It is a standard and most widely used technique of hair transplant allows the team to perform even a mega hair transplant of upto 4000 grafts in a sitting. This involves taking a strip of hair bearing scalp skin from the back of the head from which hair follicles are extracted and transplanted to the bald areas. The resulting skin defect on the head is closed by suturing hence it leaves a scar which is the only disadvantage of this technique.
What is hair transplant Treatments?
Hair transplant is a surgical procedure in which hair is moved from the donor area(back and sides of the scalp- resistant to baldness) to areas that are thinning or bald on the front, top or crown of the scalp(recipient areas). Once transplanted, hair will continue to grow for a person’s lifetime.
What is Follicular Unit Transplant?
Follicular unit transplant is a hair restoration procedure where naturally occurring groups of 1-4 hairs called follicular units are transplanted from the donor area to the recipient area. In FUT, the doctor removes a thin strip of tissue from the back and sides of the scalp. The donor strip is then separated into individual follicular units using microscopic dissection techniques. The doctor then makes tiny slits in the recipient areas into which the follicular grafts are placed.
How long does the procedure take?
Smaller sessions of FUT can take up to 5-6 hours, while larger ones can take all day.
How long does it take to heal?
There is some amount of redness and crusting post procedure in the recipient area. Few patients experience swelling during the first week of the procedure.
When will the scabs fall off?
All scabs should fall off in about seven to ten days.
When can I see results?
Visible hair growth is seen in 6 months, results are fully visible in twelve months after the procedure.
How long does the transplanted hair last?
Since the hair is taken from the donor area that is genetically resistant to the hormones that cause hair loss, the transplanted hair will maintain this characteristic and survive for the rest of their life. Occasionally, a percentage of transplanted hair may be lost with age.
Will the transplant procedure hurt?
A local anaesthetic is used during the procedure. Most patients experience no pain during the treatment.
Will there be any scarring after FUT Procedure?
In FUT Procedure, an incision is made in the tissue which heals with Fibrosis. At DrGVG Aesthetic Clinics, Trichophytic closure technique is used to close the incision resulting in fine, thin linear scar which gets camouflaged by the adjacent surrounding hair.
Is there risk of infection with hair transplant?
An infection from hair transplant is rare. As a part of standard protocol at DrGVG Aesthetic Clinics, a course of antibiotics are advised to all the patients post procedure.
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