and calibrated by a certified, medical doctor. As hair transplant is a medical grade treatment, only doctors are allowed to prescribe, carry out and monitor the treatment process. Do not give in to offers by non-doctors to carry out any medical treatment as they may not have the contingency needed.
2) The Treatment of FUE
When carrying out hair transplant with Fue, the doctor will extract follicular units with a special punch device. This device has a diameter that ranges from 0.6 – 0.9 mm to extract the necessary glands from the donor part of your body. This procedure will be carried out under a very powerful microscope to allow the doctor to work with maximised precision, that will give you natural-looking hair transplant results.
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Benefits of Hair Transplant
Naturally Grown Hair
FUE, being one the preferred method for most people with hair loss issue allow hair growth naturally. Hair graft is transplanted in the direction of the hair growth, thus mimicking the growth of surrounding hair.
Absence of Visible Scar
Worry less about visible & permanent hair scars as FUE involves making small round dots at the back of the of your head, unlike FUT which leaves a linear scar. You’ll be able to conceal it with even short hair.
FUE transplant is extremely long-lasting with proven results in the long run. It allows the patients to resume their daily activities without interruption as the minimal recovery period is within 7 to 10 days.
Improved Overall Image
Persistent hair loss will lead to a low self-esteem ultimately hitting hard on people’s self-confidence. With FUE hair transplant in place, rest assured that patients can drive home straight as it only requires a shorter healing time. It is hard to distinguish the native hair as it is from a transplanted hair.
FAQ on Hair Transplant
Should i go for Hair Transplant, FUE?
The most ideal people for FUE should be healthy with reasonable donor density. In other words, there should be sufficient hair from the “donor area” of your body.
Age, being a big factor, means the patient should go for this procedure when his/her hair loss pattern has been stabilized. Younger patients should follow other treatments.
The 3 ways of performing FUE
1. Fully shaved technique – Patient will have the whole head shaved to approximately 1-2mm in hair length. This let the surgeon to to perform the operation with smoothly and also let the patient appreciate uniformed hair growth which starts about 2-3 days after the surgery.
2. Partially shaved technique – The donor area, where hair follicles are extracted will be shaved to aid the follicular unit extraction (FUE).
3. The C2G technique – A non-shaving technique, hair from the donor site will be painstakingly cut by experienced doctor individually . This aims to give you a natural look even after the procedure has been done.
How much do hair transplant procedures cost?
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Will FUE leave scars?
Temporarily, yes. It will only at a minimal of 1mm scab which usually shed within a week or 2. It normally look like a small red dot.
Being a common concern between patients, FUE has minimal downtime. The patient can return home almost right after the procedure and this is because to its minimal invasive nature.
Is this treatment safe?
This treatment should only be performed by a certified medical doctor. As this is a medical grade treatment, a doctor should always be present during the treatment to monitor and attend to any contingence that might occur.